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BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer

BaBylissPRO

Rapido Dryer

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The BaBylissPRO Rapido dryer is extremely powerful, while being incredibly lightweight. Increased air power dries hair up to 50% faster, and the removable noise - reducing filter results in over 50% quieter operation. The MaxLife PRO brushless engine delivers up to 10,000 hours of high speed drying. At up to 40% lighter weight, the BaBylissPRO Rapido weighs significantly less than 1lb!

Key Features:
  • 2000 Watt maxlifepro brushless motor
  • Cold shot
  • 6 Heat / Speed settings
  • Professional 9' cord
  • Removable noise - reducing filter
  • Ion generator
  • 40% Lighter than other dryers*
  • Less than 1 lb. (400g)
  • Up to 50% faster drying**
  • Up to 10,000 hours
  • Over 50% quieter***
  • 4 year manufacturer's warranty

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BaBylissPRORapido Dryer
 
4.7

(based on 45 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (38)
  • Dries hair quickly (36)
  • Even heat (28)
  • Reduces frizz (27)
  • Sleek design (23)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • At home (29)
  • Thick hair (24)
  • Thin hair (10)
  • Travel (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (21), Product junkie (9), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Professional stylist (4)

Reviewed by 45 customers

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5.0

Love this blow dryer!

By Queenie

from Loveland, Ohio

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quick
  • Easy To Use
  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Hair Loss
    • Thin Hair

    Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

    Love this blow dryer! It's the first 'nice' one I have owned. Sooooo worth it! My just below shoulder length hair dries in 5 minutes!!!!! And looks almost like it does when I leave the salon.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Great dyer

    By RobinLou

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • drys quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle

    Cons

    • medium speed is low

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Dry/Damaged Hair
    • Normal Hair

    Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

    I have color treated hair with some breakage around the front. This is the dryer my stylist uses so thought I'd give it a try. I flip my hair upside down to really get the moisture out. Dryer drys very quickly. After flipping hair back, I turn down the heat and the speed which I do find on medium speed, it seems a bit "slow". However, it still does dry very quickly, allows you to have control and prevents hair from getting frizzy. My hair is very soft and smooth when finished. My daughter in law borrowed it and loved it. She has extremely thick hair with lots of curl and said it cut down on her dry time by 20 minutes. (Christmas gift for her!) I think my favorite thing about this dryer is the weight. Extremely light which is great since I section my hair and use a round brush. I also really like the cool button which is a separate button which I use to finish my look.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    3.0

    Rapido

    By Lizzie

    from Fresno CA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

        I received this as a gift from my boyfriend after my Portifino dryer died after many years of use. I have very thick wavy hair past my elbows. While this dryer has good air flow it does take me a while to get all my hair dry. I also have more split ends now and have to trim my hair more. It states it has a Ion generator but I can't tell the difference. It is very light weight but that has never mattered to me. It now takes me about 30 minutes to dry my hair when it used to take about 10 minutes with my Portifino. For the price he paid I am disappointed and would return this if it was not a gift. If you have thinner hair maybe this would work well. I much prefer the Nano Titanium Portofino Dryer for me and will save to purchase another.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this blow dryer

        By Kay

        from Louisville

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

            I really love this dryer. It is the lightest weight dryer I have ever had. I also have the T3 and I do not like it near as much. this dryer has perfect amount of heat/air settings. I highly recommend.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Itailian made Ferrari of Hairdryers.

            By Lolly Pop

            from Niles Illinois

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Hair Quickly
            • Even Heat
            • Lightweight
            • Reduces Frizz
            • Sleek Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At Home
              • Thick Hair
              • Thin Hair

              Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

              Great for daily hair care or professional use. This dryer however is very expensive. It has 2000 watts of power and a great design. Guess you get what you pay for.

               
              4.0

              yes

              By kelly

              from florida

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries Hair Quickly
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • At Home
                • Thick Hair

                Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                Use cold air only to dry hair. Found it to be light and have continous cold that stays cold. I do not have to constantly hold down a cold shot button. Wish it offered brush attachment.

                 
                5.0

                The best I've ever used

                By Jen

                from Ludington MI

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Hair Quickly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • At Home
                  • Thick Hair

                  Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                  I almost bought the Dyson dryer after my stylist used it on me but I bought this instead due to price, and I'm glad I did!! I have long, very thick hair with a slight wave, and I always use a round brush and blow dry it straight. It used to take me 30 min or more to dry it with my old dryer, which was also a high-end dryer. This dryer cuts my time to 15-20 min without frying my hair!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best Ever Hair Dryer

                  By Cathy

                  from Ft Lauderdale,FL

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Hair Quickly
                  • Even Heat
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reduces Frizz
                  • Sleek Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • At Home
                    • Thick Hair

                    Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                    I've been a T3 user for many many years. They used to be a great dryer but no more. So, I had to find a new dryer. After looking over all the dryers at Ulta, I picked the Babylis Pro Rapido. I picked it because it was very lightweight and powerful. Bottom line after using this dryer a few times now.... it is AWESOME. It exceeded my expectations. I figured I was going to have to try a few to find one that I liked. But, I don't need to look at any others. This one is the Holy Grail of Blowdryers. I have very curly hair that I blow dry straight and this dryer does a great job.

                     
                    5.0

                    Worth it!

                    By Bodie

                    from Valencia, Ca.

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dries Hair Quickly
                    • Even Heat
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reduces Frizz
                    • Sleek Design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                        I never thought that I would love a hair appliance like I love this one! I was hesitant to pay 3x as much as I normally would spend on a hair dryer, but this one is worth it. The last "cheap" dryer that I bought was heavy and didn't get hot enough, so it was terrible for styling. This one is everything that I ever wanted in a dryer. I have short, thin, wavy hair that has a mind of its own- this dryer makes it behave! Bonus points for being relatively quiet and lightweight. It's totally worth the investment.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        I loved mine so much that I bought this one for my daughter.

                        By None

                        from Moreno Valley, Ca

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dries Hair Quickly
                        • Even Heat
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reduces Frizz
                        • Sleek Design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • At Home
                          • Thick Hair
                          • Travel

                          Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                          I bought this hair dryer for myself months ago. I loved it so much that I bought this one for my daughter. It dries my hair amazing fast which is great on these hot summer days

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                          • Q:

                            Will there be a big difference between the Rapido and the Bambino dryer? My hair is fine and frizzes very easily.
                            Asked on 7/23/2017 by Fine frizzy hair from Minnesota

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, the BaBylissPRO Bambino is a small travel dryer (not a full size dryer). The BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer is a full size dryer that is not only light weight but also extremely powerful. We recommend the Rapido dryer for daily use, and it will work perfectly for your fine hair, drying you hair much faster than the Bambino dryer.

                              Answered on 7/24/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            How much does this dryer weigh? It says ">1 lb" so how many oz?
                            Asked on 7/19/2017 by mamakins from CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer weighs 16oz.

                              Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            What is the diameter of the nozzle?
                            Asked on 7/13/2017 by Bri from Houston, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              On the BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer the nozzle is approximately 1.8" in diameter.

                              Answered on 7/14/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            Does this hairdryer work well for keratin treatment? Does it reach the temperature of at least 450°? If not would you recommend a dryer that would.
                            Asked on 6/16/2017 by Bazel from Stockbridge, GA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              No hairdryer from any company reaches 450F. That temperature requirement is on the straightening irons used during keratin treatments. We recommend the BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer being used during the drying steps of a Keratin Treatment.

                              Answered on 6/19/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            I have fine hair but it tends to frizz very easy and also gets dry easy. Which hair dryer will be the best for me? The babyliss nano titanium, the volaré, portofino or rapido?
                            I know the specifications of each one, I just want to know in your opinion which one is the best to keep the hair beautiful, healthy
                            Asked on 6/15/2017 by Kiki Burris from Oklhoma

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The BaBylissPRO Rapido dryer is the best choice for your hair. Since this dryer dries hair faster than the other blow dryers you listed, it causes less heat damage to your hair aiding in helping to keep your hair healthy. The Rapido has increased air power that dries hair faster than high heat alone and delivers unprecedented power and performance. The Rapido also has True ion generator which emits millions of negative ions to eliminate frizz and seal the hair cuticles for shiny, healthy looking hair.

                              Answered on 6/16/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            Does this unit have a loop or a hook so you can hang it on the wall?
                            Asked on 6/7/2017 by Sandra from Florida

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, the BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer does have a hook near the handle so you can hang the dryer when not in use.

                              Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            I am trying to decide between the Nano Titanium Portofino Dryer and the Rapido. I have pretty curly hair.... not quite 3C curls as they are fairly easy to manage. My hair actually isn't thick, but takes quite a bit of time to dry. I am trying to find what Babyliss is best for curly hair, cutting frizz, and cutting dry time, and also would work if I wanted to straighten, although not often. Would the Rapido be best or Nano Titanium Portofino Dryer? I was alos condiering the volare but decided that based of research it was between the Rapido and Nano Titanium Portofino Dryer
                            Asked on 5/30/2017 by Danielle from Colorado Springs, CO

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Our BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer is our fastest drying, lightest-weight dryer we make. It's a superior dryer to the Portofino dryer, and if you are looking to cut down your dry time on your curly hair while helping to eliminate frizz we recommend the Rapido dryer.

                              Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            Hello!
                            Could you please confirm whether this dryes is compatible with 220V outlets?
                            Thank you.
                            Asked on 5/26/2017 by vroni from Houston, TX

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              The BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer is not compatible with 220v Outlets.

                              Answered on 5/30/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            Can you please let me know how Rapido compares to Volare and ItaliaBrava in terms of the amount of ions they are generating, the heat they produce and the decibel levels for the noise they generate.
                            Asked on 4/12/2017 by mrpurple from Chicago, IL

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              All 3 dryers - the BaBylissPRO Volare, Rapido, and Brava have identical Ion levels. The high heat setting on all 3 dryers is also the same, but the Volare and the Brava offer a Turbo Speed Setting for a slight increase in air pressure, which helps the hair dry faster. The Rapido dryer is one of the more quieter dryers out of the Volare and Brava.

                              Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            Hi, can you please tell me the difference between this and the Italia Brava model?

                            Thanks
                            Asked on 1/7/2017 by AC

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The main differences between the BaBylissPRO Italia Brava dryer and the Rapido dryer is as follows:

                              Rapido
                              • Over 5,000 hour life
                              • Lower vibration
                              • Significantly lighter weight – 14.5 oz

                              ItaliaBrava
                              • 10,000 hour life
                              • Lock-in turbo button for added air pressure
                              • 19.1 oz

                              Both are Italian made dryers with 4 year warranties.

                              Answered on 1/10/2017 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
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