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I am completely rubbish at blow drying/ styling hair. Help? Do I need Babyliss Big Hair or GHDS? What hairdryer?

(6 Posts)
Dullygreygirl Sat 20-Jun-15 15:45:10

I need to sort this out!

Should I go for a Babyliss Big Hair or GHDS? (or other straighteners) I can't do blow drying or styling, I get all muddled and can't manage it.

Would a good hairdryer make a difference? I just use an ancient one, blast heat at my head for about three minutes and then leave it.

I have hair that comes past my shoulders, it is very fine in texture, but a reasonable amount of it - not thick or luscious, but not too thin either.

Conscious of not wanting to process it too much with loads of heat - are there good hairdyers that offer some heat protection?

What is the best heat protection spray or serum etc?

Dullygreygirl Sat 20-Jun-15 23:19:06


TrinityForce Sat 20-Jun-15 23:22:24

I'm also terrible at blow drying my hair straight, even after investing in a Parlux I'm still terrible at it.
I have a BBH but it bores me to tears using it.

I blow dry (badly, with frizzy but dry hair) and then straighten with GHDs.

I have TIGI blow out balm for blow drying.

Cheap straighteners should do the job just as well as GHDs I reckon

Dullygreygirl Sat 20-Jun-15 23:29:17

Thank you!

I wonder why we're so bad at blow drying grin I hear ya on the being completely bored, though - maybe that's it.

Will look up the TIGI balm!

FortyFacedFuckers Sat 20-Jun-15 23:37:48

I was very disappointed in the bbh although it may be the user rather than the product!
I would go for the ghds.

LadyMaryofDownton Sat 20-Jun-15 23:57:25

I have long hair, quite thin so I have the same problem. My hair needs volume just to look healthy & a bit more glam. I am not keen on using to many products so I wash/ condition leave my hair in a towel for about 1/2 hr then add in some volumising mouse at the roots and divide with a clip. Blowdry on the hottest setting & use a big round brush then blast with cold hair to hold it in place. Then a tiny bit of heat protector & straighten (mid price range had them 2 years now & they are great).

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