Love the big hair brush/dryer combo
I love the look I get at the hairdresser after a blow dry and found a hairdryer and brush combo just weren't giving me the same look. After my last hairdryer died I did some research and bought the VD Big Hair styler. I love it! Have used it 3-4 times now and each time I'm really happy with the outcome. I have shoulder length, layered hair which is medium thickness. Highly recommend.
Purchased in July 2019 for $69.00.
Hair styling in minutes
I have battled to find a hair dryer/styling brush for a while. This model does both.After some research about ionic and ceramic benefits I was thrilled to find this hair drier had both. The rotating heads blow hot or warm air over the hair thus styling and drying the hair together. It literally halves the time I've needed in the past to dry and style my hair. It is light and easy to use and compact enough to store easily.LOVE IT.
Not for everyone
This hair dryer and styler combo doesn’t work with me because a) you need to hold onto the button to keep the blower going and hair brush spinning. B) once you have it on it just twist your hair into knots. C) you try and untangle it by pushing the reverse button but then realise that same button also pushed out hot air making your hair into a bigger mess. Not for me. I spent more time trying to work it out and chopping a small piece of my hair out because it got so messed up. I’d rather stick to my hair dryer and big round ceramic Brush. Which I have now.
Purchased in December 2018 for $55.00.
I purchased the VS big hair Styler 3 weeks ago from Big W and I love it. I have shoulder length hair which is very fine and tends to frizz a little when just washed. But not anymore I use the brush on wet hair to dry and style and no more frizz it's great. The only negative is that I would prefer a smaller brush on it, but I'm getting used to it. I would certainly recommend this product. My hair looks a lot better since using this hair Styler.
I loved the product initially. It comes with two brush attachments and in less than 12 months the bristles on both brushes had worn and I do not get the same results with styling. I wrote a letter to Conair sending a copy of my receipt as the warranty was for 2 years. I was told that because it was considered normal wear and tear it was not covered by warranty. I was given the option to purchase new brushes. I don't find this acceptable, 2 brushes should not wear out in less then 12 months. I am now looking at the Baybliss Nano Titanium as the the bristles look better quality. I paid over $100 for the VS Sassoon product and certainly wouldn't recommend it.
Absolutely Love It!
The Big Hair appliance is excellent for semi-long to short hair, if your hair is very very long you may have difficulty as it might tangle as it rotates. For very thick hair its totally amazing...but you must section hair as you dry. Pin hair up and dry using smallish sections working from neck area first and top of scalp last. It rotates easily and you can do top and underneath of each section, therefore each section is smoothed and dried really nicely. I've been using it for 2 years with no damage to my hair at all. It gives a natural, soft l...ook to the hair, you can use it to curl hair inwards or if you pull the brush outwards while drying , you can get a straighter look. I find the drying takes about the same amount of time as drying with a brush and hairdryer, but the finish is much nicer. I used the smaller brush on Mums hair that is quite short and very fine. It was easy to use on her hair and dried it very quickly. Watch pricing, as I found a big discrepancy in prices, and found one at half price to anywhere else. My tips would be :- sectioning hair is very important, start at base of hair and work up, but do the whole of the base of hair, then whole next layer, etc, till you reach the top and front. Also a leave-in conditioner is good for the hair as the brush gets hot. It has a really nice straightening ability without hair being flat straight and I don't think its as harsh on hair as if you blowed it dry with a hairdryer then used a normal straightener. I personally think its brilliant and I wouldn't be without it ...I no longer have a normal hairdryer.
New favourite hair styling tool
I cut my long hair to mid length with layers and decided I needed something to help me with styling my new ‘do as my arms ached at the thought of attempting a blow wave with a round brush and hairdryer. This product obviously seemed perfect.
Since purchasing this styler, I have not used my hairdryer or hair straightener.
It does take a little bit of getting use to the controls initially, but once you do it is easy to use. Do take caution that your hair doesn’t wrap all the way around the brush or it will catch and pull at your hair from...your scalp if you don’t release the rotate button in time. I like that it comes with two different sized brush attachments and that each has a protective sleeve. overall, I’m really happy with this product.
- Verified purchase
Recommended by a friend. I did a bit of research before purchasing one. The reality is it is definitely not as easy as shown on Youtube. You have to be very good and controlling the motion of the curler otherwise it'll pull on your scalp and can potentially cause burn! As much as it says it can dry your hair while styling it, it definitely is not as effective as a blow dryer, as it takes a long time to just dry a damp hair. The brush were very soft and they collapse after a few uses. I was still working out how much hair to curl each time but the brush did not last long enough for me to acquire the skill. I think it takes a lot of practice and patience, of which I do not have. So maybe it may suit you but not me.
Good, but then not so good.
Loved styler at first, however, it has slowly over time has broken. Dryer is about 2 1/2 years old bits have broken off & small pieces have even been flicked out through the front of the dryer when being used, which could be extremely dangerous. Last time I went to use the dryer, the end where the electrical cord attaches just fell apart in my hand. I haven't dropped the dryer, I'm the only one who has used it, and it was always stored away when not being used. VS (Conair) aren't interested, so would never buy another one..
Love it but....
I'm on my 2nd big hair styler, the older one goes in the caravan. The biggest down side is the roller brushes wear down quickly but you can call conair for replacement brushes. I never use the little brush as it's a real hair puller, the big one is fine once you get the hang of it but done let your guard down or it will try & scalp you lol. I dry my hair off a bit with the hair dryer then set to work with the big hair styler...much quicker.
Didn't like it at first... but wow. I've always stayed away from blowdrying my hair because I was hopeless at it but this makes styling and drying hair so easy. No frizz. No bumpy bits. Adds shine, things I dislike about is that my hair gets stuck in the turn process but it's toleratable. I have curly hair so this is a win. Would purchase the head parts by themselves to replace mine if I knew where to get them from!
OK. Product needs more thought on quality, construction, & functionality
Idea is great.
Leaves hair silky smooth.
Hot & Cool slider is faulty (Cool setting if far too warm).
Burns my scalp on warm setting (Have to slide on and off several times to correct the heat setting).
1. Would be great if it had a shot of cool press button (very awkward to slide to cool setting while styling)
2. Bit bulk for lady's hand size
Hopefully the next release will be better.
Good when it works
I am on my second styler in a short period of time because the clips on the main part that the brush fits into break very easy. The styler itself is good until it doesn't work. It isn't covered under warranty. They aren't cheap so don't think I will buying another one. Very disappointing.
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Questions & Answers
Can I purchase a smaller brush than the the big one provided when I bought?. & if so how much is it.regards Julie ps)I love the unit!!
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