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Old 02-02-2012, 02:00 PM   #1
 
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Default Blow drying temp & speed

What temp/speed do you blow dry your hair (with a diffuser of course)?

For the past, I don't know how many years, maybe 5, I've used medium heat/low speed. I read an article a week or 2 ago on NC.com that mentioned high heat/low speed so I tried it. I loved it. It took less time to dry and my curls looked GREAT, I was happy.

Well, this past week my hair looks dry and I'm not happy. So, this morning I went back to medium heat/low speed and my hair isn't as curly. It doesn't look dry, but I want my curls back!
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
 
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I do most of it on high heat/low speed, but I'll sometimes alternate on med heat/low speed if I'm working on one area for a while
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Old 02-03-2012, 12:14 AM   #3
 
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I use medium heat, low speed.


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On my old hairdryer, (which conked out on me in November, so a new one was put on my Christmas wish list) a low heat/speed was sufficient as it was quite powerful. On my new one however, I use a low speed/high heat as the low heat feels like the cool shot button and my hair takes forever to dry, lol!
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:07 AM   #6
 
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I went back to high heat/low speed and finished off with medium heat/low speed and my curls are back! It's a good hair day. I haven't had to use a deep conditioner in years, but I'm thinking I may need to if I continue to use high heat.
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I use medium heat, low speed; works the best for me.
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