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Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer

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Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer
 
3.5

(based on 497 reviews)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dries hair quickly (371)
  • Even heat (292)
  • Reduces frizz (262)
  • Lightweight (253)
  • Sleek design (181)

Cons

  • Poor quality (122)
  • Not enough heat (58)
  • Heavy (32)
  • Loud (13)
  • Blows cold air (4)

Best Uses

  • At home (327)
  • Thick hair (189)
  • Thin hair (106)
  • Travel (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (250), Survivalist / minimalist (102), Product junkie (89), Professional stylist (6)

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1.0

quit blowing hot air

By sienie

from harker heights tx

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

        Love the dryer, but unsatisfied with the warranty after telling the store that it quits blowing hot air, they would,nt do anything because it was two years and two months old, i expected more money wise. I wil never buy any stuff out of the ulta store again for my salon.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Quit heating after 6 months

        By CMG

        from Tuscaloosa, AL

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

        I purchased this dryer less than 6 months ago. I wish I had of read the reviews before I spent that much money on a dryer. It just quit blowing hot air all together; only blows COLD. Never would I have dreamed a high dollar dryer would quit in 6 months. What a waste of money!!!

         
        2.0

        For the money...

        By MrsWitz

        from Naperville, IL

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

        I've had 2 of these dryers in the last 3 years. Both quit blowing hot air (and I do clean my filter, I don't drop it - i.e., I take good care of it). The first one died before it was a year old, so I got it covered under warranty. The second didn't make it 2 years. When it did blow hot air, it was an okay dryer. It seemed to help calm my fly away hair, was rarely too hot, and was quieter than previous dryers I had owned. However, for the price tag, I would expect it to last longer than 11 to 18 months...$10/mo for a hairdryer seems pricey to me.

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Working Well with less EMF's

        By Longmont lady

        from Longmont, CO

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Hair Quickly
        • Even Heat

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At Home
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

          Haven't had this dryer very long, but it seems to work well. Since the control button is on the handle, I sometimes turn it off when I didn't mean to do that.

           
          5.0

          BEST blowdryer!!

          By Blow-dryer Maniac

          from Buffalo, NY

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • At Home
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

            I didn't realize how much I love my blow-dryer until I didn't have it!!! I will NEVER go another day without a Chi blow-dryer! I bought one for my daughter so I didn't have to go without one again!! My hair thanked me too!
            Just makes my hair less frizzy and more manageable!

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Stopped blowing hot air

            By momofthree

            from Utah

            About Me Minimalist

            Pros

              Cons

              • Heavy
              • Loud
              • Poor Quality
              • Stopped blowing hot air

              Best Uses

              • At Home

              Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

              Thought this blow dryer would be good for my thick, dry and frizzy hair. It did a good job but not any better than the cheaper blow dryers. Had this about 8 months and went to use it and it only blows cold air. Did some research online and this seems to be common. Tried the "tricks" people online did such as banging the cold air button, throwing it on the ground, etc. and it did not work for me. Waste of money.

               
              2.0

              Very disappointed

              By Margo

              from Wisconsin

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Dries Hair Quickly
              • Lightweight
              • Quiet

              Cons

              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

              • At Home

              Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

              This is my second Ultra Chi dryer. The cord on my first dryer frayed and could not be fixed. Had my second dryer 1.5 years and accidently dropped it on the floor and the plastic fan inside broke into several pieces. Cheap, cheap. Love the dryer but will not buy it again for that price and poor quality.

               
              2.0

              It works

              By Lisa R.

              from Wheeling,IL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries Hair Quickly

              Cons

              • No Temperature Controls

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

                Temperatures are hot and hotter unless you are holding the cold shot down. Doesn't help frizz control.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love This Hair Dryer

                By Cindy

                from Littleton, CO

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • At Home
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

                  I love this hair dryer because it's light weight and it does a great job on my hair in less time than the dryers I have had in the past.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Love love love

                  By Lj

                  from Utah

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Hair Quickly
                  • Even Heat
                  • Reduces Frizz

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • At Home
                    • Thick Hair
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer:

                    I have curly hair underneath and straight hair on top. Plus I have been coloring my hair for years and have been trying to grow he length so my ends are pretty frizzy and this hair dryer works amazing. It dries my thick hair faster than my other hair dryer that feels stronger. This is the best hair dryer I have ever owned and would recommend it to everyone. I have had this for about a month and still as happy as the first day I've tried it. I don't have any issues with it not having different heat settings except for the cool blast. And I don't have an issues with the locations of the buttons.

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                    • Q:

                      Is this dryer both ionic and tourmaline?
                      Asked on 12/8/2014 by Lauren

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The Ultra CHI Pro Dryer produces ions. It is not a tourmaline dryer.

                        Answered on 12/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How many settings does it have?
                      Asked on 10/28/2014 by mimi from TX

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This dryer features two settings: High and Low.

                        Answered on 10/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      What are the differences campare this one to Miss Universe Professional Dryer and Ultra CHI Pop Pink Dryer?
                      Asked on 9/26/2014 by Suki from Danville, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer and Ultra CHI Pop Pink Dryer feature identical features other than the color. Ultra CHI Red Pro Dryer and Ultra CHI Pop Pink Dryer are both 1300 watts, while Miss Universe Professional Dryer is 1800 watts (which means that Miss Universe has more powerful airflow for quicker drying time). All three dryers are ionic, which helps to reduce drying time and to keep hair smooth and shiny.

                        Answered on 9/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How does this hair dryer differ from Chi Model GF1505?

                      Are both the same hairdryer, just a different color, therefore a different Model #?
                      Asked on 5/14/2014 by Beauty Buff from Minot, ND

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The body style and wattage are the same, but the Ultra CHI dryer is made with Ceramic and Tourmaline and the Pro dryer has Ceramic.

                        Answered on 5/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How well does it work to dry straightening without frizz
                      Asked on 5/11/2014 by Frankie

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This dryer produces Far Infrared heat to reduce drying time as well as reduce frizz and static electricity for super sleek styling.

                        Answered on 5/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How long is the cord?
                      Asked on 4/24/2014 by kelsie from collegeville, pa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This dryer's cord measures 8 feet long.

                        Answered on 4/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Do any chi dryers have a retractable cord?
                      Asked on 4/22/2014 by Jan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        No, CHI and Ultra CHI dryers do not have retractable cords.

                        Answered on 4/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Which of your CHI dryers (including this one) have HIGH blow dryer settings, where the air comes out faster? (It would be helpful if you included product descriptions in your ads.)
                      Asked on 4/13/2014 by Mary from Washington, DC

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Ultra CHI Pro Dryer, CHI Pro Dryer, and the CHI Rocket Dryer have high/low settings. The CHI Touch Screen Dryer has a touch screen setting so you can control the air flow from High to Low.

                        Answered on 4/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I am traveling to Europe and was wondering if this is dual voltage? I currently live in the US and am using it on our standard 110V electric system. Thanks
                      Asked on 3/30/2014 by Linds

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        CHI and Ultra CHI dryers are not dual voltage and will require both a converter and plug adapter (not included) for international use.

                        Answered on 3/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      how many watts is this hair dryer
                      Asked on 3/12/2014 by stocks4u

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This dryer is 1300 Watts.

                        Answered on 3/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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