When I ride my horse I always wear my helmet. Always! Even though the side effect of wearing a helmet is helmet hair. Unfortunately I don't always have time to wash my hair after riding my horse and before going out in public. That's when I use Dry Shampoo. It absorbs the oils and actually improves the texture of my hair before I head out. It doesn't look squeakly clean, but I can get through my errands without hiding under a hat.
You can make dry shampoo with cornstarch or arrow root. You can add unsweetened cocoa powder if you have brown hair to achieve the right color. You can apply the dry shampoo with an old blush brush, then rub it in a bit, and brush it out.
Here is a homemade dry shampoo recipe using arrowroot.
Here is a homemade dry shampoo recipe using cornstarch.
You can add a few drops of essential oil to your shampoo if you wish, but I don't find it necessary.
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