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SPY Guide: How to Extend Your Blowout for Days (Even If You Work Out)

* Here’s how to extend your blowout for maximum wear time
* Easy-to-follow steps and products to retain volume 
* Hacks to prevent destroying your blowout while working out 

You know that feeling you get when your hair is at 100%? Whether you just your color retouched or just received a killer blowout for an event, chances are you want to get the most out of your voluminous locks as possible. Follow these 6 fool-proof steps to extend your blowout for days (even if you plan on sweating it out at the gym).

1. Use a Satin Pillowcase

The easiest way to ensure your tresses stay in tip-top shape is using a satin or silk pillowcase. The

is constructed of soft satin and will keep your hair silky smooth and tangle-free while you sleep.


2. Wrap Hair Before Bed to Preserve Volume

Maintain your hair’s shape and volume by securing two soft scrunchies like

before bed. Made of high quality soft, elastic fabric, these scrunchies won’t tug at your scalp or leave any dents.


3. Use a Terry Cloth Lined Shower Cap

Don’t let a great hair style get ruined by a shower. eSalon’s 100% terry-cloth lining shower cap keeps your hair dry–even during baths–thanks to its extra large waterproof nylon construction.


4. Use a Moisture-Wicking Headband During Workouts

Work up a sweat without undoing your do with a

like this one from Calbeing. Its wide-cut band gives you the comfort you need to push for that extra mile; while its moisture-wicking properties help draw sweat away to keep your face (and hair) dry.

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5. Apply Dry Shampoo Before Working Out

If you’re planning on going to the gym but are afraid the sweat will destroy your hair style, use dry shampoo before breaking a sweat rather than after.  Doing so creates a barrier to keep sweat away from your styled ‘do before it gets to your strands.  We like

because it’s made with nourishing oat milk and adds extra texture and shine.


6. Touch Up Frizz & Flyaways With a Straightening Iron

Keep those flyaways at bay once you’ve reached the 2 or 3 day mark, with the versatile

. Touch up those pesky frizz with minimal effort thanks to its adjustable heat control for a shinier, silkier finish. Its 1 inch plate width is wide enough for any hair length, yet narrow enough so it’s great for touching up bangs, too.