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When I actually take the time to do my hair, my 30+ minutes of primping better last more than a day. Unfortunately for me, I’m Italian, which translates to having hair and skin that get freakishly oily within 24 hours of washing. I’ve unsuccessfully experimented with a handful of expensive dry shampoos, most of which leave an unsightly white residue in my dark brown roots, to reduce the number of general washes per week, so I finally decided to give Dove Refresh+Care Dry Shampoo a try, as well– and it’s pretty wonderful for a fraction of the cost. Since I’ve finally found an affordable product that doesn’t leave a gunky, conspicuous, clay-like elixir in my hair, I’ve started experimenting with 2nd day styling options, like this longer ponytail hair do. It’s super easy to do, and it’s a great way to fake a voluminous, longer ponytail with 2nd or even 3rd day hair.
I never thought I’d be saying this, but you want to start with a head of dry, dirty hair. Make sure you shake your can of Dove Refresh+Care Dry Shampoo before using.
Spray on lifted sections of dry hair, 8-12 inches from your roots, where the hair is most oily. The Dove Refresh+Care Dry Shampoo weightless formula absorbs oil to refresh hair gently, leaving it clean, nourished, and incredibly soft. It smells fantastic, as most Dove products do, and it provides a convenient and quick way to refresh and revive my oily, limp hair on the day I can’t/ don’t want to wash my hair.
Massage the product through your roots to absorb oil evenly, and brush through for hair that’s clean, revived, and volumized. Depending on how much bounce you’re going for, you can either use a gentle brush (for softer curls) or your fingers (for bigger, messier curls) to distribute the oil through your hair.
After you’re all clean, divide your hair into two sections– one directly below the other. Since your top pony tail will cover the elastic for the bottom section, I like to make sure the top is much more voluminous.
Gather the remaining bottom hair into a ponytail directly below the top, and tease where necessary for added volume.
Super easy, right? This longer ponytail look is simple, glamorous, and virtually idiot-proof. Not a bad combo!
Have you given Dove Refresh+Care Dry Shampoo a try yet? If not, I recommend checking out Sam’s Club! You can get a pretty sweet triple pack at an amazing price under $10. If you have, what were your thoughts?
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Ahh this is such a great idea! I wonder if my hair will be full enough to cover the lower one. (Don’t want a tbt moment to elementary school where the bottom one actually shows haha.) But really, I have been looking for a new dry shampoo, thanks so much for sharing!
Sara Kate Styling
Great tips for maximizing second and third day hair! I use Oscar Blandi dry shampoo which is non-aerosol. I travel a lot so & the container is great for complying with TSA guidelines. Your hair is fabulous!
Kayla || Keynotes from Kay
I’ve seen this trick before and have always wanted to try it! Your hair is gorgeous and doesn’t look dirty at all. I need that dry shampoo!
I will definitely be trying this! I love putting my hair in a ponytail because it’s so easy and carefree, but I don’t want it to look…blah! I’ve heard that dry shampoo smells amazing, too!
I’m always looking for good dry shampoos! Love Dove products too.
I love Dove products! Your hair is so gorgeous and healthy
Your hair looks amazing!!! I have the same problem, as soon as 24 hours hits my hair is sooo oily! I haven’t really found the dry shampoo that works for me yet, they make my scalp itchy, which drives me nuts!
I haven’t tried the Dove dry shampoo yet, but I am excited to! Definitely going to try this tutorial on my hair!
I have actually never used dry shampoo before! Shocking, I know! But I have very dry hair and can go up to 5 days with no shampooing
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I LOVE the Dove dry shampoo, it is my absolute favourite!
I’ve always wanted to try dry shampoo! Thank you for the tips 🙂
Hannah from HMS Jewels
This is a great idea! I’ve heard great things about Dove styling products in the past, but have never had the courage to try their dry shampoo.
So trying this!
So pretty! I need to try this trick and check out the dove dry shampoo!
Like you, I have dark hair that is greasy less than 24 hours after I wash it! It’s so annoying! I’ve tried dry shampoos before and haven’t had any luck so I definitely need to look into this.
Kayla | kaylablogs.com
Great to read your perspective on Dove dry shampoo, I have yet to find a dry shampoo I positively love. Your longer ponytail looks great!!!
What a great idea! I need new dry shampoo and will have to check out Dove’s!
I love dry shampoo and I love this trick! I’m just afraid the bottom ponytail would show with my hair, but I’ll have to try to find out!
Lauren | The Arizona Prepster
The dry shampoo I tried before didn’t work for me, but maybe I should try this one. your hair looks great!
I also struggle with pretty oily hair. I’m going to have to try this dry shampoo. The ones I’ve tried so far leave a nasty residue on my hair.
I LOVE this dry shampoo! It’s super affordable and smells fantastic
I’m always experimenting with different dry shampoos so I definitely have to try Dove’s! x Nicole | http://www.changeanddress.com