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Safe, Non-Toxic Dry Shampoo for those Oily Roots

No one wants to wash and style their hair daily. Even every few days can seem like a lot—which is exactly why dry shampoo became so popular. It was developed as the perfect remedy for oily roots when your style still has a day or two left in it. But recent recalls have called the safety of dry shampoos into question. 


A known carcinogen, Benzene, was discovered in 70 per cent of the dry shampoos tested in a recent independent lab study in the United States. The amount of this cancer-causing substance varied from brand to brand, but some samples of air contaminated with sprayed dry shampoo contained 170 times the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved limit. Regular exposure to benzene is associated with leukemia and other cancers. Even short-term exposure is known to cause headache, nausea and drowsiness, among other unpleasant symptoms.


Needless to say, finding a dry shampoo that is functional and healthy should be at the top of your priority list. Not all hair care and beauty products are created equal. At Manzer, we focus on purchasing and selling only high-quality, environmentally sustainable and non-toxic products. This includes dry shampoo that can have you going from greasy to gorgeous in no time. 


The Best Brands 

Kevin Murphy and AG Hair are brands that care about their consumers and the planet. Their dry shampoos are made with safe ingredients, and they really work. We love these volume-boosting and non-toxic products. 


Best Dry Shampoo for All Hair Types by AG Hair 


FRESH.HAIR by Kevin Murphy


How to Apply

The last thing you want is a visible powder finish. Dry shampoo doesn’t go on like hair spray. There’s a technique to it.


Step 1. Shake the Can to mix the product with the propellant. 

Step 2. Separate your hair into sections, parting your hair in a few places on the top of your head. 

Step 3. Spray in small, gentle spritzes rather than one consistent spray. Spritz multiple times across each part. 

Step 4. Wait for the products to settle for a few minutes.

Step 5. Use a dry towel or a brush to remove the product from the hair by rubbing the part or brushing the hair to pull the oil out of the hair. 


Watch our video for a detailed explanation of how to use these professional-grade, non-toxic dry shampoos. 


If you feel like your ends are needing a pick me up as well. Why not try our Young Again Dry Conditioner  as it offers a dry oil in a spray, helping to condition and re-hydrate, so hair feels softer, cleaner and healthier, all without the need for washing. Whether you need it post exercise, due to lack of time, or need a quick freshen up, this dry conditioner is a must-have in your hair care routine.



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