Beauty & Health

Best Hair Dryers For Men & Women

Finding the best hair dryers can be pretty hard, mostly because we have hundreds of options to choose from. We’ve tested more than 35+ different models, and were able to find the best ones available in the market for this year based on their price, quality, durability and performance. Let’s take a look at them

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5. Revlon 1875W

Best Budget

Our Ratings:

Durability
80%
Quality
70%
Value
70%

Hairdryers are essential tools for both men and women, and without the help of them we cannot achieve the perfect hairstyles that we rock each day, and we would probably go to work with damp hair every day, and in the cold winter months, that is a nightmare. If you want to simply avoid this altogether you should definitely invest in a good hair dryer that is lightweight, ergonomic, can get hot pretty fast and has adjustable speeds. While some may get pretty expensive if you want a great budget option that won’t break the bank, then you should go with the Revlon 1875W. This hair dryer is truly excellent with its lightweight body, plenty of power, speed and heat settings, flexibility, nice design and, a cool shot button to achieve perfect hairstyles.

It is also worth mentioning that this is one of the cheapest in the market, and it is one of the most popular products in Amazon, amassing a large number of positive reviews to back its performance. This hair dryer has a pretty nice shape and design, it has the traditional hairdryer shape, with the glossy plastic body and its three paint jobs including Black, Pink, and Yellow, all of them look excellent and will fit right in. The Revlon 1875W measures 3.4×9.4×72.-inches in total which is mid-sized and measures about 1.1-pounds in total so you can even take it for your travels. It has a nice long cord and it is securely attached to the body, and on top of that, it has a ring where it attaches to the body so you can hang it securely.

It is worth stating that despite being a pretty cheap device this hair dryer has a great build quality that will make it last for a long long time. As its name implies this hair dryer has plenty of power at 1875Watts delivering plenty of heat and power in its lightweight body. I thas 2 speed and heat settings, low and high, and a cold shot button that will help you to achieve the desired hair. The low power and cold shot buttons are perfect for people that suffer from dry hair and skin, meaning that they require extra care and attention.

In the budget range, it doesn’t get better than the Revlon 1875W, this compact dryer will do wonders.

4. Remington Thermaluxe

Best Value

Our Ratings:

Durability
80%
Quality
80%
Value
85%

For the budget-conscious buyers that want a proper and powerful hairdryer with features and functionality, then you should probably invest in a big name brand that knows its thing like Remington. Remington’s professional line Thermaluxe hair dryer delivers plenty of awesome features that will make you feel like a professional hairdresser, with its mighty power, speed and heat settings, cool shot button, nice and substantial design, quality build all around, accessories and many more. Combined with its amazing price point you can’t get better value from a hairdryer.

The Remington Thermaluxe is a full-sized hair dryer that comes in a pretty beautiful design that will catch your eye. It has a pretty attractive shape with clean lines with its combination of glossy and matte plastic, on top of that, it has some gold details that will make you feel like you are in a beauty salon. The device measures about 1.7-pounds which is substantial but adds to its quality, and while we’re at it, it is worth stating that I am not disappointed about the quality of this product, but it is not expected anything less from Remington. My favourite feature of this hairdryer is its 7-foot cord that is tangle-free thanks to its fabric construction, it also makes it manoeuvrable and durable at the same time.

The hairdryer comes with a good set of accessories including two concentrators, a diffuser, and three sectioning clips that make it a professional-grade and if you own a salon it will be a good addition to your arsenal. The handle of this dryer delivers plenty of flexibility and secure grip, however, due to its weight it can get a little difficult getting hold of it.

The Remington Thermaluxe has three heat settings and two-speed settings, delivering plenty of versatility when styling your hair, and it does a great job of delivering excellent results in a wide variety of hair types. The 1875Watt motor delivers plenty of power, and it combines thermal technology with ceramic heat, provides negative ions to dry hair quickly with smoothness and no frizz at all.

For those that want a quality piece of a hairdryer with a lengthy warranty and functionality, the Remington Thermaluxe is the perfect tool.

3. Babyliss Pro TT Tourmaline

Best Travel Hair Dryer

Our Ratings:

Durability
85%
Quality
85%
Value
95%

Frequent travelers know the struggle of packing a hairdryer, since the rise of Air BnB and the lack of hair driers in the rooms provided. But getting a full-sized hairdryer and packing it in your suitcase is pretty hard because they are quite large and heavy, that’s why it is important to invest in a travel-sized hair dryer such as the Babylisspro TT Tourmaline. This hair dryer delivers plenty of features that will help you while packing, nice functionality, amazing power, adjustable speed, and heat settings, and many more. For travelers, it doesn’t get any better than this.

The Babyliss Pro TT Tourmaline is a dedicated travel hairdryer, which comes in a pretty compact shape, but it is perfect to utilize it for everyday use as your main hairdryer. It has a size of 5.5×2.5×8.9-inches and has a size of less than 1 pound making it extremely easy to put it in your backpack and fly. To make things even better the Babylisspro TT Tourmaline is equipped with a foldable handle, that makes this hair dryer even smaller so you can make space for other things. It is equipped with a 6-foot professional cord that makes it perfect, and on top of that in its package, you will find a concentrator to make things even better. It is worth noting that despite its small size, foldable construction and affordable price this hairdryer rocks a great build quality and will last you a long time. In addition to all this, the filter of this hairdryer is removable so you can clean, which is necessary for a longer-lasting hairdryer.

Despite having a small size, this hair dryer has the power of a full-sized one, with its dual voltage 1900 Watt extended life AC motor, making it capable of drying your hair in no time. On top of that it has 2 speed settings low and high, and 2 heat settings plus the cool shot button, resulting in a pretty versatile device, capable of styling your hair properly.

To conclude I would like to say that this is the best option for those that tend to pack up and go on journeys regularly, with its folding handle, power and quality build, the Babylisspro TT Tourmaline delivers functionality and joy of use, without burning a hole in your pocket.

2. Dyson Supersonic

Most Quiet

Our Ratings:

Durability
95%
Quality
90%
Value
95%

Well if you want a pretty capable hairdryer that delivers amazing performance and power while also being quiet, you have to look pretty hard because these kinds of options are scarce. However, in recent times, Dyson has delivered a futuristic hairdryer that delivers mighty power that dries your hair pretty fast but at the same time, it is extremely quiet in operation. Other than that it has plenty of features and accessories in its package to make your life easier, however, it comes in a pretty high-price point that may deter some buyers.

The design of the Dyson Supersonic definitely looks pretty cool, it has some kind of a futuristic vibe to it that makes it extremely attractive and aesthetically pleasing. It comes in a pretty cool fuchsia paint job that is excellent and craves attention, but if you’re not into that you can get the silver version which looks more understated. It is also worth mentioning that the device is pretty compact and lightweight as the motor is so small it sits on top of the handle, instead of being bolted on like other hair dryers.

The accessories are all magnetically attached to the body so you don’t have to squeeze them in, in the package you get a Smoothing nozzle that is perfect, a concentrator, and a diffuser that is perfect for curls and defrizz your hair. The cable is also pretty long and extremely durable at the same time, and the Dyson Supersonic is also a very sturdy hair dryer that will last you a lifetime.

The performance of the Dyson Supersonic is pretty amazing, as it dries your hair pretty quickly without making much noise. It has four heat and speed settings you can choose from the back of the device indicated by the LED lights. The smoothing nozzle was one of the best attachments you could use at it directed the heat precisely letting you achieve your desired hairstyle.

If you want an extremely powerful and feature-rich hair dryer that can perform efficiently and have the funds, the Dyson Supersonic is perfect for you.

1. GHD Air Dryer

Best Overall

Our Ratings:

Durability
100%
Quality
90%
Value
95%

The best hairdryer in the market is a pretty competent one that can deliver amazing power in its lightweight body that is dedicated to professionals, the GHD Air Dryer. This hairdryer is also relatively affordable and delivers amazing value for its price, and will give more expensive hair dryers a run for their money. It has a pretty long cord, ionic technology, great accessories and many more.

The GHD Air Dryer has the classic hairdryer shape that is pretty compact and is very ergonomic designed to be used by both right and left-handed users with ease. It is worth mentioning that it weighs 1.3-pounds in total despite having a powerful 2100Watt motor. It has some rather interesting construction made out of matte black plastic combined with some metallic accents to make it attractive, functional and manoeuvrable at the same time.

On the back of it, you will notice the controls housed in a rubber control pannel, delivering three heat settings and two-speed settings, plus a cool shot button that is on the front. It also has a pretty long 9 feet cord that is extremely durable and doesn’t tangle as easily, speaking about the extras it has a wide styling nozzle, and a diffuser to complete the package.

The biggest selling point of the GHD Air Dryer is its 2100Watt motor that dries hair extremely fast, in fact, it is the most capable in the market in terms of this. This makes it perfect for those that are always in a rush, and want to achieve a good hair day every day, without missing a beat. However, this device is a little loud making 103dB of sound at its highest setting, but it isn’t annoying. During many days of testing, it delivered excellent results in various types of hair, and it does it faster than everybody.

The perfect air dryer, nothing can even get closer to the GHD Air Dryer.

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