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Hair dryer - diffuser?

CaseyJaneCaseyJane Posts: 37Registered Users
Hi there aussie curlies,

I own a Parlux 3500 and I've had for a couple of years and recently I purchased a diffuser for it. I've tried it a couple of times but it seems to blow my curls around...? I believe the wattage is too powerful since it is 2000watts..

So i was wondering what hair dryer you curly girls use?

Thanks!
Modified CG
3a/3b/2c mix
Aussie Curly! :sunny:

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  • curlywurlygurlycurlywurlygurly Posts: 1,180Registered Users
    I have perhaps a sunbeam one it's pink and silver. Came with a finger diffuser which has a somewhat shallow bowl and another nozzle. It's good I hate the lack of cold setting, have to hold down the cold shot button if I don't want to use heat! no idea what.

    Are you turning off the dryer when you move to different sections?? i.e. Pixie diffusing.
    2 something Australian :toothy4:

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    pw:aussie

    Aiming to grow hair to waist from buzz cut - slowly but surely.
  • jonquiljonquil Posts: 94Registered Users
    Mine is 2000watts too, a Diva one I think, and I get along with it well enough. You definitely need to pixie diffuse so it doesnt blow around as much.
  • curlywurlygurlycurlywurlygurly Posts: 1,180Registered Users
    Also I forgot to add it helps to keep it on the low setting - you can use what ever heat setting (personally preference and degree of damage) but low air flow is best to help minimize frizz.
    2 something Australian :toothy4:

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fcurlywurlygurly%2F" class="Popup
    pw:aussie

    Aiming to grow hair to waist from buzz cut - slowly but surely.
  • CaseyJaneCaseyJane Posts: 37Registered Users
    Thanks for the reply guys!

    jonquil where did you get your diva hair dryer from?? Hair house warehouse?
    Modified CG
    3a/3b/2c mix
    Aussie Curly! :sunny:
  • jonquiljonquil Posts: 94Registered Users
    Price attack actually, its a Diva 3600. It took me a little while to get use to it but now I have, I really like it.
  • LouLouLouLou Posts: 98Registered Users
    I have a Parlux 3500 too with a diffuser.

    I find if I diffuse my hair with it from wet I get a bit of frizz but if I diffuse when about half dry I am left with nearly zero frizz.

    I diffuse upright and hold the dryer above or level with my head.I do it that way 'coz I like to tone down the volume.
    :munky2:
    3A/B - m - ii - porous


    Located in Sydney Australia:wav:
  • CaseyJaneCaseyJane Posts: 37Registered Users
    Thank you for the responses! :)

    I think I'm just going to buy a new hair dryer with a diffuser. I went into Big W yesterday and found a whole range of hairdryers with diffusers and I might just buy one since their quite cheap.

    Thanks again!
    Modified CG
    3a/3b/2c mix
    Aussie Curly! :sunny:
  • curlywurlygurlycurlywurlygurly Posts: 1,180Registered Users
    Mine was cheap, from memory it might have been from target. Does the job just fine. Hope you find a good one :D
    2 something Australian :toothy4:

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fcurlywurlygurly%2F" class="Popup
    pw:aussie

    Aiming to grow hair to waist from buzz cut - slowly but surely.

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