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John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush

John Frieda

Salon Shape Hot Air Brush

1"

Item #: 2273642

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John Frieda's Salon Shape Hot Air Brush offers advanced ionic conditioning and true a true ceramic heater, which gives up to 50 percent more ions. Plus, the brush is has a ceramic Titanium-coated barrel.

Features:
  • 500 Watts
  • 2 Heat settings
  • Enhanced air control
  • Proessional-length swivel cord
  • Limited five-year manufacturer's warranty

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John FriedaSalon Shape Hot Air Brush
 
4.1

(based on 150 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (92)
  • Functional (64)
  • Soft bristles (61)
  • Great design (44)
  • Compact (29)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Poor quality (10)
  • Heavy / bulky (9)
  • Hard to use (8)
  • Sheds (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (81)
  • Going out (29)
  • Travel (27)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (28)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (59), Classic style (40), Trendy style (6)

Reviewed by 150 customers

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5.0

I LOVE this hot air brush!

By Amy

from Richmond, VA

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

    I love this hot air brush! I have a shoulder length bob, with a lot of natural wave. I dry my hair 75% with a regular dryer, then use this to finish. Because it doesn't rotate, I can use this to pull my hair straight to dry. I keep one in the bathroom, and one in my suitcase for travel. My only request would be to make this dual voltage; I keep blowing these up in European hotel rooms!

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    1.0

    Disappointing

    By Tina S.

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Hard To Use
      • Ineffective
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

        This brush did not go through hair easily. Very cheap and poor quality. Returned it.

         
        5.0

        I like it!

        By Mommav

        from Florida

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

          My friend recommended this type of appliance and my hairdresser recommended the John Freida brand. It's really nice. My husband noticed the nice look of mr hair.

           
          4.0

          A great tool.

          By nancy

          from Portland, Oregon

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Great Design
          • Great if you have old joints!

          Cons

          • Not good for really long or thick hair.too weak

          Best Uses

          • after washing hair

          Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

          Great for getting the curls out, helps to dry your hair smooth. I have had one for quite a while, this one was for my grand daughter at college, she loves it!

           
          1.0

          Not up to expectations

          By D

          from Colorado

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact

          Cons

          • Hard To Use
          • Poor Quality
          • Sheds

          Best Uses

            Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

            The bottom filter of mash was loose opposite side of the brush barrel was not big enough And cool enough to touch . I returned it very unhappy and customer service I was on the line waiting for over an hour and then they were closed by the time. And the bristles shed.

             
            1.0

            Returned it

            By J

            from Veto Beach, Florida

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Does not heat enough to dry hair
              • Ineffective
              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

                I was looking forward to using it but was disappointed in the amount of heat it generated also, very lightweight.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                love it

                By jennarae

                from Conroe, Texas

                Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

                I've been using this for about a year, it's the best hair styling tool I've ever used. it doesn't tangle in my hair and leaves it smooth and shiny. I wait until my hair is just damp and dry it in sections. doesn't damage my hair like a flat iron and is so much easier than using a round brush and dryer. Texas humidity does a number on my way hair but this helps tremendously. bought an extra for a back up. just in case. love this, will never use anything else.

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great tool to have in your arsenal

                By Mom in NH

                from Durham, New Hampshire

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

                  Someone recommended this product to me because I sometimes use a round brush while drying my hair to get a blow out style. That can be time consuming and is always hard to reach the back of my head. The first time I used it I did not like it at all and thought for sure I would return it. Before I did I decided to go online and watch a few videos of how people use it and that really helped. I tried it again and I loved the results. My hair was smooth and much easier to blow out compared to a separate brush and hair dryer. The key is to dry your hair to about 90% with a regular brush and hair dryer and finish the final 10% with this tool. It was much easier to get the back of my head as well.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Hot Air Brush

                  By Colette

                  from Lincoln, NE

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Soft Bristles

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out

                    Comments about John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush:

                    Wish it had more power. Bristles are a little too soft. Works best on hair thsy is damp, not dripping wet.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    John Frieda Salon Shape styling brush

                    By Ronnie H

                    from Las Vegas, NV

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    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:

                      After trying several hot air styling brushes, I have found that I absolutely love the John Frieda styling brush. In fact, I purchased 2 more as gifts for family members. One of the best features is the fact that the brush can be used on damp hair, as opposed to other styling brushes which cannot. No need to use hand held dryer prior to styling with this amazing brush. Even with daily use, this brush keeps my hair in healthy condition. This brush also saves time and provides a very satifying outcome.

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                      • Q:

                        I wear my hair in a short Bob style hair cut. (think 1920's). I have fine hair as well. I am looking to replace my 20 year old hot air brush. Would this work as a good replacement?
                        Asked on 4/13/2016 by Stephanie from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes! The John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush works on most hair types. For finer hair, try starting with the lower heat setting.

                          Answered on 4/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        Does it rotate automatically??????????
                        Asked on 2/24/2016 by Jo from Cincinnati OHIO

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The John Frieda Hot Air Brush does not rotate automatically.

                          Answered on 3/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        Do you use this on wet or dry hair?
                        Asked on 1/25/2016 by beautymom1 from Chicago?

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          If you have long or thick hair, you may find it quicker and easier to use a hair dryer first to rough-dry your hair and remove the excess moisture. For added volume, turn your head upside down as you dry. Once the hair is 80% dry, you should start to create your style.

                          Answered on 1/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        What is the diameter of the brush? I have short hair and am looking for a narrow not wide brush.
                        Asked on 1/25/2016 by snowwhite from Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          If you are looking for a narrow brush, the 1" John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush will work best for your hair (Ulta SKU #2273642). This is the narrowest Conair hot air brush available at Ulta.

                          Answered on 1/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        Can this be used over seas which has a different current.
                        Asked on 11/15/2015 by mygama from Grand Junction, Co

                        1 answer

                        • Staff 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 11/24/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        My hair is very curly. I'm looking for a hot air brush that will straighten and smooth my hair with minimal heat damage and styling time. I would prefer something that rotates but what's drawing me to this one is that the barrel also heats up and it's not just blowing out hot air. For extremely curly hair what would you recommend to straighten it better the John Frieda hot air brush or the rotating air brush?
                        Asked on 11/11/2015 by Cella from Queens, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The John Frieda (#JFHA7) and Infiniti Pro Hot Air (#BC178) units are great for very curly hair. Both have maximum ion output to reduce frizz, optional multidirectional rotation feature and tangle free bristles. They volumize and shine as you dry for 90% faster styling (compared to a Conair dryer and brush). The John Frieda Hot Air Brush also has an ionic generator that generates negative ions, which neutralize positive ions in the air. The neutralization process flattens and seals the hair cuticle, reducing frizz and leaving the hair shiny and more manageable. Pro Tips: If you have long or thick hair, you may find it quicker and easier to use a hair dryer first to rough-dry your hair and remove the excess moisture. For added volume, turn your head upside down as you dry. Once the hair is 80% dry, you should start to create your style using either styler. Both are great options for taming curls and getting a silky smooth look.

                          Answered on 11/24/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        Can this tool successfully be used on hair that is 100% dry? I'd like to wash my hair the night before and style it in the morning with this item.
                        Asked on 11/9/2015 by Toola

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend blow drying your hair first and once the hair is 80% dry, you can start to create your style.

                          Answered on 11/18/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        1) what are the bristles made of?
                        2) Can the bristle barrel be removed for cleaning?
                        Asked on 11/9/2015 by GemGirl from Washington

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The bristles on the John Frieda Hot Air Brush are a combination of nylon bristles with epoxy tips and soft bristles for added shine. The barrel cannot be removed but there is an inlet grill on the rear of the styler that can be opened for cleaning dust/debris from the filter.

                          Answered on 11/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        My hair is thick and wavy and I want a brush that help me to dry it and straighten it. Will this devise be a good choice for me?
                        Asked on 10/17/2015 by Ri lawati from Vancouver, CA

                        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. 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 11/5/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
                      • Q:

                        I have fine, short/medium, naturally curly color treated hair. Will this work for me? Im not necessarily looking to straighten my hair completely as I have a flat iron for this. I would like some bounce & definition. Thank you.
                        Asked on 10/11/2015 by mdv from Chicago

                        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 11/5/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
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