The Blowout

The Blowout - Achieving Voluminous, Polished Perfection

When only gorgeously bouncy, smooth hair will do, nothing satisfies like a pristine salon blowout. This polished style ranks among the most coveted and quintessentially glamorous looks. Read on for an in-depth guide to achieving voluminous, frizz-free blowout perfection and maintaining it at home.

The blowout Gusto

The Allure of Blowouts

Few hair moments feel more indulgent than walking out of the salon with a freshly blown out mane billowing in the breeze. At its best, this style embodies:

  • Voluminous body - Hair appears thick and full of va-va-voom lift at the roots.
  • Smooth and sleek - Not a flyaway or frizz in sight from roots to ends.
  • Bouncy movement - Hair cascades with fluid, shiny motion.
  • Polished finish - Every detail feels crisp and orderly, without a hair out of place.

When done right, blowouts transform limp locks into the ultimate glamorous, runway-ready style.

Achieving Blowout Results

The blowout Gusto

Behind the glossy, bombshell blowout lie meticulous techniques:

  • Thoroughly shampoo and condition - Start with hair cleansed of product residue
  • Apply a heat protectant - Shield strands from styling damage.
  • Rough dry thoroughly - Remove 80% moisture before blow drying.
  • Section methodically - Work in manageable sections for smoothness.
  • Keep the dryer moving - Don't hold it in one spot to avoid concentrated heat.
  • Smooth hair under tension - Use a round brush to pull hair taut when drying.
  • Cool shot to set - Blast with cold air last to seal the style.
  • Finish with serum - Sleek down flyaways and frizz for gloss.

Patience and practice lead to pristine results. Enlist an expert stylist to teach proper technique.

Maintaining Blowout Perfection

The blowout Gusto

Preserve that just-left-the-salon look at home:

  • Use a silk pillowcase - Less friction preserves smoothness overnight.
  • Avoid ponytails - They create kinks and crimps in the lengths.
  • Touch up roots - Quickly smooth frizzy spots at the crown with a flat iron.
  • Dry shampoo is your friend - Absorbs oil so hair retains volume longer.
  • Recreate the process - When washing, methodically blow dry in sections again.

With upkeep discipline, your luxe locks stay fabulous for days. Don't underestimate the power of a pristine blowout!

For the ultimate big hair experience, nothing beats a salon-crafted blowout. With voluminous body, touchable shine, and va-va-voom magic, this glam style makes a lasting impression. Learn the techniques, practice often, and you too can master the iconic art of the blowout.



If you want an extra piece of volume in your locks book your blowout at Gusto today!

To book, please call Gusto Hairdressing Salon in Soho on 020 7287 0015 Covent Garden Salon on 020 7836 9163, or Oxford Street Salon on 0207 486 5044. Book online for our Covent Garden Salon, or Oxford Street Salon.

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