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Drybar opened its first Chicago location on Friday. This means two things for your holiday season. One: the stakes are higher for great-looking party hair (this place really does do a supreme job, so get bookin'). And two: you have a new source for last-minute gifts that will—wait for it—blow your gift-ees away. One such item: The Blowdry in a Box ($199).
Available at the Lincoln Park salon and also online (order today to get it shipped by Christmas), the kit contains all the basics for a D.I.Y. blow-out. There's "Happy Hour" Blowout Shampoo and Weightless Conditioner, The "Hot Toddy" Heat Protector Frizz Fighter, "The Chaser" Shine Cream, a round brush, and—most importantly—the Buttercup Blow Dryer.
We've been fascinated by this product ever since Drybar founder Alli Webb told us about its beyond-your-average-bathroom-product capabilities (think Nano Beads for sealed cuticles, conditioning technology, and more, er, mind-blowing stuff.)
One downside of a home blow-out: You'll have to supply your own chick flicks and champagne to totally recreate the Drybar experience. So if you're looking to do that, you can always pick up a $40 gift card for a styling service on site.
· The Drybar [Official Site]
· Drybar Founder Alli Webb Dishes on Her New Chicago Location [Racked Chicago]
· Drybar Sets Opening Date (And Location) [Racked Chicago]