The lovely people at Influenster and Living Proof UK sent me the Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo to test out and review. I was really excited for this product as the hype around it was pretty big. Dry shampoo is something I use on an everyday basis and I couldn’t wait to see how long I could go without washing my hair, as gross as that may sound.
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My usual go-to dry shampoo is Batiste as it’s cheap, does a good job and lasts quite a while. To give you all a bit of insight my hair is naturally blonde, long, thick and gets greasy quickly. I’ll wash it one night and by the next morning, I’ll be reaching for the dry shampoo.
A dry shampoo that cleans beyond ordinary dry shampoos. It’s powered by our patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) and Triple-Action Cleaning Technology that:
- absorbs and removes oil, sweat and odour
- makes your hair look, feel and smell clean
- works on all hair colours because it leaves virtually no visible residue or powdery build-up behind
- has a time-released fragrance to deliver a light, clean scent throughout the day
- Suitable for all hair types
- Safe for colour or chemically treated hair
- Can be used with other styling products
After reading up on this product and other reviews I was really looking forward to trying it out. The packaging looked really sleek with it’s grey and white bottle with P.H.D written down the side. It definitely looked like a higher end product. I was quite surprised when I found out how much it was. Personally, I feel £23 for a dry shampoo is pretty steep, but if it really did work miracles like people had claimed and meant I could wash my hair less during my busy weeks then I thought it would be worth it.
I washed my hair the day before so it wasn’t really greasy but needed a little refresh. The first thing I noticed was the scent, it smells great which lasts pretty much all day on your hair. When I came downstairs even my mum commented that my hair smelled good. It’s a very fine mist that didn’t leave any white residue on my hair or on my desk at all. I didn’t notice any volume in my hair but it did a good job making it appear less greasy.
My hair was noticeably greasy on day 2, this is a day I would normally wash my hair. I had to use quite a bit of product before I was happy with my hair and could go to work. I wasn’t sure I could go a third day without washing my hair which I found disappointing as that was no different to Batiste.
I finished the bottle. 3 days in and the bottle is empty. I did only have a sample size which was 92ml but I still expected it to last longer, I didn’t think I’d have to use so much. There was more volume in my hair on this day but it felt horrible. It was oddly dry and when I touched it I could feel it was powdery, although there was still no white reside. My hair also looked quite frizzy which I was self-conscious about all day at work and I was itching to wash it.
As much as I wanted to love this I won’t be purchasing it. It just didn’t ‘wow’ me or work any better than Batiste. I wouldn’t recommend buying it as there are so many other dry shampoo’s out there that work just as well for a lot cheaper. The only way this differed from other dry shampoo’s was the fruity, delightful scent and the lack of residue.
Have you tried the Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo? What are your thoughts?