The Trick to the Best Blowout Ever ...

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You never have to shell out for a professional blowout ever again!

You can easily get the same look at home and save yourself a ton of cash.

Use these hacks, courtesy of the experts at Cosmopolitan magazine, to get the best blowout you've ever had.

And have enough dough left over for that great pair of Christian Leboutins you've been eyeing.

1. Get Your Hair Wet

Get Your Hair Wet

You want to start with wet hair because it sets the stage for the treatment.

It's not going to be over in minutes, but it's totally worth it.

2. Let Your Hair Air Dry

Let Your Hair Air Dry

I know this takes some time, but you want hour hair to be nearly dry before you even turn on the hairdryer.

This reduces heat damage so you hair looks sleek and shiny.

3. Skip the Terrycloth Towel and Go with a Paper One Instead

Skip the Terrycloth Towel and Go with a Paper One Instead

Experts say that using a paper towel to remove the excess moisture from your hair prevent the frizz that can happen with a traditional bath towel.

4. Or Try a Microfiber Towel

Or Try a Microfiber Towel

I don't typically use paper towels and if you don't either, a microfiber towel is still way better than a terrycloth one.

5. Blow Dry in the opposite Direction of the Way Your Hair Falls

Blow Dry in the opposite Direction of the Way Your Hair Falls

This prevents cowlicks and ensures lots of volume in your hair when it's dry.

6. Twist Your Hair before You Blow Dry

Twist Your Hair before You Blow Dry

Twist your hair into several separate chunks and then blow dry.

This will give your blowout some texture and personality.

7. Scrunch as You Dry

Scrunch as You Dry

Grab sections of your hair and scrunch them to get a great blowout.

Apply some product beforehand to help hold things when you're done.2

8. Don't Be Afraid to Use the Diffuser

Don't Be Afraid to Use the Diffuser

This handy tool helps dry your hair from a distance, preventing heat damage and still giving you the look you crave.

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