8 Genius Hair Tools Invented By Pro Stylists
by Bianca Mendez

It's no surprise that hair tools invented by hair stylists are some of the most genius out there. After all, these pros spend their days cutting, curling, and styling, so they're bound to have run into the same hair problems you have on a daily basis. With so many clients and so little time, they need products they can count on to work efficiently. So, what do they do when they can't find a product that suits their needs on the market? Make their own!

I was always one to buy the cheapest hair styling tools on the market, but then I met the Buttercup Blow Dryer from Drybar. Created by founder Alli Webb, its purpose is to help women achieve an easy at-home blowout on their own. When I saw how fast my hair dried and how shiny and smooth it looked, I learned to never underestimate the power of a stylist-approved hair dryer. So, I compiled a list of the genius hair tools on the market created by hairstylists.

From curling irons that do the work themselves to blow dryers that cut drying time in half, these hair stylists used their tips and tricks to develop tools that make your life so much easier.


Beachwaver Rotating Curling Iron

The Beachwaver Co. Beachwaver S1 Curling Iron, $129, Amazon

Created by celebrity hair stylist Sarah Potempa, the now-famous Beachwaver curling iron was responsible for created those iconic waves spotted at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. All you have to do is press a button — the barrel rotates around your hair to create perfect curls like magic.


Drybar Buttercup Blow Dryer

Drybar Buttercup Blow Dryer, $195, Sephora

A good hair dryer is worth the investment. Drybar's signature Buttercup hair dryer uses a powerful motor and "NanoIonic Technology" to help dry your hair faster, making it especially helpful for thick hair. Created by DryBar founder, Alli Webb, this tool makes it easy for you to achieve a salon blowout at home. Plus, it's so cute!


DevaCurl DevaFuser

DevaCurl DevaFuser, $50, Nordstrom

As a curly-haired girl herself, DevaCurl founder and stylist Lorraine Massey understands the struggle. She created the DevaCurl DevaFuser, an attachment specially for curly hair that's compatible with most hair dryers on the market. It has a unique hand-shaped design and 360 degree airflow that dries your hair from the inside to create soft, frizz-free curls.


John Frieda Hot Air Brush

John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush, $25, Amazon

Pressed for time? British celebrity hair stylist John Frieda created his own hot air brush for people who want to save time on styling. It's made from ionic technology that helps eliminate frizz and speed up drying time while creating waves with lots of volume.


DevaCurl Deva Towel

DevaCurl DevaTowel Anti-Frizz Microfiber Towel, $16, Amazon

With curly hair, no ordinary towel will do. The DevaCurl DevaTowel dries your tresses while enhancing their natural shape, plus eliminating static and frizz.


BaByliss Pro Curling Machine

BaByliss Pro Nano Titanium Miracurl, $121, Amazon

You can thank BaByliss Pro founder Leliévre for this easy-to-use curling iron. The Miracurl is the world's first automatic curling iron that gives your hair perfect curls all by pushing a button.


Jose Eber Hair Straightener

Jose Eber The World's Fastest Hair Straightener, $50, Amazon

When you're in a rush, even waiting 30 seconds for a straightener to heat up is asking for a lot. Stylist Jose Eber's hair straightener changes the game because it only takes five seconds to heat up. (That's right, five seconds!) Plus, its ergonomic design, light weight, and long power cord make it super easy to use.


BIO-IONIC Powerlight Blow Dryer

BIO-IONIC Powerlight Blow Dryer, $200, Amazon

BIO-IONIC founder Fernando Romero was the first one to introduce ionic technology into the hair market. To this day, the lightweight Power Light Blow Dryer can dry your hair in as fast as 10 minutes thanks to the negative ions that break down water molecules in the hair, leaving it shiny and smooth.

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