How to Nail Your At-Home Blowout, Every Single Time

Maria Del Russo

Re-creating the sleek, salon-worthy blowout you might get from your hairstylist can feel daunting, especially when it's just you in your home. But with a few hair-drying techniques on hand, you'll find that your style will last longer, and your need for straighteners and curling irons will be greatly reduced.

Before you go anywhere near a blow dryer, you'll need two products to get your hair heat-ready: something to smooth fly-aways and frizz, and some type of heat protectant. You'll also need some hair clips, a roundup, and a great tool (more on that later).

Keep reading to learn how to blow-dry as smoothly as possible (pun intended) ahead.