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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray

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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray

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Intense heat can lead to hair breakage and damaged hair. Protect and renew your hair with Redken's Pillow Proof Blow Dry Primer Spray. Lightweight spray that protects from heat, reduces blow-dry time and helps prevent breakage.

Benefits:
  • Cuts blow dry time
  • Prevents hair breakage
  • Anti-frizz
  • Hair protectant up to 450 F
  • 24-hour lasting volume
  • 3x stronger and healthier hair
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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3.9

(based on 385 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (259)
  • Lightweight (203)
  • Smells great (157)
  • Non-greasy (103)
  • Effective (95)

Cons

  • Strong odor (52)
  • Doesn't work (25)
  • Dries-out hair (20)
  • Heavy (20)
  • Not effective (19)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (150)
  • Straight hair (57)
  • Thick hair (56)
  • Women (50)
  • Fine hair (41)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (103), Straight hair (88), Very curly hair (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (71), Survivalist / minimalist (71), Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Product junkie (51)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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5.0

I've only used this once, but it really does what it claims!

By Nancy N.

from Rochester, MI

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Straight Hair

    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

    Used it during blow drying my hair. It really added it to the shine & manageability. And, 2 days later my hair still has volume & shine.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    1.0

    Doesn't smell good

    By None

    from La Salle Il

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • It smells so bad I would not spray it on my hair
      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

        Smells so bad. I am returning it.

         
        2.0

        I'm not impressed with this product

        By Southern Charmer 68

        from Mt. Pleasant

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Doesn't Work
        • Dries-Out Hair

        Best Uses

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

          My comments are mostly negative. Maybe others use it successfully. It's just not for me.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          LOVE IT! The ABSOLUTE BEST for Fine, Thin hair

          By TXMomma

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

            Love it. I have very thin fine hair and this product makes my hair feel and look so thick. Also, I live in a very humid climate and need all the help I can get to add hold. I absolutely love this product.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            No more crazy bed head!

            By Jenflo63

            from Cincinnati

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

            This works for my thick, fine texture hair. I normally wake up with crazy kinks and random pieces of hair going different directions. This spray helps my hair hold its shape and style. My second day hair looks much better!

             
            1.0

            Not the best

            By Taylor

            from Buffalo, NY

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

            Made my hair look greasy and oily :/ (I have colored, dry hair)

             
            5.0

            Best. Blowdry. Spray. Ever.

            By Shannon

            from Monroe, NC

            About Me Product Junkie

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair
              • Travel

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

              I bought this spray because it normally takes me an hour to blow dry my hair. After I used this spray, it now takes me 20 minutes to blow dry my hair and it stays straight after I sleep on it. It truly is pillow proof!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              1.0

              Worst Bloe Dry Spray

              By Bunny123

              from TX

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

              It smells like alcohol and if you have frizzy hair, prepare for major breakage. Not impressed.

               
              1.0

              This stuff is gross

              By Jen

              from vernal, Utah

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Work
                • Heavy
                • Sticky
                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                  This has an awful, strong smell. Its like putting hairspray on. I run my flat iron over it and my hair sticks straight out.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Prime Away

                  By LL

                  from GEORGIA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                    I received my first bottle of Pillow Proof in a gift set, I instantly fell in love! I would normally lose all volume and lift after sleeping on my hair, not to mention I would have to run a straightener through my bangs to keep from looking like Mary from There's Something About Mary every morning..... not with Pillow Proof! Just a little misting all over before blow drying my hair and then style and it holds the volume for days, plus keep those weird hair kinks from forming in your sleep! lol I wake up with ready to go hair every morning now. Heads up, a little goes a long way.. too much and it can make your hair feel dry.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Is this product for blow dryers, flat irons, and curling irons?
                      Asked on 2/25/2018 by Genesis from Massachusetts

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray will provide heat protection up to 450 degrees for any heat styling tool. It is your first step to styling. Shake to activate before misting damp hair. Can be layered under any Redken styling products.

                        Answered on 3/2/2018 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • Q:

                      I purchased your Pillo Proof Blow Dry Express Primer and your One United Leave-in. After shampooing and conditioning hair what's the order on those two products? I know both offer heat protection and one specially for blow drying. I sometines blow dry and then flat iron. Do I need extra heat protection when using the flat iron/ curling wand? Now, if I want to skip the blow dryer and let my hair air dry and then flat iron or use a curling wand will the One United be enough to proctect my hair from the heat?
                      Asked on 2/19/2018 by Nancy from Manteca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer provides heat protection up to 450'. This includes protection from blow dryer, flat iron and curling iron. The One United provides heat protection from a blow dryer only. If you are using a heat styling tool we recommend using both products. If you do not use a heat styling tool you can still use both products or just the One United. The One United is going to help detangle your hair. Either way you gain benefits from both.

                        Answered on 2/23/2018 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this product at night to keep my hair from frzzing and messing up while I sleep and toss and turn ?
                      Asked on 1/3/2018 by Marsha from Louisiana

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend using the Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer before you style your hair. This will help to prolong your blowout or style you have done to your hair. Using this product during the initial styling will help control frizz and smooth the hair. We recommend applying the Diamond Oil Glow Dry at night or during the day for added shine and protection.,We recommend using the Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer before you style your hair. This will help to prolong your blowout or style you have done to your hair. Using this product during the initial styling will help control frizz and smooth the hair. We recommend applying the Diamond Oil Glow Dry at night or during the day for added shine and protection.

                        Answered on 1/11/2018 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • Q:

                      am I able to use this to prep for a roller set in order to dry with a hooded dryer versus only blow dryer compatible...???
                      Asked on 12/19/2017 by Kitti the Hair enthusiast from NYC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer can be used when roller setting the hair under a hooded dryer to help reduce drying time. It is the first step when styling and can also boost the benefits of styling products.

                        Answered on 12/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • 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
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