The Best Blow Dry Primers

Protect your hair and enhance your style with the right foundation products


Matrix Style Link Turbo, $23.50. Kick start your blow dry with this all-purpose spray which increases brush glide for a speedier result, while also offering heat protection. Picture / Supplied.

Joico Heat Set $27. This all-in-one styling cream helps detangle hair, reduces drying time, and offers that vital heat protection. Distribute evenly before blowdrying, with sectioning the best way to do this. Picture / Supplied.

Davines Your Hair Assistant Blow Dry Primer, $47. A bodifying and anti-humidity tonic designed to take the place of a plethora of products. Works in with a cleansing and finishing range for maximum efficiency. Picture / Supplied.

Moroccanoil Heat Style Protection, $63.50. A thermal blanket for hair to protect from heat styling, while providing soft hold and a glossy finish and deterring breakage and split ends. Can layer over oils for extra hydration. Picture / Supplied.

Kevin Murphy Anti Gravity Spray, $49. This lightweight non-aerosol spray applies more easily than lotion or cream to long and fine hair. Murphy recommends “sandblasting” initially to increase volume by holding hair up vertically and blow drying up the shaft. Picture / Supplied.

Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Treatment Primer, $36. New treatment version of a heat protecting primer designed to reduce drying team, this one adds extra nourishment, making it ideal for dry, thick or coarse hair. Picture / Supplied.

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