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Salon-Style Blowout

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Salon-Style Blowout

How to Get a Salon-Quality Blowout at Home

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Nothing says “polished and put-together” like a well-executed blowout. Unfortunately, in this day and age, the blowout can be a costly endeavor—especially at the salon. Try these tips to get a salon-style blowout, without the salon price!

A good blowout begins in the shower. Wash hair as usual with shampoo and conditioner. A good conditioner will help prevent hair from getting frizzy. Next, prepare hair by towel drying until it is just slightly damp, and apply a serum or pomade to help keep it smooth. (Side note: there are a million different prep products available. Select one that is tailored to your specific hair type and needs. Work the product through hair using a wide tooth comb, to ensure that the product is equally distributed throughout.)

Divide hair into top and bottom sections, securing the top portion with clips. Leave the bottom half of hair unclipped.
Grab a paddle brush and blow dryer, and proceed to brush hair down while keeping the nozzle of the blow dryer at a perpendicular angle to the brush. Be careful not to let the nozzle of the blow dryer touch your hair, or you’ll run the risk of frying it.

Once the bottom half is mostly dry, use a rounded brush with mixed boar and plastic bristles (boar will add tension, while plastic will ensure no snags occur). Pulling hair taut, brush and run the dryer through hair simultaneously. Once you are done drying, give the section of hair a run-through with the cool button to set the style. Repeat the process with each section until the whole head is done. Finish with serum or shine spray to lock in the look, and ensure that it will go the distance. Practice this technique, and you will be the blowout queen in no time.

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my hair is shiny and beautiful This comment has been removed.
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my hair is shy This comment has been removed.
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My hair is straight enough but its nt in de best conditon wha will help it !? (: This comment has been removed.
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I want a salon blowout but they're so expensive. I'm going to try this at home and see if i can get my hair this straight. Hope so!! This comment has been removed.
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@brianaloves have you tried Tigi's hair products? I really like most of their stuff...but if you're looking for a deal, costco carries biosilk hair serum that's great for frizzes and enhancing shine :) This comment has been removed.
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What kind of serums do you guys use? This comment has been removed.
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I agree with @passionforbeauty, it seems like it takes forever to blow dry my hair. But I do know if I don't dry all the way through it DOES end up frizzy so... This comment has been removed.
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This might take forever with my crazy, wavy hair, but I may have to try it. Good read! This comment has been removed.
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@mariskaii which john frieda products? styling or shamp/cond? This comment has been removed.
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So true about conditioner! Dry hair = frizzies yuck.. I use a hair mask every week This comment has been removed.
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Awesome!! This comment has been removed.
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i recently started using only john frieda products, and i'm very happy about it... This comment has been removed.
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im so happy because i luv it This comment has been removed.
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Also I use Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep Smoother! I use the conditioner too, and I'm very happy with it! This comment has been removed.
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Perfect time of year for tips on how to tame the dreaded fly-aways! This comment has been removed.
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