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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 279 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (190)
  • Lightweight (152)
  • Smells great (124)
  • Effective (95)
  • Controls frizz (53)

Cons

  • Not effective (19)
  • Poor texture (17)
  • Strong odor (17)
  • Dries-out hair (10)
  • Heavy (10)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (120)
  • Women (50)
  • Thick hair (43)
  • Straight hair (34)
  • Fine hair (22)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (61), Straight hair (45), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Survivalist / minimalist (41), Beauty conscious (40), Product junkie (22)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)

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5.0

Pillow Proof Best

By Quality shopper

from Marietta, Ga.

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

    The Pillow Proof products are the best hair products that I have ever used.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    I like this product!!

    By Chris

    from Clark, NJ

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I feel like this product really does help protect hair from the blow dryer heat damage

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        3.0

        Better than the Cream

        By Sarah

        from Michigan

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            I like the smell and while I cannot say that it is vastly improving my hair, I like using the product even if just as a placebo.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Extends blowouts!

            By Pixilated

            from Arlington, TX

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            I've been using Redken's Pillow Proof for about a year now. I use about six sprays on long wet hair then comb through and style. It has extended the time between washes by a day or two so I'm only washing my hair every 4 days. I have to admit that Day 4 is usually a ponytail or bun day, but it doesn't look bad. My initial blowout lasts 2 days and on the 3rd day I usually have to dampen and touch it up. The products isn't greasy or heavy and has a great heat protectant which is what I originally purchased it for. You can purchase a travel size bottle to try without making the investment in a full size bottle.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            I love it!

            By Sharon

            from Leesburg, Florida

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Straight Hair
              • Thinner Hair
              • Travel

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              I like it because it is easy to use and takes less time to style my hair.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Received a sample of this and loved it!

              By Maria1

              from Duryea, PA

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                Seems to control my fly aways and frizz.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                2.0

                i will not buy this product again

                By lynn

                from morris

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work
                  • Heavy
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  smells terrible and didnt really cut my drying time at all

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Dry express Primer

                  By Eveline

                  from WI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  First time buying this product but extremely happy.

                   
                  1.0

                  No

                  By Jamie

                  from Robinson, PA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work

                  Best Uses

                  • Travel

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  Supposed to dry hair faster and doesn't at all

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  2.0

                  Not for me... or anyone?

                  By Tara Love

                  from Missouri

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Greasy
                    • Heavy
                    • Sticky
                    • Strong Odor

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                    Maybe it's because I have very thick, long hair, and this stuff is potentially for thin dull hair, but I really don't understand this product to be honest. It has a very bad smell to it. Almost like a used dirty tanning bed. It's sticky, made my hair tacky. It kind of hardens/kind of makes my hair look greasy. It did add some shine to my hair though which was a plus. Besides the shine it added, I didn't see any positive results.
                    So maybe it's for thinner, dull hair that's hard to manage..? I'm not really for sure... but it did not work for my hair.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    18 Questions | 18 Answers
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                    • 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
                    • 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
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