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    23 Ways To Maintain A Blowout For So Much Longer

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    1. Before you even blow dry your hair, mist it with a sea salt spray to help give it texture and volume.

    Promising Review: "This stuff is awesome. I've used it on wet and dry hair and it works. I have thick, coarse hair and it's hard to find a product that actually gives body and beachy waves without making it look crunchy or greasy. This is the perfect product for giving texture.The bottle is smaller than I thought it would be, but a little goes a long way. And it smells amazing β€” like coconuts and sea spray." β€”Melly12345

    Get it from Sephora for $25.

    2. Always use a hair protector. It'll keep your flowing locks looking and feeling healthy.,

    Promising Review: "I wish I didn't have to shake the bottle every time because sometimes I forget, but I guess that's not too big of a deal. Luckily the spray is a nice mist and not a harsh stream like some bottles. It is also amazing that I can spray so much, and my hair doesn't feel weighed down or stiff. It almost gives my hair a light feeling! My hair is extremely curly so when I take the time to straighten it I really want to enjoy it and be able to run my fingers through it. The spray gives me that feeling! The smell is also really nice. I, along with the rest of the world, have gotten super into argan oil lately. I'm assuming the oil is why the bottle has to be shaken every time it's used. I love it!" β€”Corina

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    3. Prep your hair with a hair meringue before you blow dry for that dirty feeling that makes styling so much easier.

    Promising Review: "This stuff is amazing!! Go easy on the amount; I use approximately one and half pumps. It gives you that dirty feel for easy styling, while maintaining volume. It smells like cake, (literally), and a lot goes a long way. Love. Love. Love this stuff!!" β€”KAROLINA MALEK

    Get it from Amazon for $11.

    4. Stock up on a dry shampoo that'll absorb any greasiness your hair develops.

    Promising Review: "I continue to try other dry shampoos that are easier to find, but keep coming back to Amazon to buy this one. The smell is perfumy and strong, but not unpleasant. It's the only dry shampoo I've used that doesn't make my hair feel producty, waxy, or coated with goop. I have light-brown hair and it doesn't leave a white residue for me. It freshens my bangs and they look just blow-dried every time. Highly recommend." β€”Becky W.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    5. Or try a dry conditioner that'll do everything your favorite dry shampoo does while also helping to detangle your tresses.

    Promising Review: "Love love love. This dry conditioner is exactly what I need to combat the fluffy dry ends of my hair after a day or two of no washing. First I use a little dry shampoo or baby powder on my roots and add this on the ends. Perfect! A little pricey but worth it. Oh, and it smells amazing!" β€”Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    6. Get a texturizing spray for when your hair is already dry and needs a little something extra.,

    Promising Review: "This is my newest rave! Smells fantastic and gives great texture to even thin hair β€” it also doubles as a dry shampoo to revive your blowout. Love it! Don't let the price hold you back β€” a little goes a long way and you'll be glad to have it in your beauty arsenal, ladies!" β€”Matryoshka

    Get it from Amazon for $46.

    7. Maintain your perfectly straight hair with a ceramic hair straightener.,

    Promising Review: "This is a great flat iron. I've had many and this gets my Afro just as straight as the more expensive ones did. Now I'm kicking myself for having spent $200 on my last flat iron." β€”Lightningboltgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    8. Or keep your curls bouncing with help from a ceramic curling wand.,

    Promising Review: "I was so surprised by the effectiveness of this curling wand! I have two young children, so my hairdo has to last me for a few days between full hair washings with minimal touch up needed. This wand does the trick. I am so impressed with it!" β€”Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    9. Use a shower cap to stop your hair from getting wet.

    Promising Review: "Does a great job keeping hair dry and moisture free. Now when I get a blow out I can make it last for several days without any effort. Love it!" β€”Tiny Bean

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    10. If you're prone to hair flares during humid temperatures, try an anti-humidity spray.

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    Promising Review: "I live in South Florida where humidity is part of daily life, so I am very excited that I found this product. After blow drying, I can spray it, walk outside, and my hair looks exactly the same as it did inside. I have had multiple people notice and make comments on how great my hair looks β€” I even had some people insist on knowing my secret, which I gladly shared due to the fact that this product is honestly the first thing I used that makes a noticeable difference." β€”Kristen B.

    Get it from Amazon for $41.

    11. Help keep your hair straight with a serum that'll control flyaways and keep your hair looking healthy AF.,

    Promising Review: "I perm my hair every four to five months (twice a year). When my new growth comes, instead of adding perm to my already fine hair, I treat it with Nexxus products to increase strength and growth. They work for me. The objective as African Americans is to keep moisture in the hair. Again my hair is fine (and healthy) so this is what works best for me. I'm going on my fifth month without a perm and my Nexxus products are going strong. TRUE CONFESSIONS." β€”AubreyQuinn

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    12. Apply a glimmer shine when you're touching up your blowout to calm any fly aways and give it a gorgeous sheen.

    Promising Review: "I've been using this product for years! You apply it after your first pass with your flat iron; when you do your second pass your hair will be flawless and have SERIOUS sheen!" β€”ILIR17

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

    13. Using a three-in-one-spray to help your hair get volume, texture, and body, so it's always that perfect mix of tousled and gorgeous.

    Promising Review: "I have straight, heavy, Asian hair that's super long. It tends toward complete flatness. But this stuff β€” this is the only product I've found that gives me volume and texture at the roots. I spray it on, it smells yummy, and plumps up my hair until I wash it out. I have tried SO MANY products that are supposed to lift your roots; nothing has worked except this. Love it, hope they never stop making it." β€”jmelyn15475

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    14. Avoid any white residue on your hair with a dry shampoo made specifically for brunettes.

    Promising Review: "I LOVE this dry shampoo!!! I teach yoga and core fusion (sweaty awesome workouts) full time, and this helps me go two or three days without having to wash my hair. I have really long dark brown hair, and this blends perfectly into my scalp, absorbing excess oil AND β€” best of all β€” gives me a ton of volume!!! Highly recommend, especially if you're looking for an environmentally and animal-friendly product, that's all-natural, and AMAZING! I'll be a user for life." β€”Stephanie M. Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $14. (Also available for blondes.)

    15. If you need to put your hair up, do it with a satin and silk hair tie.

    Promising Review: "I search all over for these and they are becoming more difficult to find. I have relaxed hair and try to be as gentle as possible with it. These do the trick without pulling out excessive hair or drying out my hair." β€”Virgin Islands Paradise

    Get a 6-pack from Amazon for $7.

    16. Use volumizing powder for help when your hair decides to fall flat on your face.,

    Promising Review: "I have stick-straight, fine hair that is hard to style. It doesn't hold a curl and gets greasy really easily. If this sounds like your type of hair, you NEED to try this product. A little bit goes a long way, and I have now been able to style my hair in ways I never used to. It has opened a whole new world for hair styling and I am so glad I was introduced to this product. High quality at a great price!!" β€”Corissa Hawks

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    17. Wear a cloth hairband when you wash your face or workout. It'll absorb moisture so that your hair doesn't.

    Promising Review: "These headbands are exactly what I was hoping for! They are stretchy but still hold a firm pull, so that they don't fall out and get in the way of your face. I regularly use these headbands whenever I work out and do stretching exercises." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $7.

    18. Sleep with a silk night cap to keep your hair from tangling up in your sleep.

    Promising Review: "I love this night cap. My hair looks fabulous whether it is pin-curled underneath or loose. I just remove the cap, tousle my tresses, and voila. PURE BEAUTY. Who knew it could be so easy to maintain a style and look fabulous?" β€”RSquared

    Get it from Amazon for $13.

    19. And use a silk pillow case to help reduce static, frizz, and creases.

    Promising Review: "I've been using this pillow case for about two months now and it's everything I wanted: smooth, silky, keeps my blow out smooth for longer, and prevents creases on my face since I'm such a hard sleeper. Best part is, it stays very cool in the summer!" β€”MichelleSusan

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    20. Try a detangling brush that's made specifically for dry hair.,

    Promising Review: "I have been shampooing my hair less often, but I still want it to look shiny and smooth! I love this brush; it makes my hair shiny and smooth without having to add any product to it. It's very easy to handle, and thanks to the nylon bristles being longer than the board bristles, it glides right through. Very, very, very important β€” use this on DRY HAIR! Once your hair is dry and NOT tangled you can use this brush from the roots down." β€”S Jackson

    Get it from Amazon for $17.

    21. Get a fuller look with a dry finish texture spray.

    Promising Review: "I have fine hair thus no body. Tried this and was impressed. It does not weigh your hair down and as promised gives your hair a fuller look. No sticky feel, just a natural fuller look and feel to your hair. I'm on day three after applying, and my hair still looks and feels great. This will be a staple for me. What I love most is that it looks natural." β€”heinz57

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    22. Keep everything in place and get tons of volume with a plumping hairspray.,

    Promising Review: "Love this! Makes my blow out last longer and it smells good. It does make my hair a little dry but it works!" β€”kimberly hoffman

    Get it from Amazon for $6.

    23. And make sure to throw a couple hair towelettes in your bag so you can freshen up even when you're on the go.

    Promising Review: "Works great for the frizz on my hair." β€”Blanche Young

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $13 or from Eva NYC for $18.

    Soon you'll be on day 87 of your blowout looking like you just walked out of the salon.


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