You've Been Drying Your Hair All Wrong--Here's The Right Way To Get The Job Done

September 13, 2019 by Alaisha Key
shefinds | beauty

This may be hard to believe, but you’re probably drying your hair all wrong. Don’t worry; you are not alone. We’re all guilty of a few hair care mistakes, especially when it comes to drying. Tresses feeling lackluster? Chances are something went all wrong during the drying process. Luckily, we’re here with some no-fail hair drying tips so that your strands always look lustrous, healthy and shiny.

Tip 1: Don’t wait to dry your hair. We know that it’s really easy to get distracted, but as soon as you step out of the shower, make sure to start the drying process. Why is this so important? Your freshly washed wet hair is most susceptible to damage!

Tip 2: Invest in the right tools. While most of us opt for our regular cotton towels to dry off with, it may be time to get a quality hair towel like the Lisse Luxe Hair Towel ($30) from AQUIS. They’re specially made with a fine fabric that cuts down on the friction that is common when drying with cotton towels, which can cause breakage and seriously damage hair over time.

Tip 3: Wait until hair is mostly dry before blow drying. Yes, breaking out the dryer is a fast option to dry off your damp tresses, but pulling out the heat so quickly is probably doing more harm than good. Drying hair unevenly can weaken your hair follicles and extract moisture that your strands need, leaving you with weak, brittle hair.

Tip 4: Use your blow dryer for styling–not drying. Once hair is mostly dry from using a good towel or turban, then you can take out your blow dryer to style your hair.

Return to summer-to-fall hair care headquarters >>

The editors at SheFinds wrote this post on behalf of AQUIS Hair and received compensation as part of our agreement.



These Are The Best Candles That Smell Like Christmas

I absolutely love Christmas, so it's definitely ...


Here's How To Get A More Even, Radiant Complexion In Time For All Your Holiday Parties

Worried your dark spots are the only thing people will ...


From Dead Sea Mud To Peel Off, These Are The Best Face Masks For Different Skin Types

Planning a self-care Sunday some time soon? Your session ...


This Is The One Product That Keeps My Skin From Looking Dull During The Winter

If your skin is anything like mine, then you already ...


These Are The Best Cyber Monday Sales Of 2019

Don't stop shopping yet! Sure, you may have survived ...