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Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

Redken

Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

Item #: 2272256 Size: 5.7 oz

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Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer with heat protection - Microflex stylane creates a 'thermal blanket' of flexible silicone resin that protects hair and helps prevent breakage. Trisiloxane and isododecane allow for quick drying, resulting in a smooth and silky finish.

Benefits:

  • Cuts blow dry time
  • Anti-breakage
  • Protects up to 450 F


Prime: Shake well, spray evenly through wet hair.

Style: Select your desired end result and use appropriate styling product.

Extend: Extend the life of your blow-dry and style by applying pillow proof blow dry two day extender.
Aqua / Water, Octamethyltrisiloxane / Trisiloxane, Isododecane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Lactic Acid, Aminopropyl Triethoxysilane, Glycerin, Magnesium Sulfate, Parfum / Fragrance, Polypropylsilsesquioxane, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-14 Dimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol, Benzyl Alcohol, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Isoeugenol, Limonene, Cinnamyl Alcohol, CI 17200 / Red 33.

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RedkenPillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer
 
3.9

(based on 194 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (123)
  • Effective (95)
  • Lightweight (92)
  • Smells great (75)
  • Good value (30)

Cons

  • Not effective (19)
  • Poor texture (17)
  • Heavy (5)
  • Smell (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (83)
  • Women (50)
  • On-the-go (20)
  • Weekly use (16)
  • Thick hair (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (13), Wavy hair (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Beauty conscious (9), Product junkie (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)

Reviewed by 194 customers

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1.0

My hair feels like straw

By Jess

from Orlando, FL

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

    Cons

    • Doesn't Work
    • Dries-Out Hair
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      I really wanted to love this product! : ( Unfortunately it just made my hair stiff and dry. Will be returning this product.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Cuts my blow dry time in half!

      By Renee

      from Antioch, IL

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I usually use this stuff on my thick, coarse, damp hair to blow dry smooth. Normally a 25 minute job, but using this product it takes less than 15 now! I also use this on my hair that has been put up when wet in a bun all day to blow dry smooth and sleek at night! Hope they never discontinue or change the recipe..it works like a dream! It is expensive and i do seem to go thru it, but I only buy when Redken has the B2G1 free sale.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this product!

        By Melinda

        from Smyrna, TN

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • There is only 1 other product that straightens

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          I have a difficult time finding products that straightens my natural curly hair that's not sticky or heavy. Love this! It doesn't have an overwhelming smell either

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          does what it says

          By Mel

          from San Diego

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          I have a lot of hair that is thick and coarse. This spray really cuts my blow dry time. Great product

           
          3.0

          It's alright

          By DiamondgirlCici

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              It cuts the blow dry time, but I'd say Kenra Blow Out works better and leaves your hair feeling healthier.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              My Go-to

              By Chris

              from Petaluma Ca

              About Me Professional Stylist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              This is a great all around heat protectant , makes the style last longer when. Blow dry styling.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Love it!

              By Stephanie

              from Burleson TX

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  I love this product. My hair tends to get greasy by day two but I also have curly frizzy hair. This helps wit Cruz and doesn't make my hair greasy so I can go two to three days between washes. I love it!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  1.0

                  Not my preference

                  By Marie

                  from Jacksonville, FL

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Heavy
                    • Leaves residue
                    • Sticky

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                      I bought this after I received a Keratin Treatment. My hair is typically thick and I have salt and pepper hair. When I used it my hair had no shine and I felt a residue on my hair. After spending so much on the treatment this was not for me!!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome

                      By Laurel

                      from Nashville, TN

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Controls Frizz
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                        This is great to use especially on days that I am running late for work. Takes a shorter period of time to dry my hair and keeps my hair less frizzy in this awesome Southern humidity.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair
                         
                        3.0

                        Stylist Used It

                        By Bitty

                        from San Diego

                        About Me Minimalist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Controls Frizz
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Thicker Hair

                          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                          Helps prep hair for curling Iron

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Wavy Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Will this product weigh down fine hair?
                            Asked on 7/4/2016 by Deb from Omaha, NE

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is a lightweight spray that will not weigh down fine hair. It protects from heat and prevents breakage, all while speeding up the blow dry time!

                              Answered on 7/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            How do you use it?
                            Asked on 5/12/2016 by Heidi from US

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Prime: Shake well, spray Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer evenly through wet hair.

                              Style: Select your desired end result and use appropriate styling product.

                              Extend: Extend the life of your blow-dry and style by applying pillow proof blow dry two day extender

                              Answered on 5/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            Where does it say it contains wheat protein ?
                            Asked on 1/22/2016 by Jeanine from Chicago

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry concerning wheat in Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer. Most ingredients derived from these sources are highly refined and retain no traces of allergenic proteins. For less refined ingredients from natural sources, Redken has established strict limits on the level of potentially allergenic proteins. We believe that this policy minimizes the likelihood of reactions to these proteins in the majority of sensitive individuals. However, since individuals exhibit a wide range of sensitivities to these proteins, if you have any questions or concerns you should discuss with your medical care provider.

                              Answered on 1/26/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can this product be used on African American hair
                            Asked on 12/2/2015 by jan

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, it is effective on all hair types and textures!

                              Answered on 12/3/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can this be used on dry hair for straightening?
                            Asked on 8/7/2015 by Britta

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, you can shake Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer and lightly mist onto dry hair before using a heat styling tool to help reshape the hair.

                              Answered on 8/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Would this work good on a platinum blonde faux hawk?
                            Asked on 3/4/2015 by suppliesrus from United States

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer can be used on all hair colors and is safe for both natural and color-treated hair. It provides heat protection and helps prevent breakage.

                              Answered on 3/5/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Do I use this before or after applying a leave-in conditioner and also a mousse?
                            Asked on 1/23/2015 by Small Town Girl

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              We recommend applying this product first to damp hair prior to application of styling products.

                              Answered on 1/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Will this fade my color?
                            Asked on 11/21/2014 by Mellie-Mel from Dallas TX

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              All Redken products are safe to use on color-treated hair. Pillow Proof will not cause color fading.

                              Answered on 11/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            How does this compare to Kenra's Blow-Dry Spray? Does it do the same thing?
                            Asked on 9/26/2014 by Brandy from United States

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              The two products are very similar. Both feature a silicone base to seal the cuticle, helping to speed drying time and to prevent breakage and damage from heat styling tools. They both also provide a silky smooth, shiny finish. Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray protects up to 428ºF, and Pillow Proof protects up to 450ºF. Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray decreases blow-dry time by 50%; Redken does not make an exact claim, but states that Pillow Proof cuts blow dry time.

                              Answered on 9/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Does this product contain wheat protein or keratin?
                            Asked on 9/17/2014 by Natural from NY

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              This product contains wheat protein. It does not contain keratin.

                              Answered on 9/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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