Do You Dry Shampoo?
Dry Shampoos continue to crash the daily shampoo-and-repeat party. According to Mintel, regular shampoo usage has seen a slight decline, as 85% (2016) of those polled indicated they wash their hair much less, compared to 89% just a year earlier (2015). In addition to just washing their hair less frequently, consumers are purchasing more dry shampoos as indicated, with usage increasing by 4% in 2016(2). Dry shampoos’ slow rise to fame is attributed to an adjustment in their marketing message. Starting in 2006, dry shampoos focused on ease of use and UV protection. Now they are positioned as time savers, styling aids and tout free-from claims.
Don’t expect this rise to fame to slow down anytime soon. As the world continues to deal with water scarcity, dry shampoos address this global concern.
Fact: By 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity. Source: Mintel(1)
However, as we adapt to an ever-changing world, companies must be able to offer products that confront future water strains while maintaining a level of efficacy consumers demand. Dry shampoos will sustain their growth not only because of global issues but due to the growing number of people who use them. 52% of US consumers think dry shampoo is a great on-the-go application, while 49% believe it saves time, and 44% feel it allows them to use traditional shampoo less frequently(2).
Also, dry shampoos are perfectly positioned to go after the growing ethnic hair care market.
Fact: African-American spending power is projected to increase to $1.4 trillion by 2020. Source: Mintel
Consumers with ethnic hair greatly benefit from dry shampoos that offer refreshing claims, allowing them to save time while perfuming and styling their hair(3). Our ethnic hair care post identifies the potential and growing buying power of this consumer base.
AEROSIL® R 812 S – INCI: Silica Silylate
- Free flow aide in powder coatings
- Effective rheology control in complex liquid systems
D.S.A. 7- INCI: Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch + Cetrimoniumchloride
- A physically modified, surface active rice starch with high adsorption for oil and fats and has especially been developed for dry hair shampoos and powder buffers
- Create color dry shampoos, AGRANA developed colored starches based on physically activated rice starch D.S.A.7
DSA 7 Colored Starch – INCI: Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch + Cetrimoniumchloride
- Give hair texture
- Improve hair volume
- Reduce greasiness
- Cover up those unwanted grey roots!
Agenaflo OS 9051 – INCI: Aluminium Starch Octenylsuccinate
- Lipophilic starch with unique feel properties. It delivers a powdery finish and reduces greasiness and oiliness in the formulation as well as on the skin.
Blanova DS 911 – INCI: Zeolites
- Effective for a broad range of adsorption applications
- Best for applications with a complex mix of odors, or when the odors have not been individually identified
VARISOFT® 300 – INCI: Cetrimonium Chloride
- A vegetable-based conditioning agent
- Easy blending liquid
MACKPRO® NSP – INCI: Quaternium-79 Hydrolyzed Silk Protein
- A quaternary compound in which lipids that are similar to natural sebum are chemically grafted to silk protein
- Functions by replacing natural oils and protein lost by shampooing and provides conditioning without an “oily” feel
- This very fine powder (less of 25 microns) obtained by micronization of silica concretions contained in bamboo, absorbs sebum and sweat. This makes Microzest 25 Bamboo ideal for any “on-the-go” dry shampoo formulations.
- Thanks to its sebum absorption capacity, Microzest 25 rice is an ideal ingredient to formulate dry shampoo. The particles sizes dispersion allows a perfect flow of the powder through all the orifices of the aerosol delivery system and presents a proper distribution of the powder in aerosol without agglomeration. Furthermore, when Microzest 25 Rice is used in dry shampoo formulas it participates in obtaining a volumizing and texturizing effect.
- “Category Insight: Shower & Bath Products.” Mintel. N.p., Feb. 2016. Web. 21 Sept. 2016.
- “Category Insight: Shampoo & Conditioner.” Mintel. N.p., May 2016. Web. 21 Sept. 2016.
- Mohiuddin, Oru. “Mass and Efficacy: Key Growth Drivers in Hair Care – Part I.” Euromonitor. N.p., 30 June 2015. Web. 21 Sept. 2016.