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Spending $30 may get you the best hair dryers according to Good Housekeeping

I am always cautious about the claims of the next new high priced hair dryer or tool that comes on the market. I will keep an ear out and post anything I hear in regards to tests performed to determine the best hair dryers in this capacity. Just about a year ago I wrote about just such a case in my article: Anti-Aging Creams – Do Expensive Products Always Work Better?

Now comes word from a (CBS 3) PHILADELPHIA broadcast that Good Housekeeping put best hair dryers to the test. They tested the $300 T3 Tourmaline hair dryer against the $30 Revlon Tourmaline hair dryer. Not only did the Revlon hair dryer out dry the T3, Good Housekeeping noted that the Revlon Tourmaline hair dryer was lighter and quieter.

3 On Your Side: The Best Hair Dryer Test

Jim Donovan Reporting

(CBS 3) PHILADELPHIA How much are you willing to spend on a hair dryer? With some costing in the neighborhood of 300 dollars, do you really need the deluxe model? 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has a much cheaper alternative which gives you the best hair dryers for your money results.

Stars swear by the T3 Tourmaline hair dryers, so the Good Housekeeping Institute wanted to see how they stood up to the challenge of a less expensive competitor.

“We were interested in the T3 hair dryers because they claim to dry about 60% faster than the regular hair dryer,” said Charmaine Gillespie of Good Housekeeping.


Read the entire article The Great Best Hair Dryers Test

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  1. Thank you Melissa for your feedback! We love to hear that you are having an easy time with your tools.

    Check out this article for insider tips to volumize your hair.

    Comment by Michelle Skye — March 11, 2012 @ 6:03 pm

  2. thank you for the info, although I prefer the Karmin Salon Pro Professional Hair Dryer which is the best one I’ve used, it keeps my hair smooth, shiny and with volume, I luv it ! :P

    Comment by melissa — March 10, 2012 @ 3:42 pm

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