Updated February 21, 2019 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

The 10 Best Dry Shampoo For Oily Hair

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Skipping a wash can be tough when you have oily hair, but many experts say it’s a necessary evil to keep your locks healthy, which is why one of these dry shampoos should do nicely in the interim. We've gathered up a list of formulas in a range of prices that not only expertly absorb sebum, but they’ll also add volume and texture, and even safeguard strands from damage. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best dry shampoo for oily hair on Amazon.

10. The Well Groomed Guy

9. Dove Refresh + Care

8. R+Co Badlands

7. Not Your Mother's

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6. Oribe Dry

5. Moroccanoil Originale

4. Bumble and Bumble Pret

3. Klorane Pure Botanical Care

2. Batiste Clean & Classic

1. Amika Perk Up

Editor's Notes

January 15, 2019:

By definition, dry shampoos are formulated to absorb excess oil, with some being especially effective at stripping away grease. Not all oily hair types are created equal, though, so we compiled a diverse list with an option for everyone, whether your hair is thick, fine, short, or somewhere in between. We prioritized highly-rated selections and proven favorites with thoughtful ingredients, and made sure to include multiple formula variations, including loose powders, pastes, and sprays. Added the R+Co Badlands and The Well Groomed Guy for shorter hairstyles and men.


Gia Vescovi-Chiordi
Last updated on February 21, 2019 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer and autodidact who fled the heat of the desert for California, where she enjoys drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of life, and channeling Rick Steves. After arriving in Los Angeles a decade ago, she quickly nabbed a copywriting job at a major clothing company and derived years of editing and proofreading experience from her tenure there, all while sharpening her skills further with myriad freelance projects. In her spare time, she teaches herself French and Italian, has earned an ESL teaching certificate, traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and unashamedly devours television shows and books. The result of these pursuits is expertise in fashion, travel, beauty, literature, textbooks, and pop culture, in addition to whatever obsession consumes her next.


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