If you are tired of spending hours in the bathroom using a variety of products to dry and style your hair and want to re-create the salon-quality blowout you have been unsuccessfully attempting at home for years, a hair dryer brush could be the solution you never knew you needed.
Hair dryer brushes effectively style and dry your hair at once, combining the power of a round brush and hair dryer in one tool. The result is voluminous, frizz-free shine in a single step. The bristles allow you to de-tangle your hair, and the heat settings allow for flexible styling options. These convenient tools work on a variety of hair types and will help you create a high quality style in a matter of minutes.
There are a multitude of dryer brushes to choose from on Amazon, each with their own unique features. At the Good Housekeeping Institute, we test and vet hair styling products every day, from straightening irons to hairspray, so we know what makes a good hair tool. We rounded up the best of the best on Amazon to take the guesswork out of finding the best hot air brush for your hair to dry and style your hair to perfection. Here are our favorites:
1. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush
With over 10,000 Amazon reviews, Revlon’s One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer is all the rage. With two heat settings and a cold shot options, the ionic tool eliminates frizz and boosts shine, while the paddle brush allows for smoothing, gliding easily through even the toughest hair textures.
Rating: 4.3 stars
2. John Frieda Hot Air Brush
Achieve a salon worthy blow out in the comfort of your own home with the John Frieda Hot Air Brush. The multi-heat and cool down settings ensure long-lasting, professional results. Plus, the titanium ceramic barrel allows for even heat distribution and less damage to your hair.
Rating: 3.7 stars
3. Conair Infiniti Pro
This smart tool is perfect for refreshing your hair between shampoos. The 1 1/2-inch spin air brush creates natural curls and waves. Additionally, the ceramic technology safely dries damp strands and keeps hair healthy, with lasting shine for days.
Rating: 3.8 stars
4. Babyliss Nano Titanium Rotating Hot Air Brush
This innovative brush has ionic technology and anti-static bristles reducing frizz and enhancing shine with every pass. Customize your styling session with one of the three temperature settings.
Rating: 3.4 stars
5. Joyyum 3-in-1 Hot Air Spin Brush for Styling and Frizz Control
Joyyum’s brush allows you to dry and smooth your hair easily and effectively. There are two attachments: The 2-inch spin air brush creates voluminous, full-body curls, while the 1 1/2-inch auto-rotating air brush creates loose, natural waves. The brush rotates in both directions to add volume, and you can use with or without the spin function to style your hair.
Rating: 3.7 stars
6. Jinri Hot Air Brush
The Jinri brush has the power of a dryer and mimics the volume of styling your hair piece by piece with a round brush, but in only a single step. The tool allows for smooth blowouts in up to half the time. The best part? Your hair won’t get damaged thanks to the ceramic technology, which seals in moisture and leaves your hair silky smooth.
Rating: 4.9 stars
7. Hot Tools Professional 24k Gold Charcoal Infused Blowout Styler
Get polished strands in minutes with this Hot Tools styler. There is a rotating temperature control with three heat settings and vent platforms for faster drying. One Amazon reviewer said, “I have incredibly thick and wavy hair and this was unbelievably fast for me. It actually took less time than a flat iron!”
Rating: 4.5 stars
8. Bed Head Blow Out Freak One Step Dry + Volume
The mixed pattern bristles of Bed Head’s brush gives hair height and body every time. This brush makes it simple to create a smooth style, stat!
Rating: 4.1 stars
9. Remington Thermaluxe Advanced Thermal Technology
Wanting a more relaxed hairstyle? Remington’s brush is for you. The heated smooth glide bristles add salon-worthy volume, while the cool tip bristles make for comfortable styling.
Rating: 3.6 stars
10. Dyson Airwrap Complete Hair Styling Set
The hair product set you have been dreaming of! The Dyson Airwrap set contains a pre-styling dryer, two 1.2-inch barrels, two 1.6-inch barrels, a firm smoothing brush, a soft smoothing brush and a round volumizing brush. What makes it even more amazing? It combines powerful airflow with controlled heat to dry your hair as it styles with less damage
Rating: 3.9 stars
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