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Day 8 Advent Reveal: Redken No Blow Dry Cream

Day 8 Advent Reveal: Redken No Blow Dry Cream
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When it comes to voluminous and perfect hair, there's usually only one avenue you can take: the big, bouncy blow-dry. However, constant heat styling can cause damage, which in the long-term, will leave you with less than desirable locks. The new buzz-phrase in town? Air dry your hair.

Why Air Dry Hair?

Air drying your hair can reduce damage and breakage caused by heat styling. Regular use of heated tools causes dehydration, split ends and dullness, so finding a way to let your hair dry naturally and still look good, is essential to keeping it healthy.

Top Tips To Air Dry your Hair to Perfection

You might want to blow-dry your hair for that very special occasion, but for everyday wear, air drying your hair is the new way to go.

Below are our top tips for perfecting that naturally done look.

Apply the right product

Using the right products before letting your hair dry naturally will ensure it looks perfect. Opt for volumising shampoos and lightweight conditioners, as well as pre-shampoo treatments that help to boost the overall lift of your hair.

We love Redken's High Rise Volume Shampoo, which does exactly as it says on the bottle to encourage lift and volume at the roots.

Follow with a post-washing product that helps to keep your hair looking flawless without the heat. Redken's newest venture is the No Blow Dry Cream, which has been formulated especially to work with your hair as it dries naturally.

There are 3 different formulations for fine hair, medium hair and coarser, more curly types. They help to reduce drying time and encourage volume and texture, so your hair looks as if you have just stepped out the salon.

  • Redken No Blow Dry Airy Cream for Fine Hair 150ml

    Redken No Blow Dry Airy Cream for Fine Hair 150ml

    3.57 Stars 21 Reviews
    £17.60
  • Redken No Blow Dry Just Right Cream for Medium Hair 150ml

    Redken No Blow Dry Just Right Cream for Medium Hair 150ml

    3.55 Stars 11 Reviews
    £19.55
  • Redken No Blow Dry Bossy Cream for Coarse Hair 5 oz

    Redken No Blow Dry Bossy Cream for Coarse Hair 5 oz

    3 Stars 6 Reviews
    £17.55

How to Air Dry Hair to get Waves

  • Wash and towel-dry your hair as listed above.
  • Choose the right Redken No Blow Dry Cream for your hair type.
  • Apply throughout the hair and scrunch in.
  • Braid your hair into one plait.
  • Twist up and secure with bobby pins.
  • Take down in the morning for beautiful beach waves.

How to Air Dry Hair and get Volume

  • Wash and towel-dry your hair as listed above.
  • Choose the right Redken No Blow Dry Cream for your hair type.
  • Apply throughout the hair and scrunch in.
  • Twist your hair into a high bun on the top of your head. Secure with a band.
  • Gently brush out the following morning.

How to Air Dry Hair Smooth

  • Wash and towel-dry your hair as listed above.
  • Choose the right Redken No Blow Dry Cream for your hair type.
  • Apply throughout the hair and scrunch in.
  • Leave your hair down to dry as normal.

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