The blow dry mistakes you may be making (and how to fix them)
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The main reason why I took the blog in this direction back in 2011 was because I learned very quickly that I could help more people than just my clients with basic video hair tutorials. With the explosion of Pinterest, and the right timing, my video tutorials gained popularity really fast and I was given the opportunity to create helpful resources for women all over the world.
Coolest. Opportunity. In. The. World. By the way.
In the years since the hair tutorial heyday, my content has evolved and changed, but my love for teaching/helping hasn’t gone away! And a recent revelation while getting ready at my gym inspired me to create a new tutorial to correct some common hair issues that I keep seeing.
Since becoming pregnant, I stopped doing bootcamp and joined a more traditional gym with showers so I could get ready immediately after working out. After a few weeks, I couldn’t help but notice that the blow dry methods of the women around me were wasting time, were ineffective, and were not giving them the results I’m sure they were hoping for.
I desperately wanted to lean over and just offer advice right then and there, but I held my tongue and took mental notes instead. So this video is rounding up all the things I’ve seen women do to their hair with a blow dryer that may not be ideal.
The video is not going to demonstrate how to do a salon quality blow out with a round brush, but instead I’m going to share a few minor changes and tips to simply blowing your hair out with a vented flat brush. I didn’t want the styling technique to take away from the drying, so I’ve kept it very very simple!
I styled my hair with Oribe Foundation Mist, Shu Uemura Ultimate Remedy Extreme Restoration Duo Serum, and Aquage Uplifting Foam. After blowing dry, I smoothed through the ends with the GHD classic flat iron and finished with a bit of Oribe Dry Texture Spray and Kenra Volume 25 hairspray.