I have lots of travel writer friends who have given up on having smooth, elegant, sleek hair while on the road. What with airlines’ crack-down on luggage and its weight, 3-1-1 carry-on travel bags and never a porter in sight, those of us for whom it takes a village to get nice hair were screwed. Thus, the scrunchies, baseball caps and death threats whenever anyone hinted at taking photos.
Then, there was the arm muscles/time crunch factor: anyone who reads magazine article tips on how to style your hair knows that it has (or had) to be bone dry before you can do any kind of shaping. So, nobody was really doing that and most people’s hair was a hot mess. Thankfully, there’s now a tool that changes all of that: John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush. I was very glad to be hosted to experience it!
From the internationally renowned hairstylist who created the game changer of Frizz Ease — thus making it so that you didn’t have to win the genetic lottery to have non-frizzy hair — comes a styling brush that adds to your arsenal of tricks. Even if you don’t use silicone products in your hair — allergies, whatever — you can still get smooth hair.
This brush works with hot air. You’ll still need a hairdryer, it doesn’t have that kind of airflow, but it makes it so you don’t have to have bone-dry to style. Plus, with the air doing the work, hot metals won’t be frying your tresses. You can easily create waves or a bend with its 1″ barrel and the tool itself is light. The barrel is ceramic titanium-coated. The third generation Salon Shape brush uses revolutionary anti-frizz conditioning, which adds moisture to hair follicles, and ionic technology that produces 50% more ions than other heat tools.
It has two heat settings and a cool setting, so that you can really set your style — even when it’s humid out.