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Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer

5.0 oz Item 2298002

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This multi-purpose cream primer helps reduce drying time while leaving hair feeling nourished and prepping it for a smooth looking blow-dry.

Benefits:
  • Reduces blow-dry time
  • Protects from heat up to 450 degrees
  • 3x stronger and healthier hair
  • Anti-breakage
  • Boosts the benefits from styling products
  • Lightweight
  • Hydrates and nourishes
  • All hair types - ideal for dry, 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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RedkenPillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer
 
4.3

(based on 123 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (95)
  • Effective (92)
  • Smells great (75)
  • Gentle (41)
  • Good value (40)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Color-treated hair (51)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (49)
  • Dry/damaged hair (42)
  • Normal hair (37)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (31), Survivalist / minimalist (31), Product junkie (14), Budget shopper (13), Brand buyer (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (47), Straight hair (23), Very curly hair (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 10 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 123 customers

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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:

    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:

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

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (2 of 2 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

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Strong smell

      Best Uses

        Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer:

        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:

          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:

          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:

          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!

           
          1.0

          Disappointing

          By Shorty

          from Denver, CO

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer:

              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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Love it

              By Darby

              from Ohio

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Smells great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dry/Damaged Hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways
                • Normal Hair

                Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer:

                My hair has always taken FOREVER to blow dry, after using this product it now only takes me about 5 minutes at the most. Smells good, doesn't leave a weird residue in your hair when it is dried like some products.. soft and silky!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again!

                By Holli

                from Salt Lake City, UT

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer:

                  I use this product with each hair wash. I put it in my damp hair and blow dry. It cuts the dry time in half. My hair is very thick and normally would take 30-45 minutes to dry. Using this product it takes 10-20 minutes.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I would definitely recommend this

                  By Jone

                  from Utah

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer:

                    I just had my hair lightened and this caused my hair to dry out. This product helped to untangle and to make my hair soft

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between this and the Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer? Do you use both or just one of them?
                      Asked on 12/9/2016 by Alyssa

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer offer identical protections and qualities that Pillow Proof Express Primer offers except that the Treatment Primer also offers nourishment and moisture to dry hair. If your hair requires a little extra nourishment, or if your hair is coarse and thick, you would benefit from the Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer. No need to use both products.

                        Answered on 12/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
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