After the problems I had with the body shop shampoo and conditioner I needed something that I could use to freshen up the length of my hair but mostly leave the scalp alone. I am lucky in some respects that my hair is quite dry so I can get away with washing it once a week - my hair never feels greasy .
I have tried a few dry shampoos over the years but never really had much use for them other than if I have been to the gym or done something where I have got sweaty :) I received this product in a beauty box so decided to give it a go.
There seems to be quite a wide selection of these now when just a few years ago it was just the original and then the blush one.
**Directions for use**
1. Shake can nice & thoroughly
2. Hold can approx 30cm from hair, spray lightly
3. Massage into your hair with fingertips for even coverage
4. Leave a few minutes
5. Brush it out – preferably with a bristle brush
When I first used this I was worried that it would leave white marks like I have seen dry shampoos do - especially on people with darker hair . With this I can say that it hasn't been a problem as far as I have noticed
This has quite a nice girlie scent - it stays that way for a few days plus masks the smell of the medical cream and shampoo I have been using to get rid of the rash/psoriasis flare up.
I probably would buy this again - you can get them in travel size which I think would make they useful for travel use . They are also widely available so easy to get a hold off.
Dry shampoo is a lifesaver, it saves so much time!!
I have a 13 month old little boy who is very demanding, so washing my hair every day while my fiancé is away isn't really an option, I usually only get the chance to wash it 3 times a week at the most so dry shampoo is good for keeping it fresh in between washes, and it came in really hand recently when our boiler broke and we had no hot water!!
Batiste is my favourite brand of dry shampoo because it doesn't leave any weird colouring on my hair like the Superdrug own brand ones that I used a while ago. It does come out white, so it can really show up on my dark brown hair if I spray too much out, but as long as I make sure I don't spray too much on and keep it moving while spraying it it doesn't leave any white bits on my hair so it doesn't look like I have a flaky scalp which is obviously good!!
I have got a few of the different fragrances of the batiste dry shampoos and one of my favourites is the diva one because its a really girly, perfumed scent which leaves my hair smelling amazing for a few days after I've used it and of course it makes my hair feel cleaner and fresher too.
I get a very slightly greasy parting when I don't wash my hair regularly, but this soaks up any grease and lessens the appearance, it doesn't completely make it look ungreasy and perfect like a proper bath & using a proper shampoo and conditioner would do, but it makes it look a lot better.
After using the dry shampoo & massaging it into my hair, styling and brushing my hair it does look like its just been washed, it looks clean and shiny with no white bits or noticeable greasiness and it smells really nice too - fresh, simmery and fruity.
I also think that it adds volume when I first spray it on and rub it in, but this doesn't last for long, only a few hours. The clean feeling lasts for 1-2 days and can quickly be re-applied. The dry shampoo comes in an easy to use aerosol can which is brightly coloured and funky looking. A can costs about £2 and lasts for a good few weeks with regular use, so it is good value and I'd definitely reccomend it.
One thing I have always sworn by is nothing feels as good as washing your hair does and me, well up until recently and for years I have washed my hair on a daily basis for that very reason. However lately suffering rather badly with M.E I have been struggling with simple day to day tasks which is why when I spotted this product in my local Sainsbury's store costing £1.99 on offer opposed to the usual price of around £2.99 a can I got it with the thinking that I'd use it every other day sort of thing. I had already been to Sainsburys and grabbed quite a few cans of Batiste in different fragrances whilst they were on offer knowing I was getting a bit of bargain and was pleased with them and I simpy chose this one so I'd have another fragrance to choose from really and I liked the look of the can.
This comes in a mainly purple coloured can on the front of it we are told that it is Batiste Dry Shampoo - Diva and that it is 'Instant Hair Refresh, Banish Oil & Boost Body' and the size is stated (which in this case is a 200ml size). On the back of the can other information listed includes being told a little bit about the product and we are told and shown via basic diagrams how to use it, warnings and ingredients are listed and contact details for the manufacturer are clearly stated. This is a really nice, funky looking can this one and very pretty in my opinion and looks great displayed on my bathroom shelf!
The Product Itself:
Well this is of of course a dry shampoo and all you do is spray it onto dry hair and all over it really. I do this at arms length or it sprays out so fast that I end up with loads of white powder in my hair, especially collecting on my roots which once on the hair is a real pain to brush out so I as I say I spray it quite a distance from my hair which is usually fine, as it usually is with all of the Batiste dry shampoos I have used thus far. I just have to go easy using it and not to create a snow storm on my head!
I find this simple to use and spray it mainly onto my greasy roots and then a little of it into the length of my hair to finish off. This has a sort of woody aroma to it I wasn't expecting and although I am not overly keen on it to be fair the scent of this thankfully doesn't linger on my hair for to long!
I do find that this mops up grease really well and tends to keep it at bay for a while too, which is a very good for someone who is anxious about greasy, limp locks however I don't find this to add any shine to my hair at all or to give bounce however due to the scent not lingering on my hair I don't find that my hair feels as clean and fresh as it could either. The only issue I have encountered with these dry shampoos from Batiste is that they do make my hair feel really, really soft but in an unnatural way that I don't appreciate however I just don't touch my hair and I do find that I can't wear my fine hair up as it slips out of bands too easily but thats ok I wear my hair down alot anyway
I really like these dry shampoos though for my greasy roots, its works a treat on those and does make hair smell and look a bit cleaner though I have to admit this isn't my favourite fragrance from within the range and I wouldn't buy is again for that reason really.
Available in all good supermarkets and chemists etc in a variety of sizes and fragrances too. A 200ml sized can of this is currently (at the time of writing this review!) on offer in Sainsbury's costing £1.99 though in Boots and other good places it is £2.99 with places varying slightly of course.
This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.
The Batiste Dry shampoo collection is growing by the minute it seems. I recently purchased the Diva, which is spicy and sensual for £2.99 at my Local Boots. The product comes in an aerosol 200ml spray can, with a white pull off lid that is easy to use. The Diva tin is purple and pink and looks quite funky. The product also, as of May 2012), comes in the following scents, Cherry (which is new), original, tropical, gold shimmer, XXL volume, wild, blush, brit, fresh, dark and deep brown, medium and brunette, and light and blonde. You can find out more at www.batistehair.com
The product is supposed to give your hair an instant refresh, banish oils and boost body, in between washes.
To use the product you need to shake the can and spray onto you hair from around 30cms, then massage it through and then style as normal.
Diva smells of flowers to me, not really spicy and sensual, but the smell is pleasant and does refresh your hair. I first started using Batiste dry shampoo after my baby was born, there were some days when I just could not find the time to wash, dry and straighten my hair so a quick refresh was welcomed.
I use the product about once per month, usually when I have to pop out early to drop off my son or husband somewhere and then have a few errands to do, such as the shopping. I use the product as directed on the can but leave it on for a minute or so before massaging into my hair, I only use it on my roots, which can get a bit oily after a few days without a proper wash. The product does help to refresh your hair, lessen oil and generally give your hair a bit of a pick me up before your next wash, so in that respect it is a good product, though you will still need to wash your hair, although it's a good substitute if you are in a hurry. I would also say that a little goes a long way really as if you over apply you will end up with a white residue on you hair, making it look dull. It is also easy to wash out.
Overall I would recommend this product to others as its well priced, smells good, is easy to use and does help you get through to you next hair wash without looking like a greasy mop head!.
I have also posted this review on Ciao! under the same user name.
I tried this for the first time approximately six months ago and since trying it I have never looked back.
I have previously talked about how thick my hair is and to dry and straighten it can take upto one and a half hours, which can be very time consuming on a busy morning. Bastiste has meant that I can leave my hair at least four days between washing which can be a complete lifesaver between an two long shifts as a nurse.
Batiste dry shampoo have won various awards for there product which is displayed on there website www.batistehair.co.uk
Batiste comes in an aerosol spray can, I brought mine from a leading supermarket chain for approximately £2.99. You can buy it from most leading supermarket chains including, tescos, sainsburys, waitrose, asda, morrisons. You can also purchase it from boots, superdrug, sally and wilkinsons and many more.
Depending how often you use it and how thick your hair is depends on how long it will last. I have incredibly thick hair and use it every few days and it lasts me about a month.
Bastiste is a powder based formula, prior to applying you need to shake the bottle well and then spray it on to the roots of the hair. Batiste comes out white/grey in colour and needs a bit of massaging through the hair to get good coverage. Your hair should then be brushed through and styled as usual. Batiste will clear the grease and add a bit of texture and volume to the hair.
I had tried the tropical batiste and diva batiste and found both to smell lovely, so your hair does not only look refreshed but it smells lovely too. They are both very sweet in scent but it is not an over powering smell.
I discussed earlier about batiste coming out as a grey/white powder which is fine if you have blonde hair but not so great if you have brown hair. I had brown hair initially when I brought the product and the powder did fade in colour once I had massaged it through and styled it but since they have brought coloured dry shampoo out which I have not tried so can not comment on.
Batiste have thier own website which gives you advice on how to use it, where you can buy it and what all the different products are.
Dry shampoo gives you an extra day or so between washing your hair therefor saving time on a busy morning.
Helps create styles to your hair
If you have dark coloured hair you need to be aware of how much you use to ensure you can blend it all in.
I believe this product to be priced well as it does what it says and I believe if it saves time in the mornings it is money well spent.
I would recommend this product as it does dry out the grease and really refreshes the hair.
I have given it 5stars as I can not find any fault in the product.
Batiste Dry Shampoo Diva is one of those products which has really revolutionised mornings for women, and men, who can't bare to leave the house without washing their hair. But it is all in the application.
This dry shampoo is the original dry shampoo and since it came out other cosmetic brands have brought out their own version. I would stick with the original because as they say, the original is usually best and Diva is my favourite scent.
The dry shampoo comes in an aerosol can like a deodorant. You give the can a shake and then spray it evenly over your hair, paying particular attention to the roots. Leave it for about 15 seconds and then run a brush through your hair.
The idea is it can be used in place of washing your hair. It is good on a morning when you have little time or when you do not have access to a bath or shower such as when camping or at festivals.
It is highly effective at making hair appear clean again and its fresh, floral, slightly talcum powdery scent makes your hair smell clean as well.
The only negative is that because the dry shampoo is a powdery mist, it can leave your hair looking slightly grey if you do not apply it correctly. I have found brushing your hair is often not enough and I have had to massage the hair particularly at the roots to prevent white patches or worse, what looks like a bad case of dandruff.
The can does suggest rubbing the shampoo in in this manner but I find I sometimes have to do this several times before I am satisfied. It is also important not to hold the can too close to your head when spraying the shampoo on. Hold it about ten inches away.
I don't think I have ever worn my hair loose after using this dry shampoo. Not just because of the fear of grey roots but because the shampoo only gets rid of some of the aspects of unwashed hair. It appears to dry out the grease but it does little for the flat, slept on, limp look that unwashed hair can have, hence why I think it is best to wear hair up after use.
I reiterate that Batiste Dry Shampoo has revolutionised mornings for women keen to wash their hair every day but for me it hasn't replaced the effectiveness of washing. It is just an efficient stop gap every so often when I want to wear my hair up.
I bought this when I went to a festival because let's face it festivals, camping and washing don't really mix that well. At this point I had blond hair and I found that not only did it make my hair instantly less greasy; it also reduced the appearance of my roots which was perfect! Since going dark, I don't tend to use unless it's an emergency because it tends to make you look more grey at the roots, unless you do the whole length of your hair. It smells really nice and I'm a sucker for flower packaging so thumbs up from me. I tend to wash my hair every other day but on those occasional lazy days, using this made three days acceptable. I love that it can be bought in different sizes, depending on how big your bag is- a good little number to keep in the handbag!
I love this product, I used to have to wash my hair every day and now I can get away with washing it every two to three days if I use this dry shampoo to refresh my hair in between washes. My hair looks so much healthier as I don't have to use the damaging straightness every day.
The product comes in a purple aerosol can containing 150ml and smells great, Batistie do various varieties but this is my favourite. The average cost of this product is £1.99 and worth every penny.
The product works by getting rid of oily roots therefore making hair look revitalised and giving it extra volume with one quick squirt.
It's so easy to use, just shake the can, hold it away from your hair and spray giving even coverage, run fingers through your hair and then brush out, it takes less than a minute and your good to go.
Here comes the down side of this product, I find if I use too much it can leave a powder like texture on my hair and can leave white marks on dark clothing. Even so I have recommended this products to friends and family.
I first heard of Bastite dry shampoo after one of my friends tried and recommended it, Her hair always looked so volumised and freshly washed, even though she never seemed to have to spend the time washing it every night! I was very jealous, so i asked for her secret. Lo and behold, it was Bastite's dry shampoo.
Out of all of the different dry shampoo's, the diva edition has to be my favourite design with its deep purple background and pink stripes emanating from the centre. As with all the rest, it has the bastite logo on the front. The size of the cylindrical bottle is just big enough to hold in one hand with ease, which comes in handy when you're adjusting you hair with the other hand! The colour scheme looks very attractive with other cosmetics, as the cap is a dark blue. The cap is very secure and makes for no spillages, but as such does require a good tug to take off!
I can rarely go longer than a couple of days between washes without having to re-wash my hair - the joys of teenage years! - so i just use Bastite's dry shampoo on my roots whenever they need a boost. I've found this product to be a lifesaver many, many times! It only needs a couple of sprays and then some good rubbing in to get rid of greasy roots as if your hairs just been washed! It can be used just before a night out to give more volume or on a busy morning when there isn't time to give hair a full wash and dry. Just be sure to give the bottle a good shake, otherwise it can leave white, talc residue on your hair. It also tends to lighten hair a shade because of the ingredients used in it (talcum powder), but other than that, it does what it says on the bottle!
This shampoo it quite an expensive one, retailing at £2.99, which i would say is rather a lot for one bottle, because it is only 200ml. However, i would be willing to pay this because it is a very good dry shampoo, and almost equates to having an actual hair wash.
With this dry shampoo, i can now go ages between actual washes, and it volumises hair perfectly whilst also getting rid of greasy roots. I would recommend!
Batiste Dry Shampoo has turned out to be one of my essential beauty products. I use it frequently and like trying out the different varieties that they have available. The one I've been using most recently is Batiste Diva Dry Shampoo, which is available from most high street beauty retailers and I usually get mine from Boots or Superdrug. This product is available in a full sized version which costs £2.25 for a 150ml can.
Product description: "Batiste Diva Dry Shampoo, with a heady oriental fragrance, revitalises greasy, dull and lifeless hair between washes. Instantly leaves your hair feeling clean, full of body and smelling beautiful. Quick and convenient to use wherever you are."
The packaging makes it very easy to spot this product on the shelf. It has the distinctive Batiste logo, and nice colouring with a purple background and disco diva glitter ball design. The dry shampoo comes in an aerosol can similar to a spray deodorant, and is covered with a plastic lid. The lid fits on tightly and stays secure if you are carrying it around inside a bag, preventing any accidental spills over any other belongings.
Directions For Use: Shake can vigorously before use and in-between sprays. Hold can approximately 30cm from hair and spray lightly, giving even coverage. Use fingertips to massage through hair and leave for a few moments. Brush product out, preferably using a soft brush.
I make sure to shake the can thoroughly, and then spray directly over my parting, going on to give a smaller spritz on my fringe. I then lift up a couple of sections on each side and spray in near the roots and finish up by applying a good dose to the crown where most of the oil gathers in my hair. It is quite shocking the first few times you use it, as the dry shampoo creates a white covering over your hair and this can be particularly worrying if you have dark hair! On to the next stage, and I personally think this is the most important. Massage the dry shampoo into your hair. I rub it into the roots of my hair with my fingertips, just as I would if I was washing my hair with normal shampoo. This action allows the powdery shampoo to absorb any oils from your hair. I usually then leave it for a minute or so and repeat this step, rubbing it in again. This especially helps if you have thin fine hair that falls flat without styling (like mine does) as this gives you a nice volume boost and makes the hair look fuller. Once you've done this then you can begin the brushing out process. You may need to repeat each section several times, but make sure you have thoroughly brushed out the entirety of the product as it will look very messy and noticeable if there's any left behind. I tend to lightly backcomb, and then properly brush over each section to make sure that the product has been worked in an any excess can't hide underneath the top layer of the hair. My final safety check is to angle two mirrors so I can view my hair from all directions, just to double check and ensure that all is clear. Once you've finished brushing, you're done! I find this absorbs the majority of oils from my hair and leaves it feeling extremely fresh and rejuvenated. It even gives my flat limp hair a little boost and provides a bit of extra volume which lasts for a little while after you've brushed the dry shampoo out. This works really well to prep your hair before backcombing to help give lift, and then add a bit of hairspray to keep it in place.
After you get over the terror of having massive white patches of hair, you'll realise that this is actually quite a nice shampoo. The dry shampoo itself is like a fine, light powder and you must be careful to brush out the excess carefully or you could end up with little clumps of it left in your hairline that look similar to dandruff. The Diva variety seems to be a bit lighter than the other varieties I have tried and leaves behind less residue in the brushing out process. This helps my hair to feel more bouncy and I'm not left with any horrible dandruff patches. Diva Dry Shampoo is supposed to have an oriental fragrance, so I was expecting something exotic and interesting as this is a fragrance type that I usually like in perfumes etc. Unfortunately the scent was really disappointing and I could barely smell it at all. Even when it was freshly applied to my hair there was only a weak hint of fragrance, and it wasn't the fresh/fruity/spicy oriental types that I like, but rather a faint woody smell. Luckily the scent isn't strong enough to stick around so I didn't have to put up with it for long, but the other varieties such as Blush and Tropical have much nicer fragrances to them.
My fringe seems to get greasy more quickly than the rest of my hair, probably as it rests against my face and will soak up oils from my moisturiser and make-up. It also ends up losing its volume very quickly and I will have to restyle my fringe every day, or twice if I want to refresh my 'do before going out in the evening. It is a real time saver to be able to just give it a quick blast with this dry shampoo spray, brush out, and step out with my hair looking like it's been freshly done. I find that a 150ml can is reasonably long lasting and will give me a few months use, which is good value for money. It's also perfect for travelling as it helps to keep your hair looking good while you're on the go. Anyone who goes to a festival or on a camping trip really needs this as part of their survival kit!
Batiste Diva Dry Shampoo claims to refresh hair between washes. It lives up to this promise and I have had good results when using it, as I feel like it leaves less of a white residue than some of the other varieties I have tried already. I would consider buying it again but was disappointed by the scent so I will probably continue trying my way through the rest of the range before settling on a favourite. This is a good value product that performs well and makes my hair look better as well as being environmentally friendly and time saving by requiring me to wash my hair with water less frequently! Great if your hair becomes greasy quickly and needs to be tamed. A quick and effective clean.
For those who know about Dry Shampoo, you'll know Batiste. For those that haven't its one of the most popular Dry Shampoo's on the market and for many, me included, Batiste is one of the best.
Dry Shampoo works by absorbing oil from your hair, if it has got greasy and if in aerosol form, will often boost volume in your hair too! All you need to do is hold the can away from your head (they recommend 30cm) and spray where desired, then rub in with your fingertips. Then brush out the remaining powder with a brush, this will avoid the grey hair that you could be left with. If some product still remains, blast your hair with the hairdryer (on a cold setting), to remove any excess product.
The thing I love the most about this product is how easily it transforms your hair. It can go from limp and lifeless to looking like it has just been washed and full of volume. The dry shampoo rubs in easily, though can leave the hair powdery and grey if not applied properly and I find that this keeps the oil at bay throughout the day even when a little has been used.
This dry shampoo is available in many colours and scents. To name a few: original, blush, tropical, diva, fresh. Personally I like the scents as they are pleasant and not too chemically a scent, though not scents I would use as fragrances.
These dry shampoo's are also available in 50ml 150ml, 200ml and 400ml. These can range from £1.50 - £4 and are available from supermarkets and pharmacy stores. They larger the can , the better value it is. You will find with this product, if you like it, you may get through a lot which can get expensive.
Overall, this is my favourite dry shampoo I have ever tried and for those that have never tried Batiste, I definitely urge you to.
The first time I tried batiste dry shampoo I did the little sister thing and pinched it off my sister! Having a fringe I can do the "fake hair wash", and just wash my fringe sometimes, and the rest of my hair looks ok.
However, this was before a night out, and I just needed to boost my hair a little bit so it didn't feel like the day after washing. The first time I used it I used the original one, which smells like sherbert. Great! Until you are out, dancing and get a bit warm. All I could smell ALL night was sherbert!! It was horrible! Now, there is no doubt that Bastiste works, it does. Its great for taking to a festival or just to spruce up your hair the day after its been washed.
Luckily, Batiste now comes in loads of different "flavours" including nude, fresh, tropical, blush, boho, diva, Shimmer and coloured ones for darker hair. After sneakily smelling a few in Boots, "Diva" is my favourite.
You need to hold the can about 30cms away from your hair and spray evenly and lightly all over your hair (concentrate on your roots, as this is where your hair gets more greasy). You then need to massage the powder in with your fingertips (make sure you do it all, or you get left with grey hair!). Leave for a bit (a minute will do) then brush out with your usual hairbrush. Make sure you brush it all out, or you will look like you have grey roots! After this, my hair felt cleaner and more bouncy!
A 50ml bottle in Boots cost me £1.52. However, you can buy them in 150ml or 500ml. I have been buying the smaller version just to trial them. If you use it a lot, this can will last probably about 2 weeks.
I have only ever used one other dry shampoo, by a well known hairdresser, and Batiste wins! Its cheaper for one (paid around £6 for the "famous" one). And it smells better. As long as you avoid the original one, as no-one wants to be smelling of sherbert all night!
I had never heard of dry shampoo before, and used the age old method of putting a bit of talc in my hair when it got greasy! But was recommended to use this by a friend, and wouldn't turn back!
I dye my hair bright colours very frequently and no matter what colour protect shampoo I use, I never find this works. Dry shampoo is the perfect alternative to washing my hair as it provides the exact same effect without having to wash my pretty colour out!
The bottle is really attractive, and they now have a wider range for hair colours too! The product smells lovely and it is really simple to apply. Just spray and mess your hair and you are done for the day! I would say the only disadvantage is you don't get enough in a bottle. I only have very short hair and I find I use a bottle a week. So for a quick fix is fantastic, but it's quite expensive to buy a bottle a week to use in between a two day wash.
With the festival season upon us Batiste dry shampoo is the must-have item for festival goers this year. Everybody knows it isn't feasible to shower at Glastonbury or wash at Creamfields so Batiste Dry Shampoo acts upon the hair to banish the 'greasy' look which is great for when you hair hasn't been washed in days but you still want to look good in your new festival clothing.
Batiste Dry Shampoo acts upon the hair without the need for water; essentially it is shampoo in a spray can. Not only does Batiste claim to rid the hair of oily roots but also to add volume and texture to the hair.
I've been using this product for a few months now and my main reason for purchase was that I'd just started a placement with my University course and was doing long hours meaning I barely had time to think let alone wash my hair so Batiste came in very handy for the early morning starts.
The smells vary depending upon which shampoo you buy, I have only have used the pink 'blush' one and can vouch that it smells fresh but the smell does not linger in the hair which can be advantageous is you dislike the smell of a disadvantage if this is one of the reasons you were buying the product.
The packaging varies according to which Batiste product you purchase. They all come in a spray canister similar to hair spray bottle or deodorant with a tight fitting plastic lid. They all come in bright colours and the particular one that I use has Hawaiian flowers printed on it. The packaging is standard and fit for purpose and really stands out on the shelves.
**How to use**
To use the shampoo all you need to do is shake the canister and then spray the bottle as if you were applying hair spray. If you want added volume just scrunch the hair at the roots. You can see the effects of the shampoo straight away so you will know how much product you need to use.
I use this product once a week you can instantly see the oily roots disappearing and it really does look like you've washed your hair however it doesn't leave your hair with a healthy shine instead it looks clean but dull but I counteract this with Toni & Guy shine balm. I've used it on my hair in varying states of 'greasiness' (if that's even a word!) and have always found that the Batiste product works just as well, as for volume and texture I don't tend to use it for this reason so I can't really comment as I usually straighten my hair straight after I use it. One of the main advantages for me is that you cannot see the shampoo once it's applied.
**Availability and Cost**
Batiste is available from chemists and beauty stores such as Boots and Superdrug and online at chemistdirect and expresschemist. The price also varies according to where you purchase, its cheapest online for £1.75. The different types of Batiste dry shampoo are: Blush, Tropical and Original. They are available in 150ml bottles and a smaller size so they can easily fit into bags with no fuss.
I would definitely recommend this to any busy girls who need a quick fix to greasy roots whether you want your hair up or down and at such a small price, how can you say no?
***HOW I HEARD ABOUT THIS PRODUCT***
I have read many reviews about this product in a number of different magazines. I have also seen it recommended many of times, especially if you one of those people who likes to go camping at all these music festivals which are always on in the summer. Although I heard of this product a few years ago I have only just purchased some of this and decided to give it a go.
***THE PRODUCT ***
The product is made by Batiste and comes in different scents and different types of products for light/dark hair and to give hair some volume as well. The dry shampoo comes in a pink spray can. I was very curious as to how this product actually worked. The aim of the product is to refresh hair between washes, (in my words, to make it look less greasy and in less need of a wash!!). This particular product comes with a light floral like scent how-ever the other products in this range does come in different scents. This product is like a powder in a can and to use it you just simple shake the can vigorously a few times before use and spray about 30cm away from the hair, giving an even coverage. Using your fingers tips massage this into your hair for a few minutes and then using a brush, simply brush the product out. This sounds really simple but does it really work?
This is avaliable to buy form Boots, Superdrug and some local supermarkets. Prices may vary but this cost me approximately £2.35. They do mini versions in smaller cans and these are slightly cheaper and perfect for on the go.
***USING THE PRODUCT***
I shock the can as instructed and sprayed this lightly into my hair. I couldn't really see any of the products on my hair so I decided to spray slightly closer. After spraying I could see a fine layer of powder on top of my head and the product smelt quite strongly of citrus which is nice but slightly over-powering when spraying this a few times. I used this product as my hair was looking a little greasy and in need of a wash. I didn't need to use much of the product as I have short hair anyway. I massaged the product into my hair and then brushed out the product until traces of the powder layer on my hair had disappeared. I was amazed with the results. My hair instantly looked less greasy than it did before and it made it look fresh. It also gave my hair a pleasant fragrance as well, I was very impressed. The results of this lasted all day until the next morning, when I did wash my hair.
After using this product I can understand why it's recommended so much and why so many people use it. This is a must have product for any girls out there, who don't always get time to wash their hair when they need to and is perfect for taking on holiday or to festivals with you to refresh your hair which may be looking dull and flat. As well as making my hair look fresh and just washed this did give me some slight volume in the roots as well which I loved. For the price of this shampoo I can't complain as it's a fantastic product. I don't make a habit of not washing my hair when I need to so I won't use this product all the time. How-ever it's great to know I have a can of this just in case I need to use it. I would highly recommend this product.
(review also on ciao)