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Dust & Glow powder-based shampoo in a pink recyclable aluminium bottle. Vegan haircare made in New Zealand.
Dust & Glow powder-based shampoo in a pink recyclable aluminium bottle with suds and foam on one side. Vegan and made in New Zealand.
Dust & Glow powder based shampoo in a recyclable aluminium bottle on an outstretched hand with water droplets falling on it from above.
Dust & Glow powder shampoo being dispensed into a hand next to a sink.
Dust & Glow concentrated powder shampoo being lathered into hair in a shower, person with long hair and an earring is looking off camera as they shampoo their hair and their face is turned away.

Powder Based Shampoo

Dust & Glow

Regular price $44.99 Sale

Reinvent your haircare routine with these concentrated, low-waste shampoos.

Plastic-free, mess-free, easy to use, and perfect for travel. The clever powdered shampoo formula transforms into a luxurious, silky, creamy lather when activated with water in your shower. Ideal for anyone who craves silky smooth hair and a low-waste hair-care routine.

This is like nothing you have ever experienced before. And best of all, the shampoo lather is obtained without any sulphates or palm oil derivatives. The secret? A coconut-based surfactant that is usually used in baby shampoos.

Infused with the power of soy protein, coconut, and a pre- and pro-biotic complex, these gentle shampoos cleanse, condition, and hydrate your hair, leaving it feeling well-balanced and revitalised.

The result? Silky, shining hair!

  • Award Winning: 2023 Best of Hair Products by Verve Beauty.
  • Soap- and sulphate-free formula.
  • pH balanced for optimal hair and scalp health.
  • Vegan and Cruelty-Free.
  • Gentle: no harsh chemicals, no preservatives, no fragrances, no sulphates.
  • Economical: Up to 65 uses per bottle, equivalent to 3 x plastic bottles of liquid shampoo.
  • Ready to use: no mixing or preparation required, simply activate with water.
  • Plastic-free packaging: endlessly refillable and recyclable aluminium bottles.
  • Made in New Zealand.

Dust & Glow have truly revolutionised haircare by eliminating water and focusing on nourishing ingredients that deliver remarkable results. Say goodbye to synthetic chemicals, preservatives, and unnecessary plastic waste.

Hair / Scalp Type:

Balanced / Oily Shampoo: A game-changer for balanced to oily hair. This innovative formula refreshes and redefines clean and nourished hair.

Dry / Coloured Shampoo: Hydrates and nourishes. Safe for colour- and keratin-treated hair. Specifically formulated for dry, damaged and coloured hair in need of extra hydration, TLC and nourishment. The clever blend of cacao, coconut, and argan oil, does just that while betaine (from sugar beets) smooths your hair. this shampoo concentrate is soap-free, and pH balanced to leave your hair soft and full of shine. The result? Silky and hydrated hair that shines with vibrancy. If your hair is dry, we recommend following with Dust & Glow's Powder Based Conditioner.

Curly Hair: both shampoos are suitable for curly hair. They both cleanse, nourish and hydrate curls, helping to maintain their natural shape, bounce, and definition. Plus, they are free from sulphates and silicones, ensuring a healthier and more vibrant curly hair experience.

Grey Hair: both shampoos are suitable for grey hair. They provide a gentle and hydrating cleanse that helps maintain the natural beauty of grey hair while keeping it balanced and healthy.

Both are gentle enough for sensitive scalps too. Specifically formulated to provide a gentle and nourishing cleansing experience for the scalp. They are enriched with a pre- and pro-biotic complex, which helps rebalance your microbiome, regulate sebum production, and alleviate itchiness, promoting a healthier and more comfortable scalp environment.

These shampoos are a great choice for low-poo enthusiasts (shamPOO that is!) as they are formulated without traditional cleansing agents like sulphates and soaps. They offer a gentle and effective cleansing experience while helping to maintain a healthy scalp and well-balanced hair.


Wet your hair, turn off the tap and sprinkle the required amount of shampoo powder onto your wet hands. Lather it up to activate and then massage the foam through your hair. Lather and then rinse well.

  • ¼ teaspoon: short to medium length hair
  • ½ teaspoon: medium to long hair

Avoid eye contact. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Store in a dry area, away from direct water contact.

45g which is enough for approximately 60 uses and is equivalent to 3 bottles of liquid shampoo.

Key Ingredients:
Hydrolised Soy Protein: (both)
Polypeptides from the soybean plant which form a chain of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. Soy protein is used in haircare for its great conditioning properties. Soft, shiny locks anyone?
Coconut Fruit Powder: (both)
Extracted from the fruit of the coconut tree, this powder is rich in skin-conditioning fatty acids, proteins, and vitamins. It is a softening and hydrating ingredient which is 100% natural and smells absolutely divine.
Vegan Pre- and Pro-biotic complex: (both)
This complex helps to balance the good bacteria on the scalp. This is important as a healthy scalp will support nourished, productive hair follicles - leading to stronger, more resilient hair.
Cacao: (Dry / Coloured Shampoo only)
Helps to moisturise your scalp and skin, and conditions your hair for added protection, softness, and shine.
Argan Oil: (Dry / Coloured Shampoo only)
Helps to moisturise your hair and scalp and protects your hair from everyday damage. By reducing breakage, split ends and keeping your scalp healthy, Argan oil may help to prevent hair loss, resulting in thicker, fuller hair.


Balanced / Oily Hair Shampoo: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate; Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch; Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Powder; Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum; Hydrolysed Soy Protein; Alpha-Glucan; Lactobacillus; Maltodextrin; Polymnia Sonchifolia Root Juice.

Dry / Coloured Hair Shampoo: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Powder, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Powder, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hydrolysed Soy Protein, Betaine, Maltodextrin, Lactobacillus, Polymnia Sonchifolia Root Juice, Alpha-Glucan.

Free from: Water, Fragrance, Essential Oils, Preservative System, Sulphates, Silicone, Parabens and other harsh chemicals.

Packaging & Sustainability:

  • Bottle: Low waste and 100% refillable - designed to be endlessly re-used and refilled. The bottles are lightweight, compact and made from endlessly recyclable aluminium. Each Dust & Glow bottle saves 3 plastic shampoo bottles.
  • Powder: Dust & Glow's dry, waterless formulas are concentrated, lightweight and have a lower carbon footprint than liquid alternatives.
  • Waterless: Water is a finite resource; these dry, 100% water-free formulas do their bit for the water scarcity crisis, which has become a major ecological concern. Each Dust & Glow bottle saves over 3.5 litres of water.
  • End of life: if you choose not to refill, your aluminium bottle can be recycled. Please remove the label first, give the bottle a quick rinse and put in your kerbside recycling bin (NZ only) or local metal recycler. Unfortunately, the label cannot be recycled yet. Dust & Glow are working towards having it printed directly onto the bottle.
  • Charitable: 1% of Dust & Glow sales are donated to give clean water access to those who need it the most.

Join us in reducing plastic waste and embracing a more eco-conscious hair care routine.

If you're interested in switching to more powder-based products, check out more of the great Dust & Glow range: