Editor-Loved Batiste Dry Shampoo Just Released 2 New Formulas to Save Your Hair from Sweaty Summer Weather

Fresh hair, even between wash days

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Ah, hair wash days. Whether you stick to a strict every-other-day routine or push your 'do to the occasional week, chances are you've had to dip into some dry shampoo a time or two after a sweaty workout or when your strands start feeling particularly greasy. Thankfully, PureWow editor-loved dry shampoo brand Batiste has recently released two new formulas of the hair-saving productthat will leave your locks looking, feeling and smelling totally fresh, just in time for summer. Meet the Batiste Sweat-Activated dry shampoo ($10; $9) and the Batiste Touch-Activated dry shampoo ($10), which are both available on Amazon for fast and free shipping with Prime.

Thanks to the rave reviews PureWow editors have given a variety of the brand's other beloved products, I'm pretty confident these new formulas won't disappoint. PureWow Beauty Director Jenny Jin loves the original dry shampoo ($11; $9) for the way it effortlessly blends into her dark hair with a simple massage and brush-through. She also calls out that the mini sizes ($37; $30) are perfect for tossing into any travel bag. Meanwhile, Senior Editor Dana Dickey swears by the Bare formula ($12) that keeps her hair shiny while removing excess oil.

Considering all that, I'm ready to add both the sweat-activated *and* touch-activated dry shampoos to my cart (and my gym bag). But if you want to know more before you make your choice, keep on reading for all the details on the newly released dry shampoo formulas.

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The sweat-activated dry shampoo stands out for its long-lasting scent, which the brand describes as having notes of green apple, pineapple and "subtly sweet, lightly floral pear and nectarine," that kicks into high gear when you sweat (and purportedly neutralizes odors for up to 24 hours). The formula is also intended to protect against sweat buildup, so you won't be left with layers of grime when it does come time to wash. Despite its recent launch, it's already earned tons of 5-star reviews on Amazon. As one buyer shares: "It works well for 'normal' hair but I was really impressed [with] how well it works for damp, sweaty hair. I used it the night before and woke up to hair with a good amount of volume and no traces of oil or sweat." Sounds like it'll be my new BFF in the locker room.

As for the touch-activated dry shampoo, this one was made to remove oil and reactivate its scent every time you touch your hair—a godsend for us anxious hair-twirlers. Like the sweat-activated option above, buyers have been singing its praises since the release. One reviewer wrote, "I love the scent and how lightweight this dry shampoo is...It doesn't make my scalp dry. I didn't have to super lather my hair to get the dry shampoo out when washing [and] a little goes a long way." The smell of this one is described by the brand as a "sophisticated symphony of luscious berries," which sounds absolutely ideal for summer, IMO. Plus, it's noted to be safe to use on all hair types. Fresh summer strands, here I come.

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Natalie LaBarbera is PureWow's assistant commerce editor. She writes about all things shopping, including fashion, beauty, travel, wellness and more, searching for the best...

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