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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 128 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (98)
  • Effective (95)
  • Smells great (77)
  • Gentle (43)
  • Good value (41)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Color-treated hair (53)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (51)
  • Dry/damaged hair (44)
  • Normal hair (38)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (16)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 10 minutes (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (33), Beauty conscious (32), Product junkie (14), Budget shopper (13), Brand buyer (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (51), Straight hair (23), Very curly hair (9)

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5.0

One of my must-haves

By Dodo

from Michigan

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Frizziness/Flyaways

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

    This tames my fine hair when I blow dry it without weighing it down while still leaving it soft and silky. Love this stuff!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Great product

    By Wendie

    from Helena MT

    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
      • Normal Hair

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

      Prevents damage and makes styling easy.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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

            (2 of 2 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

              (5 of 5 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 !

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                  • Q:

                    Can we use this with "Align 12" I am worried about using too many products. Which one should I use if I only can pick one? I want my hair to be straight but without the frizz.
                    Asked on 4/10/2018 by Jenny from Dearborn, MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Align 12 has an anti-frizz technology for smooth results, it provides heat protection and shine. This product has a medium control and will strengthen and straighten the hair with control.

                      Answered on 5/7/2018 by Official Answer from Redken from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this if I am going to straighten my hair with hair straightener?
                    Asked on 4/9/2018 by Mary from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes! Redkens Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Cream protects from heat up to 450'. This product is recommended to be applied to damp hair. You may either air dry or blow dry your hair and follow up with a flatiron for added smoothness.

                      Answered on 5/7/2018 by Official Answer from Redken from Brand Answer
                  • 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
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