An air brush is a device that will not only quickly dry your hair, but also make styling, creating volume. The main advantage of such air brushes is the combination of an hair dryer and a brush in one device. There is a wide choice of devices on the market, we will analyze how to choose the right model and overview a top 5 best hot air brushes.

1. REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush (under $50)

REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush

With the Revlon functional air brush, you can dry hair, even the thickest and longest, within minutes. This original brush has quality bristles for detangling that gently comb and dry your hair. There is a comfortable rubber tip that help you not to burn the hand holding the hair brush. The device has an optimal power of 1100 Watts, the case material is of good-quality, without the smell of cheap plastic. It is important that the brush is so large in diameter that it can be used to style a third of the hair at once (if you are in a hurry), but if you want a better result in terms of shine and smoothness, then you need to divide the wet hair into strands. This air brush may seem heavy to someone, but the operating takes so little time that hands will not have time to get tired.

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2. Hot Tools Professional (under $55)

HOT TOOLS Professional 24K Gold One Step Dryer Volumizer

It is an American brand of professional hair styling tools with more than 25 years of history. Millions of Hollywood curls and thousands of unforgettable images have been created by these brushes. This air brush differs from competitors in the shape of the nozzle. It is not traditionally round, but oval. The main purpose is to smooth the hair and craft volume from the roots. The device is equipped with a long cord. The process of brushing and styling is facilitated by the use of natural bristles and ceramic coating. The brush glides through the hair and does not get tangled. Such an air brush is more suitable for owners of medium and long hair for fast daily styling.

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3. BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Rotating Hot Air Brush (under $90)

BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Rotating Hot Air Brush

A hot air brush with an automatic rotating nozzle for quick and easy hair styling. The device is made in China, manufactured at BaBylissPRO’s own factory. The peculiarity of the model is that it is equipped with a removable nozzle with a ceramic coating. The material of bristles is boar bristles + nylon bristles with epoxy tips.  Another advantage of the device is the ability to change the direction of rotation – clockwise or counterclockwise. The ionization function allows you to maintain optimal hair moisture and reduce the risk of statistical electrification.

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4. HIPPIH Hot Air Brush Styler and Dryer (under $35)

HIPPIH Professional Hair Dryer Brush - Hot Air Brush Styler and Dryer, Blow Dryer Brush for Straightening & Curling

An inexpensive and fairly good option with a 360 degree rotating power cord that fallows flexibility for you to move freely. The device is quite powerful, easily and quickly copes with drying and styling even thick medium-length hair. The kit includes 2 convenient nozzles, one of which has a ceramic coating and a diameter of 3 in, and the other is made of heat-resistant plastic and has a diameter of 1.85 in.  Customers note the compactness and lightness of the device and ease of use. The air brush optimally combines good quality and a reasonable price. Many people note that this air brush is great for medium-length hair, optimal for curling and straightening the strands.

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5. Dyson Airwrap Styler Volume and Shape (under $750)

Dyson Airwrap Styler - Volume and Shape

The leader of the top is the English brand Dyson, created by inventor James Dyson in 1992. The company’s products have always been distinguished by high quality and uniqueness, they have been awarded prestigious awards in various countries, including Germany, France, Japan, and England. The Dyson hot air brush stands out against the background of most analogues with a great power (1200 W), has a 2.6-meter long cord, which will be appreciated not only by hairdressers, but also by girls tired of short cords.  The main advantage is the abundance of attachments. The kit includes four nozzles for forming curls clockwise and counterclockwise. Fast high-quality straightening can be done with a special hard or soft brush, and it is easy to give volume with a round one.

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Buyer’s guide

- Power. It’s based on the length of the hair. For short and medium hair, a device with a power of 400 W is suitable, 800-1200 W is the optimal power for owners of thick and long hair.

- Availability of a variety of attachments and the speed of their changing. Additional attachments will allow you to expand the functionality of the device.

- Material of nozzles. It is better to buy them with ceramic and tourmaline coating.

- Ergonomics and design. Take into account the weight of the air brush, the shape and the  size for ease of use.