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John Frieda

Salon Shape Hot Air Brush

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Item #: 2273642

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John FriedaSalon Shape Hot Air Brush
 
4.3

(based on 78 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Functional (29)
  • Soft bristles (27)
  • Great design (22)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Hard to use (4)
  • Heavy / bulky (3)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (39)
  • Going out (18)
  • Travel (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (24), Classic style (15), Trendy style (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (28)

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4.0

Nice but need sn easier on and off switch

By Suzy Q

from Gardnerville, Nv

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Functional
  • Really Nice For Fine Hair
  • Soft Bristles

Cons

  • Bulky
  • The Onoff Switch Is Very

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out

Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

I have short, thin, fine hair and a curling brush works really well for me. It's easiest, get the most volume and I only have one tool, not a brush, dryer etc. I can get static easy but it seems to be minimal with this brush.

 
5.0

Love this Hot Air Brush!

By jjae

from Maryland

About Me Natural Style

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Great Design
  • Soft Bristles

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

    This is my favorite hair styling tool. It's so much easier to use than a brush and a blow dryer for me, and I don't need to use a flat iron or hair curler when using it. My hair dries pretty quick with this, but my hair is also fairly short. I love this hot air brush!

     
    4.0

    Salon hot air brush

    By Chris

    from South Carolina

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Functional
    • Soft Bristles

    Cons

    • Hard To Use

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

    I love the bristles for my fine hair. My only dislike is the handle is slick and hard to hold on to while turning in my hand. It needs some kind of rubber grip area to make it easier to hold onto.

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By KK

    from San Francisco

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Great Design
    • Soft Bristles

    Cons

    • Hard To Use
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

    This is a great styling tool product. Instead of using a brush and blow dryer to style, all you need is John Frieda.

    In control button is flat, at first hard to use. You get use to it. Still a great product.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not what I wxpected.

    By Likes the desert.

    from Nevada

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Soft Bristles

    Cons

    • Bulky
    • Hard To Use
    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

      I chose the 1 1/2 inch because that is what I am used to. I am also used to holding on to the end and I was unable to do so, making hard touse.

       
      3.0

      Not too Bad

      By nirsie

      from chicago, il

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Design
      • Soft Bristles

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

        Sturdier than most hot air brushes. Could stand to be a litter hotter, and a little stronger air to cut down on dry time. Grips hair well.

         
        5.0

        If you want beautiful hair..

        By Pleasantly Surprised

        from shitte towne, USA

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Great Design
        • Soft Bristles

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Travel

          Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

          then this is the hot air brush for you! I LOVE this thing! It is officially my new best friend. I tried the Revlon hot air brush and the different connectors wouldn't stay on and it was super loud. I traded it for this hot air brush and I'm so glad I did! With this I get a silky, shiny blow out in one easy step. Even better this dries my hair quickly. Now instead of taking 45 minutes to dry my hair and then another 30 or so to flat iron it, my hair is dry and styled in 35-40 minutes. LOVE IT!

           
          4.0

          Exactly what I was looking for

          By Tina

          from Baltimore, MD

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

            Like a couple other reviewers, I just am not coordinated enough to recreate the style I leave the salon with using a separate blow dryer and brush. This works great, and I love it. Just remember to go slowly and work in small sections and your hair will be dry when you're done. My only complaint isn't actually the fault of the product - it must have been a return or on display or something, because when I got it home there was already hair in the bristles. That grossed me out a little, but I cleaned it instead of driving clear back to the store. Ulta, take note - if someone returns a product, check it before you put it back on the shelf! It seems to be working fine, though.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            just what I needed

            By jen2004

            from stone ridge, ny

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Great Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Travel

              Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

              I do not have coordination to use the blow dryer and round brush separately. This works very well. I dry my hair damp with a regular dryer and then use this. Wind up hair then turn it on cool to keep your style. I find I still need to use a straightener bit just on the top layers because I like super smooth.

               
              5.0

              Great Hot Air Brush. Love it.

              By Enna

              from Laguna Beach, CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Soft Bristles

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

                I use it every day and I love it.

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                • Q:

                  Does this product work well on short thin hair. I can only use one arm so I need something that dries and styles.
                  Asked on 4/17/2015 by Simply Active from Albuquerque,NM

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes! The John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush (model JFHA6) has a 1 in. ceramic titanium coated barrel that is ideal for adding gorgeous volume and shine to most hair lengths. This barrel size is very versatile and works very well on shorter hair lengths. We recommend blow drying hair using a hair dryer to rough-dry your hair first and remove the excess moisture. Once the hair is 80% dry, you should start to create your style using the hot air brush. We recommend you use the low heat setting for styling and the cool setting to set the style for long-lasting results. Start at the ends and use 1 in. sections of hair to prevent tangling.

                    Answered on 4/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  Does the hair get tangled in the brush? I haven't had any luck with hot air brushes, they all tangle my hair which is coarse and frizzy.
                  Asked on 4/16/2015 by Linda

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend using a hair dryer first to rough-dry your hair and remove the excess moisture to prevent tangling in the brush. Once the hair is 80% dry, you can start to create your style using the hot air brush. We recommend you use the low heat setting for styling and the cool setting to set the style for long-lasting results. Start at the ends and use 1 in. sections of hair to prevent tangling. Test small sections at a time.

                    Answered on 4/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  Can anyone let me know if this is a dual voltage hot air brush

                  Thank you
                  Asked on 4/11/2015 by International Traveler from NZ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush is not dual voltage. You will need a voltage converter and an adapter to fit the foreign electric wall outlet.

                    Answered on 4/14/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  I have short hair. Will this barrel work with short hair? If so, is N there a particular barrel size I should buy?
                  Asked on 4/5/2015 by Kris

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes! The John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush (model JFHA6) has a 1 in. ceramic titanium coated barrel that is ideal for adding gorgeous volume and shine to most hair lengths. This barrel size is very versatile and works very well on shorter hair lengths. If you want even more volume, we suggest the JFHA5 (Ulta Sku #2256762), which has a 1.5 in barrel.

                    Answered on 4/10/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  I have naturaly curly hair, but looking for a wand/hot brush that I can use for second day hair (no wash) to acheive a wavy look. My curls are usually 'messy' second day so I'd like to brush my hair out, then use something to do quick wavy look. Will this brush do that?
                  Asked on 3/24/2015 by MJ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The John Frieda Hot Air Brush is best used for adding volume and shine to your hair. This hot air styler eliminates the need to use a brush. The anti-frizz ionic generator and gentle air allow you to quickly smooth out frizz and style while adding natural waves and body to your hair. It's the perfect tool for in between washes.

                    You can also look at the BC178OMB 2" hot air styler with spin brush action to let the tool do all the styling for you in one easy step leaving your hair silky smooth with waves and extra body. The ionic frizz fighting feature makes hair more manageable, healthy-looking and shiny.

                    If you are looking for a natural wavy look, we recommend using one of our larger barrel curling wands, Conair You Curl Styling Wand XL! The tapered barrel goes from 1 ¼" to ¾" so it's the perfect tool for creating full, natural waves! The You Curl Styling Wand XL uses advanced silicone technology and has unique nonslip strips that gently grip and guide hair over barrel for effortless styling. In an effort to keep your naturally curling hair frizz-free, this styler's tourmaline ceramic barrel coating helps protect your hair while instantly smoothening for long lasting results. Pro Styling Tip: if you want to add even more volume/body, once you are done curling your hair with the wand, gently brush your hair with a cushion brush – our recommendation, the Tourmaline Gel Grip Oval Cushion Brush!

                    Answered on 3/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  Will this work on waist length hair or will it get tangled in the brush?
                  Asked on 3/6/2015 by jd from Yorba Linda, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    There are 2 heat settings, plus a cool setting on the JFHA5R. The high heat setting is ideal for initial drying; however, since you have very long hair, you may find it quicker and easier to use a hair dryer first to rough-dry your hair and remove the excess moisture. Once the hair is 80% dry, you should start to create your style using the hot air brush. We recommend you use the low heat setting for styling and the cool setting to set the style for long-lasting results. Start at the ends and use 1 in. sections of hair to prevent tangling. Test small sections at a time.

                    Answered on 3/12/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                • Q:

                  how hot does this product get
                  Asked on 3/4/2015 by marie from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    The barrel reaches approximately 167 degrees F and the hot air temperature reaches 212 degrees F.

                    Answered on 3/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Do you use the hot air brush on wet or dry hair?

                  Thanks!
                  Asked on 2/28/2015 by Jaycee from Seattle, WA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Prior to using Salon Shape Hot Air Brush, we recommend blow drying hair using a dryer such as Full Volume Hair Dryer (Item #: 2234247). Once the hair is 80% dry, you should start to create your style using the Salon Shape Hot Air Brush.

                    Answered on 3/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  can you curl your hair with this
                  Asked on 2/24/2015 by terri

                  1 answer

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