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How to Get Smooth & Sleek Hair with ONE Tool

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Revlon Hair Dryer Review

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably seen this Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush circulating around social media over the past year.  You all know how much of a die-hard fan I am of my Dyson Hair Dryer — it’s a MACHINE, and dries my hair in minutes without all the heat damage.  I’ve had my Dyson for over 2 years and did a full review of it here.  Spoiler alert: I freaking love it.  I know it’s not always possible to drop several hundred dollars on a hairdryer and one of my frequently asked questions is for a less expensive alternative.  Honestly?  I’ve tried MANY hair dryers and there’s nothing like the Dyson.  I really don’t think you can even understand how fast it dries  your hair unless you actually use it.  HOWEVER, I’m always down to try something new for a little research and development for ALL OF YOU.  My mom scooped up this Revlon hairdryer during all the initial hype, so when visiting my parents during our renovation, I was able to give it a try without adding another tool to my beauty closet!  After one use, I was hooked and decided to grab one for myself.  LET ME PREFACE THIS AND SAY… this 100% does not replace my Dyson, nor does it dry my hair nearly as fast.  In fact, I alternate between the two depending on what I have going on for hair plans.  I love using the Dyson when I’m in a rush and want my hair dried fast… especially if I have to add a curl on top of it.  The Revlon dryer has a brush attached to the top, so you’re able to glide the brush through the hair while the dryer is on — making it SUPER easy to achieve a sleek blowout basically with one hand.  I loooove using this when I want a sleek and smooth hairdo — & the best part, it’s without the additional use of a straightener!  It’s kind of a two-for-one and I love that my hair looks DONE after drying it.

Walmart has this Revlon dryer for an AMAZING price, and with FREE two-day shipping.  For under $40, you can try this out without breaking the bank and have a sleek ‘do for all your holiday events — plus, I think this would make an amazing gift for that beauty lover in your life!

Aquis Hair Towel
Revlon Hair Dryer Review


  1. As I mentioned above, I don’t think the Revlon dryer dries my hair super fast (or I’m just spoiled now), so I would NEVER recommend trying to use this product on soaking wet hair.  What I like to do when I get out of the shower is wrap my hair in one of these Aquis Hair Towels for 15-20 minutes (usually when I’m doing my makeup or having a #robelife moment).  These microfiber towels help absorb the moisture in the hair and wick away water in the hair much faster than a cotton towel.  It also helps fight frizz and I find my hair is smoother and shinier (vs if it just started air drying in the open air).
  2. One my hair is semi dry (I like it dry about 1/2 way), I spray this Color Wow Dream Coat Anti-Humidity Spray through my damp hair.  This also helps to fight frizz and is heat activated — since it requires the use of a blow dryer to do its job, it’s the perfect time to add it!  The silky hair texture you’re left with after it activates will last up to 72 hours (or 3-4 shampoos).
  3. There’s really no trick or technique needed for the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush — you just turn it on and start brushing your hair.  I like to bring all of my hair over to one side and run it from my roots to the ends a few times, flip my hair over and do the other side, and then flip my head down and do the back.  I repeat this several times until the hair is dry.  For the front sections (and to help get a little front volume), I roll the hair into the dryer and set it there for a few seconds (similar to what you would do with a round brush).  For my hair (drying from 1/2 dry), it takes about 10 minutes.  When you flip your hair back up, you’ll see JUST how sleek and straight it is!  You’re ready to go.  No additional straightener needed!

Revlon Hair Dryer Tutorial
Color WOW Dream Coat

Revlon Hair Dryer Review


Have you ladies tried the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush?  Let me know your thoughts and if you like it!  There are SO MANY great beauty buys at Walmart this season — can’t wait to share more!


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