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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

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4.3

(based on 13 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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        1.0

        terrible buildup

        By Christy

        from IL

        Pros

          Cons

          • Funky Buildup
          • Gunky Buildup
          • Not Effective
          • Poor Texture

          Best Uses

            This product was terrible!! It did nothing for my hair as far as helping it dry faster or protecting it! All it did was leave a nasty gunk all over my hair...yuck!!!

             
            5.0

            Works perfectly for me

            By PJ

            from Long Island, NY

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective

            Cons

            • Poor Texture

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • On-the-go

            Love the product but do feel the texture is a little rough when used alone. I add Redken 01 Shine and my hair is as soft as silk. It also looks good the next day so I can walk my kids to the bus stop and not have to wear a hat! I love the product.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            5.0

            Unexpectedly Cool

            By SK917

            from Los Angeles, CA

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anti-breakage
                • Color treated hair
                • Dry hair
                • Frizzy Hair
                • Heat styling
                • wavy hair

                My stylist used this on my hair after my last color treatment & I have to say I was pretty impressed. I have had wavy, frizzy hair since I was a kid that would in no way blow dry straight. EVER. I'd have to use some sort of heat tool to get it to do anything. But with this product? Nope! Just a large round brush & a blow dryer got my waist length hair nice & straight, with volume to spare. The next day my hair was just as nice! The only con I would have to mention is the smell... not sure what it's supposed to be but I'd describe it as a chemical floral? Regardless, I'm going to become a repeat customer!

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Going back to buy!

                By Suzi

                from Orlando, Florida

                My stylist used on my hair 3 days ago.I usually am a nonbeliever when
                it comes to suggestions made because I feel sometimes the product of the month is solicited. However my hair looks the exact same as when my hair was styled on Saturday!
                Going back to purchase and hopefully I can use my rewards.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love It!

                By KAshley

                from Sterling Heights, MI

                Most good products I've used in the past may help a little, but this is one of the first products I can say actually makes a HUGE difference in my hair. Not only does this product actually cut my blow dry time in half (I have long, thick hair) it also really does protect my style after sleeping all night on it, there are no flat spots. The next morning my hair is texturized and ready for the finishing touches. Sometimes while I'm at work I need to throw my hair into a clip and when I take the clip out you would never know I was wearing one... my hair still looks great! I got this as a sample but am buying more now! My hair feels a little stiffer after using it, but in a good way! LOVE IT!!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Crystal

                from Fremont CA

                The best heat protector I've found so far love it

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome Product!!

                By Bronwen

                from Greenville, SC

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                      I was a daily shampooer. Now I can go 2-3 days between shampoos with this product. My fine hair feels thicker, is shinier and healthier-looking, without any greasy buildup. I'm so glad my Ulta hairstylist recommended it!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Keeps my hair looking good over time

                      By bgraceg

                      from San Diego CA

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                            A stylist used this on my hair and suggested it to me. My hair is fine and curly, and I only wash it every few days, but using this product at home, just a few light sprays, and my hair looks decent when I wake up, whereas usually its a mop.

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                            • No

                            (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Amazing product!

                            By Kate

                            from Cleveland, Ohio

                            Pros

                            • Adds Body To Hair
                            • Cuts drying time
                            • Keeps Hair Less Oily
                            • Makes hair shiny

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                I went to go have my hair done at the salon, and my hairdresser said that she absolutely had to recommend this product to me. At first, I was skeptical, until I saw the results in my hair. It cuts my dry time in half, keeps my hair having a healthy-looking shine, and, best of all, keeps my hair grease free for two or three days in between washes! I love this product, couldn't recommend it more.

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                                • No

                                (14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Holy grail product of a licensed stylist

                                By Kathryn D

                                from Dallas, TX

                                Pros

                                • Drying time
                                • Hair Texture
                                • Heat Protection

                                Cons

                                • Smell

                                Best Uses

                                • Everyday

                                I am a licensed cosmetologist and the salon I work in carries Redken products. From time to time with new product launches we as employees receive free sample sizes. About two weeks ago I received this Pillow Proof primer in a small sample size and I have used it for every blow dry since. It is absolutely amazing! As advertised it cuts drying time pretty much in half. I will say that you need to be weary with this product and read the directions. As with anything if you are too heavy handed you will get the opposite outcome as you should. Now the one con with this - the god awful smell. Usually that's a deal breaker for me but I love it that much that I use it anyway. I recommend this to every one of my clients. It is a must have to get a good salon quality blowout at home in less time.

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                                • Yes

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                                • Q:

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

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    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 Reviewer

                                    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 Reviewer

                                    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 Reviewer

                                    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
                                • Q:

                                  What is the composition of this product ? Thanks
                                  Asked on 6/14/2014 by Maude

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    This product contains: Aqua/Water/Eau, 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 (D163127/2).

                                    Answered on 6/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  How exactly do I use this? Do I spray a lot or a little?
                                  Asked on 5/18/2014 by Layla

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    We recommend spraying evenly through hair, section by section, and combing through to ensure all hair is evenly coated.

                                    Answered on 5/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Is Pillow Proof a styling mousse?
                                  Asked on 5/17/2014 by marilyn from Castle Rock, CO

                                  1 answer

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