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The Best Blow Dryer will Leave Hair Soft and Shiny

Since they are a fundamental part of most women’s, and some men’s, hair styling routines, many households have more than one hair blow dryer. These dryers have come a long way over the years, evolving into versions that are quieter and lighter in weight. They dry hair faster, and have more features than their predecessors. These improvements mean that there is now more for the consumer to consider when shopping for a hair dryer. The objective of the best hair dryer is to dry quickly, and efficiently, without damaging hair. To accomplish this you need to take into account how the different features will benefit your styling needs.

Wattage, which affects how fast the air comes out, is the first factor to look at when shopping for a blow dryer. You want to make sure you have enough to get drying done quickly, but not everyone needs the highest wattage. The average dryer is between 1500 and 1875 watts, which is plenty for most women, although those with thick hair could benefit with 1900 watts or more. The majority of blow dryers have speed settings, and some have temperature settings. Those with heat settings usually also have a cool shot button, that when pressed sends a blast of cool air to set a style. This is useful when using a round brush to add volume or wave to a hairstyle. Over the last few years, Ionic has been the hot new trend in hair dryers. Ionic dryers use charged ions combined with warm air to break down water molecules, which are then easily absorbed by hair. Hair dries faster with half the heat, resulting in less chance of heat damage to hair. The last item on your list of considerations is attachments. Most dryers come with a nozzle attachment which allows you to concentrate air flow over smaller sections of hair. This eliminates frizz and also protects hair from damage due to excessive heat. Usually purchased separately, but included with some blow dryers, a diffuser can be a curl’s best friend. By dispersing the air flow over a larger area, using a cooler temperature, curls dry without losing their shape.

ENZO Milano Professional Mini Blow Dryer is an ionic dryer that seals the cuticle as it dries, leaving hair soft and silky. This dryer is light to hold, but is powerful with 1900 watts and quiet dual air-flow. The far-infrared heat will not over dry your hair.

The Supersolano 3600 Professional Hair Dryer from Solano, has a ceramic grille to keep hot temperatures consistent, along with ion technology to reduce static electricity. With two speeds and five temperature settings everyone can find the right combination for drying their hair.

If looking for a travel dryer with the ionic feature, the Slik Stick Helium Travel Dryer is the perfect choice. Its compact design with folding handles makes it convenient to pack, while the two-speed heat settings and lightweight allow for effortless styling.

Once you have purchased the blow dryer that will work best for you, there are a couple of tips to remember. When blow drying, hold the dryer at least three inches away from your hair to avoid heat damage. Also, blow dry in a downward direction rather than up the hair shaft which can cause split ends and add frizz.

recent diffuser hair dryer product reviews

Deva dryer
Deva dryer By Lesann40701 from Kentucky on 03/13/2014
 Review of DevaCurl Dryer & DevaFuser (1 Review)
What I Like:Reduces Frizz
What I Don't Like:Expensive
Recommended Uses:Curly Hair, Wavy Hair
Current Hair Condition/Concerns:Color-Treated, Frizzy & Curly, Normal to Dry
Comments about DevaCurl Dryer & DevaFuser:
Love it!

create volume
create volume By makeuplisa from hartford on 03/07/2013
Comments about Luxor Professional Air Diffuser - #0710 Finger, Black:
helped create great volume with my hair, really gave it that extra lift

nice By makeuplisa from hartford on 03/07/2013
Comments about T3 Bespoke Labs Evolution Professional Ionic Ceramic Hair Dryer, Model No. 73888:
this is a great blowdryer, not too heavy for when trying to style your hair, dries hair quicklly with nice shine

great value
great value By scarlet from houston on 02/16/2013
Comments about Belson Mega Hot Professional 1875 Watt Professional Dryer with Tourmaline, Model No. MH2257:
This blow dryer is a great value. I've had mine for awhile now and its really held up. The diffuser is wonderful for my curly hair.

Worst ever
Worst ever By Idiot who bought a belson from Canada on 10/10/2012
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer
What I Like:Dries Hair Quickly, Durable, Great Design, Lightweight, Multiple Settings
What I Don't Like:Bulky, Heavy, Loud, Poor Design
Recommended Uses:All Hair Types, At Home
Current Hair Condition/Concerns:Frizzy & Curly, Oily Scalp
Comments about Belson Pro 1875 Watt Professional Hair Dryer with Tourmaline, Model No. BP2154V1:
This hair dryer broke after 2 years of use. End of story. Never again. I've had $15 con air dryers that lasted longer.

The Best yet price to value
The Best yet price to value By Le Cure Boutique Salon from New York City on 07/16/2012
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer
What I Like:Dries Hair Quickly, Durable, Effective, Even Heat, Gentle, Great Design, Great Value, Multiple Settings
What I Don't Like:Heavy
Recommended Uses:All Hair Types, Professional
Current Hair Condition/Concerns:Damaged, Dry & Brittle, Normal to Dry, Thick & Coarse
Comments about Slik Stik SS 3K Tourmaline + Ion Generator 1875 Watts, Model No. 1718:
I used this product and results were amazing to say the least. I used on my friends and they all now to buy it. My friends were shocked that it brought so many attachments given the price and quality. For sure I will recommend this dryer to all my friends and family.

I should have listened to the other reviews
I should have listened to the other reviews By Wishful Thinker from Miami, FL on 02/19/2012
Comments about Andis Ultra Ceramic Styler + 3 Attachment Combs, Model No. 80410:
I bought this dryer/styler hoping that I could style my hair with the brush attachment, and throw away my round brushes that I still use rather clumsily. That proved to be wishful thinking. As other reviewers had indicated, the bristles of the brush attachment are very soft and even with my fine-to-medium hair, did not catch my hair at all. Returned it. What a waste.

The ionic dryer
The ionic dryer By Sunshine from Buffalo New York on 12/04/2011
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer, Brand Buyer
What I Like:Dries Hair Quickly
What I Don't Like:Ineffective
Recommended Uses:All Hair Types
Current Hair Condition/Concerns:Normal
Comments about Hot Tools 1875 Watt Anti-Static IONIC Salon Hair Dryer, Model No. 1060:
I purchased this the Hot Tools Professional Ionic dryer about 4 months ago.It literally dries my hair in 15-20 minutes.The only thimg is i just recently tried out the ionic button for the 1st time. Soon as i pressed ionic, the dryer cut off and never came back on. Iam very upset, this dryer cost me $50.00.

light weight and very quick to dry your hair
light weight and very quick to dry your hair By savvy shopper from Gastonia, NC on 05/19/2011
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer
What I Like:Dries Hair Quickly, Durable, Easy to Wash Out, Effective, Even Heat, Gentle, Great Design, Great Value, Lightweight, Multiple Settings, Quiet, Reduces Frizz
Recommended Uses:All Hair Types, At Home, Casual Use, Curly Hair, Daily Use, Long, Hair, Men, Normal Hair, Professional, Short Hair, Special Occasions, Straight Hair, Thick Hair, Thin Hair, Travel, Wavy Hair, Women
Current Hair Condition/Concerns:Color-Treated, Dry & Brittle, Normal, Normal to Oily
Comments about Hot Tools Professional Ionic Anti-Static 1875 Watt Salon Dryer, Model No. 1035:
I just love everything about this hair dryer. Nothing negative to say about it.

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