This Is The #1 Hair Product You Need In Your Gym Bag

No, it’s not a hair-tie, but it might eclipse it.

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Aaah, the humble dry shampoo… This gym-bag essential is an instant hair refresher, texturiser, volumiser, de-greaser – basically, it’s a miracle worker. The starches in dry shampoos are also great at absorbing oil in between washes, making this a super stealth product that allows you to hold off on wash day too.

The thing is, there’s a bunch of dry shampoos out there – so which one do you choose? We’ve found the product that’s perfectly suited for your specific hair type and its individual needs. Whether you have a greasy scalp or super-thin hair, there’s a dry shampoo out there for you.

For All Hair

Marc Anthony

Try Marc Anthony 2nd Day Clear Dry Shampoo (R140), available at – developed with Nanotechnology and Zeolite, a micro-porous mineral, to cleanse hair without a chalky residue or gritty texture. Its invisible, extra-absorbent formula removes excess oil, eliminates odour and adds volume, making it perfect for all hair types, styles and colours.

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For Thin Hair


Try TRESemmé Instant Refresh, Radiance Dry Shamoo (R85) available at . The translucent formula makes it suitable for all hair shades. While removing oil and odour, it also adds volume and body to limp, lifeless tresses. Best part: It doesn’t leave sticky or dry product on thin hair.

For Damaged Hair

Co Lab

Try Colab Active Dry Shampoo (R80) available at . This transparent spray-on shampoo is light, sheer and formulated with active ingredients, like moringa seed extract, to help protect hair against sun damage and pollution. Use this great all-rounder in the gym to revive post-workout hair, at the beach, poolside or just on-the-go.

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For Frizzy Hair


Try Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo (R714) available at . Extend your blowout using this purifying dry shampoo that instantly cleans hair. This dry shampoo has translucent powders that soothe the scalp and restore strength and softness. Bonus: If you’ve straightened your tresses, this little helper will help extend your look.

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