is an easy go-to for freshening up after a workout, an office bathroom pick-me-up for those days when you miss the alarm, and an environmental positive, too.
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How? The average shower uses 2-5 gallons of water per minute, so easing up on your everyday hair washing ritual can save gallons. Pair that water conservation with skipping the excess electricity use from blow-drying your hair after your shower, and you've already started your day being good to the planet.
Plus, dry shampoo can actually be awesome for your hair, allowing your strands to mesh with your scalp’s natural beneficial oils that traditional shampoo strip away. And the extra grit and oil-soaking nature of dry shampoo can lend itself to better second (or third or fourth) day styles with more volume and texture.
But dry shampoo isn’t always user-friendly. Some missteps in the application process can lead to even limper, greasier, stickier strands than what you started with. We checked in with pros to ask for the common mistakes people make when using dry shampoos—and their favorite tips to combat them, plus 4 nontoxic brands to try.