The Salon Effect
Garren New York Citrus Hair Fragrance
A light mix of mandarin orange and ivory musk won't overpower your perfume. Also available in Sheer Fig, Golden Woods, and Cattleya Orchid. garrennewyork.com, $35.
Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder
Oily hair is no match for these absorbent powders (available in five shades, from blondish to red and black). Simply spray and tousle. bumbleandbumble.com, $34.
For on-the-go touch-ups, try this cordless straightener. The tourmaline plates, which heat up in 30 seconds, emit frizz-reducing ions. conair.com, $69.
Jonathan Pocket Redo Freshen-up Wipes
The travel-friendly towelettes, made with a botanical-rich formula of cucumber and rose extracts, condition hair without leaving buildup. jonathanproduct.com, $20.
Blow Up Volumizing Mist
The wheat proteins in the long-lasting spray will pump up the finest hair, wet or dry. blowstylingsalon.com, $15.
Aussie Sydney Smooth Tizz No Frizz Gel
Prevent pesky flyaways with the silk-protein-infused smoother, which will keep hair pin-straight when applied before a blowout. walmart.com, $3.
Fekkai Coiff Controle Ironless Straightening Balm
Apply a nickel-size dollop of the lightweight, chemical-free balm, made with rice protein and sunflower-seed extract, for soft, sleek hair. sephora.com, $25.
Celebrity hairstylist Sharon Morrrisey is the go-to gal for blowouts at New York fashion shows. Her tried-and-true tips:
- A blowout should last four to five days. Tell the stylist that you want a prolonged blowout before your hair is washed, so he or she knows which products to use.
- At home, stick to silicone-based products, which tend not to weigh hair down.
- Before bed, secure hair in a ponytail with a scrunchie. You'll wake up with instant volume and without the dreaded rubber-band crimp.
- Before showering, wrap hair in a towel to block out moisture and prevent frizz.
- For the longest-lasting blowout, smooth hair each day with a round boar-bristle brush. Finish with a blast of cool air from your hairdryer to seal the cuticles.