Let's face it: Few people get excited over drying their hair, especially when the process is super lengthy. Every minute counts, so why spend an excess number of them standing in front of your bathroom mirror? Below, we're sharing a few tricks that can help cut down the amount of time you spend with your blow-dryer...so you can check other things off your to-do list instead.
Tip #1: Air Dry Before Blow-Drying
When you're short on time, you may be tempted to take a blow-dryer straight to your sopping wet hair...but we don't recommend it! Not only can doing so cause unwanted hair damage and frizz, but it will make the blow-dry time much longer than it needs to be. When you come out of the shower, allow your hair to air dry about 70 percent of the way before picking up your blow-dryer to finish off the rest. The key is to cut down the amount of direct heat hitting your hair.
What's more, you can multi-task by completing other steps in your routine-like picking out your outfit or applying your makeup-while you wait for your strands to dry naturally.
Tip #2: Use a Microfiber Towel
No time to air dry? Give your mane a hand in the drying department and reach for a microfiber towel. These towels are softer in texture than traditional bath towels and cause less friction and frizz when used to soak up excess moisture from the hair. Wrap yours up on the top of your head or simply squeeze the towel gently across sections of your hair.
Tip #3: Blow-Dry in Sections
Once you're ready to blowdry, be sure to work in sections. This technique is far more efficient than applying hot air to your entire head of hair at once, which can create tangles, knots, and frizz. Even sections won't keep those knots at bay? Use Inforcer Brush Proof . After spraying directly onto the brush, provide gentle strokes to the hair-you'll see the hair becomes smoother, softer and stronger (yes, it has Biotin!) after every stroke.
Tip #4: Dry from Root to Tip
It's no secret that long hair can take longer to dry than shorter styles. Here's a quick tip: Flip your hair upside down and use your blow-dryer to dry your hair from root to tip. This can help keep frizz and flyaways under control and speed along the process.
Tip #5: Use a Vented Brush
Did you know that some brushes can help dry your hair faster? It's true! Reach for a vented round brush which allows air to flow through and dry your strands as you style.