House of StyleFebruary 1, 2009 By: Nicole Palmieri American Salon
A great blow-out requires the right tools. Here's what you need to get perfect results every time.
A range of new blow-dryers on the market offers better results in half the time.
1) Andis Ceramic Tourmaline Hair Dryer keeps locks healthy by sealing in moisture as it dries the hair (andis.com); 2) InfraShine UL2 Cool Switch Ceramic Blow Dryer heats the hair from within to preserve its natural moisture, while the cool shot button locks in style and shine (infrashine.com); 3) Turbo Power Twinturbo 3500 is powerful, compact, lightweight and is equipped with two nozzles. One creates perfect waves and the other helps dry hair faster (turbopowerinc.com); 4) Belson Brazilian Heat by Mega Hot features a variable speed dial for unlimited heat and speed combinations (belsonproducts.biz); 5) TIGI Hardcore Blown Away Blow Dryer is infused with powerful tourmaline for shiny, frizz-free hair (tigihaircare.com).
1) iTech HairArt H3000 Tourmaline Hair Dryer is lightweight, quiet and infused with tourmaline technology to dry hair faster (hairartproducts.com); 2) FHI Heat Nano Salon Pro 2100 Turbo Blow Dryer produces higher heat and 25 percent more air velocity than other AC-motor dryers (fhiheat.com); 3) HAIelite Turbo-HAIonic Hair Dryer locks in moisture, seals in color and stabilizes the pH level of the hair (hai-elite.com); 4) Wigo AbstraX Tourmaline Ionic Salon Dryer produces negative ions for faster blow-drying (wigo.com); 5) Hot Tools Tourmaline Ionic Dryer increases hair's shine and softness while reducing frizz (hottools.com).
These products do more than just protect the hair from heat. They also leave hair smooth and shiny.
1) Goldwell Hot Darling provides thermal protection while increasing elasticity and bounce (goldwell-northamerica.com); 2) Profound Beauty Anatomy Priming Spray prepares hair for styling and protects haircolor from UV rays (profoundbeauty.com); 3) Rene Furterer Myrrhea Silkening Fluid controls hair volume and protects hair from heat styling (renefurterer.com); 4) TIGI S-Factor Flat Iron Shine Spray provides a thermal shield for shiny, smooth hair (tigihaircare.com); 5) PureOlogy NanoGlaze Styling Crème creates long-lasting hold and brilliant shine (pureology.com); 6) veda Brilliant Damage Control protects hair against breakage, heat styling and sun damage (aveda.com); 7) Wella Color Preserve Thermal Protecting Spray imparts vibrant shine (wellausa.com); 8) Joico K-PAK Protect & Shine Serum prevents split ends and provides polish (joico.com); 9) Paul Mitchell Heat Seal gives heat protection and shine (paulmitchell.com); 10) Redken Blown Away 09 offers all-day style memory while protecting hair from heat (redken.com); 11) J Beverly Hills Thermotect provides heat protection, shine and body (jbeverlyhills.com).