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Beth McFadden3 years ago

Burnett locals, get those luscious locks!

We've all experienced those rushed mornings where we just don't have time to wash our hair. Leaving the house with greasy locks can look horrible and batter our confidence. Luckily, there's a quick and easy fix to your bad hair day—dry shampoo! If you've never used dry shampoo before, or you've been less than happy with the results, we've found some great tips that will totally transform experience. If your hair needs more than just a spray of dry shampoo, we've also found some great Burnett hairdressers to tame that mane!

Proper application

While most people adopt the ‘spray on at arms length’ technique, this is actually one of the worst ways to use dry shampoo. Similarly to normal shampoo, you only want to apply dry shampoo to the roots of your hair (where most of the grease will be). Part your hair, spray some on the roots, and then part another section of your hair and repeat until your scalp is covered. After you’ve applied the dry shampoo, give yourself a little head massage and leave to sit for a few minutes before brushing through.

Don’t leave it too late

The biggest mistake people make when applying dry shampoo, is using it just before leaving the house. If you know you aren’t going to be washing your hair in the morning, apply the dry shampoo before you go to bed. This will give the dry shampoo time to really soak into your roots, and will mean you don’t have to massage it in yourself. You’ll wake up with a fresh head of voluminous hair!

Make your own

If you’re not a fan of aerosol sprays, or you can’t make it down to the shops, simply DIY! Dry shampoo can easily be made at home, using either baby powder, corn flour or baking soda. If the smell is too strong, add a few drops of essential oil to mask the scent and voila! You have your very own, homemade dry shampoo!

Colour match

There’s nothing worse than applying dry shampoo only to look like you’re suffering from dandruff! Correct application of your dry shampoo should keep those white flaky bits at bay. However, if you’re still struggling with powdery looking hair, simply colour match your dry shampoo! There are plenty of aerosol dry shampoos that come in appropriate colours for all hair types, but if you’re making your own simply mix in a touch of unsweetened cocoa or cinnamon to blend in with your hair colour.

Not just for greasy hair

While the primary purpose of dry shampoo is to avoid greasy hair when you haven’t had time to wash, it’s a bit of a multi-tasker! If you find you struggle to add volume to your hair, dry shampoo could be your new best friend. Simply apply some before you head to bed or before styling, and you’ll find it gives you the va-va-voom you’re missing!


Need a professional style to revive your hair? Check out these great Burnett hairdressers for the ultimate wash, cut and colour!

Hairdo4u

Pop in for a hair cut, Hairdo4u - Nanango
Pop in for a hair cut, Hairdo4u – Nanango

For a professional haircut using only quality products, visit Hairdo4u in Nanango! Here, the experienced stylists will be able to take your boring hair and turn it into a dream, all while you sit back and relax. Whether you opt for a full wash, treatment and cut, or simply pop in for a blow dry and style before a big event, this talented team will tend to your hair needs. Call to make an appointment today at this highly regarded hairdresser.
Address: 60 Drayton Street, Nanango QLD 4615

Evolution Hair Studio

Leave your hair woes behind, Evolution Hair Studio -
Leave your hair woes behind, Evolution Hair Studio – Nanango

If your hair is getting you down, call into Evolution Hair Studio for total transformation. Using products such as Nak and Keune, the highly trained hairdressers at this salon will treat you to a full hair experience. Relax and be treated to a wash and head massage, before the professional stylists trim your hair to perfection. You can even book an appointment for a professional up-do for that upcoming party or celebration, so give them a call today!
Address: 34 Fitzroy Street, Nanango QLD 4615


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