The Best Travel-size Dry Shampoos

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When we're traveling, the goal is (almost) always to pack light, especially when it comes to beauty products. In order to avoid overstuffing our toiletry and cosmetic bags, we try to stick to the essentials. And one item that you should never forget while traveling is dry shampoo. From long days exploring cities to outdoor excursions, a good dry shampoo will allow your hair to keep up with you and your adventurous spirit.

We recommend Batiste Dry Shampoo thanks to its fresh clean scent and effective formula.

We've rounded up nine travel-size dry shampoos that work for a variety of hair types, textures, and colors. You won't want to forget one of these in your carry-on for your next trip.

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Batiste Dry Shampoo

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A cult-favorite beauty product, this dry shampoo from Batiste is perfect for an instant hair refresh, since it quickly absorbs dirt and grease. It's lightly fraganced too so it's exactly what you want in between washes. Add volume to your locks without overwashing, just shake, spray, massage and go. Shoppers say this dry shampoo is great for traveling and they love the scent.

To buy: amazon.com, $18 for pack of six; target.com, $3 each

02 of 09

Kérastase Mini Fresh Affair Refreshing Dry Shampoo

Mini dry shampoo bottle
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This dry shampoo is impressively lightweight and provides a pleasant fragrance that lasts up to 24 hours.

To buy: sephora.com, $19

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Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk

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Since it includes oat milk as an ingredient, this dry shampoo soothes and protects your hair and scalp in addition to absorbing excess dirt and oil.

To buy: amazon.com, $10

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Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

Mini dry shampoo bottle
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Perfect for a post-workout refresh, this dry shampoo cleanses hair of oil, sweat, and odor.

To buy: amazon.com, $14

05 of 09

Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo, Dark Tones

Mini dry shampoo bottle
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This dry shampoo was designed specifically for dark hair, refreshing your scalp without leaving a visible residue or white cast. There's also a version for light hair that works just as well.

To buy: amazon.com, $12

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OUAI Mini Super Dry Shampoo

Mini dry shampoo bottle
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This super-absorbent dry shampoo is free of talc or powder, so it works well on different hair types, including color-treated hair.

To buy: sephora.com, $14

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Prose Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo bottle
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Log onto Prose's website to take a comprehensive quiz to find the right hair products for you, including a dry shampoo that will suit your personal hair needs.

To buy: prose.com, $25

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R+Co Spiritualized Dry Shampoo Mist

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A different take on traditional dry shampoos, this version is in the form of a mist that disperses cleansing powder without leaving that pesky white residue.

To buy: amazon.com, $14

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Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo

Mini dry shampoo bottle
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This talc-free dry cleanser absorbs excess oil and adds volume, giving second day hair just the boost it needs.

To buy: amazon.com, $10

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