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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream

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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream

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Looking for the quick, effective, anti-frizz solution for protecting and styling your hair? Look no further than Pillow Proof Blow Dry Treatment Primer Cream. This multi-purpose hair primer leave-in cream helps reduce drying time while leaving hair feeling nourished and prepping it for a smooth looking blow-dry with a salon-like finish.

Benefits:
  • Reduces blow-dry time
  • Heat protectant up to 450 degrees
  • 3x stronger and healthier hair
  • Prevents hair breakage
  • Anti-frizz
  • Boosts the benefits from styling products
  • Lightweight
  • Hydrates and nourishes damaged hair
  • All hair types - ideal for dry, fine hair or thick or coarse hair
Apply to damp hair, comb through. Follow with Redken styling products and style as desired.
Aqua / Water, Trisiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Aminopropyl Triethoxysilane, Isododecane, Polyacrylamide, Lactic Acid, Magnesiumsulfate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sorbitol, Polypropylsilsesquioxane, C13-14 Isoparaffin,Phenoxyethanol, Parfum / Fragrance, PEG-14 Dimethicone, Laureth-7, Ethylhexylglycerin, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol, Benzyl Alcohol, Isoeugenol.

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4.3

(based on 126 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (96)
  • Effective (93)
  • Smells great (76)
  • Gentle (41)
  • Good value (40)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Complicated to use (5)
  • Strong smell (4)

Best Uses

  • Color-treated hair (52)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (50)
  • Dry/damaged hair (43)
  • Normal hair (37)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (33), Beauty conscious (31), Product junkie (14), Budget shopper (13), Brand buyer (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (49), Straight hair (23), Very curly hair (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 10 minutes (4)

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5.0

Speeds up drying time

By nicoleatlanta

from Atlanta, GA

Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

I was looking for something to speed up my 20 minute drying time and this product actually helps make it faster. I have long thick wavy hair and it leaves it feeling smooth. Have already purchased again.

 
3.0

Love the product, hate the packaging.

By Jlo

from Detroit

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Smells great

Cons

  • Complicated To Use

Best Uses

    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

    Smells nice

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    4.0

    Smoother locks

    By BeautyRox

    from Overland Park, KS

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color-treated Hair
      • Dry/Damaged Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways

      Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

      I don't like to use a ton of product. I put this on prior to blowdrying and it prevents frizzies and dryness even after I've used a flatiron

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Better than miracle 10

      By Double d

      from North Carolina

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color-treated Hair
        • Frizziness/Flyaways
        • Normal Hair

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

        The best ever!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I use this product often

        By APage

        from RI

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color-treated Hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways
          • Limpness/Lifelessness
          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

          Easy to use and helps with maintain frizz. Also helps with drying time.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          So much buildup my hairstylist told me to stop using it.

          By KK from OK

          from OK

          About Me Minimalist

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Strong smell

          Best Uses

            Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

            I have fine, straight, shoulder-length hair, and I get highlights about every 2 months. On my stylist's recommendation, I started using a heat protector a few years ago with great results, but it went out of production, so then I tried this. My first impression was the odor: it smells weirdly like self-tanning lotion. I kept using it, anyway, thinking the benefit of protecting from breakage/damage was more important. My next hair appointment was after using Pillow Proof for about a month, and without me telling her anything, my stylist immediately wanted to know what I'd been putting in my hair. This is the only product I used - I don't use anything else for styling. She said stop using it. My hair felt like straw. She had to use a special anti-build-up treatment, and that didn't even get it all. She sent me home with a different heat protector that sprays on, is lightweight, and smells great. I don't think I even used Pillow Proof long enough to know if it protected from heat damage. If so, it wasn't worth the stink and buildup. I was very grateful for Ulta's return policy so I could get my money back!

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Its a must!

            By Chatis

            from Denver, Co

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle
            • Good Value
            • Smells great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Frizziness/Flyaways
              • Limpness/Lifelessness

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

              After trying so many hair products I can honestly say that this is definitely a must have. I don't blow dry my hair, with this stuff my hair is dry within 15 minutes & I have no fly always. I wish I would have bought this sooner!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love

              By Desiree

              from Alabama

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

              brings my hair to life !

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love it!

              By Raquel

              from Detroit

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

              I love this stuff! It cuts down blow drying time and I have long thick hair... and when I'm in a hurry to straighten my hair, this works wonders! I would definitely recommend and would buy again!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Disappointing

              By Shorty

              from Denver, CO

              About Me Product Junkie

              Pros

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer Cream:

                  I use Redken like a religion and this product was terrible. I wanted to love it, but it made my hair tacky and didn't really help speed up the process of blow drying. I used this product before I started my blowout at home and I felt it didn't do anything. I actually went with CHI Total Protect and it was loads better.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Is this ok to use in dry hair as a Heat protectant?
                    Asked on 2/17/2018 by Natalie from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer is great for heat protection. We recommend using this product on damp hair and then styling. The Glow Dry Diamond Oil is an amazing product that you can use to finish your style and add shine to the hair.

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

                    Is this product a cream or liquid texture? Also, is it compatible for dry coarse hair?
                    Asked on 1/26/2018 by Beautybabe from Elkhart IN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer is a lightweight cream that offers anti-breakage protection and heat protection from up to 450 degrees F .

                      Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer is also available here for those who prefer a spray: http://tinyurl.com/y88y5kkp

                      Answered on 1/29/2018 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is this for thick hair?
                    Asked on 12/26/2017 by Genesis from Massachusetts

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer is for all hair types and is a time-saving blow-dry primer with heat protection.

                      Answered on 12/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is this for thick hair?
                    Asked on 12/26/2017 by Genesis from Massachusetts

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Treatment Primer is a nourishing treatment blow-dry hair primer cream that is ideal for all hair types, especially dry, thick or coarse.

                      Answered on 12/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is this product safe for color-treated hair?
                    Asked on 8/29/2017 by Marisa from Columbia, SC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer is safe for color-treated hair.

                      Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Could/Would you use this product on short, gray hair and could it replace mousse, gel and/or thickening lotion?
                    Asked on 7/25/2017 by Tammy from Georgia

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer can be used on all hair types, but ideal for dry, thick or coarse hair. Pillow Proof Primer protects hair from heat and can be layered underneath any Redken styling product. For volume you might want to try Thickening Lotion 06, this product will plump up hair with body and fullness.

                      Answered on 7/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    My hair is wavy/curly. Will this product make it straighter?
                    Asked on 7/21/2017 by Linda from Nc

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer offers heat protection, speeds drying time, nourishes and strengthens hair. However it does not have claim to straighten hair.

                      Please try Align 12 to straighten and strengthen hair while adding control to your blowout for sleek natural results. You can learn more about it here: http://tinyurl.com/jqmxebb

                      Answered on 7/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    My wavy frizzy hair does not look good unless I use styling products. Should I use this product before or after my styling products? Thank you.
                    Asked on 7/21/2017 by Linda from Nc

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We suggest using it before, than layer your styling products over it. Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer actually boosts the benefits of your styling products, while offering heat protection and nourishing the hair.

                      Answered on 7/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is the cream or the spray version of the pillow proof blow dry primer better for thick hair?
                    Asked on 7/6/2017 by Shannon from Monroe, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Multi Purpose Cream Primer is for all hair types, ideal for dry, thick or coarse hair.

                      Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    It says to use this product along with blow drying your hair... is there any benefit to someone using it who does NOT blow dry their hair?? I mean ever...
                    Asked on 2/15/2017 by Rebz from Asheville, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer is designed to work when heat styling is desired. There are no additional benefits when air drying, as it protects the hair from heat damage and reduces blow drying time.

                      Answered on 2/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
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