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Hot ToolsIonic Turbo Salon Dryer

Hot Tools

Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer

Item 2286497

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Only at ULTA! Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer features direct ion technology that injects a high volume of ions into the airstream, depositing them directly onto the hair to break apart water molecules for easier evaporation and faster drying. This helps condition, smooth, and makes hair shinier while reducing frizz.

Professional Features:

  • 2 Speed / 6 Heat combinations with separate switches for total control of heat and airflow
  • Cool Shot for setting the style
  • Removable end cap for easy filter cleaning, longer motor life
  • Attachment: Concentrator
  • Hanging ring / Cord guard
  • 8 ft. Professional cord
  • Accepts most universal-fit diffusers
  • ALCI safety plug
  • 1875 watts


(Model # 1038UL)

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Hot ToolsIonic Turbo Salon Dryer
 
4.2

(based on 94 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (76)
  • Dries hair quickly (36)
  • Even heat (36)
  • Easy to use (26)
  • Reduces frizz (23)

Cons

  • Not enough heat (9)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Poor quality (4)
  • Loud (3)

Best Uses

  • At home (42)
  • Daily use (21)
  • Thin hair (19)
  • Thick hair (18)
  • Travel (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (25), Budget shopper (24), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Product junkie (8), Brand buyer (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (25), 10 minutes (4), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

Better than my last

By College Kate

from Louisiana

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Dries Hair Quickly
  • Even Heat
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • At Home
    • Thick Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

    I really like this dryer. It is a step up from my old Revlon dryer, but I really miss having the diffuser on it. I have kind of thick hair that never seems to do what I want it to. It is not straight or curly. Some sections ringlet curl and some refuse to do anything, so I use a blow dryer often to style it before using other tools. While I do not like Hot Tools flat irons, I love their dryers and curlers. This is a fast and lightweight dryer that I am glad I purchased.

     
    5.0

    Perfect hair dryer

    By Cee

    from El Paso, TX

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

    • Dries Hair Quickly
    • Even Heat
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • At Home
      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

      I have super thick hair to blow drying is always a lot of work, but this dries my hair quicker than anything I've ever used before and doesn't cause a lot of frizz

       
      5.0

      I would buy again

      By Luz

      from Brawley,CA

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • At Home

        Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

        It's great product

         
        3.0

        Returned item

        By nikafiona

        from Bettendorf IA

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Not Enough Heat
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Thin Hair

        Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

        Lightweight but takes forever to dry thick long hair. Was such a shame because it was so light and it didn't heat up after five minutes. Returned item unfortunately.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Heats up in less than 5 minutes!

        By hanfiro

        from Bettendorf IA

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Thin Hair

        Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

        Used once and the dryer heated up in less then minutes. What more, after a month, and after constant use. I'm afraid it might explode on me! It's not worth it. Even with the free curling iron. Best to invest a little more on an expensive dryer. Returned the next day.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        great hair dryer!

        By becky

        from St. Louis, Mo

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • diffuser falls off easily

        Best Uses

        • At Home
        • Thick Hair

        Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

        I have been wanting to get a new blow dryer for a while. I did some research, and when my old one broke I bought this. I have never paid attention to what kind of blowdryer to use. I usually buy the cheap ones, and with my thick hair that doesn't help. I have used it twice so far and my hair seems less frizzy and softer, maybe healthier? The only drawback is the diffuser. It falls off pretty often. I guess I don't have it in securely? Anyways, its not as expensive as the other like chi or bioinic, but I think it does the trick for me.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great dryer for a reasonable price

        By Paola

        from Potomac Md

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At Home

          Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

          I use the dryer every day on short hair; it takes me 5 minutes to dry and style and is very easy to hold; very lightweight. I love the silver color and design.

           
          5.0

          I love it

          By Rovernana

          from Knoxville, TN

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Hair Quickly
          • Even Heat

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • At Home
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

            I love this dryer, went from Chi to Hot Tools.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would but this product again

            By MiMiof2

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Hair Quickly
            • Even Heat
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

                If the buttons weren't on the handle to would be the best hair dryer I've ever had.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great dryer

                By Goose

                from Fargo

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Hair Quickly
                • Even Heat
                • Lightweight
                • Quiet compared to others

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • At Home
                  • Thick Hair

                  Comments about Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer:

                  I bought this dryer for my mom a year ago and had used it a couple of times when visiting. When I needed a new dryer, I went to this one immediately. Great product for a great price.

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                  • Q:

                    How many of you feel it leaves your hair not only less frizzy but you're hair is actually smooth and/or silky
                    Asked on 3/19/2017 by Chelle from Central Valley

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We encourage you to please read the product ratings and reviews at Ulta.com! You can also test this dryer at your nearest Ulta Beauty store. :-)

                      Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Has anyone used this hair dryer to diffuse curly hair and how did it treat curly?
                    Asked on 3/12/2016 by Jack from Arizona

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      The Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer accepts most universal diffuser attachments, so you can certainly use it to diffuse curls! Its ionic technology helps to reduce frizz, so curls are better defined. Enjoy!

                      Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Aside from the price point, what are the main differences between this dryer and the Hot Tools Tourmaline Turbo Ionic Dryer? Weights/wattages/warranty/real benefits?
                    A little background for my usage needs: I have arthritis in my hands and need something lightweight/small. I have shoulder length fine thin hair. I like to blow out my hair often at home for maximum volume and sometimes then curl it.
                    Asked on 2/24/2016 by JGGGGG

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Both of these dryers have a one year manufacturer's warranty. Both of them are ionic, however the Tourmaline Turbo Ionic dryer produces more negative ions to help dry hair quickly. That's because it does it by actively producing ions with an internal ion generator as well as passively when the tourmaline inside the dryer is heated by turning it on. If your hair is thin, then either of these dryers would work just as well. The weight of the Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer will easier for you to work with if you have arthritis.

                      Answered on 2/29/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    How much does it weigh?
                    Asked on 9/4/2015 by Valtx from Dallas TX

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      14 oz.

                      Answered on 10/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does it come with a diffuser?
                    Asked on 5/16/2015 by Mary G

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Hot Tools Ionic Turbo Salon Dryer does not include a diffuser but accepts most universal-fit diffusers.

                      Answered on 5/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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