In Good Shape
These thermal tools not only style hard-to-manage hair, but are designed to protect and maintain its health, too. ✂ —Kelsey Murray
1. Turbo Power
Twin Turbo 3800 Hair Dryer
This energy-efficient blow-dryer boasts 2,100 watts of styling power, two speeds, four temperature settings and a cold-air microswitch for customized drying.
Benefits: Ionic technology reduces drying time up to 50 percent, which leaves hair shinier, smoother and static-free. What’s more, the blow-dryer is made from recycled materials and has a built-in silencer. turbopowerinc.com
2. Paul Mitchell
Neuro Style 1-inch Flat Iron
Boasting versatility, this flat-iron is ideal for creating volume, waves and curls, and for smoothing strands.
Benefits: Cushioned plates and beveled edges are designed to protect hair from stress and demarcation lines. The SmartSense microchip regulates heat exposure to prevent strain on hair. paulmitchell.com
3. Fromm International
1907 Zero7 Series Lightweight Hair Dryer
Featuring a lightweight DC motor and a quiet, high-efficiency fan, this blow-dryer is the perfect on-the-go styling appliance.
Benefits: The positive and negative ion switch dries hair faster by separating water droplets at a higher speed. The cool-shot button can be used to further close the cuticle for a less frizzy, more polished finish. frommbeauty.com
4. Hot Tools Professional
Fabulous Fuchsia Digital Flat Iron
This flat-iron has micro-shine, friction-free titanium plates; a temperature select button; a digital temperature display; and an eight-foot professional swivel cord.
Benefits: The titanium styling plates provide even heat distribution, a mirror-smooth finish makes for frizz-free styling, and rounded edges curl and flip hair safely. hottools.com
Pro Dry Elite Tourmaline Ionic Hair Dryer
This blow-dryer features three heat and two speed settings, a cool-shot button, an eight-foot cord, and a removable filter cap for easy cleaning.
Benefits: Negatively charged ions break down positively charged water molecules, drying hair more quickly and reducing heat damage, while tourmaline technology helps seal the cuticle layer to lock out humidity and prevent frizz. andis.com