If you think that nothing is easier than taking a hairdryer and drying your hair, then you are wrong. Because, to be honest, there is enough wisdom here. We asked the most important questions to Dyson hair coach Yulia Goncharova - and we inform you.

Not so simple: the mistakes you make when blow-drying your hair

Is it really harmful to dry your hair? 

Dry hair with a hairdryer not harmful, it is a necessity... And even useful, because when the hair dries in its natural state, we often do not dry it out (and moisture remains there). Over time, this leads to a deterioration in the condition of the hair: they are damaged faster, break off and frizzy.

The main thing, monitor air temperaturehair dryer. It should not exceed the critical values ​​for drying wet hair - 150 degrees.

Can't you rub your hair with a towel after a shower?

It is really impossible to rub your hair with a towel after a shower, since wet hair is more prone to damagethan dry. They stretch and break very easily, so after a shower they need to be carefully wrapped in a towel and very gently blotted.

What mistake do most girls make when blow drying?

When blow-drying their hair, girls often several mistakes:

  1. They begin to dry very wet hair with a hairdryer (they must first be blotted with a towel, pass for a while, wait until the moisture is absorbed);
  2. Overheat hair during drying (do not pay attention to temperature);
  3. Do not dry your hair to the end;
  4. Do not use specialized attachments.

How much does it cost to wait after washing before drying my hair?
After washing, wrap your hair in a towel and run like this for 3 to 10 minutes, depends on the thickness and length of the hair . The thicker and longer the hair, the longer we walk with a towel. 

Is thermal protection always necessary? 

Heat protection when drying with a hair dryer is necessary. But today a huge number of brandsuse thermal protection in styling (serums, mousses, creams), therefore, as a rule, you do not need to look for thermal protection separately.

If a girl has fragile, sensitive, damaged or thin hair, then thermal protection is necessary when using any hairdryer. For the rest, subject to low temperature conditionsthe need for thermal protection goes away... But in this case, we need to make sure that the temperature is stable throughout the styling and is suitable for the specific hair type.

How to create “incredible volume” on your hair with a hairdryer? 

Need to blow dry hair upside down- this allows you to create styling that will last without the use of additional combs and movements. Be sure to dry your hair with a cold stream of air at the end of styling to fix the result.

Does the "cold" hair dryer make sense? What is he actually doing?

Cold air flow is essential to fix the hairstyle: After heating, the hair needs to be cooled so that the styling lasts longer. The cold air helps the strands to “remember” the shape we created while hot.

How to tell a good hairdryer from a bad one? 

  • A good hairdryer should include temperature conditions are indicated... You need to know exactly to what temperature the hair dryer heats up during styling.
  • It is equally important to know that this temperature is stable... If the hair dryer heats up additionally during styling, it will damage the hair. It turns out that the shine of the hair and their general condition depend on this parameter.
  • In addition, it is important outgoing air flow (so that it is directed, then the hair will dry faster and will not get tangled) and its speed, the ergonomics of the hair dryer itself (so that the hand does not get tired during styling), the ease of changing attachments and the convenience of the location of the buttons.