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Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

Redken

Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

5.7 oz Item 2272256

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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
 
4.0

(based on 320 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (217)
  • Lightweight (175)
  • Smells great (137)
  • Effective (95)
  • Non-greasy (75)

Cons

  • Strong odor (32)
  • Not effective (19)
  • Poor texture (17)
  • Dries-out hair (15)
  • Doesn't work (13)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (134)
  • Women (50)
  • Thick hair (47)
  • Straight hair (44)
  • Fine hair (29)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (75), Straight hair (63), Very curly hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Survivalist / minimalist (58), Budget shopper (55), Beauty conscious (47), Product junkie (33)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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1.0

Going to return

By Bella

from Louisiana

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Strong Odor

Best Uses

    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

    This smells sour .

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    2.0

    Drys out your hair

    By itmom

    from Venice, FL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Dries-Out Hair
    • Greasy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      The stylist at Ulta recommended this to me. I will not buy again. I have fine hair and it has dried out and has no shine. Will try Kenra now since that is the product I went in there to try.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Definitely will repurchase!

      By Princess di

      from Dyer, Indiana

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I use this product to reduce the drying time of my hair. I apply it to my damp hair after I shower. I usually air dry my hair, and Pillow Proof really does make my hair dry faster. If I use a blow dryer, this stuff makes my hair dry quickly, have lots of shine, and no frizz. It also protects it from the heat. I will definitely continue buying Pillow Proof and hope Redken never discontinues it!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Styling with ease!

        By Tracy, Making my Journey

        from Griffith, IN.

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Detangles hair
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          Have been using it for 2 years. If it's not broke, don't fix it, my motto!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          Yes

          By Pam

          from Colorado springs

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

          • Strong Odor

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          Helps on drying time

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          3.0

          I cant say I see much of a difference using this.

          By Mama

          from Endicott NY

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          None

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          It's a keeper

          By 2 poodle mom

          from Tampa, fl

          About Me Professional Stylist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            Makes my hair dry better in the humid environment I live in.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            1.0

            i would not buy this product again

            By Misha

            from albuquerque nm

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work
              • Dries-Out Hair
              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                Do not like the smell and i cannot notice it helping...

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                1.0

                the smell of this product was so unappealing

                By LessIsMore

                from Colorado

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                • Travel

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                This product did do the trick, it helped my hair feel softer & tamer. However, the smell was so unappealing. I returned it, that's how much I did not like the way it made my hair smell.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                3.0

                Works Well, but don't like the smell

                By PC

                from Anaheim, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz

                Cons

                • Greasy
                • Sticky
                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  Grabbed this product because one of the stylist recommended it. I think it's okay. It doesn't have the greatest smell once applied, so it bothered me a little. I think the smell goes away after awhile...or maybe it's bc I put my own scented hair oil on after. I would probably grab a different one once I've used it all.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Can I put this in my hair damp, wait until it dries, then flat iron it? Or is it supposed to only be used when hair is damp?
                    Asked on 7/12/2017 by tator from Round Rock

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is the first step in styling. This should be applied to damp hair and can be layered with any Redken styling product

                      Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    I always use Redkin 01 Shine before blow drying my hair. Should I use this product in addition to Redkin 01 Shine? and if so, before or after it?
                    Asked on 6/20/2017 by Kathy from New York

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thanks for asking Kathy! Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is a great product to layer with Outshine 01. We suggest using the Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer first and than apply Out Shine 01 prior to blow drying. Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is perfect for protecting hair from heat up to 450 degrees, while Outshine 01 gives hair incredible shine and mild control.

                      Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    after I wash & use conditioner..I always use a mousse for volume..should I use this product after I put the mousse on ? or just don't use the mousse? my hair is "fine" and I need the volume ..
                    Asked on 3/16/2017 by Phronsie from Mich

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You may layer underneath any Redken Styling products after you mist Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer over damp hair.

                      Answered on 3/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Does this product work to speed up air drying for naturally curly hair?
                    Asked on 2/24/2017 by Lauri from Colorado

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer helps to reduce blow dry time and protects from heat.

                      Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Can I apply this to dry second day hair? Do I have to blow dry my hair or can I use flat or curling iron?
                    Asked on 2/7/2017 by Lizzie from orange ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is used to prime the hair
                      Shake well. Mist all-over damp 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 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Does this contain silicone?
                    Asked on 9/23/2016 by Kes

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For you convenience the ingredients are listed below for your review

                      Ingredients-
                      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.

                      Answered on 10/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • 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
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