hair dryer glossary

The Hair Dryer Glossary

The Hair Dryer Glossary

Know what your buying when you’re looking for a new blow dryer.





 

AC MOTOR:

Often used it professional hair dryers. It’s less noisy, but weighs more and usually lasts longer.

 

ATTACHMENTS:

Stuff like diffusers and nozzles that spread out heat and air in different ways. BLOWDRYER BRUSH: Basically what it sounds like. A multi-purpose styler which combines a brush and a blowdryer.

 

CERAMIC:

Ceramic technology is used to push Soft Heat more evenly throughout your hair. COLD SHOT: A feature on your hair dryer that gives a blast of cold air to help set hair and further close the cuticle. DC

 

MOTOR:

Normally found in less expensive hair dryers. Lighter in weight but doesn’t last as long as an AC type motor. DIFFUSER: An attachment used to dry naturally curly of wavy hair without messing up the pattern of the hair.

 

IONIC:

Negatively charged ions are generated to dry hair faster by breaking up water droplets at higher speeds. That’s just science. 🙂 INFRARED HEAT: A laser-like technology that heats up your hair from the inside out.

 

TEMPERATURE CONTROL:

Adjust your temperature, yo.

 

TOURMALINE:

A type of stone used to increase the production of negatively charged ions.

 

VOLTAGE:

The amount of electricity you’re gonna fry yourself with if you drop it in the bath tub. J/K there are safety features that cut off the power if you do that.