By InStyle Staff
Mar 31, 2015 @ 1:02 pm
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Below is an excerpt from "5 Brilliant Dry Shampoos Just for Brunettes," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full story at

If you're a brunette, then you're probably no stranger to this situation: your hair is greasy, so you combat it with a few blasts of dry shampoo, and suddenly it looks like you dumped a cup of baby powder on your head. Many dry shampoos contain white powder to soak up oil, but it looks like chalk when cast on brown strands. Thankfully, the hair care pros heard our woes and have come up with a solution, creating a crop of texturizing sprays containing a dark powder. These formulas will blend into your locks — and they even double as a root touch-up or gray-hair concealer when you don't have time to make it into the salon. Keep reading to find the perfect dry shampoo for you.

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