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The low-down on dry shampoo

In a hectic and fast-paced life, we look for things that can make our lives easy. Dry shampoo is one such innovation in the personal hygiene sector that works as a quick fix to wash the hair. But what exactly is this product and how does it help? Here is the low-down…

What is dry shampoo?

Dry shampoo is a quick fix that comes in an aerosol can and pretty much looks like a deodorant. The spray contains tiny powder-like particles that absorb the grease from the hair scalp. It is a boon for those pressed for time as the shampoo instantly refreshes the roots and cancels out any oiliness that is present on the surface of the hair. It gives the mane a healthy bounce and shine. The dry shampoo also helps get rid of the limpness that is associated with unwashed hair.

How to use it

This product must be sprayed directly onto the hair roots. Just ensure that you do not go to close to the scalp while doing so. To avoid damage to the roots, keep a minimum of 15 cm distance. Once it is sprayed, brush the hair thoroughly so that the entire product equally distributed and leaves no residue.

Not a replacement for regular shampoo

Do keep in mind that dry shampoo is not a replacement for the ordinary shampoo. It must be used for those special occasions or when short on time. The product is not meant to be used daily.

How often to use

So, the next question is how often should you use the dry shampoo? Not more than once or twice a week. Dry shampoos are made of many chemicals and can react with our scalp if used excessively. It even can block the pores present on the scalp and cause severe scalp irritation.

To sum up, dry shampoo is a boon for those who use it wisely!

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