Why Hair Dryers are a Must-Have Styling Tool

Allison Schmidt | 21 December 2016
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Good hair days made easy!

Hair dryers are one of our favorite hairstyling tools. Not only do they work to quickly dry your hair, they also act as a styling mastermind–creating everything from a bouncy blowouts to loose curls! And, with a few tricks and tips, you can achieve stunning hairstyles at home without having to fork over tons of money at your local blowout bar. Read on to learn more about why the hair dryers are a must-have product to have in your hair care arsenal.

Hair Dryers For Drying, Styling and More!

hair dryers are a must-have
A hair dryer is a must-have to achieve sleek strands. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. The Basics

Everyone needs a hair dryer for the simple act of drying your hair. As simple as that sounds, they are our go-to product, especially in the winter, when you shouldn’t be leaving your house with a wet head. Even if you love to air-dry your hair, you can (and should!) still use them to dry at least 80% of your hair.

2. Defined Curls

Hair dryers are a styling powerhouse! They can make it a snap to get nearly any hairstyle. Most importantly, they make getting defined curls so much easier! After washing your curls, spritz in a little bit of TRESemmé Platinum Strength Heat Spray to protect your hair. Then find your diffuser attachment to style your hair. Using a diffuser for curly hair is much more gentle and makes sure you get your perfect curl structure.

3. Perfectly Straight

If you’re a curly girl (or wavy, or mostly straight) you can also use a hair dryer to give you pin straight hair. It’s a real multi-tasker that way. We recommend starting off with a serum like the Nexxus New York Salon Care Humectress Encapsulate Serum to add shine and help smooth your hair. Then use the concentrator nozzle on your hair dryer to help you create a straight style. There are a few more steps you’ll need to take to blow dry curly hair to straight.

4. Bouncy Blowout

You can also get big bouncy hair with a hair dryer. See why we love them so much? We love doing at home blowouts because who wouldn’t want salon perfect hair everyday? All you need is a round brush and some heat protectant to achieve a stunning home blowout. For brushes, we like the Nexxus Ibiza B5 Round Hair Brush because you can use it to create curls and volume.

5. Volume Booster

A hair dryer can help you boost volume too. When you dry your roots, going the opposite direction, or just straight up with the help of a brush you’ll be creating some serious volume. We love this as a way to give our hair a lift at the roots.

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