How To Use A Hot Air Brush

Are you wondering how to use a hot air brush? Are you thinking, “What does it do exactly and how can I style my hair using it?”

I’m so excited to share with you this hot air brush guide because I know this will help a lot of you girls or even guys out there to achieve your desired hairstyles without spending too much time on the mirror or spending too much money at the salon.

Getting to Know the Hot Air Brush

A hot air brush is basically a heated hair styling instrument that does three things: dry, straighten and curl. Yes, it combines three processes into one.

How to Use: Drying

Set the heat to medium and wait for about 30 seconds. Section your hair vertically into 3 groups. Gently brush your hair in a single group first.

Brush your hair for about 30 to 50 stokes until it is dry enough. This will not only dry the hair but will make it look fuller with more volume.

How to Use: Straightening

After preheating, section your hair into strands of not more than one-inch thick. This will help distribute the heat evenly to create a more uniformed straightness and not leave out some strands frizzy or curly.

Gently run the brush through the sections until the desired straightness is achieved. Repeat this on the rest of the hair sections until all your strands are brushed and straightened.

How to Use: Curling

Preheat and section the hair just the same as when straightening. Strands should be grouped and must be less than one-inch thick.

Hold the tip of the section and wrap it around the barrel of the hot air brush from down to up by rolling the brush inward. When the roots are reached, hold it for about 10 seconds to let it curl.

Once you’re done, gently pull the roll outward to let go of the section. Do the same to the rest of your hair.

A Word of Caution

Any heated hair instrument can be dangerous if not used properly. Mind the following tips:

Keep it away from children. Never use the hot air brush near the face, and never touch the bristles with your bare hands when it’s hot.

Avoid hair damage by using it only on damp hair and not while hair is dripping wet. Also, do not force to untangle knotted strands; gently pull away from the tangle instead.

Fabulous Features and Functionality

The hot air brush emits heat through bristles instead of iron. It is electric-powered and needs to be plugged in when used but there are models powered by batteries and butane cartridges.

Consider the thickness of the waves or curls you want to create. Get the model that comes with two barrels of different thickness to create more styles.

A hot air brush has a temperature and speed selector, just like that of curling iron and wand. It works on all types of hair textures and length.

Fast and Easy

After washing your hair, it only takes about 10 to 15 minutes of hot air brushing to style your hair. Then, you are ready to go.

The brushes are powerful and lightweight. That’s why they are convenient to use and won’t strain your arms and works quickly — perfect for daily use.


I hope this was helpful to you. I think it’s really important to know how there are products like a hot air brush that can save a lot of people a lot of time and money when styling their hair.

Now that you know how to use a hot air brush and its benefits, let me know if you have other questions by leaving a comment below. You can also share this page to your friends. Thanks!

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