When you spend upwards of RM60 on blow-out, you probably want to make it last for more than just one day. So we scoured the Internet on the best tips on how to make your blow-out last for days after you hit the salon.
When your hair looks amazing, itâ€™s hard to keep your fingers out of itâ€”but this is the top thing you need to stop doing to keep your blow-out going for days. â€œ-When you touch your hair, it causes it to lose volume and stimulates your scalp to produce oil.Â Institute a no-touching policy to keep your locks bouncy and gorgeous for days.
Sometimes the weather just does not want to work in your favour. Check the weather before your appointment to see what the dew point is going to be. On high-humidity days, asking your stylist to use a smoothing gel is not a big deal, plus she would be more than happy to add the extra chips on your bill. Or if you’re not planning on spending a fortune, bring your own serum, such asÂ Redken SatinWear 02 Ultimate Blow-Dry Lotion (RM104.50).
Invest In A Scrunchie
When the wind is high and blowing your hair the wrong way, the best thing to do is to tie it up and out of harmâ€™s way. You can prevent hair from being ruined by putting your hair in a bun or loose ponytail. For a super loose, kink-free hold, find a trusty ’90s throwback: a scrunchie.
The biggest enemy for a blow-out is moisture.Moisture can make a beautiful blow out look like you never had your hair done.But just because youâ€™ve had a blow-out doesnâ€™t mean you have to skip the gym. Wearing a sweat-absorbent headband around your hairline will help prevent perspiration from weighing down your roots.
Sleep On a Satin Pillowcase
A girlâ€™s gotta sleep, but your head hitting the pillow at night can cause tangled tresses, flat sides, and limp curls. Donâ€™t worry; t you donâ€™t have to sleep sitting up to keep your hair intact. Sleeping on a satin pillowcase helps prevent breakage and keep your style in tact while sleeping. Problem solved.
Make Dry Shampoo Your BFF
Dry shampoo is truly a miracle workerâ€”it absorbs oil while providing volume, and best of all, you get to skip the shampoo. Dry shampoo works wonders for prolonging the life of a blow-out. She recommends spraying it at the roots and working it in at night before you go to bed, which gives the product the whole night to soak up excess oil. We likeÂ Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk (RM55.00).MYNEWSHUB/Text: SARA KHALID