Hair care products found in stores or online often contain animal ingredients or have been tested on animals. Not only do many popular cosmetics harm animals, but they are also dangerous to our health. Many beauty and self-care products contain toxic ingredients. This is the case for makeup too, hair products, cleaning products, and everything in between. You can do your research and search for companies that are doing better, but you can save even more money and go natural by making your own!

This Tiktoker shared a DIY dry shampoo that is easy, affordable, and works wonders!

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For this recipe, you will need:

  • Arrowroot powder (this is what absorbs the greasy texture from your hair)
  • If you have dark hair, add a couple of tablespoons (as needed) of cocoa powder. The dry shampoo will blend right in without leaving a white sheen
  • 15 or more drops of any essential oil
  • shaker bottle (optional). You can also reuse an old spice container

Mix all ingredients in a shaker bottle and sprinkle on your hair!

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