Oscar Blandi • Pronto Dry Shampoo • Dry Shampoo

rated 3.8(262 reviews)

Average Rating.3.8
Would buy this product again.69%

rated 5 of 5 dearphoenix on 1/11/2015 10:13:00 PM more reviews by dearphoenix

Age: 36-43   Skin: Other, Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

This is a staple in my bag, always! If I don't wash my hair daily, I get a case of greasies on my scalp. A little bit of this powder in my hands (rubbed together with the product), and rub into my scalp. The small bottle lasts for months. Its worth the price you pay ($11). It also adds lift to my roots and gives more volume for that va-va-voom look ;)

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* bluestar21 on 11/29/2014 10:32:00 PM more reviews by bluestar21

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Blue    

I've been wanting to try a dry shampoo for awhile, but the idea of a spray container was a big turnoff for me (seemed like a lot of unnecessary ingredients, waste of packaging, less product, etc). I saw this and bought it on a whim.

Dry shampoo doesn't clean your hair, it just absorbs oil. This smells like lemons, which is okay, and it fades within 2 hours. It's made a big difference in how long I can wear my hair down. I used to wear it down one day and then tie it up the next day before washing it. Now I can wear it down three or four days. It gives my roots that clean, fluffy, just-washed look. Although I do need to start applying it one day after washing and then re-apply once or twice a day after that. The only con is that if I scratch my head, I notice that the powder + absorbed oil junk gets under my nails. It's all still there on your head. But overall this is a good product and saves me a lot of time.

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rated 5 of 5 starfish75 on 10/30/2014 7:51:00 PM more reviews by starfish75

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Blue    

I have been using the little 1 ounce bottle for months now and I'm about to run out. I absolutely love this dry shampoo. It works incredibly well on my 2nd/3rd day blonde hair by ridding it of any greasiness and adding life and volume back in to my hair. The tapered nozzle makes it very easy to section the hair and apply close to the scalp. The lemony smell is not offensive to me. The only con I can think of is it leaves your hands very powdery and if you don't wash them immediately it can easily transfer onto your clothes. I love this so much that I just re-purchased the small size for travel (great for carry-ons) and the larger size to keep at home.

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rated 1 of 5 annabelle807 on 10/4/2014 7:21:00 PM more reviews by annabelle807

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Black    

Two words can be used to summarize what I thought of this product: "dashed dreams".

I initially wanted to buy a dry shampoo because I have hair that gets real oily, real quick, and wanted to go two days between showers instead of showering everyday. I did my due diligence - I looked at reviews online, on MUA, and on YouTube, and A LOT of people seemed to love this dry shampoo. They said that it had a nice, small tip through which the product was dispensed so that it wouldn't leave gobs of dry shampoo in your hair, it had a nice, lemony scent to it, and that it would be invisible even on dark hair (I have black hair). Most important of all, they said that it WORKED.

I have to say that it does not work. I used some in my hair BEFORE it was really what I would even consider oily as a preventative action. During my first application, I could already see that something was wrong. Even though I would wait a while (maybe a half minute or a minute) before I started rubbing in/combing out the powder to make sure that it was absorbed, my hair still looked limp and didn't have the volume that freshly washed hair does. In addition, I found that this product smells STRONGLY of lemon-scented kitchen cleaner. Don't get me wrong, I love the scent of natural lemons, but this smells incredibly artifical and strong, and the smell lingers around you for at least an hour after application. Blergh. You may offend someone if you apply this in your hair and then decide to sit on the subway on the way to work.

I thought that perhaps the powder just did not have enough time to work its magic, so I went to sleep, forgot about it, and tried using it again (to freshen up my hair after sleeping) the next morning. Nope. There was no change in the way that my hair looked greasy and I was still irritated by the strong, chemical fragrance. At this point, I decided to cut my losses and just wash my hair the old fashioned way. One thing I do like is that when I finish using the powder, I can re-use the packaging when I try to DIY my own dry shampoo with arrowroot powder later.

Overall, this product was very disappointing. I would not repurchase it and I would not recommend you to purchase it either if you have oily hair like I do.

I purchased my small, travel-sized bottle (28g or 1 oz) at Sephora for $13.50 before tax, which makes it over-priced in my opinion for how much product you get (each application that I've tried has used up approximately 1/5 of the bottle).

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rated 5 of 5 iheart2cook on 9/19/2014 1:52:00 PM more reviews by iheart2cook

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

This is the best dry shampoo I have ever tried. The bottle is well designed because you can use the tip to part your hair and apply the product. After applying the product all over, I then use my fingertips to rub it in. Although I have dark brown hair, there is little to no "white" residue left visible after rubbing it in. Using this product every other day, this lasted the better part of a year, which is pretty cost effective. It definitely lasts much longer than the sprays. I tried Tresemme and Batiste, however, the spray products are inferior, IMO. Off to repurchase.

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rated 4 of 5 teojia on 6/25/2014 11:50:00 AM more reviews by teojia

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I've had the small bottle for quite some time now, and there's still powder left inside. I use a little bit almost everyday, usually after lunch for a little pick-me-up - to get rid of the smell from food places and also from any lunchtime sweat after returning back to the office. I love the smell. and love the fact that the powder does work. The only downside is that the powder leaves a chalkdust feeling on your fingers, so I always have to wipe it down or wash my hands after using the powder. But seriously, this stuff lasts forever, and is so useful, even if you wash your hair everyday. Perfect midday pick me up!

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* yankeerose on 3/6/2014 7:50:00 AM more reviews by yankeerose

Age: 44-55   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Other    

I have fine, box colored, shoulder length hair. I wash my hair every 3 days, so I use dry shampoo the two days in between washing (my scalp is a oily mess) but if I wash daily, my ends get too dry and I will be bald. Somehow this product came in my most recent Sephora order by mistake. After contacting the company, they told me it was sent by mistake, and to enjoy using it:) I use spray dry shampoo's, so never using this type before, I was quite skeptical...BUT this stuff is really good. Its very easy to apply because of the pointed tip on the bottle, a little goes a long way, so it will probably last me a month or two. And my hair looks clean, but not powdery. I'm very impressed and will buy again when I get close to running out. As all dry shampoos, to get them to work, after applying, allow to sit on scalp at least 2 or 3 minutes before messaging in, and brushing out. It gives the product time to truly soak up extra oil. I think Sephora should send more "mistake" products, they may get people hooked like they did me!!!

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rated 5 of 5 eee555 on 2/4/2014 12:03:00 AM more reviews by eee555

Age: 25-29   Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I've been using this daily for a couple years, and I love it. It's very effective, and a bottle lasts a long time. When it's rubbed in, the white powder completely disappears into my medium brown hair. I wash my hair about once a week and use this in between, and my hair feels clean the whole time. I will definitely keep buying it!

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* shi1 on 12/21/2013 1:30:00 PM more reviews by shi1

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Black, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

I've tried their invisible spray version before and that one was terrible. It really didn't do anything for greasy hair. This one works though!

This is a powder version, so it takes a little more patience and time to apply. What I like about this powder dry shampoo is the dispenser. It has a pointed tip nozzle so you have more control over where you put it. I find that the other baby powder type of containers many other dry shampoos come in tend to dispense a lot of product at once so you can't apply it directly to your hair. You would have to put it into your hands and then apply it either straight, with a puff or with a brush. With the pointed tip, you can use it to separate your hair, and you can gently shake the product onto your hair (like a salt shaker). As with any dry shampoo, its important not to apply too much or else it'll make your hair gunky so its best to apply little by little adding more as needed.

The powder is stark white but it disappears into my black hair. It really helps to absorb oil and it keeps it that way all day, even overnight. There is a huge difference between the areas where I applied the dry shampoo and the areas where I did not. I bought a 1 oz bottle for 13.50$CAD and I am certain it will last me longer than any spray version (I like the one by Klorane). I don't think its a complete replacement for the spray versions which are best when you're in a hurry but if you've got a few extra minutes this OB one is great.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Nikkilici0us on 12/19/2013 10:07:00 AM more reviews by Nikkilici0us

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brown, Medium   Eyes: Green    

This is a great product!! I have long, medium textured hair that I blow dry straight every other day and always use dry shampoo second day as my scalp is slightly oily. Over the years, I have tried MANY dry shampoos from all levels of the market - having a hairstyling license allows easy access and a discount to some that I would usually pass over due to higher prices. Even though I don’t get a discount on Oscar Blandi, I decided to try the brand because of all the good reviews. I generally do not like the aerosol dry shampoos because for whatever reason they tend to make my hair more oily. So, if I can find a good sprinkly kind, I will usually go for that.  This particular dry shampoo makes my hair silky, takes away ALL the oil, and keeps my hair feeling fresh and just washed… for REAL. So many other dry shampoos, while they do take away some of the oiliness, dry out my hair, make it sticky and unmanageable.. and... quite honestly, smelly. The lemon scent in the Oscar Blandi shampoo totally cuts the smell of the grease. For the past month or so, I was using the infamous Batiste and at first I really liked the cherry scented one. However, I started to notice a weird mixture of smell of half fruit half grease mid day.. as gross as that is. I NEVER once experienced this with the Oscar Blandi and I have gone through 4 or 5 bottles of the stuff  The bottles last forever by the way, because you don’t need much to get the job done. I definitely think the Oscar Blandi is worth a try if you’re in the market for a great sprinkly dry shampoo!! :)

An absolute repurchase for me

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