Let鈥檚 be real: It takes a lot of arm strength and flexibility to hold a blow dryer AND style our hair all at once. Sometimes just getting your hair dry feels like an accomplishment. But when Valentine鈥檚 Day rolls around, we can鈥檛 help but go the extra the mile with our beauty regimen. If you鈥檙e skipping the blowout appointment this year, check out this inspo for all hair types to make you feel like you strutted right out of the salon this Valentine鈥檚 Day.


1. The Drybar DIY Series: Drybar has become nationally recognized as the go-to salon for blowouts, but they鈥檝e also got a DIY series you can use to recreate some of their classic looks. Whether you want a smooth and sleek look or big curls, they give you all the tips and tricks you need. (via Drybar)

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2. Sleek and Classy: This step-by-step guide keeps your look minimal for any V-Day event, but gives you the confidence that makes you feel like you just walked out of the salon. (via Cupcakes and Cashmere)


3. Long Hair: There鈥檚 no doubt that a blowout for long hair takes extra time and diligence. This super-helpful guide will help you master it one section at a time. (via A Cup of Jo)


4. Curly Hair: When it鈥檚 too cold to let your curls air dry, it鈥檚 a legitimate fear for a curly-hair gal to take on the diffuser. With the right products, you can show frizz the front door. (via Free People Blog)

5. Curly Hair Gone Straight: On the other hand, if you鈥檝e got natural curls but you want to rock straight hair, then this blowout was made for you. (via Jaleesa Moses)


6. The Minimalist Blowout: If you鈥檙e all about keeping hair supplies to a minimum, this blowout doesn鈥檛 even require a hairbrush 鈥 seriously! (via NYMag)


7. Five-Minute Blowout: This five-minute hack will be the ultimate lifesaver when a reservation is calling your name. (via Brit + Co)


8. Bangs: Don鈥檛 forget about your bangs when you鈥檙e choosing the perfect blowout. Your selfie game will be on point with perfectly styled bangs that frame your face just right. (via Camille Styles)

9. The Perfect Twist: A frizz-free head of hair = living the dream, and this tutorial can help turn it into a reality. (via NaturalNeiicy)


10. Work It Out: Don鈥檛 let a blowout prevent you from keeping up with your fitness routine. With just a few steps, your hair will stay looking fresh throughout Valentine鈥檚 Day weekend. (via Birchbox)

Are you styling your hair for Valentine鈥檚 Day? Let us know in the comments.