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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 172 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (107)
  • Effective (95)
  • Lightweight (76)
  • Smells great (64)
  • Good value (30)

Cons

  • Not effective (19)
  • Poor texture (17)
  • Smell (4)
  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (73)
  • Women (50)
  • On-the-go (20)
  • Weekly use (16)
  • Men (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (4), Wavy hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Beauty conscious (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)

Reviewed by 172 customers

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1.0

SMELLS

By Cinthya

from Brentwood, CA

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Greasy
    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      My hairstylist used this product I LOVED IT until i purchases the product. The smell aftr applying to hair stinks.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Highly recommend

      By Lola V

      from Yakima, wa

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Straight Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        Highly recommended! It's great

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE

        By Zoey

        from Bakersfield

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Straight Hair
          • Thicker Hair
          • Travel

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          Love!!!!! the smell is AMAZING!!! Go and get yourself a bottle.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          It's my favorite hair product

          By chinjillavanilla

          from Metro Detroit

          About Me Product Junkie

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • For thin hair
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            This makes my this frizzy hair smooth and full. For me, it is a styling miracle that makes my hair just like I want it. Where have you been all my life!?!?

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            1.0

            Returned product as it wasn't as good a Blow Pro Heat On

            By Carol

            from Fairfax, VA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Strong Hold

            Cons

            • Dries-Out Hair
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              The product is not as good as Blow Pro Heat On.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              3.0

              Doesn't leave my hair smelling good.

              By MaddyLo

              from Woodbury, MN

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

              • I do not wash my hair everyday, but it works.

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              If the scent was more to my liking I would have given a better review.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Faster Drying Time

              By LindaW.

              from Northglenn, CO

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                Great thermal protectant that makes your hair dry faster. Make sure to shake well before spraying. When I first started using it though, I was spraying too much in my hair that my roots would get greasy the next day. I switched to just spritzing a few times onto damp hair before blow drying that it seemed to have fixed that issue.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                I will buy this again!

                By Lisa

                from Marietta, GA

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                Love this stuff!! It really works well for me!!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Pro and con

                By Kara the Sleeper

                from Vero Beach, Florida

                Pros

                • Extended blow out
                • Next day hair

                Cons

                • Doesn't decrease dry time
                • Smell

                Best Uses

                • Lazy hairstyles
                • Sleeping in

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                I'm not much for reviews but when something helps me sleep in, I will help the product. While this product smells terrible while using, it does dry without an odor, and it makes my morning do not so bad. If you're like me and have multiple alarms to get to work on time, this is for you. I prefer to wash my hair at night (obviously to sleep later) but it usually looks terrible after sleeping in it. For some reason, this smelly and wonderful spray actually makes my hair look like a fresh blowout. I do freshen it up with a little dry shampoo in my usual oily spots, but it otherwise looks great well into 24hours. It does not decrease my dry time, sadly. Thankfully my hair is only just past my shoulders. I stil love this is it because it gives me decent morning hair. My coworkers do not need to know how many times I have snoozed. And overlook the smell, it doesn't last.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Best product for long thick hair!

                By Twisted-Girlie

                from St. George, Utah

                About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Acts Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle
                • Not Messy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  I have really thick and long hair. In the past, it has taken about an hour and a half to blow dry my hair. I sprayed this product on my hair before blow drying and I was amazed that I was able to blow my hair dry in half the time. I would definitely recommend this product.

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used for heat protection with curlers and flat irons also?
                    Asked on 8/18/2014 by iulta

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Absolutely! This product protects hair from heat damage from heat styling tools up to 450 F.

                      Answered on 8/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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