Here are 13 dry shampoos that are great for controlling oily hair

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As someone with naturally tight 4C coils, I understand dreading wash day. No one would blame you for looking up the best dry shampoo for oily hair in lieu of all that effort. After all, dry shampoo is a must for keeping your hair luscious, but your routine as lazy as possible.

Dry shampoo is often used to control greasy, oily hair days. Not only that, but it can also help you get your hair in check after a workout.

“I recommend powder for thicker and oily hair because it soaks up the oil and won’t weigh [the hair] down,” hairstylist Adriana Tesler tells Allure. Those with finer locks, however, will benefit more from spray or aerosol dry shampoos to dry the hair faster while also giving it volume.

Dry shampoos like the award-winning Amazon Choice Waterless Dry Shampoo is formulated so it doesn’t leave white residue you often see from competitors. But if you want a good powder shampoo, Billie’s got the goods with its Floof Dry Shampoo.

Among all of the shampoos out there, here are 13 types for almost every occasion:

  1. The Best Invisible Dry Shampoo: Waterless No Residue Invisible Spray

  2. Best Deep Clean Dry Shampoo: Psssst! Instant Dry Shampoo Spray,

  3. Longest Fragrance-Lasting Dry Shampoo: Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo

  4. Best Vegan Dry Shampoo: Batiste Original

  5. Talc-Free Dry Shampoo: Amika Perk Up Talc-Free Dry Shampoo

  6. Most Voluminous Dry Shampoo: Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo

  7. The Best Dry Shampoo Treatment: Dove Care Between Washes Dry Shampoo Hair Treatment for Oily Hair

  8. Best Non-Aerosol Dry Shampoo: R+Co Skyline Dry Shampoo Powder

  9. Best Vitamin C Dry Shampoo: Eva NYC Freshen Up Dry Shampoo

  10. Fastest Oil Absorbing Dy Shampoo: Klorane Dry Shampoo with Nettle Oil Control

  11. Best Gentle Dry Shampoo: Floof Dry Shampoo

  12. Best Shampoo Foam: OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam

  13. Most Multi-Action Dry Shampoo: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

1. Best Invisible Dry Shampoo: Waterless Dry Shampoo No Residue Invisible Spray, $6.47

Credit: Amazon
Credit: Amazon

2. Best Deep Clean Dry Shampoo: Psssst! Instant Dry Shampoo Spray, $6.99

Credit: Ulta
Credit: Ulta

3. Longest Frangrance-Lasting Dry Shampoo: Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo, $48

Credit: Olivela
Credit: Olivela

4. Best Vegan Dry Shampoo: Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original, $9.38

Credit: Amazon
Credit: Amazon

5. Talc-Free Dry Shampoo: Amika Perk Up Talc-Free Dry Shampoo, $25

Credit: Sephora
Credit: Sephora

6. Most Voluminous Dry Shampoo: Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo, $9.48

Credit: Amazon
Credit: Amazon

7. Best Dry Shampoo Treatment: Dove Care Between Washes Dry Shampoo Hair Treatment For Oily Hair, $5.88

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Credit: Walmart

8. Best Non-Aerosol Dry Shampoo: R+Co Skyline Powder, $29

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Credit: Verishop

9. Best Vitamin C Dry Shampoo: Eva Nyc Freshen Up, $11.99

a photo of a can of dry shampoo for oily hair
Credit: Ulta

10. Fastest Oil Absorbing Dy Shampoo: Klorane Dry Shampoo with Nettle Oil Controll, $20

a picture of a can of Klorane Dry shampoo
Credit: Sephora

11. Best Gentle Dry Shampoo: Billie Floof Dry Shampoo, $14

a photo of Billie's floof shampoo
Credit: Billie

12. Best Shampoo Foam: OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam, $28

photo of OUAI's dry shampoo foam
Credit: Sephora

13. Most Multi-Action Dry Shampoo: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, $25

Living Proof Dry Shampoo
Credit: Living Proof

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