Splurge: Parlux 3200 Compact Hair Dryer
This ultra powerful dryer weighs just two pounds. “It allows me to get hair super dry, super fast,” says L.A. stylist Riawna Capri. “Plus, my arms never get tired!” Four temperature settings work on all hair textures, from thick to fine.
Parlux 3200 Compact Hair Dryer, $100; parluxus.com.
Steal: Conair Infinti Prohairdryer
A high-speed dryer that rivals its pricier counterparts, the Infiniti's AC motor ensures a speedy blow-out while negative ions reduce frizz and add shine. Plus, “the higher heat settings are great for extensions,” says N.Y.C. stylist Ellin LaVar.
Conair Infiniti Pro Hair Dryer, $35; target.com.Read MoreLess