Men's hair advice: why you should blow-dry

/ 06.12.2014
Blow-dry your way to the style you really want!
Blow-dry your way to the style you really want!

When a lot of guys hear the phrase "blow-dry," their eyes glaze over because, when you have man hair, it all takes care of itself right? Well no, actually, it doesn't. In fact, you might actually be surprised at just how much of a difference a blow-dry can make to your finished look.

To get the style you really want as opposed to one that's "good enough," a hairdryer is an essential styling weapon that every guy with a medium or lengthy cut should have in his arsenal. The heat sets your hair in whatever shape/direction it's dried it, giving you a more precise, polished result. If you're open to using a dryer, you'll have way more styling options. You can add height, boost volume and straighten your hair, all in the one 'do if you so desire.

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With styles like pomps and mohawks for example, a blow-dry helps the hair to stay up, thus maintaining the style without the need for copious amounts of product. All you have to do is apply Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Hyper Fix Putty then dry the hair with the airflow directed the same way you want your hair to end up. To ramp up the volume, dry the hair about 80% with your head upside down then dry the rest as your chosen style dictates.


You can also go for something a little messier with Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Deconstructing Gum too, using the dryer to create a more understated look. A rough-dry with a little direction will give the hair plenty of texture while retaining just the right amount of control to avoid looking like you didn't make any effort whatsoever.

Most of the time, you only need to focus on the top section of hair which means the drying process doesn't even take that long! Also, if you have longer hair, a blow-dry can help keep frizz at bay, giving you a more uniform texture.

What do you think? Will you be embracing the hairdryer as part of your styling routine?

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