Friday, April 27, 2012

Dry Shampoo Review

For those of you who may not realize it, I have thick long naturally curly hair. Of course, like most, we always want what we can't have, so I spend A LOT of time flat ironing it to make it slick straight! This process probably takes about 30 minutes and when you include the time of washing my hair and blow drying it, my “getting ready hair routine” totals about a full hour! That’s a lot of time, which does not include makeup and getting dressed! When all is said in done, it takes about an hour and a half to two hours for me to get ready from start to finish! This being said, I don’t wash my hair everyday. I’ve actually gotten it to the point that I can wash it twice a week! Some may say “Eww gross” others may say “WOW, that’s awesome”, either way, dry shampoo has been a life saver and extends my unwashed hair to day four without looking dirty or greasy!

About a year and a half ago I started hearing and seeing advertisements for Dry Shampoo. I had heard of this in years prior, but it seemed that Salon brands, like Bumble & Bumble were the only lines that sold it. Not to mention I had a hard time hunting it down AND paying $30.00 or more for a small bottle. Then Tresemme came out with a Dry Shampoo line! I immediately hit up my local Wally World {a.k.a. Wal Mart} and bought a can. At $5.99 you really can’t go wrong! If it didn’t work, I wasn’t losing out on it! To much of my surprised it worked super well! It had refreshing smell and kept my hair from looking like I stepped out of The Outsiders movie! It was definitely a time saver {I mean hello, I need all the extra time I can get}.

First Runner Up!

After reading some blog reviews on another brand of dry shampoo, I decided to give it a whirl. In comes, Salon Graffix and it is actually a tad bit cheaper than Tresemme ringing in at a whopping $3.99! However, I was less than impressed with this one! It has a horrible smell and I felt it didn’t give me coverage. At least with Tresemme, I could see the powdery substance settle on my roots before brushing it through. Salon Graffix, not so much! After using it, I decided this was not the dry shampoo for me, and I would be switching back to Tresemme as soon as my SG bottle was empty.

Third Place

Much to my surprise, I have not switched back to Tresemme, because {duhn, duhn, duhn} I found Suave Keratin Infusion Dry Shampoo. Holy heck, I’ve finally found my bowl of “just right porridge” only in dry shampoo form! This one is the cheapest of the three and totals around $3.50 a bottle. I can see the coverage before I brush it through my hair and it smells absolutely amazing!!! I’ve only been using it for a week and a half but I know I won’t be switching back or trying anything else! This is the one for me! Perfect fit!

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! 

If you are looking for a dry shampoo to get you an extra day or two of not having to wash your hair I would definitely recommend Suave and Tresemme! They are both budget friendly and absolutely work! Side Note, if you have darker hair I would stick with Suave as the Tresemme has a white residue that tends to show up more on you brunette beauties! Either way, I don’t think you can go wrong with either of the two!

I wanted to thank Nikki again from The Pink Growl, for stopping by and guest blogging yesterday!! Thank you also to the gorgeous gals who left their sweet comments for Nikki!! Hope you all are having a fabulous Friday!!! Enjoy your weekend and I'll see you on Monday!!!


*** In no way shape or form am I paid or compensated by Suave, Tresemme, Salon Graffix, or Bumble&Bumble for my dry shampoo reviews. This post was based on my own experience and opinion of the products mentioned above. ***


  1. I will be trying this! I have to wash my hair everyday or it looks oily and I hate that. Thanks for sharing. :) Do you just spray it on and go or spray and brush it through?

    1. Tresemme requires a brush through according to the directions! Suaves instructions say you can use your fingers to run it through your hair!!

  2. I've tried the Tresemme one and I was semi-impressed with it. I must try this Suave one! My hair is fine so I have to wash it every day. Maybe if I could find the perfect dry shampoo then I could extend that.

  3. I'm sooo jealous you only need to wash your hair twice a week! My hair gets so oily that I have to wash it every day. I actually just started using a dry shampoo, and will occasionally skip a day. How does the Suave one smell? I've been using one from got2be, and I think it smells so funky.

    1. The suave one really smells fantastic!!! It's definitely the best smelling one out of the three Ive tried! It smells really clean!!

  4. I guess I should give Dry Shampoo another try. I have used Tresemme and my hair felt weird...almost tacky. I also heard baby powder works too.