The Best Portable Hair Dryers To Get For Your Next Trip

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When it comes to packing your essentials for travel, the list can be long. Of course you need things like your passport, chargers, identification and money, but then there are the essentials that make traveling comfortable. Were talking about the little touches of home that can come with you on the road. Having your favorite bath products and most comfortable shoes can be the difference between a relaxing vacation and a week of drying out your skin with cheap hotel moisturizer and feet covered in blisters. Traveling is a great way to push yourself outside of your comfort zone and learn new things, but that doesn’t mean we should forego all comforts, right? Unless you’re backpacking your way through the Amazon and want to keep your load light, there are key items that we never leave home without. One of those is a hairdryer.

While some hotels do offer their own hair dryers, they can often be a pain to use, with most hair dryers permanently attached to the wall of the bathroom and offering little more than a light breeze. If you’ve ever shared a room with more than a few people, you know that bathroom time is limited and having the ability to move your hairdryer to another outlet can be the difference between getting to your sightseeing destination on time or missing the tour bus.

Then there’s traveling to a friend or family member’s house who doesn’t use a hairdryer. Yes, these people exist, and they may be in your life without you even realizing it. Don’t let a missing hairdryer ruin a good friendship.

If you’re someone who likes using the gym before work, having a small and powerful hairdryer in your workout bag means that the only way coworkers will know that you got in some extra reps this morning is because you’re looking so good. Have we told you look great today? You look great.

Now that we’ve established that a small and portable hairdryer is a must-have for both travel and everyday use, here are four great options.

  

1. Revlon 1875W Compact Travel Hair Dryer

The Revlon 1875W Compact Travel Hair Dryer has all the benefits of a full-size hairdryer, including 3X Ceramic Coating to reduce frizz and damage and a smoothing concentrator attachment. The dryer comes with two heat and two-speed settings, as well as a cool button to give your hair a final blast to help set your style. The handle folds in for easy storage in the dryer has worldwide dual voltage, making it ideal for overseas travel (but make sure you check voltage before using outside of North America). Some customers found the dryer to be slightly louder and bigger than competitors, but did like the high power, which made it feel like a full-size hairdryer.

Revlon 1875W Compact Travel Hair Dryer

 

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2. Conair Vagabond Compact 1600 Watt Folding Handle Hair Dryer

The Conair Vagabond Compact 1600 Watt Folding Handle Hair Dryer is one of the smallest travel hair dryers on the market, measuring 3 x 4.25 x 7.625 inches and weighing only 14.4 ounces. The Conair dryer has established a huge following thanks to its compact size ( the handle folds in when the dryer is not in use) and big power, with the tiny dryer boasting a 1600 V capacity. Many customers even found that the Conair was so powerful that it replaced their full-size, high-end hair dryer at home.

Conair Vagabond Compact 1600 Watt Folding Handle Hair Dryer

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3. Andis 1600-Watt MicroTurbo Dual Voltage Hair Dryer

The Andis 1600-Watt MicroTurbo Dual Voltage Hair Dryer is small in size and price but big in power. The travel size hairdryer boasts a quiet motor, making it ideal for anyone traveling with companions who like to sleep in. The dryer has dual voltage for travel and two heat settings. Weighing on 12.8 ounces, the Andis is perfect for adding convenience without weight to your luggage.

Andis 1600-Watt MicroTurbo Dual Voltage Hair Dryer

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4. Remington Compact Ionic Travel Hair Dryer

The Remington Compact Ionic Travel Hair Dryer boasts a huge 1876 volt power, with three heat settings and two speed settings, making it just as powerful as full sized dryers. The dryer features ionic conditioning, which removes frizz and static from hair, and an energy saving eco-option, making it a great choice for both travel and home use.

Remington Compact Ionic Travel Hair Dryer

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