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BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer

BaBylissPRO

Rapido Dryer

Item #: 2302207

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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
 
4.8

(based on 38 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (35)
  • Dries hair quickly (33)
  • Even heat (27)
  • Reduces frizz (26)
  • Sleek design (22)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • At home (26)
  • Thick hair (21)
  • Travel (9)
  • Thin hair (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (18), Product junkie (6), Survivalist / minimalist (5), Professional stylist (4)

Reviewed by 38 customers

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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.

        (1 of 1 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

           
          3.0

          Took too long to dry my hair

          By vivsmum

          from Las Vegas

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Reduces Frizz

          Cons

          • Not Enough Heat
          • Took too long to dry hair

          Best Uses

            Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

            I wanted to write a review for people with hair types like mine. I have coarse frizzy wavy to curly hair that I blow straight using a round brush. Since my T3 had died (and it was the second one I'd had and they don't last long) I was in the market for a good blow dryer that wouldn't die after a year. I went with this dryer based off the reviews and while it did smooth my hair it took several passes with the dryer on the hottest and highest setting before it was dry. With my clairol dryer I'm done in 30 minutes, but my hair was not smooth enough. This dryer yielded prettier results but it took 40 minutes and my hair is only shoulder length. I returned it today and bought the Elchim 3900. I will review that one as soon as I try it out! Also, I should add that no one in the store was very helpful when I went to buy these dryers. I had hoped for some guidance but there was no one there who seemed to know anything about the products. It's too bad because now we're in a cycle where I will be buying blow dryers and trying them out and returning them if they're not just right.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is a fantastic hair dryer

            By H

            from Texas

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Hair Quickly
            • Even Heat
            • Reduces Frizz

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Thick Hair

            Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

            I absolutely love this hair dryer. I have very thick, long, coarse hair that can now be dried in the fraction of the amount of time from old CHI dryer.

            The only con I have is that the amount of air coming out is so strong, my long hair can sometimes get tangled at the bottom if I don't hold it just right. Still worth every penny!

            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I'm very happy with my purchase

            By Sandy, the gym rat

            from Tampa, Fl

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Hair Quickly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At Home

              Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

              Since the begging, I noticed it was an excellent machine

               
              5.0

              Incredible investment

              By OKCkev

              from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                  I was torn between this one and the touch screen chi which let's face it is just appealing to the techie in most people, I asked for input from one of the sales associates in the store and they really were knowledgeable and helpful in reiterating the fact that the more parts something has the more likely it is to break, and that these dryers have a very long estimated life span of 10,000 hours which is refreshing. I hate buying something cheap and it breaking...hopefully this wont let me down. It wasn't cheap!!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it! Lightweight, able to adjust heat and blower, quiet

                  By Sam

                  from Tulsa,Ok

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • At Home
                    • Thin Hair
                    • Travel

                    Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                    Daily

                     
                    5.0

                    Best hair dryer I've tried

                    By Italian lover

                    from Rdg, Pa

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Dries Hair Quickly
                    • Lightweight
                    • Sleek Design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • At Home
                      • Thin Hair

                      Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                      Best investment ever. I was doubting to buy this but it was a great choice. I have thin hair so I put it on the medium setting not to do too much damage and it works fine. You can even keep it on the cold setting without holding a button. If you have arthritis this is good for you, not too heavy.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I would recommend this product

                      By Emily

                      from Carbondale, IL

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dries Hair Quickly
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer:

                          It's very powerful while still being light weight

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                          14 Questions | 14 Answers
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                          • 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

                            • Brand Expert

                              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
                          • Q:

                            How about a noise level? How much dB does it generate?
                            Asked on 12/15/2016 by Miszelos from Warsaw

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer has a DB level of approximately 80.

                              Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            What is max air speed for this dryer? More or less 150km/h?
                            Asked on 12/15/2016 by Miszelos from Warsaw

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The max air speed on the BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer is less than 150km/h.

                              Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
                          • Q:

                            What's the max temp for the dryer
                            Asked on 12/1/2016 by Peter from Boise Id

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer is our fastest drying and lightest weight dryer. Unfortunately we do not calculate heat temperatures with our dryers, but we can assure you that it produces enough heat to dry any hair type quickly - resulting in less damage to the hair.

                              Answered on 12/5/2016 by Brand Expert from BaBylissPRO
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