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Hairdryer recommendations please

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CheeseEloise1 Wed 18-May-16 10:02:48

Having read older threads, I recently had a moment of craziness and ordered a Parlux as it seemed a particularly good price (around £70) and had good reviews.
I had always had cheap hairdryers in the past so was really looking forward to it. However, not only did it arrive with a European plug, but once I plugged it into a travel adapter, it did not work. Amazon will take it back but can't replace it as it is third party.
It has made me think that maybe I was being mad spending £70 on a hairdryer. There seems to be a lot more ionic and titanium or ceramic on the market than just Parlux, and for much cheaper.
Is a Parlux really worth it or can you recommend another hairdryer that you have been happy with? Fizz control and shorter drying time would be important.

NattyGolfJerkin Wed 18-May-16 10:04:48

Parlux 385.

Small, quiet, efficient. Brilliant.

WoodleyPixie Wed 18-May-16 10:17:37

Ghd air. Fab no frizz.

Before that I had a mark hill one from boots that was good. It was zebra print and was about £30 half price. It lasted for years and it's still in the cupboard as a spare. So I would recommend that brand as well

WoodleyPixie Wed 18-May-16 10:19:39

This looks good a bit classier looking than my zebra print number wink

CheeseEloise1 Wed 18-May-16 21:15:08

Was it good to get rid of frizz Woody?

CheeseEloise1 Wed 18-May-16 21:15:52

Sorry, I meant Woodleypine!

Patapouf Wed 18-May-16 23:39:25

Parlux is the only hairdryer I have loved I have very very thick curly/frizzy/wild hair and the parlux dries it all in no time. And athe grand old age of 25 I've finally mastered a sleek blow dry.

Order one with a UK plug, it's worth it! It's very lightweight so you won't get tired arms and it's incredibly powerful.

CheeseEloise1 Thu 19-May-16 22:20:22

Which one do you have Patapouf and where did you get it?

RaisingSteam Thu 19-May-16 23:33:36

You might want to look at ETI which are also salon dryers. I think mine is an Eti turbo 2000, seriously powerful, very good results with a good brush.

dragonsarebest Thu 19-May-16 23:34:55

Diva veloce. Works as well as a parlour but half the price.

tigerdriverII Thu 19-May-16 23:37:15

Parlux 385. I love mine especially because it's a lovely shade of green <<shallow>>

Absentmindedwoman Thu 19-May-16 23:40:57

Diva. Mine arrived a couple of weeks ago and I think it's great.

CheeseEloise1 Fri 20-May-16 17:16:09

Thanks. I think I'm going to go for the Diva Veloce as it has the most incredible reviews

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