I have big hair. It’s thick and bushy like the tail of a healthy forest animal. It’s also prone to frizz and impervious to most products that add shine and straighten hair, including hair oils, straighteners, and a rotary device sold through infomercial. (Do not ask.)
But recently I was introduced to the styling tool of my dreams. “This is the most amazing hair dryer I’ve ever used!” announced a member of a local mothers group on Facebook. “I have thick, wavy, frizzy hair with medium back length and dried my hair in 15 minutes. It looks like I’m having a blowout. “I was skeptical. Even so, the theme of their rave, the one-step hair dryer and Revlon Salon volumizer, cost less than two blowouts plus tip at my local salon.
Unbeknownst to me, it had also developed a wild following on the internet: winning beauty awards, garnering thousands of rave reviews online, and becoming a beauty sensation that is regularly evangelized among Reddit threads and Facebook groups like mine. I thought it was worth a try.
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Plus, my ends didn’t look like they’d been chopped off with a knife, which usually happens when I try to style my hair with a blow dryer or straightener. The One-Step owes its 4.4 / 5 rating from more than 80,000 Amazon reviewers to its unusual design: it has an oval shape and a long, wide barrel that provides buoyancy at the roots, a frizzy texture throughout, and neat. polished ends.
According to its specifications, it’s the one-step combination of nylon pin and tufted bristles that prevents tangles and makes hair so smooth. I am convinced that brushing is key as I have not achieved the salon-like effects of One-Step with any other tool. The ion generator, ceramic coating, and wave vents with wave pattern reduce frizz, heat damage and drying time. In fact, the 1100-watt one-step dries my hair in half the time it took me to use an 1875-watt dryer.
Thanks to the One-Step, I no longer spend any money (or valuable space in the bathroom cabinet) on unnecessary styling products. It costs $ 60, and I often see it on Amazon for just $ 42. But honestly? For me, the one-step is invaluable.