For those who love to style and play with their luscious locks there are hair tools that answer the need to straighten, curl, and dry. These new hair gadgets are especially made to help speed up the process of styling as well as deliver noticeably quick, salon-quality results. If you have someone on your holiday shopping list who loves the latest and greatest in hair tools, then these are for them! —Jennifer Cox
The new GHD Platinum+ ($319, sold through Amazon) is like a personal hair stylist. It actually predicts your personal hair needs and constantly adapts to ensure the perfect styling temperature is delivered for your individual hair type at all times. Developed by GHD scientists for over five years, this is the latest breakthrough in heat styling and guarantees homogeneous heat across the whole straightener plate, allowing consistent and beautiful results in one stroke.
The hair Blow Dryer Brush from amika ($130, sold through Sephora Canada) is their new-and-improved version of amika’s bestselling hair tool and can be used on all hair types. This new and improved blow dryer brush gives your bouncy blowout two times the shine while fighting frizz too. The oval barrel delivers extra root lift while the bristles detangle, smooth, and minimize breakage.
The Mermade 32mm Pro Waver Heat Styling Tool from Anthropologie ($75) is crafted from high-grade ceramic to help protect against damage. This styling tool creates effortless, beachy waves in half the time it usually takes thanks to its simple, clamp-down design. It’s the perfect solution for anyone who struggles to curl their hair with no twisting or twirling required.
At Bed Bath & Beyond you’ll find the FoxyBae 7-In-1 Curling Wand in Rose Gold/Black ($450) has titanium barrels that give you the longest lasting curls possible while still holding in moisture for healthy hair and maximum shine. With seven interchangeable rose gold barrels, you can achieve endless hairstyles.
The Special Edition Dyson Supersonic hair dryer ($550) is powered by a Dyson digital motor and is made with smart heat control for even and consistent results. It comes with five styling attachments including the new Flyaway attachment, which eliminates flyaways in one pass for a smooth, shiny finish. You’ll look like you just walked out of the salon.