Got2b dry shampoo review

Overall score: 85/100

Tested Feb 2019

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This got2b Fresh it Up ‘Extra Fresh’ dry shampoo has been created to instantly refresh hair styles between washes and remove excess grease, leaving hair with a long-lasting fresh citrus fragrance throughout the day. It claims to leave no white residue after brushing out. It’s available in a 200ml spray can.

£3.00

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GHI EXPERT VERDICT

This affordable dry shampoo also scored a high 4/5 in our lab assessment, suggesting that it helped to reduce the greasy appearance of hair. 93% of testers found the slim design of the product easy to use, with 84% noticing that hair looked less oily after application. 83% of testers were satisfied with the amount of time it took to work the product into the hair, additionally commenting that there was no unpleasant residue. 79% said that they did not need a lot of product and were pleased with the finish of their hair. The product comes in a 200ml bottle and has a sweet-smelling fruity, citrus scent.

RATINGS

  • Ease of use: 4.5/5
  • Design: 5/5
  • Instruction: 4/5
  • Performance: 4.5/5

WE LIKED

  • Fresh and fruity citrus scent
  • Hair felt fresher and cleaner
  • It added volume

WE DISLIKED

  • The effects were not long lasting
  • A few testers would’ve liked a different scent
  • One tester said their hair looked dull after use

All product information provided by the manufacturer is correct at time of publication.

Review: Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ BOHO REBEL Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo is every girl’s best friend. Hair looking a little too oily? Use some dry shampoo. Hair feeling flat? Volumise with dry shampoo. Crying over a break-up? Use dry shampoo to make your hair look 10 times better.

We recently got the opportunity to try a dry shampoo with a twist – it’s coloured. A new product by Schwarzkopf Professional, the OSiS+ BOHO REBEL dry shampoo comes in three different colours. The idea is that you use the shade that suits your hair colour, so you don’t end up with a white, grey look to your hair – the look you get from using regular white dry shampoo.

Tried and tested, here’s what we thought.

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What is it?

Schwarzkopf Professional uses a specific blend technology that is formed with coloured rice starch. This helps to eliminate the annoying white residue left over from most dry shampoos. Using dry shampoo can sometimes be difficult to blend into your roots – especially if you accidentally spray on too much. But using this coloured product eliminates that issue, so there’s no need to worry if you’re a bit heavy-handed.

The Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ BOHO REBEL dry shampoo range is available in three shades:

  • Dark (5-1 depth)
  • Brunette (7-6 depth)
  • Blonde (9-8 depth)

Blonde

Brunette

Dark

Image: Schwarzkopf Professional

What’s it like to use?

Using the OSiS+ BOHO REBEL dry shampoo is no different to using most other dry shampoos. It’s an aerosol, so just shake the can, spray the product directly onto your roots, and then tousle and style your hair the way you like.

My hair is naturally wavy and thick but it tends to run a little thin at the roots, so it shows oil rather quickly. I usually have to wash my hair every two to three days, which isn’t ideal. Even when I do use dry shampoo, my hair somehow never looks and feels as good as freshly washed hair. But this product manages to breathe more life into my tresses. It managed to extend my wash cycle to six days, and the entire time I felt like my hair looked reasonably fresh.

I used this product on my regular hair-wash day. A couple of sprays three days after washing my hair was more than enough to tide me over for another three days. I was impressed because I normally have to top up my dry shampoo (when I’ve used other brands) with a little extra each day if I ever wanted to make it to a week without washing my hair. The OSiS+ product just seems to go further.

And of course the best part is there’s no white residue. Rather than having to tussle and gradually massage away the white powder, a little rub is all this product takes to look normal – which is a total life-saver when you’re running late in the mornings. I was concerned that the brunette colour I tried might look odd against my blonder highlights, but it all blended well and was relatively undetectable.

Most products on the market can’t make your hair look freshly washed. Sure, they’ll take away the oily look but can it give you back that shine and bounce you get from a fresh wash? OSiS+ dry shampoo by Schwarzkopf Professional does something different. It makes your hair look and feel like you just got a fresh blow-dry from the salon – instead of feeling like you have a head full of talcum powder.

The results are natural-looking. It removes the excess oil from your hair and leaves you with plenty of volume and texture. Your hair is left feeling soft, and there’s no sticky residue when you run your fingers through your locks. Schwarzkopf has nailed the dry shampoo, and any dry shampoo addict out there should definitely give this one a try.

When and where can you get it?

The Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ BOHO REBEL dry shampoo is a salon exclusive product and it retails for $27.95. It might be a good idea to check with a few hair salons to see if it’s available for purchase.

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11 best dry shampoos that will save you from a bad hair day

Dry shampoos are a minefield. Most of us are looking for the same thing: a nicely scented spray that we can blast into our roots on day-three hair to make us look more beachy than greasy. But with a saturated market it can be hard to know which product to opt for.

They come in a variety of formulas, packaging and finishes, but there’s certainly a dry shampoo out there for anyone who likes to push the boundaries of acceptable hairwashing interludes.

The right ones will absorb oils so that no remnants of greasiness remain, and add texture to the hair, making it easier to hold a style. Crucially, we want to see no dandruff-like white flakes or overly matted scalps.

We tested each dry shampoo out on days where hair needed a refresh, using each product on both the roots and the length of the hair to test for immediate results as well as longevity of their effects.

We wanted to find the standout options for oil absorption, volume and styling. Here are our top picks.

Percy & Reed Radiance Revealing Invisible dry shampoo: £12.50, Percy & Reed

A great all-rounder, this dry shampoo will meet everyone’s needs. It’s a fine invisible mist, which sprays beautifully into the roots, leaving no residue even on the darkest locks. It gives a good amount of lift and seems to absorb oils and add texture while feeling undetectable on the hair, and the effects last all day. It also comes in a handy travel size, which is perfect for freshening up on the go, and the packaging is pretty enough to feel like a luxury item to carry around while offering an affordable price tag.

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Love Beauty and Planet Citrus & Camellia Volume and Bounty dry shampoo: £6.99, Asos

For those with finer or less naturally textured hair, this product offers volume by the bucket-load. A little goes a long way and a light spritz provides a maximum impact with no residue, with a lovely fresh scent to boot. The effects won’t last all day, but it’s quick to top up and doesn’t give the feeling of build-up on the scalp. It’s also an eco-conscious brand which offers vegan products in recyclable packaging.

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Tints of Nature dry shampoo: £9.99, Tints of Nature

If you want to feel good about what you’re putting in your hair, Tints of Nature offers the perfect product. It uses 99.5 per cent natural and organic ingredients, packaged in a small, non-aerosol bottle, making it more environmentally friendly and much easier to travel with. The spray nozzle takes some getting used to but once you get the hang of it it’s just as simple to use as a traditional spray.

It works well to absorb oils in the roots and has a smooth but slightly powdery finish. It doesn’t give as much volume or texture as some aerosol products, especially as it’s hard to apply across the length of the hair, but if you’re looking for something simple to freshen up with, without adding too much drama to the look, this is perfect. An added bonus is that it has a naturally sweet, slightly spiced scent which lasts hours on the hair, and despite its small packaging it seems to last well compared to larger alternatives.

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A’kin dry shampoo: £12, Feel Unique

This natural beauty brand’s dry shampoo contains natural bamboo and rice powder to absorb grease and argan oil to add a healthy-looking shine to the hair. Its effects are subtle but effective, giving the hair a just-washed look and feel with minimal residue. It smells fresh without being overpowering and it’s 100 per cent vegan and cruelty free. The hair feels soft and not at all powdery or gritty, which means it can be used repeatedly without risking an unpleasant build-up. We did notice you need a little more of the product to get the desired results than some other options though, so you might go through the can slightly faster – but it’s worth it.

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Innersense Refresh dry shampoo: £22, Cult Beauty

This is pricey but if you’re looking for a unique formula that’s convenient and highly effective, you won’t be disappointed. The product is dispensed as a foam which you then apply to the scalp with the fingers, making it easy to target the areas where you want the most volume. It’s not the best at absorbing oil, but it works incredibly for volume and texture, and gives the hair a new lease of life on the flattest of days. Our hair didn’t feel chalky at all, but had a lived-in yet clean look to it. All the ingredients are ethically sourced and it has a natural, slightly citrusy scent which is subtle and doesn’t linger. If you want the perfect just-rolled-out-of-bed volumised look without the back-combing, this is the one.

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Colab dry shampoo: £2.33, Boots

That this product was created by model-turned-influencer Ruth Crilly might suggest it has the potential for being overpriced, overhyped and unimpressive. In fact, this has become the gold standard of dry shampoo. It’s incredibly affordable, vegan and cruelty-free, and comes in a huge range of scents and styles – from the unicorn fragrance, which is sweet without being overpowering, to a fresh-scented active version, specifically for post-workout.

The product itself is entirely translucent, with no visible white residue even on the darkest of hair. It absorbs oils, mattifies and adds texture immediately while requiring minimal effort. You can use it for a few days in a row without your scalp getting itchy or the hair becoming coarse. While the packaging may be a little cutesy for some people, it’s worth overlooking, and the aerosol itself dispenses a nice mist of product, which feels gentle and doesn’t dispense too much in each spray – one bottle also lasts well given you don’t need much per application.

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Ouai dry shampoo: £20, Cult Beauty

Ouai was created by Jen Atkin, celebrity hairstylist responsible for the enviable locks of the Kardashians, among others. The branding and packaging is spot on with a sleek white bottle and simple minimalist lettering, and the product really does live up to the hype. It’s a light dry shampoo, which disappears into the roots almost as soon as it’s sprayed, with minimum rubbing or teasing. Any white cast also disappears within seconds and it seems to stick to the hair, keeping it styled for the entire day without feeling itchy or gritty. If you’re looking for a luxury product and ease of use is key, it’s definitely worth the money. If you’re just looking for a bit of extra texture a few spritzes would do it, meaning a bottle should easily last two to three months.

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Moroccanoil dry shampoo: £15.45, Look Fantastic

Moroccanoil is known for products that add shine to the hair, so it’s surprising that they’ve created such a great dry shampoo to do the opposite. It comes in a “light” and a “dark” formula, although they both seem to come out almost clear and have minimal residue, so if you’re worried about those white flecks that can sometimes appear from other products, these avoid that, easily blending into the colour of the hair. It’s not the most absorbent of dry shampoos, but it’s great for fringes or tips that need a bit of mattifying. It also has a pleasant, clean scent, fresh with a hint of sweet citrus, which lingers on the hair nicely.

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Captain Blankenship Mermaid dry shampoo: £24, Naturisimo

On the whole, we would argue that an aerosol is the best thing that’s ever happened to a dry shampoo, but if you prefer a loose powder, this is the one. Not only is the packaging absolutely stunning – and much more environmentally friendly than the standard aerosol, as it’s made from recyclable materials – but the product works well. It seems like it’s going to be messy and powdery, like putting talcum powder in your hair, but actually there’s minimal fallout and the whiteness does disappear fairly quickly.

This is more work than a standard spray but it also allows for more efficient placement of the product exactly where you need it. As the jar is smaller than a lot of others, it’s actually very travel-friendly. You wouldn’t want to apply this without a mirror though, and the potential for disaster if you don’t close the cap properly means it’s probably not the best option for on the go. You can also buy this product guilt-free: the ingredients are all natural, organic, paraben-free and not tested on animals.

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Batiste Dry Clean & Classic Original dry shampoo: £4.99, Boots

We would be remiss to discuss dry shampoos without mentioning Batiste, the first product of its kind that we – and many others – ever tried. To its credit, it’s affordable, comes in a variety of scents and travel sizes and the brunette version is a dream. This product serves one purpose: to mask the grease when your hair really needs a wash, and it does this incredibly – there’s no such thing as too much grease to mask when Batiste is involved. Think music festivals, newborn babies, broken showers or droughts. It does build up and if you try and re-apply it more than once, your hair will be a matted, itchy mess, but it’s one worth keeping in the cupboard for emergencies.

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Philip Kingsley One More Day dry shampoo: £17, Net-A-Porter

For blondes, we can see this one being a keeper, but if your hair is on the dark side, then beware – this has a lot of whiteness in it so you’ll need to spray from a distance and really work it in. The name would suggest it’s primarily an oil absorber, but it impresses for its volumising properties. If you’re hoping to achieve a beehive, quiffed look, a couple of spritzes into the roots will make your hair defy gravity like never before, which is particularly pleasing given that it claims to have benefits to the hair and scalp too.

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The verdict: Dry shampoos

We love the Percy & Reed dry shampoo for a great all-rounder that will give you some volume while absorbing oil and leaving the hair looking natural and residue-free. For a more dramatic look, Innersense’s foam formula will give unparalleled volume, while for subtle looks that just need a bit of reviving Moroccanoil is the one. If you’re looking to avoid the aerosol, Tints of Nature is as easy to use as they come. For natural beauty lovers, you can’t go wrong with A’kin.

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