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Dry Shampoo Round Up

Dry Shampoo Comparison - Batiste, Klorane, Philip Kingsley

I frequently reach for a can of dry shampoo as it's one of my second day hair saviours. I've been a keen advocate for Batiste ever since purchasing my first can but recently I've branched out and tried a few other dry shampoos.

I'm sure everyone has heard of and tried Batiste, right? Batiste Dry Shampoo in Tropical (£1.10) is one of those cheap and cheerful must have products. I love Batiste and have spoken before of my undying love for it but it does have it's draw backs. I find spray it liberally can leave a white cast on my hair which is hard to comb out and using it too much in a short amount of time can leave my scalp itchy. 

Next up is the Klorane Extra Gentle Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk (£3.10). Unlike the Batiste it doesn't leave a very noticeable white cast on my hair and it doesn't irritate my scalp. It also absorbs oil fairly well and leaves my hair looking fresh for the whole day. The only thing I don't like about it, is the scent as it's a bit overpowering and too floral for my liking.

Slightly on the more pricer side is the Philip Kingsley One More Day Dry Shampoo (£5.95)I got this in a Birchbox a few months ago and was quite eager to try it as everyone tends to rave about the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer. However it was a bit of a disappointment, as I found I needed to spray a lot of the dry shampoo to get it to absorb any oil and within a few hours my hair was left feeling greasy again. On the up side it didn't leave white patches on my hair and it's less fragranced than the other two.

What's your favourite dry shampoo?

Chapped Lip Wonders - Dr Lipp vs Lanolips

Dr Lipp vs Lanolips Review

Lanolin seems to be somewhat of a hit for curing multiple skin issues including chapped lips. It's considered to be one of the best ways to heal and nourish the skin, as lanolin is similar to our skin's natural oils, therefore they easily absorb into the skin. There's two main lanolin contenders on the market which are Dr Lipp and Lanolips, here's a comparison of them both.

The Dr Lipp Original Nipple Balm For Lips 15ml (£11.50) has become some what of a cult beauty item. As the name suggests it was originally a nipple balm but it works just as well as a lip balm amongst other uses. It contains 100% medical grade Lanolin and nothing else. I briefly mentioned this in my bedside essentials as I like to use it before sleeping because of it's thick texture and the thick white sheen it tends to leave on the lips. I also find that when the weather goes cold the formula tends to get hard, therefore making it a mammoth task to get any out of the tube.

Similar to Dr Lipp is the Lanolips 101 Ointment For Lips & Multi Purpose 15g (£10.99) which hails all the way from Australia. The inspiration for Lanolips comes from a sheep farm in South Australia, where the Lanolips creator spent her childhood. Similar to it's rival Dr Lipp, Lanolips contains 100% Lanolin but in addition to that it also contains some lanolin oil. Due to the formulation of this, the consistency is a little thinner than Dr Lipp and therefore doesn't leave a thick white tint on the lips. I find this perfect for applying on the go as the pack is sleek and purse size friendly.

What's your go to chapped lip saviour?