The Best Hot Air Brushes and How to Use Them

The days of using damaging heat to style your locks will soon become a distant memory when you venture into the world of hot air brushes. These versatile tools can straighten, smooth, wave, and curl hair while minimising damage and saving on time. Whether you’re after a hair straightening brush to tame unruly locks or after the best rotating hot air brushes to curl and wave tresses, we’ve collated our favourites for varying hair types and styles.

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ghd Glide Professional Hot Brush

Effortlessly styling large sections of hair at once, the hot air brush is perfect for medium to long styles and all hair types.

ghd Glide Professional Hot Brush

The ghd Glide Professional Hot Brush is one of the best hair straightening brushes, ideal for styling second-day hair, unruly and frizzy locks, and creating a smooth and sleek finish every time.

If you want to know how to use your straightener brush, simply place the hot brush under a section of your hair with the bristles facing outwards then smooth the brush through the hair from the roots to the tips. Repeat on the same section but this time face the bristles towards your hair to ensure a sleek and frizz-free finish.


BabylissPRO Rotating Hot Air Brush

This innovative electronical is best suited for medium to long, fine and thinning hair.

BabylissPRO Rotating Hot Air Brush

The BabylissPRO Rotating Hot Air Brush is known to be one of the best hot air brushes for fine hair and tresses that require extra lift and volume. With two round bristle brush attachments, 40mm and 50mm, the rotating hot tool effortlessly dries and styles hair to maximise body while eliminating static and flyaways.

The rotating barrel is multi-directional meaning that volume and lift is stronger than with a classic hot air brush with plenty of curl movement. To use this hot brush to curl hair, you need to let the brush move through the hair rather than forcing it along as this can tug and pull on vulnerable locks. Start with damp hair and simply allow small sections to glide through the hot brush to deliver a salon-standard blowout. 


Sliver Bullet Genesis Hot Air Brush 38mm

The 38mm is perfect for medium to long hair and for creating a soft and voluminous wave.

Silver Bullet Genesis Hot Air Brush - 38mm

The Silver Bullet Genesis Hot Air Brush is a fast and easy hair tool for creating big and bouncy curls with plenty of body and lustre. Combining a styling brush and hairdryer, this high-performance hot air brush has two heat settings making it perfect for all hair types, including fine and damaged hair. The tool is also available with a variety of different barrel sizes, dependent on your hair length and how tight you want your curls or waves.

To use the Silver Bullet Genesis Hot Air Brush, towel dry and detangle hair then wind sections of the hair gently around the barrel and repeat until hair is dry.


BabylissPRO Classic Hot Air Brush 19mm

Working to smooth and style hair, the hot air brush quickly and easily creates volume and lift to short hair and small to medium curls and waves.

BabylissPRO Classic Hot Air Brush - 19mm

The BabylissPRO Classic Hot Air Brush is the best hot air brush for short hair as it has a small 19mm barrel perfect for drying and styling shorter ‘dos.

If you want to know how to use a hot brush on short hair, simply turn the hot tool on and place to the roots of your hair, gliding it through the lengths, allowing it to dry. To add curls, twist the device back from the ends to the roots and hold in place for a few seconds. Repeat until the hair is dry.



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