Monday, August 2, 2010

Salon Grafix Spray Powder Shampoo Review

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend. Now, another week is on, and oh, it's August! :O

This past Saturday, I was just hanging out in our couch with a book and planning to paint my nails. Then my Mom suddenly announces that we were gonna go to a party. I'm like "What? What time?" And then she goes, "in an hour". I don't know, but to me, an hour is not enough. I need to shower, get dressed, put some makeup on, and fix my hair... plus, I still needed to paint my toe nails (I ended up wearing ballet flats even though I wanted to wear sandals, haha).

Anyways, what I'm trying to say with that little story is that my Salon Grafix Spray Powder Shampoo comes in handy during times like that. I've read somewhere that we're not supposed to wash our hair everyday because it will dry our scalp, and natural oil is good for our hair. But of course, we wouldn't want to go out with greasy hair, right? Thank heavens, there are spray powder/ dry shampoos available! :D


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Salon Grafix Spray Powder Shampoo, with its color match formula, is perfect for cleansing and refreshing your hair between normal shampoos or when you are on the go.

•Easily brushes off
•Leaves hair revitalized
•No white powder
•No oil residue
•Clean and shiny hair

*from http://www.salongrafix.com/*

Salon Styling Tip: Hair powdering is a current salon technique that creates fullness and blends roots.

Directions: Shake can very well. Cover and protect clothing before spraying. Hold can 6" to 8" away from hair and spray in quick short bursts. Apply to roots by section or layer. Wait one minute to dry, then brush hair thoroughly.

Important: Wash the Spray Powder Shampoo thoroughly out of the hair before bleaching, dyeing, or perming.

*from actual Spray Powder Shampoo label*

I divide my hair into sections and then spray my roots. When I've finally sprayed all layers that I want to cover, I use my fingers to comb my hair (kinda like when we put real shampoo on). After that, I style my hair however I want it to look.

It does take the grease off and makes my hair look a little more refreshed. BUT, of course, not as fresh as after a shower. That being said, I do think that it is good for times when we just don't have the time to go through the whole washing, blow drying our hair, and doing all that good stuff. It's perfect for busy school and/or work days.

It gives my hair a little more volume, a little more "oomph". However, the first few times I used it, my hair got a little bit stiff. I'm not sure why that happened, but as I use it more and more, it seems to be getting better for me.

About the smell... it doesn't really have a specific fragrance, but I find that it smells powder-y. It is spray powder though, so maybe that's why. Haha. It doesn't smell that bad, but it's also not the best smell in the world. Some might be okay with it, some may think it smells bad.

The actuator ("sprayer" as I like to call it, haha) may clog sometimes, the label says to "rinse it under a stream of water" when that happens.

My sister got me the one for brunette shades. I find that it does cover my darker roots a bit, but only for a while.

There are also other shades available:
for Blonde shades

for Black shades

for Silver shades

Final verdict: It's a good product. It definitely does its job. It's good to have one of these handy. However, it's not something super important to my everyday routine that I'm gonna really really need to get a new one (after I finish the one I have) right away. Maybe it will be more important and more useful for me as I get busier with life. ;) I think it fits the needs of different people in different ways. I do recommend getting one and trying it out because it might be the perfect product for you. And it's affordable, definitely under $10. :)

Have you tried this Spray Powder Shampoo or some other dry shampoo? What do you think? How did it work out for you?

Have a wonderful week, everyone! :D

38 comments:

  1. An hour is definitely not enough time, I get totally stressed out! Getting ready is half the fun... Never tried dry shampoo...

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  2. Cafe Bellini-- i agree, getting ready is half the fun! :D

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  3. I love this dry shampoo!:D

    I like that it's a brunette shade, I don't have to worry about the "dandruff look" the regular white powder sprays give.:D

    Great review!:D

    http://allthingsmarie.blogspot.com/
    Beauty. Fashion. Interior Design.
    & Life According to Marie.

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  4. My experience with dry shampoo's has been so-so. I feel like it gives my hair a weird texture or something. I'm a big fan of baby powder :)

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  5. thanks for sharing this review!
    I don't use dry shampoo, I usually wash my hair every other day. and the oiliness has gone way down since those days when I wash everyday. Or if I need to I rinse with water. no shampoo/conditioner. :)

    ~Lily

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  6. Marie-- oh yeah, definitely none of that "dandruff look". :)

    Ashleigh-- yeah, it's good but it's not something i absolutely need to have. ;)

    Lily-- you're welcome! yeah, i wash my hair every other day too, and it works perfect for me! :D

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  7. I've tried thsi is a diff brand and it seems to work pretty well. I used it incorrectly though and just sprayed a bunch onto my head lol! Should have done small sections to avoid the whole white powder in my hair look though! Does remove the extra grease.

    I have a friend that swears by these products - uses them whike in Vegas and not wanting to redo her hair each night =)

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  8. I couldn't live without dry shampoo. I usually use Big Sexy Hair's DS but my last can went bad after 3 uses and was $18 so that was NO fun.

    Thanks for stopping by, definitely enjoying reading your blog!!

    http://pursuitofllt.blogspot.com/

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  9. I've been looking for the right spray powder shampoo. I've also heard of Psst. Have you tried that one?

    http://wearingitonmysleeves.blogspot.com

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  10. I hadn't heard of one that was for different shades of hair. that is pretty cool! I'll have to try it out! xoxo

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  11. hi! :)

    nice review girl!

    I agree this is useful when you have a busy schedule although I still like taking a shower lol

    I hate greasy hair!

    I had the Oscar Blandi dry shampoo. Pretty amazing!

    btw I gave you an award so check it out!


    http://vivalabreee.blogspot.com/

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  12. Hey Mimi girl! How interesting! I just might have to try that! I love your reviews, so honest and informative!
    Smoochies
    gi gi

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  13. Join the Gossip-- it's great to hear that someone really swears by it. i think i'm gonna learn how to love it more as i use it more. :D

    PursuitofLLT-- oh, sorry about that! that's really bad. :(

    Sarah-- nope, i actually haven't tried that one. is it good?

    Taj Acosta-- i think that's a cool thing too! :D

    Breee-- thanks for the award! and i've heard quite a few good things about oscar blandi's dry shampoo. :D

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  14. gigi-- awww, thank you! you're always so sweet! :D

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  15. following you..loving your blog..

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  16. Ah my friends have something like that for when they go to music festivals!

    http://yourstalkerslittlesister.blogspot.com/

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  17. Getting ready is definitely half the fun! :) have never tried spray on shampoo.

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  18. I've never tried dry shampoo, but I keep intending to buy some "just in case". Thanks for the review, now I know what kind to buy.

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  19. My dearest girlfriend is hair stylist to the 'stars' and she recommends Klorane dry shampoo! She uses it all the time on those celebs that have been partying for days and don't have time to wash their hair!
    xo tash

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  20. Great info! Thanks for sharing!

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  21. Id love to try this!!

    xx
    Jessie
    http://87life.blogspot.com

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  22. I've never tried Dry Shampoo before myself; but you've convinced me to with this review. Fabulous!! :)

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  23. I saw that stuff on Tyra a while back. So it really works? I might have to try that sometime! Have a great day :)

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  24. NICE REVIEW! cute photos! I like your blog. I'm a new follower YAY!! Please check out mine when you get a chance ( I hope you follow back : )

    www.the-blisslist.com

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  25. I remember one of my friends telling me about this. After reading your review, I'm surely going for it. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  26. Loving this review! I almost bought some the other day, but chickened out. I think I may pull the trigger on a little bottle. :) xo- karrie

    www.hellopretty.net

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  27. Julie-- :D

    Not a Paper Cup-- yup, it is! :D

    Tayebug-- you're welcome! and yup, it's good to have one "just in case". :)

    the chirpy bird-- that's cool, thanks for the recommendation! :)

    Tasha-- you're welcome! :D

    Jessie-- hope you get to try it! :)

    Erika-- :D

    Sunshine and Summertime-- yup, it works. :)

    Jonesy-- thanks for following! i will definitely visit your blog too! :D

    Tamanna A. Shaikh-- no problem! :)

    Hello*Pretty-- it's good to try it out, it doesn't cost too much so that's a good thing. :)

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  28. I love review posts, it stops me from buying bad buys!

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  29. Dry Shampoo is such an amazing invention! I love Renee Furtera Naturia! I blogged about it here!
    http://www.style-n-naina.com/2010/06/quick-fix.html
    Hope the party was fun!!
    naina

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  30. mimi, you are a lovely, sweet and amazingly cute girl! just thought it needed to be said!!


    with lots of love
    suyin xxxxx

    www.suyinsays-suyinloves.blogspot.com

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  31. Great review!! wow!! I soo want that now and I love that they have one for black hair!! I have really long thick black hair and I don't wash it everyday so this is perdect for me!! I tried the treseme dry shampoo and kinda made my hair look dull and it LEAKED all the place when I put is away in my draw!!!!! URGH!!!
    Anywho..I am a new follower and I love your blog..check mine out sometime..THANKS!!
    http://icosmeticrn.blogspot.com/

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  32. Ha ha I'm wearing ballet flats today for that exact same reason! Thanks for the review, I have been known to put baby powder on my roots if they're a bit dirty, this looks like a farrr better choice! XO!

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  33. My Lack of Style-- me too! ;)

    style'n-- thanks for sharing that with me! :)

    Suyinsays-- awww, thank you!!! i really appreciate it, that made my day! :D

    icosmeticRN-- this would be perfect for you! and it won't leak. thanks for following! :D

    shari-- haha. ;) yup, you can even choose which shade fits you best. :)

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  34. That is such a great review...I should really give it a try:) Great post and wonderful blog,kisses, darling:)

    Ps: I am having a really great GIVEAWAY today…hint?(something you can wear) so please join in !!!!

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  35. hahaha. that's really funny. i have a dry shampoo too. but this one looks really cool:D

    http://www.readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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  36. Sounds good. Thanks for sharing!

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  37. Diana Mieczan-- thank you, and yup i joined your wonderful giveaway! :)

    Carrie-- :D

    Dizzy-- no prob! :)

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