The most important fact to consider when choosing which blow dryer to select is your hair type. Picking the right tool for your hair type will guarantee gorgeous locks every time you dry.
Pick A Diffuser For Curly Hair
A diffuser attachment is must if you have waves or curly strands. A universal diffuser will fit and work with pretty much any blow dryer. A diffuser dries waves beautifully and gently without creating tangles. It will also give your curls a bump while keeping frizz under control. Curly hair hair doesn’t require a ton of heat to style.
Turn Up The Heat For Thick Hair
Hair that is long and thick will require extra heat and wattage in order to style effectively. Pick a dryer with at least 1800 watts and plenty of heat and speed settings such as the Parlux hair dryer. Extra heat will allow your hair to dry faster without causing frizz and flyaways. You may also consider a dryer with tourmaline technology since these dry hair faster than ionic dryers. Unfortunately, tourmaline hair dryers tend to be on the pricey side.
Ions Are Excellent For Frizzy Hair
If you have frizzy or unruly hair pick a blow dryer with an ion setting. Ions smooth the hair’s outer cuticle for extra shine and dries hair from the inside out in order to prevent heat damage. An ionic dryer can weigh down limp and fine hair so it may be nice to have the option of turning the ion setting off in case you’re sharing the dryer with other people.