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How To Blow Out Hair At Home #Beauty

Crave the look of a blowout, but not the cost? Learn to blow out hair at home!

Here is a step-by-step blow dry tutorial to give yourself a blowout at home. Make your hair straight and give yourself lots of volume easily- style your hair like a professional stylist!

My sister was kind enough to be the model so I could take photos. Blow drying hair at home is easy, taking photos at the same time is not.

Before blow out photos:

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How To Blow Out Hair Tutorial- Blow Dry Hair Straight At Home

Step 1. Wash hair with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. After washing out conditioner, run some cool water through hair.

Step 2. Gently comb out hair. Let air dry or towel dry gently until it’s mostly dry (about 80% dry).

Step 3. Separate hair into manageable sections and hold each section in place with a clip. Thicker hair will require more sections:

how to blow dry hair

4. Blow dry one section at a time. Start at the roots, and gently pull brush through while pointing blow dryer down towards the ends of hair. The brush you use should be appropriate for your hair type. We like the ceramic vented round brush, but a boars head brush is great to add shine to hair, and a paddle brush is sufficient if you want straight hair without more volume.

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When you reach the end, rotate brush inward continuously while aiming warm air on hair to turn ends of hair in for a more polished look, or rotate brush outward if you would like to blow out your hair with an outward flip for a bouncier look.

5. When you reach the top of the head, lift the hair up and forward before blow drying hair back for extra volume:

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6. Finally, when you are blow drying the hair around the face, pull hair forward while drying hair. You can then either part your hair or blow out the strands back.

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7. When you are finished, put the blowdryer on the cool setting and quickly go over surface of hair to seal the strands, smooth cuticles, prevent flyaways, and give hair a sleeker, shinier look. Finishing off the blowout with a blast of cool air also makes the blow out last longer, even in humid weather.

The end results of a beautiful blowout:

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  • Wow her hair looks fab. I always hated blowing my hair out, takes way to long!

  • Great tutorial. I love your sisters hair.

  • Brandy

    I have zero patience to dry out of my hair. I simply shower, scrunch my hair with the curly gel to enhance my already natural curl and go …. so much faster. I so want to test out a flat iron and see what that would look like on me but my sis says it will take 2 hours or longer due to my thick and curly hair 🙁

  • I have never used that cool blast button in my life. Thanks for sharing that!

  • Melinda-LookWhatMomFound...and Dad too!

    I do not miss the days of blow dryer all that hair. my blow out lasts about 6 minutes and thats just because I need it completely dry for the flat iron 🙂

  • Wow my dear you did an amazing job! I always try but I think I need to do some arm lifts to make my arms stronger and not so tired … lol

  • Brandi @ Flip Flop Mama

    cute! great tutorial!

  • lisa

    I never knew to finish with cool!! thanks

  • Kelly

    That’s amazing! Your sister’s hair looks great! Thanks for the how-to.

  • Wow that looked like a lot of work but the end result is certainly worth it for beautiful hair

  • Shop with Me Mama (Kim)

    beautiful hair! Thanks for the great tutorial!

  • Tammy

    I’ve been waiting for this post! I’m going to try this the next time I go out 🙂

  • look awesome!
    I have naturally wavy/curly hair so it’s a super pain to get it blown out straight 🙁

  • Kasandria Reasoner

    Looks super easy and beautiful too!

  • Janet Hinz

    Have you ever tried Keratin treatment? I’m considering it.

  • Penelope

    No, but I may try it out. The salon I go to for my highlights recommends it, so I’ll let you know.

  • Tired Mom Tésa

    Her hair looks beautiful! Great tutorial – I’m going to give it a try tomorrow.

  • khan yasmin

    its look so easy and beautiful thanks.

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  • Ashley

    Your sister has gorgeous hair!

    If only my hair looked as smooth as that after a blowout. I have super wavy hair, so I still have to go over it with a flat iron regardless of what blow dry setting I use or hair products I put in my hair. Ah, well!

  • Karen Foster

    I need to get my daughter to read this post ~ thanks for sharing!!

  • Gorgeous! 🙂 Thanks for the tips, definitely going to give it a try! I straighten my hair sometimes but mine is pretty thin and it makes it too flat. Blowing it dry always seems to look better.

  • Jenn

    What a great tutorial! Thanks for sharing. Styling your own hair can be such a hassle, but this actually makes it look easy!