How to Choose a Hairdryer

A great hairstyle is the result of a good haircut, good
hair products and the best equipment for your hairstyle and type. If you are using a hair dryer that doesn’t make your hair look the way you want it to, it may be time to buy a new hair dryer. But with so many different styles to choose from, how do you know which is the best hair dryer for you? The following tips will help you choose the best

hair dryer to fit your hair needs.

Wattage

The wattage is an important factor in choosing a hair dryer. The higher the wattage is on a hair dryer, the more powerful the air flow and the heat will be. For thin hair, the dryer should be at least 1750 watts. For thick hair, the dryer should be at least 1900 watts.

Settings

The best hair dryer is one with adjustable speeds and temperature settings to help reduce damage to your hair and decrease dry time. The more settings available, the more flexibility you will have when it comes to styling. For example, a hair dryer with a cool shot setting will help to set the finished hairstyle. But if your hair tends to frizz when dried with a hair dryer, the best dryer would be an
ionic hair dryer. Ionic blow dryers cause the moisture in your hair to bead up and leaves hair cuticles soft.

Attachments

Many good hair dryers usually come with, or are compatible with various

attachments like a nozzle or a diffuser. A nozzle is designed to concentrate the air to specific areas of the hair, especially if you want to straighten hair. To prevent fly away hairs, a nozzle can also be used to help the hair remain in the direction you are aiming the air. A diffuser is also a great attachment to invest in if you have curly hair as it helps to lessen frizz.

Coils

Hair dryers are typically made with ceramic or tourmaline coils.

Ceramic hair dryers are popular choices because they heat quickly and evenly, so that hair dries faster without causing damage.

Tourmaline hair dryer coils are made from a precious stone and are able to emit excessive amounts of negative ions which help to reduce the amount of static and frizz. Tourmaline dryers also break molecules down faster causing the hair to absorb the water, resulting in softer, sleeker hair.

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