5 Must-Have Tools for Hair Stylists

January 23, 2015 Ashley Taylor Anderson

A hair stylist can have all of the skills in the world, but unless her tools are top-notch, she won’t be happy with the results. To avoid artistic frustration, consider adding these 5 tools to your beauty arsenal.

1. Turbo Power TwinTurbo 3800 Ionic & Ceramic Blow Dryer

While the name may be a mouthful, this hair dryer is worth every syllable. With its flexible heat settings, nozzles, and speeds, it’s a stylist’s dream. Plus it dries hair quickly without heat-damaging follicles—a win for your clients, too. 

TurboPower Blow Dryer

Source: Allure.com

2. SARAHPOTEMPA Ceramic Styling Iron

This flat iron is pretty darn smart. It automatically turns off and on, reduces heat between uses, and remembers your favorite heat settings. 

SARAHPOTEMPA flat iron

Source: Nordstrom.com

3. Spornette G-36XL Porcupine Brush

This round brush has a mix of nylon and boar bristles so it evenly brushes hair without pulling. There’s a reason this brush has won a Best of Beauty award from Allure four times—it’s awesome. 

Spornette Porcupine Brush

Source: Allure.com

4. Hot Tools Spring Curling Iron

Not only is the curling iron a consistent performer and available in a variety of barrel widths—it’s also one of the most affordable options on the market.

Hot Tools Curling Iron

Source: Folica

5. Spilo Duckbill Clips

Don’t hate on the $4 pack of duckbill clips. These things are lifesavers, whether you’re doing pincurls, blow-drying, using an iron, or creating a magnificent updo.

Spiro Duckbill Hair Clips

Source: Curlmart.com

About the Author

Ashley Taylor Anderson

Ashley Taylor Anderson is a content developer and marketer who's spent her career knee-deep in the B2B technology space. In previous professional lives, she worked as a science textbook editor, media producer, and pastry chef.

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