Sweet Orange Cocoa Dry Shampoo for Dark Colored Hair
  • Total time: 15 mins
  • Hands on time: 15 mins
  • Makes: 4 ounces
Sweet Orange Cocoa Dry Shampoo for Dark Colored Hair

A homemade dry shampoo recipe for dark colored hair that's made with arrowroot powder, cocoa powder and sweet orange essential oil.


48 drops Aura Cacia Sweet Orange Essential Oil 0.5 fl. oz.
4-ounce Aura Cacia Amber Wide Mouth Jar with Writable Label 4 oz.
1/2 cup arrowroot powder
1 tablespoon cocoa powder


1. Into a small mixing bowl, measure arrowroot powder. Sprinkle powder with sweet orange essential oil, then use a spoon to stir until well mixed. Transfer to glass jar.

2. To use, part dry hair in sections over scalp and lightly apply dry shampoo to roots using a large make up brush. Use a wooden comb or natural bristle hair brush to distribute throughout hair and brush clean.

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AnnMarie B

February 22, 2018 - 12:21am

What would someone with red/ auburn hair use?

Karla S 40420455

February 21, 2018 - 10:33am

What would someone with light colored hair use??

Jennifer Hernandez

February 19, 2018 - 9:10am

I really like this recipe with the sweet orange essential oil. I can’t wait to go home and make a batch.  It is hard for me to use some of the other lighter colored dry shampoos as it makes my dark hair look really dull.

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