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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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RedkenPillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray
 
3.9

(based on 377 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (255)
  • Lightweight (200)
  • Smells great (155)
  • Non-greasy (99)
  • Effective (95)

Cons

  • Strong odor (51)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Heavy (20)
  • Dries-out hair (19)
  • Not effective (19)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (148)
  • Straight hair (55)
  • Thick hair (55)
  • Women (50)
  • Fine hair (39)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (103), Straight hair (85), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (70), Beauty conscious (69), Brand buyer (67), Budget shopper (55), Product junkie (49)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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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

      (1 of 1 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
         
        5.0

        I'm loving this product!

        By Deb

        from Henderson, NV

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

            Lightweight & controls frizz

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Jeani

            from Miamisburg, OH

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Straight Hair

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

              It is very easy to use. Just make sure you shake it before using. I spray into my hands then put on towel dry hair then blow dry

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              I would not be without this!

              By V

              from Canada

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                  Love it!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Disliked

                  By Tabby127

                  from Madison AL

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Strong Odor

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                      I use Kenra blow dry spray and thought I would try this. I was disappointed to say the very least. The smell is awful, and it does not do as well as Kenra. I will never cheat on my KENRA products EVER AGAIN!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Like it a lot

                      By Carrie

                      from Wisconsin

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                          Works great

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          The smell is horrible

                          By Rachelle

                          from Oklahoma City

                          About Me Minimalist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Non-Greasy

                          Cons

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

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                            This product has a very strong odor and makes your hair stiff and sticky.

                            • Hair Type:
                            • Straight Hair
                             
                            3.0

                            Good product bad smell

                            By Aud

                            from Fort Worth Texas

                            About Me Minimalist

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Non-Greasy

                            Cons

                            • Strong Odor

                            Best Uses

                            • Straight Hair
                            • Thicker Hair

                            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray:

                            It works well, but beware of the smell. I can't even describe it but it's not very pleasant. I only spray it on the parts of my hair that aren't too close to my face just so I don't have to smell it all day.

                            • Hair Type:
                            • Straight Hair
                             
                            5.0

                            Best hair product

                            By Louise

                            from 23112

                            About Me Product Junkie

                            Verified Buyer

                            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:

                              Wonderful! I can go to bed and wake up and just beush my hair and go! I used to wake up with wild hair....just LOVE it! I have used this for about 3-4 yrs.

                              • 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

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                                  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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