DIY Dry Shampoo

Hi there!  Summer from Elevate Everyday here.  I’ve got a quick, easy and inexpensive solution to every busy woman’s biggest time suck of all time … washing your hair!  Please tell me that you feel me in the dread of having to wash, blow dry and style your hair everyday.  Fancy dry shampoos are a great tool, but even the best of the best leave a white powder on top of us brunette headed ladies.  Now with just 2 ingredients found in your baking cabinet, you can lose the greasy and embrace the gorgeous!

Dry Shampoo

I’ve even included a fin little printable label so you could easy use this recipe for a party favor for your next girls night.

Dry Shampoo

This is so easy to throw together, you won’t believe it!  Simply grab the cornstarch and cocoa powder from the pantry and mix.

2 parts cornstarch to 1 part cocoa powder

Dry Shampoo DIY

Once thoroughly combined, place in cute little mason jars.

Dry Shampoo Gift Idea

If you are handing these out as gifts, grab some ribbon and print out the labels at the end of this post.

Dry Shampoo Recipe

Wrap the ribbon around the mason jar and secure with a label.

Gift Idea Dry Shampoo

Use a fluffy make up brush to apply dry shampoo at the roots to absorb oil.  You can also flip your head upside down and blow dry for a minute to help add volume.

To save labels: right click and select save then print on an 8.5×11 sheet of label paper

Full Sheet Dry Shampoo Labels

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  1. says

    Over the last few months I have fallen in love with dry shampoo but I have the exact same issue. I am so making some of this! Thanks so much for an awesome recipe.

  2. Amy Smith says

    Can you add an essential oil to your DIY Dry Shampoo? Have been thinking about it (maybe Lavender) but don’t know the amount.

    • says

      I’ve seen similar recipes that call for 2-6 drops of essential oils for every 1/4 of dry ingredients. Excited to try this!!