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babyliss big hair, anyone used it? is it any good?
hi, have heard good reviews about this gadget. apparantly its a heated roller brush which is meant to make blow drying hair easier. meant to cut out the struggle with round brush and hairdryer. sounds good but is around £45 so wondered if anyone had tried it who could recomend? before spending my money i mean!
I bought one....and sold it again within a week . It got great reviews and some people I know swear by it, but it didnt suit my hair at all. I just found it made my hair frizzy and killed the shine, I get better results with my straightener and hair dryer.
It is all I use now. I recently went back to my old method (standard hairdryer and vented brush) and wasn't able to get nearly as much volume. As well as being more volumous (is that a word?!), my hair is also much smoother and shinier and generally 'done' IYKWIM.
I have experimented with different ways of using it and I get the best results if I blow dry hair with standard dryer to about 80-90% dry then add mousse then use BBH. The dryer your hair when you use it the more volume you will get, its hard to get volume if you do it on wet hair. Also would take an age.
I've got naturally curly fine hair and I used it like some of the other posters have said - blow dried with hair dryer so it was almost dry and then used it to give lift and volume. I really liked it as if I am going out I would usually straighten the life out of my poor hair with the ghd's as I don't really know what else to do with it but it always looks pretty flat and lifeless when I do that. I found the Babyliss whilst not completely straightening my hair, made it look more like it had a wave and some body and had been styled. Like some of the others said though I found it hard to hold the style although I will definitely try putting mousse on. Its also really good at doing a side fringe. Mine is normally straightened as I can't do that thing with the massive hairbrush and hairdryer that the hairdressers do but the Babyliss straightens it for me and gives it that bit of lift. My mum has one too and has the curliest hair you hve ever seen in your life and does the same as me and it looks lovely on her hair.