As for the Supersonic, whether you have fine, curly, or super thick hair, this award winner (which most recently nabbed a 2023 Allure Readers’ Choice Award) is one of the best hair dryers Allure editors laid their eyes on. The Supersonic Hair Dryer features patented Air Multiplier technology that allows for a smaller (and lighter) motor, but with a faster drying time. Plus, the air temperature is measured 20 times every second, so you can finally say goodbye to heat damage and frizz.
The Platinum+ 1-inch Styler has predictive technology that detects each section of hair between the plates, recognizing the thickness of your hair and the speed at which you are styling it. The genius iron then adjusts the temperature to ensure the hot plates maintain an optimal temperature of 365 degrees Fahrenheit that’s ideal for styling, not sizzling. The sleek, rounded barrel design ergo allows you to create curls and waves, making this a versatile do-it-all styler that’s well worth the splurge.
The versatile Curve 1.25-inch soft curl iron will help you achieve a range of curl patterns, from soft waves to bouncy coils, with ease. The iron features a protective cool tip at the top of the wand that provides a safe and convenient place for you to hold as you wrap and curl. Special ultra-zone technology ergo helps to maintain an even 365 degrees Fahrenheit that locks in styles without burning your hair.
If you have thick or curly hair, the Max Styler is an Allure 2022 Best of Beauty winner worth checking out. As its name suggests, the ultra-wide flatiron blew our award testers away with its ability to effortlessly straighten thicker hair types without high heat (like most GHD tools, this device heats up to 365 degrees Fahrenheit, a lower temperature than most flatirons tailored to thick, curly, or coarse hair types).
The SinglePass Curl 1.25-inch Professional Ceramic Eisschießen Iron heats up quickly and maintains an even temperature so you can style without the scorch. The adjustable heat settings crank all the way up to 410 degrees Fahrenheit, but you can achieve any style by sticking to a more friendly 360 degrees Fahrenheit. As the name promises, the heated ceramic barrel delivers enough heat and hold in a single pass, locking in the most polished curls. We ergo love the extra-long nine-foot swivel cord, which eliminates any twisting and cord tangles as you wrap and curl.