Blow-drying hair depletes strands of moisture and makes them more prone to breakage.
Blow-drying your hair every time you get out of the shower can be really damaging on your hair. If you can, avoid washing your hair everyday. This can cut your yearly blow-drying in half. Instead, only wash your bangs (in the sink) or the front section of your hair to give your style a fresh look. Try to skip blow-drying all together if you can, by airdrying hair at night and sleeping with it in a bun or braids for light waves. Use heat protectant or leave in conditioning sprays to protect hair and keep moisture locked in if you must blow dry it. Once a week, use a deep conditioner and let it sit in your hair as directed or for at least 15 minutes before rinsing. If you are African American, treat your hair with pure avocado or coconut oil, or a store bought hot-oil treatment to keep it supple.