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Review: Etude House OMG! Dry Shampoo

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FINALLY. Dry shampoo has arrived at Philippine Shores! The first time I heard about the existence of dry shampoos is in one of the many beauty related videos that I’ve seen in Youtube. I was so amazed by the idea of dry shampoos so the moment I saw that Etude House was selling dry shampoos, I immediately picked one up!

Product

A lot of you may be wondering what exactly a dry shampoo is. A dry shampoo is supposed to be a hair product that you can use on-the-go. It’s a convenient product that cleanses the oil and dirt away from your hair by absorbing them. Oh, and you don’t have to use water! ;) This dry shampoo comes in a matte pink aerosol bottle and contains 50 ml worth of product and costs P448 a bottle.

What I Love

  • It has a fruity floral scent which is lovely! It’s not harsh and overpowering at all!
  • The packaging is really cute! ( I wish they had some english phrases though!)
  • Small and easy to carry around.
  • Effectively freshens up my hair by removing the dirt and making my hair smell fruity and flowery all throughout the day.
  • It works right away!

What I don’t like

  • The “Oh my Go*” caption. HAHA. I wish it was something like, “OH MY GOSH”. This issue may be something that bothers only me though!
  • I find it quite expensive because 50ml is such a small amount of product! I’ve been afraid to use it because it’s so expensive. haha.

Directions

  1. position the bottle 15-20cm away from your head
  2. spray all over your hair
  3. comb through you hair
  4. all done! ;)

Recommendations

This product is absolutely genius! This is perfect for girls who have really oily hair, or those who are super lazy to wash their hair in the morning. I also think this product is very convenient to use after going to the gym, or after P.E. class! Althought I love this product, I would not recommend this replace the actual shampoo just because I don’t think it cleans the hair as well as shampoos do! This is comparable to a hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizers should only be used when there is no fresh water and soap available to to wash hands. Also, I think it would be too expensive to use this daily as a replacement to the actual shampoo. :) I would repurchase it because I only use it wisely and very sparingly. That, and I really LOVE how CONVENIENT this is!

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11 Comments

  • Reply Eileen

    Awesome! I’ve been looking for a dry shampoo here in the Philippines. Didn’t know we had it here until now. You’re blog is sooo cute too, keep up w/ the reviews! :)

    02/18/2013 at 2:59 AM
    • Reply Maxine Marcelino

      Hi eileen! Thanks for visiting my blog! :) I’m always glad when I get feedback. <3 <3 Good luck!! xx

      Maxie :)

      02/18/2013 at 3:01 PM
      • Reply Allan shep

        Hi ladies,

        name’s Allan..yeah I’m a guy and i’ll bet you’re wondering what’s a guy doing on a ladies’ blog…truth be told, I was searching for the various brands of Dry Shampoo in Philippines – because I am thinking of introducing my version of a Waterless shampoo. Maxine, you’re absolutely correct about dry shampoo – it cannot replace regular shampoo…not until now that is.

        The ingredients used in many dry shampoos are actually chemicals and synthetic fragrance that actually damage your scalp and hair over time.that’s where my shampoo differs. The ingredients used in my Waterless shampoo are natural plants and herbs – 100%. it’s not an aerosol or a gel but a gentle foam. it’s so gentle and safe it’s recommended for babies and even wigs!! it actually removes sebum and prevents clogs.

        I hope to find a good distributor or buyer for my product in Philippines…

        Just AL

        02/28/2014 at 8:10 AM
  • Reply Janet

    Thanks for sharing!! I have been so intrigue with these type of shampoo is it also similar to the No rinse shampoo sold in Watson’s? sorry, never really tried any of these but been wanting too~ how does it feels on the hair? does it felt like a hair gel/ hair spray thingy? or more like an mist? I would love to try this soon too =)

    03/08/2013 at 6:02 PM
    • Reply Maxine Marcelino

      Hi janet!

      Unfortuantely, I haven’t had the chance to try the No rinse shampoo from Watson’s. Are you also from the Philippines? :)

      It feels really light on the hair! It’s like a “hair spray thingy”. :)

      I really like this product! It’s definitely something worth checking out. :D

      -Maxie <3

      03/08/2013 at 6:19 PM
  • Reply Mary

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing.. Been looking for one but couldnt find any aerosol. Wanted to try the lush one but looks messy to apply. Definitely going to run and get me one… Btw, ‘oh my go?! Uhg you’re not alone haha

    03/22/2013 at 4:42 AM
    • Reply Maxine Marcelino

      ohh i didn’t know lush had one! yup you definitely should get yourself one! :) haha it’s nice to know I’m not alone when it comes to the caption. :))

      03/24/2013 at 3:31 PM
  • Reply Emily

    Hi!!
    Im going to visit Manila next week :) so i was wondering how much did you purchase it for?? :D thank you!!

    11/19/2013 at 5:46 AM
    • Reply Maxine Marcelino

      448 pesos! :)

      11/19/2013 at 3:08 PM
  • Reply Michelle

    Thanks for sharing :)))))))))))

    01/05/2014 at 1:00 AM
  • Reply Q

    In what specific stores is this dry available?

    02/19/2015 at 10:47 AM
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