Dry shampoo can prolong the life of your blowout and the intervals between washes. In other words, it is our secret to sleeping in and rocking into the office on time (every time). But the capabilities of this shower substitute extends beyond its power to give us an instant refresh. According to our research, it’s addresses a whole bunch of other beauty needs! Behold, 8 ways to use dry shampoo besides the obvious.

1. EXTEND YOUR HAIRSTYLE.
You don’t have to wash your hair to tame yesterday’s hairdo. Apply dry shampoo all over your head, allow it to absorb, then mold it into the hairstyle of your choice.

2. ACHIEVE BEDHEAD HAIR. Conversely, you can achieve bedhead hair with dry shampoo. Before bed, apply it through your strands, braid or bun your hair, then let it loose in the morning.

3. USE IT AS HAIRSPRAY.
If you don’t like the sticky feeling of regular hairspray, use dry shampoo as an alternative. It’ll give your hair extra grip without cementing it into a helmet head.

4. UNDO A BAD ‘DO. Wanted natural curls but got tight Shirley Temple ringlets? Don’t worry, dry shampoo can salvage a bad hair day. It encourages strands to separate and adds volume and texture to make your hairstyle look effortless.

5. BOOST YOUR BROWS.
Spray dry shampoo on your index finger, spread it over your brows, then distribute everything evenly with a spoolie brush. This can pump them up to feathery-thickness or set unruly strands straight.

6. USE IT AS AN EMERGENCY DEODORANT.
If you run out of deodorant, you can use dry shampoo as a sub. It’ll absorb moisture and smell better than your sweat.

7. CLEAN UP OIL STAINS.
Dry shampoo isn’t just for sopping up oil from day-old hair. You can use it to lift oil stains from your clothes, too! After applying the product on the affected area and allowing it to absorb, wash the fabric with soap and water to make it new again.

8. NEUTRALIZE STINKY SHOES.
Pour dry shampoo into your smelly sneakers and allow it to sit overnight—or if you are pressed for time, 20 minutes at the very least! This will get rid of the offensive smell.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Toni & Guy Casual Dry Shampoo, P1,099, Bedhead/TIGI Dirty Secret Dry Shampoo, P700, Made By David Organics Orange and Vanilla Dry Shampoo, P199, Toni & Guy Glamour Volume Dry Shampoo, P1,099

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