With ionic and infrared hair dryers now entering the market and companies throwing around terms like “tourmaline”, “ceramic” and even “supersonic”, it can be hard to figure out which dryer you should buy.
Let us try to remove the confusion. We can help you find the best hair dryer for your budget and your particular hair type, whether it be curly or straight, thick or thin, oily or dry. This can get a bit technical at times, but don’t worry, you’ll soon have a much better idea of which dryer will make you look your best.
Hair Dryer Overview
When selecting your next hair dryer, it’s important to consider things such as motor type, wattage, accessories, cord length, drying mechanism, fan power, heat settings, and airflow. We’ve accounted for all of these factors and weighed them against the needs of various hair types to create the following comparison table. If you thought that all dryers are the same, this makes an excellent starting point for finding out what you really need from one.