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ALTERNA Haircare Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo

What it is:An all-in-one dry shampoo infused with sheer blossom, sugar lemon, or mango coconut to leave your hair fresh and volumized. What it is formulated to do: Formulated with strengthening eco-certified bamboo extract, this virtually translucent dry shampoo is designed to absorb oil, product build-up, and impurities to extend the life of your blowout without leaving any powdery residue. Available in a crisp sugar lemon, sweet sheer blossom, or tropical mango coconut scent, it will leave your hair voluminous, beautiful, and delicately scented. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens
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Is this really "translucent" or is it just white powder like all the rest?
I tried this on in store and it was hard to tell if it sprayed white powder (because I tried on another white dry shampoo before it). I have black hair and it would be awesome to have a dry shampoo that didn't show up in my roots!
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
11 answers
answer 1
I have dark brown hair and I haven't noticed any residue at all from it! Even after a few hours...
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
(North Las Vegas, NV)
answer 2
Like all dry shampoo is does infact have the white powder effect.
BUT the proper way of using it goes along way in avoiding the "white" on your hair.
The best way of using it is to hold it further away and spray fast/short in the areas you need it. (quick quick quick)
That way it keeps things clear of color and you can get the results you want.
I have got the white powder in my hair by using it more like a hairspray when I first got it because I didnt know myself. For me I love this stuff if i keep the sprays short and sweet!
Good luck
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
(Edmonton, Alberta)
answer 3
It is a white powder however, it goes on sheer/clear.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
answer 4
It isn't like over-powered with a white spray, but it does make my roots look lighter. But I like it because I have blonde hair. Not sure how it would show up on dark hair. I notice that a lighter color only shows up when I use a lot...which I do because I like the lighter color it adds. I think it would be necessary to at least try it out tho. I really like this brand.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
answer 5
It sprays on clear and dries to a powdery white. The key, and what I'm not sure a ton of reviewers realize, is that you have to BRUSH IT OUT thoroughly after it turns white. Turn your head upside down, and brush it out so that the powder all falls out, taking with it the excess oil.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
(New York, NY)
answer 6
it is white powder (classic dry shampoos were baby powder/cornstarch). but my hair is black and it doesn't show up on me. just dont spray too close/for too long.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
answer 7
Yes, there will be some powdery residue when you use it. I have dark brown hair, and I find the best way to remove it is with a boar-bristle brush, and maybe a bit of blow-drying.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
(Quebec, QC)
answer 8
It gave me white/ grey streaks! I was bummed because it smells fantastic!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
answer 9
I found it to be better than others, but far from translucent. I'm dark brunette.
answered 2 years ago
answer 10
I tried it the other day and unfortunately it went on powdery like all the rest :( sorry, wish I had better news for you.
answered 2 years ago
(Milton, ON)
answer 11
It is transparent for the most part. I have brown hair with blond highlights and it does make my highlights look more vibrant. I cannot see any white powder and I use it every other day.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
(Pittsburgh, PA)
Is this product flammable? (Can I take this on an airplane in checked baggage?)
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
(San Francisco, CA)
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
4 answers
answer 1
I wasn't able to take mine because it was over the size limit for my carry on. I did put it in my check bag and it travels just fine.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
answer 2
It can be carried in your checked baggage.
answered 7 months ago
(Houston, TX)
answer 3
Yes, the product is flammable. However, the TSA website states flammables aerosols that are personal care items or toiletries in limited quantities are OK in checked luggage.
answered 1 year ago
(SF Bay Area)
answer 4
They shouldn't let you take this on a plane. If you put it in your shopping cart you'll see it says it's Hazmat and has to be shipped ground. See image.
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answered 1 year, 5 months ago
Can I take this on an airplane?
When this was shipped to me it said it would be shipped UPS ground because it was considered hazmat. I would like to know if I can take this on a future trip with me.
asked 1 year ago
(Long Island,ny)
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
3 answers
answer 1
It can go into your checked bag but not your carryon.
answered 7 months ago
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
This should be fine, according to the TSA, since aerosols that are for personal care are not a prohibited item. You can check it out by googling "TSA Prohibited Items." Just be sure you bring along the travel size, or you'll likely exceed your 3-1-1 limitation.
answered 9 months ago
(Vancouver, BC)
answer 3
Maybe in your checked baggage, but the normal sized bottle is too big for carry-on. Even then, like you said, aerosols are often not even allowed in checked.
answered 10 months ago
(New York, NY)
Which scent is most subtle/nice?
asked 6 months ago
(Dallas, Texas)
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
2 answers
answer 1
I've only tried one scent, I'm sorry I can't remember what that scent is right now, but from what I remember when I was trying them out - none of them are lightly scented. In my opinion they all have a strong scent. But they do smell pretty.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
(Southern California)
answer 2
I have tried them all. Sugar Lemon is probably the most subtle, but I think the nicest scent is Coconut Mango. And note that all of them are only slightly scented, and you don't spray on very much, so your hair will not be heavily scented no matter what. Hope this helps you! :)
answered 6 months ago
(Lincoln, NE)
Is this product animal tested?
I see that it is paragon free and eco-certified, but I need to know if it is non-animal tested.
asked 7 months ago
(New York, NY)
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
1 answer
answer 1
No, they do not test on animals and are ethically traded according to their website. #vfriendly
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
(San Diego, Ca)
Does this product work well with color treated hair? Will it interfere with my color?
asked 1 month, 3 weeks ago
on Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
1 answer
answer 1
I believe it works well, and I don't know of any dry shampoo that will do anything to your dyed hair (note: I have dyed hair)
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
(Madison, WI)
How long did this product last?
asked 4 months ago
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