Five Quick & Easy Hair Time-Savers

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a look you love every morning in minutes? When it comes to doing your hair, time is precious, especially if you have a long commute, kids to help get out the door, or like to hit the snooze button. We’ve rounded up some simple tips for cutting down on styling time to help you get on your way faster—and still look fabulous.

1. Grab a microfiber towel
After washing your hair, gently blot hair dry—don’t rub—with a microfiber towel, which speeds drying time by absorbing water.

2. Switch your conditioner
Save a step by opting for leave-in conditioner instead of the rinse-out kind once in a while. Work a dime-sized amount of DESIGNLINE Olive Oil Leave-In Conditioner from roots to ends.

3. Air-and-ionic dry
Let your hair air-dry for as long as you can. Then choose an ionic hair dryer with at least 1800 watts. The extra power can cut drying time as much as half.

4. Use pro tips-and-tricks
Before you turn on the heat, apply a volumizing product, like Redken Guts 10 Volumizing Foam. Then, section locks with large clamps and blow-dry hair one section at a time, using a medium round brush, which speeds the process by evenly distributing heat. Work from the inner to the outer layers of hair, and from the roots to the ends.

5. Add the finishing touches
Add curl, if you wish, with five hot rollers. Target the crown, bangs and ends. Curl just a few pieces and the rest will flow in. Or, for a straight, sleek look, smooth the ends with a ceramic flat iron. And you’re done—with time to savor a second cup of coffee.
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