Most of us spend quite a bit weekly to get our hair blow-dried at the salon to look our best. Here are some tips to make the most of your hard-earned money and time.

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Start with a good hair wash
Don’t skip a hair wash at the salon. Dirt and oil in combination with product residue clogs the scalp and weighs your hair down. The cleaner your hair, the longer your blow-dry will last.

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Make sure they use a nozzle
All that heat is not good for your hair. Make sure they always use a nozzle at the salon to minimise tress stress. Lastly, ask the stylist at the salon to finish the blowout with a blast of cool air. Cool air drying helps seal hair cuticles, meaning that your blow-dry will look good all day. Finish with a styling product like the Toni&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray.

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Protect your hairdo
Avoid stepping out in the sun (or even in the rain) since excessive moisture can really spoil those straight and voluminous strands. And if you're hitting the gym, use a loose hairband and tie your hair back to avoid ruining the style.

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Make your blow-dry last
It's natural that your blow-dry goes a bit limp the next morning. Before you step out, spritz some dry shampoo on your scalp generously. It helps absorb oil, leaving your hair looking naturally voluminous.