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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

5.7 oz Item 2272256

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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 367 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (247)
  • Lightweight (195)
  • Smells great (150)
  • Effective (95)
  • Non-greasy (94)

Cons

  • Strong odor (47)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Dries-out hair (19)
  • Not effective (19)
  • Heavy (18)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (146)
  • Thick hair (53)
  • Straight hair (52)
  • Women (50)
  • Fine hair (38)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (98), Straight hair (80), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Survivalist / minimalist (67), Beauty conscious (64), Budget shopper (55), Product junkie (47)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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4.0

Love it! Will be buying more!

By AprilAVX

from Cumming, GA

Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

I've tried other primers, and this by far has been the best! I started with the travel size , and now going to graduate to full size. Cuts dry time in half and smells fantastic!

 
4.0

Great product!

By Lulu

from California

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      Loved it! Made dry time fast!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Really works!

      By Gabby O

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        I was looking for a product that would protect my hair from the heat but that would also help cut down my morning routine. I tried a sample of the Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express and instantly fell in love with it. I spray it on my damp hair after my nightly shower and not only does if cut down my hair drying time but it does not damage my hair. My hair feels soft and best of all, in the morning, all i need to do is brush out my hair and I am ready to go.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Makes my hair amazing!

        By CaitlinB

        from Raleigh, NC

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          I love this product!! I have fine, wavy hair that I like to straighten every so often. This primer is lightweight enough that it doesn't weigh down my hair and it makes it so smooth and manageable! The smell is very light and not really noticeable.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          LOVE THIS!!

          By CaitlinB

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            I love this product!! I have fine, wavy hair that I like to straighten every so often. This primer is lightweight enough that it doesn't weigh down my hair and it makes it so smooth and manageable! The smell is very light and not really noticeable.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            SO so good!

            By Doah

            from Virginia

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            This is great! I love using this right before i blow dry my hair. It cuts back on drying time and makes my hair soft and shiny.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            1.0

            Greasy even for thick dry hair

            By cstar

            from Georgia

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            Have used this product for about a month, even with light use (1-2 pumps) it leaves my hair greasy and hard to style. Would not buy again nor recommend.

             
            2.0

            Smells terrible!

            By TammyB

            from TN

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            The product works well, but I just can't get past the smell. At first I though it was just an odd reaction with the shampoo that I used, but it still smells the same after trying it with different shampoos. I can't explain the smell exactly, but it's like an acidic chemically smell. Even after my hair is dry, I can still smell it.

             
            4.0

            Faster Blow Drying

            By cinnamint

            from Albany, NY

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                I have straight hair that is prone to oiliness, but this doesn't seem to make my hair oily anymore than if I didn't use a product. I do notice it seems more oily the next morning than if I hadn't used the product. It does cut down on blow drying time.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                3.0

                It smells weird!

                By Marissa

                from So cal

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                IDK why it smells so weird :/

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                • 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
                • 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
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