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a small handheld electrical appliance that emits a flow of heated air, used to dry and often style the hair.
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One morning I filled his blow-dryer with baby powder.
Keeley Bolger finds out if the latest BaByliss blow-dryer is a hot buy or not.
Use the brush to ensure the heat from the blow-dryer is evenly distributed along the length of your hair.
Looking for a good blow-dryer, hair straightener or mascara?
To get her models ready for their close-ups, Bloomfield will sometimes even use a blow-dryer to create a windswept effect.
Heat from a blow-dryer and other heat-styling tools activates the moisturizers to replenish and improve the condition of hair, resulting in healthy and more manageable hair," she notes.
A DOG suffered severe burns at a pet beautician's after being "cooked" under a giant blow-dryer.
La Femme trompee (The deceived woman), 2001, is a scene that might have been taken from Greuze; Les Baigneurs (The bathers), 2000, echoes Eakins; and Femme sa toilette (Woman at her toilet), 2000, updates Degas with a blow-dryer.
He cites the introduction of a 1,875-watt blow-dryer in the Sassoon line which is designed to massage the scalp while the hair is being dried.
First he applied a bit of mousse to dampen her locks and used a blow-dryer to give her hair more volume.
She picked up a copy of the video, which showed people having sex on a barber chair, at a blow-dryer station and on the table Domnicz used to perform facials for her clients, she said.