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How to Properly Dry Your Hair with a Blow-Dryer, Minus the Heat Damage

Turns out over-drying your tresses won't make your hairstyle last very long.
How to Properly Dry Your Hair with a Blow-Dryer, Minus the Heat Damage

If you've always wondered why your hairstyle easily drops out after blow-drying your hair, it might be because you're over-drying it. When you remove too much water from your tresses, your strands will seek out the water molecules in the air. Water disrupts the hair bonds that formed during styling, loosening up your 'do, undoing your hard work.

In short, too much drying can cause severe damage that just can't be fixed with a hair mask. Here are easy tips on how to properly use a blow-dryer and keep all those heat damage fears away.

1. Do a quick blow-dry session.

Wouldn't it just be a dream to have a blow-dryer smart enough to keep your hair from getting damaged and fast-drying enough so it wouldn't take so long to dry and style your hair? Turns out, it exists. Check out the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer—it smoothens, styles, and shapes your hair while helping protect your hair’s natural shine. Its Air Multiplier technology promotes fast drying for controlled styling to keep your hair healthy and in place.

2. Squeeze out excess water from your hair.

Before you reach for the blow-dryer, shake off any excess water from your strands. Better yet, use a microfiber towel to squeeze water out of your hair without causing frizz. Be gentle, though! After all, hair is more brittle when it's wet.

3. Use the hair dryer attachments.

Your hair gets the best results when you use blow-dryer attachments to dry and style your tresses at the same time. Dyson Supersonic comes with three magnetic attachments to achieve beautifully styled hair. Dry hair smoothly and gently with the Dyson Smoothing nozzle, then switch it up with the Dyson Styling concentrator for a sleek blowout, or seal luscious waves and curls with the Dyson diffuser.

Clockwise: Dyson diffuser, Dyson smoothing nozzle, and Dyson Styling concentrator.

4. Set the right heat temperature.

Believe it or not, you won't dry your hair quickly by choosing the highest heat setting. The Dyson Supersonic is a next generation hair dryer equipped with a microprocessor and a glass bead thermistor that has intelligent heat control that measures the heat temperature 20 times every second. That way, the temperature is controlled and never goes beyond 100 degrees Celsius at the highest setting, keeping your hair safe from heat damage.

What's more, the motor is in the handle and not in the dryer head, which makes the Dyson Supersonic feel balanced in your hand, so you'll never feel awkward or strained when blow-drying the back of your head again. Check out how the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer helps protect natural hair shine in the video below:

The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is available at Dyson demo stores, major beauty stores, and on Zalora. Follow Dyson on Facebook and visit their website for more details.

This article was created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with Dyson.