Facts to Know When Getting the Best Hair Dryer

A hair dryer is one of the most important tools you need to have to take care of your hair. This tool is used almost every day by me as I have to go to the office for work. There are therefore things you need to consider when getting a hair dryer.

If you are a hair dresser, there are things you need to be cautious with since you will need to use it to almost every client who visits your salon. There may be too many options in the market, and they may overwhelm you.

Some of the things to look at when buying the best hair dryer include warranty, attachments, weight, wattage, settings and heating elements. You will get various styles, but the best is one that fulfills your needs.




First look at the heating element of the dryer. Heat is damaging and dangerous when it is applied every day. Irrespective of whether you are using a thermal protecting product, it is crucial that you use a hair dryer that is of high quality to prevent any types of damages.

Different hair dryers dry the hair in different ways, and when you get to know the difference, and then you will be saving your hair from a lot of risks.

Then you have looked at the heating element then consider the wattage of the hair dryer. Different dryers have different wattage. Ensure that the dryer has wattage of more than 1300 watts unless you are buying a travel hair dryer. Most of the dryers average at 1750 watts. It is at advisable to use a dryer with 1900 to 2000 watts for thick and long hair.

The setting of the best hair dryer is very beneficial to the user just like the straightening ions. Look for one with not only the high and low option but also the hot and cool option. Heat causes damage to the hair, so it is advisable that you use cool and low setting whenever possible. If you get a drier with more setting to choose from then, it is a great option.

If the hair you want to purchase is for personal use like mine, although I sometimes take it to work if I'm running late in the morning... (shhh) then weight may not be as important as is it is for commercial use. If the dryer is for a salon, then you need to get a lightweight dryer to save you from getting too much tired. There are light hair dryers between 12 oz to 13 oz. These dryers are more expensive, but they will save you quite a lot of energy.

Finally consider the warranty been given on the dryer. Just like you consider the warranty of everything else you buy, this is the same thing you need to look to a hair dryer. This gives you the confidence of the manufacturer to the product.

The warranty will give you refund, repair and also return in case it fails. Some dryers that are more expensive tend to have a longer warranty than the cheap ones. The best hair dryer should make your work easier and more efficient. Look at other attachments that come along with the drier to either make your work easier.