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DIY Dry Shampoo

This DIY Dry Shampoo is easy to make, SO EFFECTIVE, and made from 3 all natural ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Keyword: DIY shampoo, Homemade dry shampoo, natural dry shampoo



  • Mix baking soda and arrowroot powder/cornstarch in a small bowl until all clumps are broken down.
  • If you have light hair, you can stop there! If you have darker hair, add cacao powder/cocoa powder a little at a time to the dry shampoo until you reach a tone that will disappear into your hair. (I use 2 1/2 teaspoons to make a shade that matches my light brown/dark blond hair). Mix cacao/cocoa powder in until dry shampoo is all one color and there are no clumps.

For application

  • Once your dry shampoo is all mixed up, dip a makeup brush into the powder. 
  • Tap the side of the brush on the side of the container your dry shampoo is mixed in to shake off excess powder.
  • Apply along your part and roots, “painting” the dry shampoo along the greasy sections of your hair. Apply throughout hair wherever needed.
  • Rub the dry shampoo into your hair and scalp a little with your fingers. Give a little shake to get excess powder out and style as usual!