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Definition: A method of straightening black hair usually performed with a blow dryer featuring a comb attachment. Alternately, you can use a blow dryer with a focused nozzle and a paddle brush or a round-bristled brush. This method was traditionally used on natural hair to create a perfectly round Afro and to make the hair appear longer. Blowout "kits" are sold in beauty supply stores, but these are usually just another name for texturizers.
Alternate Spellings: blow out
Examples:
To get my natural hair into a round Afro, I use the blowout method with a handheld blow dryer and my comb attachment.
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