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The Best Quiet Hair Dryers To Use In 2019

Hairdryers are one of the greatest tools ever invented in the beauty world. They are everyone’s best friend when it comes to quick and easy hairstyling. However, hairdryers are often annoying because of how noisy they are in usage. The noise of hair dryers usually fills up a room and whoever is using one or being use upon won’t be able to hear a peep from anything else besides it.

Good thing there are companies who made changes and created much less noisier hairdryers. Listed down below are some of the quietest models of blow dryers yet as of 2019:

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Iron/Fuchsia
Centrix Q-Zone Dryer
Our Pick
Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic - Ceramic Hair Dryer, 1875 Watts
BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro-Dryer, Black, 2.1 lb.
Budget Pick
Conair 1875 Watt Full Size Pro Hair Dryer with Ionic Conditioning, Black/Chrome
Hair Dryer Model
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
Centrix Q-Zone Dryer
Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic
BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro Hair Dryer
Conair 1875 Watt Full Size Pro Hair Dryer
Price
from $399.00
$99.95
$59.99
$200.00
$20.56
Rating
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Iron/Fuchsia
Hair Dryer Model
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
Price
from $399.00
Rating
Details
Centrix Q-Zone Dryer
Hair Dryer Model
Centrix Q-Zone Dryer
Price
$99.95
Rating
Details
Our Pick
Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic - Ceramic Hair Dryer, 1875 Watts
Hair Dryer Model
Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic
Price
$59.99
Rating
Details
BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro-Dryer, Black, 2.1 lb.
Hair Dryer Model
BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro Hair Dryer
Price
$200.00
Rating
Details
Budget Pick
Conair 1875 Watt Full Size Pro Hair Dryer with Ionic Conditioning, Black/Chrome
Hair Dryer Model
Conair 1875 Watt Full Size Pro Hair Dryer
Price
$20.56
Rating
Details

Hair Dryer Features You Need To Know

Wattage

You might want to look at the wattage of the hair dryers you’re considering because wattage is the ability of the dryer to dry your hair. Typically, wattage of hair dryers can be as low as 1000 Watts to as high as 3000+ Watts, it depends on how fast and hot you want your dryer on your hair. Lower watts mean moderate temperature and speed, and vice versa if you’re going to use higher watts that would produce much powerful performance. However, there are good hair dryers nowadays that can perform like high-watts with only having 1000 Watts to 1875 Watts and there are the heat and speed settings to help you maximize the watts however you want.

Technology

This is important because this will determine the state of your hair after using the hairdryer. There are four common types of technology:

Technology

Differences

Hair Results

Ionic Hair Dryer

Generates negatively charge ions to help break down water molecules in the hair

Hair dries faster. Hair can get healthier.

Ceramic Hair Dryer

Discharge infrared rays and negative ions for gentle, even heat that enables blood to circulate in the scalp

Shinier hair and less frizzy. Minimal damage even with high heat setting.

Tourmaline Hair Dryer

A mineral gemstone that emits electrical charge. Also emits combination of negative ion and infrared heat.

Less damage to the hair and can become much healthier.

Titanium Hair Dryer

Uses titanium metal to heat up the air going in and out. Much faster dryer than ionic, ceramic, and tourmaline combine.

Dries hair the quickest, suited for quick styling and much less frizzy hair.

Noise

Hairdryers produces loud noise that’s commonly annoying, especially to our eardrums. Apparently, loud noises of dryers can make you lose your hearing—permanently. So we totally recommend checking how loud it is before buying it. There are available sound meter applications in app stores where you can measure the decibel just by using your mobile gadget. As much as possible, choose a dryer with a decibel range of 85 dB below, because higher than 85 dB is already considered dangerous to our ears.

Weight

Drying your hair could take so long sometimes, so you might also like to consider the weight of your hair dryer to prevent wrist-aches and tired arms. Choose dryers that weighs one pound to two pounds only.

Attachments

Attachments controls the way the air will touch your hair. These nozzles are needed when you want to style your hair other than just blow drying it. Common attachments are:

  • Concentrator – Usually for people with straight hair that desires volume.
  • Diffuser – Usually for people with curly hair that wants a bouncier finish.
  • Comb pick – Disentangles the tangles in your hair while drying and softening it at the same time.

What Is the Best Quiet Hair Dryer?

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Dyson clearly spared no expense in creating their Supersonic hairdryer. It is the one of the most unique dryers in the market because of its elegant exterior and the consideration they’ve put in designing each part of it, not to mention it’s incredibly high price. The technology applied to this model was one of its kinds and is proved to be better than most dryers performance-wise.

Unique Features:

  • Its Air Multiplier Energy feature allows the blow dryer to be unusually designed with a hollow space in the middle of the head for a quieter airflow activity.
  • There are three attachments that comes along with the dryer, and all of these are magnetic for simple adjusting and comfortable styling.

Pros:

  • Quiet at 79 decibels
  • 1,600 Watts
  • Thoughtfully-designed magnetic attachments
  • Quicker hair drying and styling
  • Lightweight (same weight as regular hairdryers)
  • Stunning facade

Cons:

  • Expensive than most
  • Too many settings
  • Bulky cord

Centrix Q-Zone Dryer

Centrix Q-Zone Hair Dryer

Centrix Q-Zone uses ionic ceramic tourmaline technologies that would be truly helpful for people with unruly, dull hair in need of a hairdryer that would give them a shinier, healthier, and livelier-hair and keep it that way longer. Q-Zone dries hair faster than ordinary dryers because of its state-of-the-art ionic technology. Much more convenient than making a hair appointment every morning.

Unique Features:

  • There are two cool shot buttons that are positioned strategically, one in front and one on the back.
  • Q-Zone comes with three attachments, one of which is a power booster that would make airflow speed escalate.

Pros:

  • Quiet at 74 (lowest setting) to 82 (highest) decibels
  • 1,500 Watts
  • Easy settings
  • Quicker hair drying and styling
  • Lightweight at 1.5 pounds

Cons:

  • A bit pricey
  • Standard salon design

Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic Ceramic Hair Dryer

ION Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic

Like the Centrix Q-Zone Hair Dryer, the Ionic Whisper offers all the ionic ceramic tourmaline technologies that could combat all hair woes a person might be having and that could transform hair into a beautiful, neat work of art. It is arm and travel-friendly because of its feather-light weight, although it’s not foldable so you’ll need a bigger bag. Ionic Whisper is also a powerful high performance tool that guarantees a quicker drying while producing much less noise compare to its peers.

Unique Features:

  • Ion Whisper has four temperature settings that would give the user more heat-level option.
  • Has removable filter for uncomplicated cleaning experience.

Pros:

  • Quiet at 72 (lowest setting) to 78 (highest) decibels
  • 1,875 Watts
  • More option in the heat settings
  • Quicker hair drying and styling
  • Lightweight at 1 pound

Cons:

  • A little high-priced
  • Standard salon design
  • Not “whisper quiet” as advertised

BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro-Dryer

BIO IONIC Whisper Light Pro

This hair dryer is manufactured by Bio Ionic. a professional maker of styling tools. They put every bit of consideration in their products, so it’s no wonder that this hair dryer is one of its kind because of some of its unusual and advanced features that would satisfy most of its users.

Unique Features:

  • Uses a different technology called Nanolinic Mineral that helps dry the hair fast without damaging it and hydrating it at the same time that will result to a silkier, healthy, less-frizz look to it.
  • Has no buttons to push, you can slide up and down along the heat and speed settings to whichever you prefer. This provides an easier transition while using it, and you won’t accidentally push anything unlike those hair dryers with buttons.

Pros:

  • Quiet at 70 to 74 decibels
  • 1,400 Watts
  • Quick hair drying and conditioning
  • Lightweight at 2 pounds
  • Beautiful exterior design

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Doesn’t have long life span than usual
  • Only has one attachment— Concentrator nozzle

Conair Full Size Pro Hairdryer

Conair 1875 Full Size Pro Hair Dryer

Last for our quietest hair dryer review list is this beauty tool of Conair that’s not noisy at all despite its full-size appearance. It has tourmaline ceramic technology that helps dry hair fast without harming it and negative ions to make the hair smooth and beautify its appearance. This model is also favorable because of its availability in numerous, popular physical stores—i.e. drugstores and shopping malls.

Unique Features:

  • This product is the cheapest in this list with high performance, high quality deliverance to the user.
  • Life span could elongate to several years if properly taken care of.

Pros:

  • Fairly quiet when compared to other dryers with the same price range
  • 1,875 Watts
  • Removable filter
  • Cheap
  • 2 speeds, 3 temperature settings
  • Available in 2 colors—teal and black-chrome

Cons:

  • Only has one attachment— Concentrator nozzle
  • Standard salon design
  • Only has 5-foot power cord
  • A bit heavy at 1.9 pounds

Final Thoughts

The Ion Whisper Quiet Lite Ionic-Ceramic Hair Dryer is the best and quietest out of all the products featured in this list with only 72 to 78 dB, and not only is it the most silent, but it is also the lightest, and you can also carry it in your bag without feeling its weight too much. It also offers the three important technologies so it’s a triple-treatment to your hair when you use this product. Shiny, less frizz, and healthy are the results we want and Ionic Whisper can give those to us. This product can be used for all types of hair, can temporarily treat almost all hair concerns, and can be used for hairstyling. Yes, it’s leaning on the high price range, but considering the high quality of this beauty tool, it’s going to be worth our every cent.

Of course, there’s a much cheaper alternative but with having almost the same amazing features as Ion Whisper, and that product is the Conair Full Size Pro Hair Dryer with Ionic Conditioning. Its weight is heavy compared to the Ion Whisper but its build quality and lifespan are superior. This hair dryer also has the combination of the three technologies for greater hair drying results. 

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Carrie
My name is Carrie and I have always had a hard time finding a great blow dryer. My hair always ended up damp like a Florida swamp or crispy like the Arizona desert. This led me and a loyal group of friends to test every hair dryer that we could get our hands on. This site is the result of that journey. Let me know what you think!