You need • 1/4 cup arrowroot powder or organic corn starch (for light hair) OR • 2 tbsp arrowroot or corn starch + 2 tbsp cocoa powder (for dark hair) • 5 drops of lavender essential oil • An old makeup brush to apply
Method In a bowl, mix the essential oil into the arrowroot or corn starch. Store the mix in a small jar or old powder container. Your dry shampoo is ready!
To use Apply with an old makeup brush to the roots or oily parts of your hair. Applying with the brush is optional, but it removes the need to comb through as much and is better for styled hair. If you don’t use the brush, comb the powder through your hair and style as usual.
DIY Liquid Dry Shampoo
You need • 1 cup warm water • 1/4 cup arrowroot or corn starch • 1/4 cup vodka, rubbing alcohol or witch hazel • Essential oils or a spritz of your favourite perfume to scent
Method In a spray bottle, mix all ingredients and shake well. You’re done! Note, before using this dry shampoo, shake the bottle well and spray on roots or oily parts of hair. Let dry and style as usual.