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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
 
4.0

(based on 295 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (198)
  • Lightweight (159)
  • Smells great (127)
  • Effective (95)
  • Non-greasy (58)

Cons

  • Strong odor (24)
  • Not effective (19)
  • Poor texture (17)
  • Dries-out hair (11)
  • Heavy (11)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (124)
  • Women (50)
  • Thick hair (43)
  • Straight hair (38)
  • Fine hair (23)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (68), Straight hair (49), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Survivalist / minimalist (48), Beauty conscious (41), Product junkie (28)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Reviewed by 295 customers

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3.0

ehh

By Toni

from STL

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Strong Odor

Best Uses

    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

    I used this to blowdry my bangs, and it seems to work pretty well. However, the scent.... it smells like celery and butt juice. I probably won't be using this as much as I'd like because of its odor. oh well

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Sam

    from Buffalo, NY

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      Controls split ends from daily use of curling iron

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Kaylee

      from Indiana

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I wasn't sure about this product, but it's amazing! Cuts down so much of my blow dry time!! Super easy to use and doesn't feel bulky or tacky on the hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        3.0

        Probably wouldn't buy this again.

        By DD

        from Fort Wayne, in

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Have no idea.

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I just spray it on before blow drying. Can't really tell so far if it has benefited anything.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        4.0

        Soooo soft soooo clean

        By Nadia

        from Redlands, Ca

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I seriously love this stuff. My hairstylist used it on me before blow drying my hair and I had to go buy it myself. I usually have really frizzy hair after blow drying and this makes my hair super soft and gives me. Aren't any fly aways. It makes me look forward to washing my hair and blow drying it

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        2.0

        Can't stand the smell

        By Scruzmom

        from Santa cruz

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Strong Odor

          Best Uses

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            I can't really stand the smell, something like burning rubber. It seems to work okay for the purpose intended.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            1.0

            Hate it

            By Castaicresident

            from Castaic, CA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Sticky
              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                It made my hair sticky and gross. It also had a strong floral odor that I hate. I would give it negative stars if I could.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                4.0

                A little pricey but would by again

                By Professional napper

                from Pennsylvania

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great
                • Speeds up drying time

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  I have thick curly hair that takes forever to dry and straighten. I use a little moracan oil and a few sprays of this product and I can literally dry my hair in half the time. You can use too much and not get a great result. Also I've found that I have to dry my hair in sections when using this product for best results.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  4.0

                  Pleasantly surprised

                  By kay1031

                  from Sebastian, FL

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  I was a little skeptical due to mixed reviews from others . For myself it was amazing. I have med/thick hair that generally takes a long time to dry. The dry time was noticeably reduced. I do agree with others, the smell isn't too great, but I can deal with it

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it

                  By Kellbellz13

                  from Marina Ca

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                      This product works wonders on my curly frizzy hair.. not greasy doesn't weigh your hair down it makes it soft and silky.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      • 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
                      • 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
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