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Old 04-11-2010, 02:37 AM   #1
 
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Default Hair dryer - diffuser?

Hi there aussie curlies,

I own a Parlux 3500 and I've had for a couple of years and recently I purchased a diffuser for it. I've tried it a couple of times but it seems to blow my curls around...? I believe the wattage is too powerful since it is 2000watts..

So i was wondering what hair dryer you curly girls use?

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Old 04-12-2010, 02:06 AM   #2
 
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I have perhaps a sunbeam one it's pink and silver. Came with a finger diffuser which has a somewhat shallow bowl and another nozzle. It's good I hate the lack of cold setting, have to hold down the cold shot button if I don't want to use heat! no idea what.

Are you turning off the dryer when you move to different sections?? i.e. Pixie diffusing.
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Mine is 2000watts too, a Diva one I think, and I get along with it well enough. You definitely need to pixie diffuse so it doesnt blow around as much.
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Also I forgot to add it helps to keep it on the low setting - you can use what ever heat setting (personally preference and degree of damage) but low air flow is best to help minimize frizz.
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Thanks for the reply guys!

jonquil where did you get your diva hair dryer from?? Hair house warehouse?
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Price attack actually, its a Diva 3600. It took me a little while to get use to it but now I have, I really like it.
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Old 04-18-2010, 05:05 PM   #7
 
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I have a Parlux 3500 too with a diffuser.

I find if I diffuse my hair with it from wet I get a bit of frizz but if I diffuse when about half dry I am left with nearly zero frizz.

I diffuse upright and hold the dryer above or level with my head.I do it that way 'coz I like to tone down the volume.
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:08 AM   #8
 
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Thank you for the responses!

I think I'm just going to buy a new hair dryer with a diffuser. I went into Big W yesterday and found a whole range of hairdryers with diffusers and I might just buy one since their quite cheap.

Thanks again!
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Mine was cheap, from memory it might have been from target. Does the job just fine. Hope you find a good one
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