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How To Do the Best Blowout

Maggie Mulhern | July 10, 2011 | 9:49 PM

Modern Salon editor Maggie Mulhern goes on a search for the "Best Blowout in Hollywood." With help from her friend Hank, Maggie was able to meet Cristina Rocha, a stylist at Andy LeCompte Salon. Watch as she demonstrates her skills with the blow dryer. Get tips about products, practices and customer service from this experienced stylist. See how to get a perfect, fast and voluminous blowout.

Products used:
Shampoo: Rene Furterer Okara
Serum: Phyto Phytolisse
Brush: 2 inch barrel IBIZA
Blow Dryer: Parlux, Croc

Not used on Hank, but frequently used on other clients:
Shampoo: Leonor Greyl
Phytovolume Actif (at root)
Rene Furterer Volumea foam
Rene Furterer Hair Spray
Rose oil


  • Do not use clips
  • Use large sections
  • Use boar bristle brush…no metal brushes
  • Lift hair straight up and then overdirect
  • Use plenty of tension
  • Start at the front to gain client trust
How To Do the Best Blowout

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