Your budget is important, but so is your appearance!
So we’ve picked an array of fantastic hair tools that gave give your look a boost, no matter how much (or how little) spending money you have.
Remember, sometimes small and simple is all you really need. The Remington All That Quick Curl Setter provides basic styling possibilities for only $15. This portable unit will give you diva-like curls while adding body to your hair. Just remember to snap them on, and they’ll take care of the rest.
Conair is a classic brand and its products are not only reliable, but affordable. Take the Conair ½” Mini Flat Iron ($16) which you can pick up for less than a meal at your favorite restaurant. This lightweight flat iron glides through your hair, leaving you with a silky smooth finish. Perfect for mamis on-the-go!
For stubborn bangs, general touch-ups and ideal curls, check out amika Glitzy Gold & Pink Leopard Mini Ceramic Styler ($29). The styler is designed to retain much needed moisture and prevent hair damage. Designed for all hair types, this multi-purpose device is simply a great bargain for the price.
Dryers are difficult to choose from. Most generic brands do the bare minimum, but John Frieda Volume & Shine Full Volume Hair Dryer ($50) with anti-frizz ion technology should banish bad results. The ions generated are about 10 times that of natural sources, and protect against damage leaving your hair shiny, silky and oh-so smooth.
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The combination of ceramic tourmaline and pulse technology is what’s behind the Hot Tools Ceramic Tourmaline Deep Waver ($52). Variable dials heating up to 430 degrees, lockable plates, and cool edges will make wave creation fun and safe—ideal for glamorous, old-Hollywood hairdos!
For those women willing to fork over a couple of extra bucks, Rusk Heat Freak 1-1/2 Ceramic and Tourmaline Str8 Iron could do you justice. $80 may seem too much for such an item, but women with thick hair will find this products works minor miracles.
Invest a bit more in a hair dryer and you’ll end up with the quality that professional stylists prefer. Solano The Original Hair Dryer ($90), is durable and handles continuous use with ease. High heat settings and a salon friendly elongated cord make this a great asset to your beauty collection.
Your hair goes through several beatings a year. Treatments involving harsh chemicals will thoroughly abuse your hair. So the designers of T3 Voluminous Hot Rollers considered this. This $100 deal sets you up with set of hot rollers that will rejuvenate your hair’s vibrancy. Heat indicators and heatless edges make using this product a joy to use.
The upper echelon of hair styling tools brings brilliance and quality together to make such products as the Coolway Flat Iron Starter Kit ($130), which is truly a thing of beauty. This essential hair styling kit includes the Autosense Styler, Transform Spray and Boost Serum, and the end result will be hair that’s soft, smooth, shiny, and stronger.
We’ve heard how some curling irons safeguard hair from damage; The Bombshell 1 inch Curling Iron by Sultra ($130) gets the job done through Japanese Kyocera Ceramic Technology. Durable and lightweight, this static-free curler safely ensures top results in a short time—and includes a safety glove to protect your fingertips. A big plus? You can achieve anything from beachy waves to tight curls!
Prepare to go from soccer mom to evening diva with the amika 4P Interchangeable Barrel Curler Set ($175). Four adjustable, easy to change barrels and a quick heating wand will save you time. Creating curls of various shapes and sizes can be consistently accomplished without any painful pulling and tugging.
Drybar Buttercup Blow Dryer ($190), with its bright, happy color, guarantees long lasting and healthy results, and faster drying for your hair. It’s hard to believe this dryer provides powerful airflow in such a lightweight design. Buttercup’s technology further works to protect vulnerable hair against damage.