Curls are particularly prone to breakage in cooler weather, which is why finding the best hair diffuser for curly hair is key when temperatures drop.
When it’s warm out, we’re fans of letting the sun naturally dry our strands, leaving us with bouncy, shiny curls. But that’s not feasible when it’s below 50 degrees outside, or when we’re in a rush to get out the door. That’s why a hair diffuser is a curly girl’s best friend. “Diffusing helps to set and hold the shape of your curls, which means better curl clumps and less frizz,” says celebrity stylist and Biolage global ambassador Sunnie Brook.
When you consider that a diffuser cuts down on drying time and gives curls insane volume, adding one to your rotation of hair tools in a no-brainer. But, as with anything, moderation is key. “Overuse of a diffuser can lead to moisture loss and frizzy curls,” cautions Brook. “To avoid this, it is important to use a heat protectant when you diffuse. My go-to is the Biolage All-in-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray. It works perfectly for all hair types, adds shine, and maintains hair health without weighing your curls down.”
This winter is tracking to be a cold one. If you’d rather not spend it with sopping curls, we’ve got you covered. From the chicest diffusers adding incredible lift and shine to budget-friendly options that will leave you with salon-level results, we’ve rounded up the best hair diffusers for curly hair on the market right now. Your curls will thank you.
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