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Finally Learn How to Do a Blowout


Article by Hayley Hyer

Photography by Stock Images

Blowout bars are all the rage right now—but during times of social distancing, also sadly closed. But you don't have to give up your soft, smooth hairstyles that last for days just because you're stuck at home. Learn how to do a blowout yourself with these three guides from the professionals!

How to Get Your Best Blowout at Home

"A gorgeous blowout is a like a work of art. The look appears effortless, but behind the smooth, shiny locks is a great deal of technique that probably took time and practice to perfect.

If you’ve ever tried to give yourself a proper blowout at home only to stop midway through out of fatigue and frustration, take heart. This seemingly elusive skill can be mastered. With a little patience and the right blowout tips, you’ll be able to get a salon-quality blowout from the comfort of your own vanity."

—Mary Hood Luttrell, The Everygirl

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The Secret to Mastering a Salon Blowout

"Ladies, we'd like to argue that one of the best feelings in the world is leaving the hair salon with a fresh blow dry. The way your hair bounces effortlessly with that beautiful, healthy sheen that lasts for days...we just love it! But have you ever gotten an epic blowout only to wash your hair a few days later and it's gone forever? Try as you might, you just can't seem to blow dry your hair like your hairstylist did, and you just can't recreate that salon blowout? We're here to help.

Azra from Luxy Hair HQ shows you step-by-step how to do a blowout that will have your friends thinking you just left the blow dry bar every single time. Azra's demo is on short hair, but this technique can be applied to long hair as well."

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7 Completely Doable Tips for Your Best At-Home Blowout Ever

"Giving yourself a great blowout at home can be challenging. If you can get roofast the disadvantage of not having three arms to reach the back of your head, you then have to deal with a dryer that starts to feel like a 12lb kettlebell halfway through the process. Basically, #thestruggleisreal.

We reached out to celebrity hair stylists for their essential tricks for making your home blowout look its best and, more importantly, last well beyond your lunch break. Here, they give us their seven best blow dry tips and hacks."

—Cheryl Wischhover, Self

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