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RedkenPillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer

Redken

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 357 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (240)
  • Lightweight (188)
  • Smells great (148)
  • Effective (95)
  • Non-greasy (89)

Cons

  • Strong odor (45)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Dries-out hair (19)
  • Not effective (19)
  • Heavy (18)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (141)
  • Thick hair (52)
  • Straight hair (51)
  • Women (50)
  • Fine hair (36)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (94), Straight hair (77), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (67), Survivalist / minimalist (65), Beauty conscious (61), Budget shopper (55), Product junkie (45)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (92), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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3.0

Not sure about this one!

By Matilda

from Illinois

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Strong Odor

Best Uses

  • Straight Hair

Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

Not sure how I feel about this. I do NOT like the scent of this product. It slightly weighs down my hair. I feel it helps my hair stayed curled longer.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
1.0

I'm not a fan

By Elizabeth

from Tallahassee, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

    Cons

    • Sticky
    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

      No matter if my hair is wet or dry, this product just simply did not work for me. I did not like the scent at all, the product separated in the bottle which for some reason I just didn't jive with, and after every time I tried to use this product it left my hair crunchy and sticky, frizzy and didn't hold any styling, and it just smells weird and that's enough for me! I tried multiple times attempting to make it work but I ended up returning it. I hate to say a product is so awful but it's the exact opposite of what I want my heat protectant to do.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      4.0

      Yes I would buy again

      By Annab

      from WhighamGa

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Dries-Out Hair
        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

        • Straight Hair

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

        A little drying strong smell and I had to use another product to control frizz but it did cut my blow dry time in half I have super thick hair that absorbs water

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        4.0

        I like it . I can sleep and hair stays smooth.

        By Anna

        from Streamwood

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Travel

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

          Before I comb out style

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Nice primer for blow drying

          By 4tucson

          from Tucson

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

            I use this everytime I blow dry. It makes it easier to blow dry my hair. I have very fine staight hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            4.0

            No too happy

            By Patricia

            from New York

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz

            Cons

            • Dries-Out Hair
            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              I thought I was going to get smooth and shiny hair, but instead it got stiff and in the end my hair feels dry.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              good product

              By Jennifer

              from Alameda

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

              great product

               
              4.0

              Nice

              By Lagigi

              from Md

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Straight Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                Nice. I will probably buy the cream because my hair is thick.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                I have used this product for several years and I love it!

                By DM

                from Buffalo, N.Y.

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                  I have very fine hair and this seems to help give it some body when I blow dry and style.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Hair so smooth

                  By J9

                  from Green Bay, WI

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer:

                    I purchased this on the recommendation of my stylist at Ulta. I have super thick hair and don't like to putz around when I am drying my hair to styling it. She recommended this product to not only protect my hair but speed up the drying time. I love it!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight 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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