Updated 27 Jun 2016

GHD

Air

Snapshot: The GHD Air hairdryer has 2 speed settings and 3 heat settings. But how well did it dry hair?

Air
Consumer score
SCORE
Average price

$249

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Test results

Overall score
82
Performance
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Drying rate
?/10
Airflow speed
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Temperature range
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Ease of use
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Good points

  • Good drying rate.
  • Very good airflow speed.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Very comfortable to hold.
  • Controls are very easy to operate while using hairdryer.
  • Excellent styling score from user panel.
  • Easy to use the cool shot feature.

But

  • Just OK temperature range.
  • No diffuser.

About our test and trial

Our lab assessed performance, then our panel put the hairdryers through their paces in the real world to test ease of use.

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (50%)
  • Ease of use (50%)

Average price is from an April/May 2016 survey.

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Full specs

Model

Average price
$249

Specifications

Watts (W)
2100
Weight (g)
792
Noise (dBA)
82
Controls
Rocker
Speed settings
2

Features

Heat settings
3 (includes "no" heat setting)
Cool shot
Yes
Turbo
×
Ionic
Yes
Concentrator
2
Diffuser
×
Hanging loop

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