If you happen to have long hair you'll know that drying it with a towel isn't always as effective as you might like. If you want to get it nice and dry you'll have to use a hair dryer, but you need to make sure it's a decent quality hair dryer or you'll end up ruining your hair. Here we've got hair dryers from the likes of Babylis, Panasonic, Remington, and more. They'll all get your hair dry nice and fast, without drying it into a bundle of straw in the process.
So if you want to leave the house with nice dry hair that's still soft to touch we have you covered. Prices vary, starting as low as £20 and going all the way up to £195, so you can be sure to find something to match your needs and budget.
Babyliss Boutique Salon Power Blow-Dry
This is a fairly standard hair dryer, with two speed settings and three different levels of heat. What makes it stand out is that it's designed with precision in mind, which makes it easier for you to style your hair at home. It also has ionic frizz control, and ceramic technology to lock in your hair's moisture.
£127 | Amazon
T3 Featherweight Luxe 2i Ion Generator Hair Dryer
This is an expensive option, but for paying that much you're getting a pretty extensive hair dryer. It's one of the lightest hair dryers on the market, it's ion generator dries your hair faster and helps your hair retain its natural moisture, it maximises airflow when in use, and it's fairly quiet. To top it off, unlike other hair dryers which generate ions with a coating that wears away, the Luxe 2i uses gemstones that are infused with the internal components.
£195 | Amazon
Lee Stafford Frizz Off Hair Kit
A budget option that could serve you well, as long as you don't have an aversion to bright pink gadgetry. Not only is it a fairly powerful hair dryer, it's also been infused with keratin to make sure your hair ends up smooth, silky, and shiny. It also has a FAR infrared dryer to rapidly dry your hair from the inside out and prevent split ends by closing up the cuticles.
£30 | Amazon
Elchim 3900 Healthy Ionic Dryer Titanium Edition
This one might only have two different heat setting, but it promises to be the fastest and most powerful hair dryer on the market. This means that you have a great looking hair dryer that manages to cut your drying time down by up to 30%, along with ionic and ceramic technology to keep your hair healthy and protected from heat.
£119 | Amazon
Parlux Powerlight Hair Dryer
This is one that has been fairly popular amongst professional stylists, and you can buy one to use at home. The Parlux Powerlight has many features you'd expect, like ionic and ceramic technology, but also happens to be smaller and more powerful that much of the competition. To top that off, it also comes with a built-in silencer and it's made from an impact resistant casing.
£90 | Amazon
Panasonic Smooth & Shiny Hair Dryer with Nanoe Technology
A lot of good hair dryers come with ionic infusions that help moisturise your hair and prevent frizz, but Panasonic's Nanoe technology takes it one step further. Panasonic promises that this hairdryer will add 1000 times more moisture than typical ion dryers, adding volume, minimising frizz, and protecting your hair from heat. If that wasn't enough, it also comes with a nozzle for drying your hair even faster than normal.
£110 | Amazon
Nicky Clarke Diamond Shine Pro Salon Dryer
This one is designed to emulate the kind of dryer you'd find in a professional salon, and comes with a nice golden white design to complete the effect. Inside it has a salon pro AC motor for a professional feel, a diamond infused grille to create a salon standard blow dry, and a styling concentrator for precision airflow and styling. All that and it still protects you from heat and cuticle damage to ensure you have healthy and shiny hair.
£60 | Amazon
Remington 2200 Ionic Dry
A good choice for the budget conscious out there, this is a fairly typical hair dryer that also has a bunch of precautions to help protect your hair against heat damage. so that means you have built-in micro conditioners that protect and increase shine, ionic technology that heals damage and prevents frizz, and ceramic coatings.
£20 | Amazon
Andrew Barton Power Blow Dry
This is a lightweight option that focuses more on keeping your hair healthy and happy. It has various settings, three temperature and two speed, but it also comes with a ceramic coating to protect your hair from heat damage and adds some shine. On top of that it has ionic conditioning which helps lock in moisture to stop your hair getting frizzy and comes with a diffuser attachment that helps to add volume.
£56 | Amazon
Aphrodite Ultra Light
What good is a hairdryer if you have to tire yourself out holding it up against your hair? That's why the Aphrodite Ultra Light is all about. It only weighs 460 grams, so it should be fairly comfortable to use. It also have three heat settings, two speed settings, and a cool shot button that helps you set your blow dry. Plus with a 2,500 watt power setting, you won't be drying your hair for long.
£55 | Amazon
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