1. EGO PROFESSIONAL ALTER EGO
No fewer than eight heat and speed settings makes this ergonomic dryer the ultimate in efficiency and luxury. It's also surprisingly light and has a 10ft cord (handy for bathrooms with no plugs near the mirror).
2. PAUL MITCHELL EXPRESS IONDRY V2
Ultra lightweight with a powerful airflow that's ideal for thick hair, this silver dryer promises to reduce drying time by 60 per cent.
3. BABYLISS PRO VOLARE V2
In the race for fantastic hair, this 2200W Ferrari-designed dryer is certainly in pole position with its good looks and power.
4. REMINGTON MY MINI HANDBAG
This gorgeous and lightweight dryer is all you need for stress-free drying on the go. It's cheap, good-looking and even has a setting which claims to give your hair increased shine. £14.99 amazon.co.uk. .
5. BABYLISS ELEGANCE
Bad hair days will be a thing of the past with this pretty-as-a-picture purple dryer which uses less heat and increased "ionic flow" to give super-shiny hair and has a three-year guarantee.
6. UMBERTO GIANNI BIG BLOW OUT
This fabulous dryer comes with a diffuser, concentrator nozzle, blow-dry brush and some limited ionic drying settings.
7. LEE STAFFORD FEATHERLIGHT STORM FORCE
Light as a feather, but with a surprisingly strong blower and trademark "sock diffuser", this dinky dryer is great if you want salon-quality hair when you're on the move.
8. VELECTA ENVY
Hand-made in France and built to last, this impressive product is super-quick and also wonderfully quiet. Pleasing to the eye as well as to your sleeping housemates. What's not to like?
9. WAHL POWERPIK 2
Make light work of challenging hair with this impressive 1250W dryer. Ideal for use with frizzy hair, it has two attachments which enable users to dry and comb their hair at the same time. £16.99, currys.co.uk
10. TONI AND GUY TOUCH CONTROL DIGITAL
This hairdryer comes with an ionic heat dryer (a less windy drying method), as well as a multitude of heat and strength settings operated by an LCD control panel
If your grooming regime extends further than just wash-and-go, then you need a powerful, versatile hairdryer, like one of these, to create your style in no time...
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