Helen of Troy is a well established manufacturer of professional hair styling tools. They are widely recognized for their Salon Edition, Connoisseur, Gallery Series and Hot Tools Brands. They also command a strong and growing position with its consumer products that they sell under the license Vidal Sassoon and Revlon Brand names.
So, if you are looking for travel hair dryers and want something lightweight and inexpensive, you should really consider Helen of Troy Hair Dryers. They are of a professional grade, and yet they have a lower price point than many others in the marketplace.
In particular, there are two hair dryers that would work great whether you are traveling domestically or internationally. First there is the Helen of Troy ultra lightweight Mini Tote Travel dryer. It is 1600 watts and has 2 Speed / Heat Settings. The added bonus is that it fits into the dual voltage hair dryers category which means all you need is the proper adapter plug for the foreign country you are visiting. helen of troy hair dryers
Now if you are looking for something that has a few more bells and whistles, Helen of Troy has a dual voltage Turbo hair dryer that also has 1600 watts but instead of just 2 heat settings it has 4. This dryer also has a cool shot button, an airflow concentrator, and a removable lint filter. It is also more a mid-size dryer.
Conair: Tried and True
There are so many hair dryer brands in the marketplace so how does one know exactly which one to select? You can shop online, go to beauty supply stores, buy them at hair salons, and even buy them in the discount retail stores. With all of the available outlets to buy them from, and with so many brands to choose from, how do you know what is the most reliable?
When you are working with a small budget, the Conair hair dryer has many options to choose from. Conair has been around for a very long time and if you are looking for something reliable, yet inexpensive (in relation to many of the professional brands), you should be able to find something that will fit your budget.
If you want a hair dryer that is considered in the professional line of dryers, and one that has more of the features that you find on a professional dryer, it is definitely recommended that you go with a Conair Pro.
Some examples of Conair Pro dryers include the Conair Pro Blackbird, Conair Pro Yellowbird, Conair Pro Silverbird, Conair Pro Thermal Ceramic 2000 Turbo, and the Conair Champion Pro Euro Styler Hair Dryer, just to name a few.
So what places these Conair dryers in the category of a professional dryer? To start with, these dryers range anywhere from 1875 to 2000 watts of power. This is more than enough power to get the job done. Some of these models offer ceramic technology, ionic technology, the cool shot or cold shot button feature, dual voltage for international travel, etc. While each one does not offer all of these features, it is important to read the features that each particular hair dryer has to offer so you can select the one that meets your individual needs.