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I have tried lots of different dry shampoos over the years either for nights out after work, festivals or after the gym and this really is my favourite - even out of all the Batiste hair care products (and I will admit I have tried quite a lot of them over the year, new smalls along with the one designed for blond hair). The reason I love this one in particular is because it adds volume - something I really need as my hair can get quite flat after a day in the office.
The only down side to this dry shampoo is it can leave my hair looking a little white, I am not sure if this is due to having blond hair or because when I spray I hold the can to close to hair. Honestly its probably the can thing. Also, I think I am the only one who notices as when I have asked friends no one has ever said they notice it.
I am a massive fan of the batiste hair care products, as i believe in not washing your hair everyday to keep it healthy therefore batiste dry shampoo has been a life saver, however i usually use the tropical or the cherry spray as they work a treat and they smell amazing. They have always left my hair feeling refreshed with a extra bounce as my hair is quite thin so when I saw that they had made one for XXL volume I bought it straight away. The first thing i noticed was the smell.. it wasn't a horrible smell, I was just disappointed as the other ones usually smelt so nice. However, that didn't bother me as my mind was suddenly drawn to the fact that when I went to brush the shampoo out of my hair, my hair stood on end and was so static that every time I brushed my hair it made that static sound and i couldn't tame it. It made the ends of my hair dry and static too and the only way to stop it was to wet my brush and comb it through my hair.. which took the whole point away of the product. The only conclusion I could come to was that yes this product gave you volume, but only because it made your hair stand on end. I know for certain I will not be purchasing the XXL volume and will be going right back to the ones i used previously.
The only positive thing about this product is the price which is great value for money, this product also comes in several sizes, which makes is handy to pop in your hand bag.
I am a huge believer in Dry Shampoo...I actually think it is the best invention since sliced bread especially if you're like me and constantly on the go!
Firstly I will tell you about my hair type, I have extremely thick hair which is currently just above my shoulders it is so thick that I am very lucky I only have to wash my hair about every 5 days (If that!) but this means that is takes around 1 hour to blow dry, which is time I do not have.
I use the Batiste XXL Volume dry shampoo because it is everything I want in a can, not only does it mean that I don't have to wash my hair if I am too busy it also gives my hair LOTS of volume which = no need for hairspray or volume powder!
I like my hair to big especially on special occasions so use to use Volume powders but they use to make my head ITCH! So when I came across I thought I would give it a try and I was pleasantly surprised, it has just enough volume powder in to give your hair that bit of VA VA VOOM. Without being too overpowering and making your head itch. It also removes any grease that you have in your hair, who could ask for anything better?
I love knowing that even if I wake up with my hair looking like a chip pan, this superhero bottle is there to save me. It is not only good for weekly use (In my case) and for giving hair volume, even when it's not greasy it is perfect for Holidays, festivals, weekends away etc.
I actually have blonde hair so this blends into my hair perfectly (being a white colour spray) so cannot say if it hides well on any other colour but for Blondes, BRILLIANT! It is roughly £2.99 a can but they are usually on offer and they even do a travel size one (for camping or festivals maybe?).
The great thing about this product is the smell, I find that other dry shampoos have an awful smell too them but this smells lovely - very fresh and summery.
The can has a lovely trendy pattern on the front and Batiste has once again lived up to its reputation. I always have one of these in my drawer and highly recommend them, like I said above not only for the purpose of Dry Shampoo but also for Volume.
This is a dry shampoo from the popular brand Batiste. The version I am discussing is the floral and flirty blush spray and it claims to instantly refresh the hair whatever your hair type. The dry shampoos from batiste also claim to banish oily roots and give lifeless hair a makeover. This product I would say is ideal for holidays, camping, festivals or for people who don't have as much time on their hands. In fact it could even be a good product if you are somebody who wants to get out of the cycle of over washing their hair, I did try that but I still have to wash it everyday! Haha.
The batiste dry shampoo comes in what I would describe as a hairspray can. It is quite thin in diameter and is probably roughly 7 inches tall. The lid to the dry shampoo is a frosted white colour and the can itself is mainly pink and covered in pink flowers. On the front it states the name of the product and the quantity - 200ml. On the back of the packaging the product lists its claims as mentioned in my description. There is also safety advice and the manufacturer's details. What I like most though is that on the back there is a step by step diagram of how to use the product, brilliant for someone new to dry shampoo!
You can currently buy this product from Superdrug for £1.48 which I feel is a very reasonable price. You can also purchase the dry shampoo in different scents and designs which can cost more but in general you shouldn't pay more than £2 in Superdrug for 200ml of product. It may also be worth checking online to see if you can get a better price!
I was a bit sceptical of dry shampoo when I first heard of it but after several recommendations from friends I figured I'd give it a go. I first used this version of the batiste shampoo on my holiday two years ago. As somebody who can't get out of the cycle of washing my hair daily I often get frustrated with the feel and look of my hair, especially after sitting in the heat or coming out of the sea/pool and so I used this shampoo before a night out on the evening when abroad. You simply shake the can before use and then spray small amounts into the roots of your hair, then work in with your fingers. This product for me was a god send on holiday as it really refreshed my hair and left it smelling gorgeous instead of like chlorine! It definitely made my hair bouncier too which I also like and made me feel a lot better in myself with a fresh head of clean hair.
I stopped using this product for a while because I couldn't really find a use for it, I did try to alternate between washing my hair in the shower then using the dry shampoo the next day, then back to shower etc but it didn't quite perform well enough for me to stop washing my hair daily. This is probably because my hair is used to this cycle though, most people would be fine using this dry shampoo on a day they wouldn't be washing their hair. The main thing I have been using this product for recently is before an early University start and I feel now I've found another use for it, the product has really come into its own again.
When I have an early University start, due to commuting I will often shower in the evening to give me a longer lie in! When I wake up in the morning I always give my hair a quick blast of the dry shampoo just to give it some life and a nice scent before I head off on public transport. I've been very pleased with the products performance on a daily basis for this reason.
Overall I really like this product it's just a shame I can't use it more regularly than I do as I've finished Uni for summer now and so no early starts! This product would be absolutely perfect for anybody who has a hectic lifestyle and just hasn't got time to wash their hair everyday or perhaps one morning you are running late for work, just give this a quick blast, it takes two seconds and you'll be well on your way to beautiful hair.
My mum bought this thinking it was the original Batiste Dry Shampoo, which we both use. My mum has long hair compared to me and said it was awful, so offered it to me! I wasn't sure if this was just going to be the same as the original and just in a different can, but rest assured it isn't.
I have fine, limp, blonde hair that gets greasy quickly so I have always needed dry shampoo for the in between washes. I used this and have never went back.
As I said I have fine hair and this adds such volume to my hair, for every day use, which I have struggled to achieve before. When I put it in I aim only for the roots and scrunch it in and rough it up a bit, then with a bit of smoothing over with a comb I have volumised hair instantly. I think I love this as I have short hair and it really aids in the styling of my hair. As other reviewers have said once in it adds a sort of toughness to your hair which if your looking for a shiny free flowing look, it won't work, it does make it more difficult to run your hands through your hair but for me this is great as my style sits, with the extra volume and hold it means I touch my hair less, leading to a reduction in the amount of oil in my hair. This means that one application is enough in a day whereas with the original I had to apply a few times a day.
I had recommended this to friends as well, however those with longer hair again didn't like it, although loved it for getting that extra volume for putting quiffs in their hair or places where they needed extra hold and height for a night out.
Therefore I love this but it really suits my style of short hair and I can see drawbacks for those with longer hair who are just looking for a quick dry shampoo boost to get them to their next wash. For me it is an essential styling tool as well as a dry shampoo.
I've been a big fan of Batiste dry shampoo for years, as my hair suffers from being washed everyday but still needs a bit of something to make it look presentable on the 'no wash' days. In the last few years, Batiste seem to have grown in popularity and they've been releasing lots of different varieties of their traditional product based on things like scent, colour etc. This one promises to give your hair extra volume.
Now, I think ordinary Batiste does a pretty good job of boosting volume, especially when your hair has flattened a bit after sleeping on it or not washing and blowdrying for a day or more. I was a bit skeptical about whether this new version would be any different or was just a marketing ploy!
Well, I can say that this version does seem to have a bit of added extra oomph to it, I'm not sure how but it really did give my hair a volume boost. It didn't last perfectly in the way a true hairspray would but a quick fluff of the roots every few hours was enough to restore the 'bounce'.
The problem is that it doesn't really look good enough to use for an occasion other than everyday normal life, and most of us aren't that bothered about having bouncy hair day to day! This dry shampoo is the standard white/grey colour so if you use too much you look like you've aged prematurely, especially on darker hair! It also leaves your hair feeling a bit sticky and unpleasant to the touch. You can't really run your hands through it or let anybody else touch your head for any reason!
After trying this once, I think I'll stick to my current favourite, the coloured dry shampoo that blends into my natural hair colour better and still gives a decent volume boost.
I first discovered dry shampoo whilst I was on a 4-day Duke of Edinburgh's expedition in the Isle of Wight. There were only showers at one of the campsites, so for the other 2 nights, I couldn't wash my hair! Fortunately, a couple of my friends had brought some dry shampoo with them (and plenty of it!), and at first I thought the idea of it was a bit weird..
But then I used it and it made my hair look a lot cleaner than it actually was! It was like a miracle! There I am in the middle of July, walking for approximately 8-10 hours each day with a rucksack weighing more than I do, sweating like crazy, my hair getting progressively more and mroe greasy.. But this dry shampoo saved my life! Well, maybe that's slightly extreme..
I don't exactly know how it works, but after spraying it all over your hair and running your fingers through it a bit, your hair looks clean and shiny! Obviously you can't go days without actually washing it- there's only so much that dry shampoo can do for your hair before it gets to a point that it's just so greasy it doesn't work anymore. And depending on the greasiness of your hair, it can still feel quite greasy after using it, but it may still look clean.
Overall though this is a brilliant buy, and I use it even now. It's great for when you're feeling too ill or tired to shower/bath, but want your hair to look clean. I couldn't live without this stuff!
I have used dry shampoos for many years and to be honest, I'd be totally lost without them. The range I prefer though is Batiste. Lately I have noticed that their range just seems to be expanding more and more and there are dry shampoos now for every sort of hair out there. My own hair is rather fine, lank and limp. It lacks body (a lot), it has greasy roots and slightly drier ends, especially now since I have had my hair lightened.
Generally speaking, it's a weekend when I use a dry shampoo. During the week, as I work full time, I just have to wash my hair every evening whilst I'm in the shower. If I don't wash it, I look ghastly the following morning and my hair would be so very greasy I'd feel terrible leaving the house and going to work. On the odd occasion I have used a dry shampoo during the week but as I say, I mainly use one on weekends, and that's mainly because I think I wash my hair too often and it actually makes the roots get greasy quicker.
As my hair is limp and lacks life, I was thrilled to discover a dry shampoo that could also give it a bit of lift and volume whilst eradicating the greasies at the same time. Up until quite recently, I was using Batiste Tropical but now I'm using Bastiste Big and Bouncy XXL Volume Dry Shampoo. This comes in a sort of pinky coloured striped aerosol can with a white lid. It works exactly the same way as any other dry shampoo does, but this one is totally different in that I also use it if my hair is clean anyway, as adding only a small amount right to the root of the hair and near to the scalp, gives my the most wonderful lift. It actually has the ability to make my hair look ten times bigger than it does normally.
I spray it ever so lightly, holding the can about ten inches from my hair. I always make sure that I've shaken the can very well beforehand because dry shampoos really don't work so well unless the can is given a vigorous shake beforehand.
The spray comes out in a fine cold blast. It's quite a forceful spray, very unlike using something such as a hairspray for instance, which is far more subtle. I try to lift my hair in small sections and spray at the root and then gently disperse with the very tips of my fingers. I can immediately see the lift it gives my hair.
Less is definitely more, however, with this product. On the odd occasion I have used too much, it can make my hair feel quite heavy and tacky. It just makes my hair look fuller and bouncier and I love the fact that it simply washes out so well in the shower at night and never leaves any tell tale sticky residue behind.
One can costs me £2.49 and though it's not a huge can, as I only need to use tiny sprays to get the full volume effect, I find that it lasts me for week s and weeks. It's definitely a product I'd recommend if like me, you suffer from fine limp hair which is prone to greasy roots.
A brilliant product and one that I really very highly recommend.
I'm a huge fan of Batiste Dry Shampoo as it aids my hair during those inbetween wash days. In fact, i'm not sure where I would be without the product.
There are a few disadvantages: I really can't understand why they marketed this product as XXL volume as it provided the same amount of volume as all of the other varieties. Nonetheless, Batiste does help enhance volume. I also find that these cans run out very quickly and I'm having to buy a new one on a fortnightly basis.
However, I believe that the pros outweigh the cons. I love all of the varieties of this product and they all leave my hair smelling great and looking fresh. I also love the versatility of this product. Whilst it's good for those days when my hair needs a boost but not a wash, it is also a great aid for styling hair as it can boost the volume in the roots and make it easier to style.
I have finally gotten around to buying a dry shampoo after reading reviews about how good they are. I was a little sceptical as to how they would work for my hair. I chose this one because the can attracted to me and I love the colour pink, and I also wanted my first purchase to be one which would hopefully give me some volume to my hair at the same time. I bought it for days when I am feeling not so well and cannot be bothered to wash my hair and just have a shower.
The shampoo comes in a canister and has a removable lid. A good size nozzle and the can is a pink colour with the name clearly on the front and so can be spotted on a shelf. The nozzle is easy to press too.
What I did before I used this shampoo was to brush my hair and part it, then I give the can a quick shake and then just sprayed the shampoo directly onto the roots of my hair, the first thing I noticed was a white dusting of very fine powder on my hair. It does however squirt from the can very quickly and directly. I hoped it would rub quickly because I didn't want to have to wash my hair. I then rubbed it gently into my roots and by the time I had rubbed it all in, I couldn't really notice much of the powder on the hair. I was actually relieved it rubbed in perfectly. I then after a couple of minutes just brushed my hair again and tied it in a pony tail.
It has a really nice fragrance and smells of a perfume fragrance, it is a really nice smell and one I like a lot. The fragrance has staying power and I can smell it some time after first spraying it, which is good because with my hair being not as clean as I would like, my hair still had a nice smell to it.
The results this one is supposed to give is to give the hair more bounce and to give it volume, I think it does give a fair amount of volume being a dry shampoo and it does take a while to get used to using it because I found the very first time I used it, I was constantly touching my hair and looking at it in a mirror. I thought it did a really good job of allowing me to not wash my hair that day and it looked good enough to go to the shops etc but I don't think it would be suitable to use if you are going out somewhere special. I am really happy with the results and it has allowed me to miss a day washing my hair. My hair doesn't look all lanky or too messy or I would have continued to use it again. It does give a good bouncy feeling to the hair too.
It is easy to wash from the hair the next day or even later in the day it has been used. I think it is a really good product and I am really pleased I bought it to try because it has helped me a great deal to keep my hair looking as nice as possible and give me the confidence to go out with dirty hair.
It hasn't ruined my hair or left it feeling dry etc, I think it is worth the money and I will most definitely buy it again because it gives me all the results which I expect from a dry shampoo of this kind. It doesn't give a flaky scalp like I imagined it would, and the roots look quite good. It is amazing how this one actually works and I have very thick hair and I would imagine if you have thinner hair, it would give it a little volume too and lots of bounce.
The size of the can is 200ml and it costs just £2.50. I think for this price it is good value for money and the shampoo is of a really good quality and a good fragrance. For this price I thought it was worth a go and I am really pleased I finally bought a dry shampoo and that this one was my first purchase. I will definitely buy it again and maybe try a different fragrance next time just to compare the 2.
Also on Ciao under my username Pinky50.
I give this shampoo 5 stars.
Thank you for reading my review and I hope it has been of some help.
I was a dry shampoo virgin until i went away for the weekend and forgot my shampoo.. a friend persuaded me to try dry shampoo. Im a massive fan of BIG hair, i will blow dry it and back comb every day so was not feeling positive about this dry shampoo but i love it! It smells so nice, and your hair ends up feeling fresher and cleaner than it does when it is freshly washed! It is so easy to use, saves so much time before a day or night out and my hair looked fab! I often look around for special offers and will stock up for holidays and weekends away :). Especially good for camping and festivals.. so long as your hair looks good, you will feel good :) so get shopping girls (or boys) and grab some dry shampoo. You wont be disappointed i promise :)
I love Batiste Dry Shampoo, and will swear by it. It gets rid of the need to wash my hair everyday and saves me so much time and money. I tried this product as a one-off so seen whether it would deliver on the 'big and bouncy' promise, however the result was awful and my hair suffered for it.
The price was reasonable and cheaper than Batiste's normal range of dry shampoo, but I would much rather pay extra for a decent product in future.
Usually, dry shampoo is barely noticeable, other than the standard white powder it can leave in your hair. When I've used the other types, my hair feels fresh for days, however this product left a heavy and dry feeling in my hair. It looked OK on the outside and did provide some volume, but as my hair didn't feel good, I wasn't convinced I looked good. Whenever I put my hand through my hair, I felt as if I needed to wash my hands and brushing it was a nightmare. My hair was dry, tangled and an absolute mess. Usually, it falls freely, but this dry shampoo made it feel minging, untidy and resembling a hedge.
I've washed my hair since, and I can still feel a mixed up film of oil and dryness.
NEVER AGAIN. I will stick to the normal brand in future.
I wash my hair every other day and on the day in between, my hair can look a little flat and not so clean. I have frequently purchased the Batiste products to get me through this days but I was very excited to discover one which gives the hair volume too. And so I snapped up the Big & Bouncy XXL Volume Dry Shampoo by Batiste.
What does the product do?
The product is essentially a dry shampoo for those who can't be bothered to wash their hair. The product promises to revitalise the hair by banishing oily roots and lifeless hair. It claims that it give body and texture to the hair, giving it volume and life as well as giving you a great fresh and clean feeling.
How do you use the product?
The product needs to be used on dry hair in between washes. The can works like a hair spray and you hold it about 30cm from the hair. After lifting the hair a section at a time, you can spray the product into the roots and then massage the product in with your fingertips. You can then brush your hair through and do what you want with it.
Packaging and Price
The product comes contained within a pink and white can which has stripes and swirls on it. It has some more information about the product on the back on the can and a detailed description of how to use the product, including pictures. The product can be bought from around £3 for 200ml and it can be bought from stores such as Boots and Superdrug, large supermarkets and also from a variety of online websites.
Application and Performance
The product is nice and easy to apply. It has a really delicious fragrance which is really evident as you apply the product but that doesn't translate strongly to the hair. It's quite hard to describe the aroma but it is really fresh and a little bit nutty. I like it a lot and even though you can't smell it for long in the hair, it does still make the hair smell nice and clean. The can sprays continuously when you press down on the nozzle and so you do need to only push down for short bursts. Only a small amount is needed at a time. Don't be tempted to spray closer to the hair because if you have brown hair like mine, it actually makes your hair look a bit dull and grey. This isn't a problem as long as you hold the can 30cm away.
The product is really good at making the hair look much cleaner. especially when it's been brushed through. It has a fine powdery consistency and it seems to absorb the oils from the hair making it look full of life and clean again. The volumising effect isn't brilliant and it certainly isn't XXL but it does give the hair a big of bounce and body back to it which is good for me. It's not the sort of product that I would use to get big hair for a night out but it is enough for the day time and it makes me feel better about myself. It doesn't irritate my skin or cause me to feel any discomfort but I couldn't use this after 48 hours because my hair just really needs to be cleaned by then!
All in all, this is a really good product for those in between days. I like the Batiste products but this is one of my favourites that I've tried because it adds a bit of volume as well as making my hair look nice and clean. I love the aroma and as long as it is used properly, it doesn't show up in my brown hair. Some might be disappointed with the amount of volume which it creates but I really like it. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this product again.
Batiste Dry Shampoo
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I remember seeing and hearing about Batiste Dry Shampoo at quite a young age and I remember seeing the brightly colours cans of products in my local Boots store. I never actually purchased a product from this range until about a year ago. I kept seeing their products in magazine and reading reviews about it and awards it had won, and as it sounded so good I thought I would give it a try on day. Since I have tried the dry shampoo I now purchased it on a regular basis and ensure I have a can of this at home. For those of you who don't know (although I'm sure most of you do), Batiste Dry Shampoo is a product that refreshes your hair between washes, leaving it feeling clean and fresh. The dry shampoo is a light powder which helps to soak up any grease that may be in your hair, especially at the roots. The shampoo also helps to give your hair added body and texture. Batiste currently has 14 different dry shampoo products suitable for different types of hair. Some of the products promise to refresh your hair and give it volume whilst others are designed for specific hair colours such as blonde, brown and red. These one's have a slight hint of colour in them to match the colour of your hair. I normally purchase the Original dry shampoo, how-ever I don't really like the citrus like smell to it so decided to browse the range in my local Boots store. Although they didn't have all of the products in there, they had a decent enough range of the can's in a range of different sizes. All of the Batiste products are packaged in brightly coloured cans, each with a different colour/design on it so these products do stand out in comparison to other dry shampoo's that were in with this range.
Batiste XXL Volume
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I decided to purchase the XXL Volume dry shampoo as my hair can often fall flat the day after washing it. I prefer to have volume and a bit of texture in my hair which is why I decided to purchase this one which claims to make your hair big and bouncy and to give it volume as well as banishing oil to help make your hair look refreshed. The product comes in a can which has a pink and beige design on it and it states that the product is for XXL volume. The product claims to give dull, lifeless hair a volumising makeover with no need for water or backcombing. You can clearly see that the product is by Batiste and that it's a dry shampoo. It also states that this product is new. I'm not sure how new this product actually is or how long it has been out for. The can has a clear lid which has a frosted look to it. You can see that the spray nozzle is white. On the back of the can is some information about the product and how to use it. It tells you how to use the product as well as showing you diagrams how to use it, which I thought was very helpful. There is also some caution information about the product as well. If this is the first time you have used this product or dry shampoo in general it may be a good idea to read through all this information before actually using the product.
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You can purchase Batiste Dry Shampoo from a range of different shops including Boots, Superdrug and other shops such as supermarkets. Some smaller shops/stores may not have the full range of products. I purchased this from my local Boots store where I paid £2.50 for a 200ml can of the spray. The dry shampoo is currently on offer on 2 for £4.00, how-ever as I didn't know what this product was like I decided to just purchase the one can. The can's come in a range of different sizes including a small travel size can for £1.49, 200ml can and 400ml can which will cost you approximately £4.99. Please note that not all of the products are available in the 400ml can.
Using the Product
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I normally wash my hair every other day as it starts to look quite greasy, sometimes my hair needs to be washed a lot more, especially if I have been to the gym. Normally the 3rd day after washing my hair it can start looking dull and slightly greasy, especially at the roots so I tend to use dry shampoo then, or even sometimes the day after washing my hair to make it feel and look refreshed. I normally use the spray in the bathroom with the window open a little as sometimes the smell from the product can be a little overpowering (I'm asthmatic), I sometimes find that the dry shampoo often covers other surfaces as well and I didn't want things in my bedroom such as my television covered in it. Shake the can vigorously before use and keeping the nozzle about 30cm away from the hair, spray into the roots or where oil tends to build up. Massage through with your fingertips and then brush and style as normal. I decided to use this product 2 days after washing my hair when it was starting to look a little greasy, especially at the roots. I shook the can as instructed and then held the can approximately 30cm away from my hair and pressed on the nozzle. I didn't have to press too hard on the nozzle to get the dry shampoo out. The dry shampoo dispensed onto my hair in a fine white powder. The smell of the product was really nice, it had a perfume type smell to it which I can't really explain but it smelt really nice and fresh and also very girly. I didn't want to use too much of the product so I sprayed this in 2 short bursts and then used my fingertips to massage it into the roots. I was expecting to feel some sort of residue on my fingertips after doing this but there wasn't any. I was a little worried that the white powder look wouldn't go from my hair, how-ever I used a brush to style my hair as normal. After using the brush in my hair I stood back to look at the results.
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I looked in the mirror to look at the results and was really impressed. The dry shampoo had soaked up the grease/oil form the roots and my hair no longer looked greasy. My hair looked so much cleaner than it had done before using the product. There wasn't really much more volume in my hair than there was before using the product though. If I ruffled my fingertips at the roots, this gave me slightly more volume but I could tell that this wasn't going to last and I didn't want to keep ruffling the roots of my hair all day. My hair stayed looking grease free all day and it also made me feel a bit more confident too knowing that it didn't look greasy. The volume wasn't long lasting in my hair and did soon flatten back down to the flat hair that I normally have.
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This product lives up to its claims of banishing greasy roots and any oil in your hair to leave it feeling fresh and clean. There is no doubt that this is the best dry shampoo product as it kept my hair looking fresh and clean all day without the worry or having to apply the product again during the day. I don't particularly think this product did a very good job of giving my hair any extra volume but my hair did feel slightly thicker than it had done before using the product. I was a little disappointed by the lack of volume as this is the main reason for buying this particular product in the Batiste range. I will be using the rest of the product but not sure I would purchase this again. In terms of value it's reasonable as it does a great job of refreshing hair and I also love the smell of the product. If you are looking for extra volume that I wouldn't suggest this product to you to achieve this, how-ever this is a fantastic dry shampoo with a lovely smell.
(review also on ciao)
I did want to write a review on some hair straightners that I own, but they wasn't on the list. So I will have to wait until Dooyoo put them on. So I thought I would write about this dry shampoo that I have used in the past.
I am a big fan of the regular Batiste Dry Shampoo and have been using it for some years now. I have been really happy with it and it always came in handy on a day I was going to work on an early shift and didn't have time to wash and dry my hair, doing a very good job as if I had. So when I saw this XXL Volume on the shelf's I decided to grab one as it was a buy one get one free, so getting my usual Batiste I also took one of these to the checkout.
Coming in a tall spray can, with pinks circles emblazing it, with the usual pull off plastic white top revealing a spray top. So next time I needed some of this shampoo I grabbed the XXL just to see how much volume you did actually get. Giving it a good shake I then sprayed this onto my hair.
Coming out in it's fast quick spray it left my hair with a light coating of white powder, but with a very pleasant scent. I left it for a few minutes and then brushed it out of my hair. It did give my hair a lot more volume and made it look a lot thicker than it did before I sprayed it, BUT my hair had a very strange feel to it which I didn't like at all. Too the eye it looked great clean and fresh, but I can't quite explain the texture of my hair it just felt coarse, although I left it on and went to work I was aware that my hair felt weird and I felt uncomfortable with it. Needless to say I haven't used it since.
So it did do the job of making my hair LOOK clean and having more volume than usual, but for me I can't walk about knowing that my hair has a strange feel to it, not that anybody would be touching my hair!!
I personally would not use this again, so I'll have to give this can to my daughter and see what her reaction to it is. Usually selling for around the £2.99 mark, but as I mentioned earlier I got this in a B.O.G.O.F so a much better deal, now I wish I had grabbed 2 of my usual ones!!
3 Stars as it did clean and volumise my hair!!