by Christa Lee
My first experiment with dry shampoo was simply a disaster: I sprayed too much, too closely to my hair and for far too long-it ended up a white, powdery mess. But I was unwilling to give up on the idea of being able to revive a second-day hairstyle in just a few seconds; so I talked with Kevin Mancuso, New York City-based global creative director of Nexxus Salon Hair Care, who had amazing, brilliant tips:
Lucky: Should you put on dry shampoo before or after styling your hair?
Kevin Mancuso: Before styling. It not only preps your hair by providing a lightweight texture that's easy to work with, but it revives your look with volume, too.
How far away should you hold it from your hair? Should you use a few sprays or a single, continuous one?
For extra volume, spray close to the roots-about five inches away. For all-over refreshing, hold it farther away, about the same distance you'd use a hairspray. The best way to apply it is in one continuous stream forRead More »from How to Dry Shampoo Your Hair like a Pro