This or That Thursday: Curling Iron, or Blow Dryer?
Apr 06, 2017
Written by Ashley Leach

Every morning while getting ready for the day, people will likely use a hair appliance to complete their look. But which appliance uses the most juice?

Let’s look at wattage.

Curling Iron = 90 Watts < Blow Dryer = 1,200 Watts 

Looks like the high wattage of a blow dryer makes a strong case in favor of a quick air drying hair style.

Conclusion: If you must use a blow dryer, also make sure to towel dry and brush it out beforehand. This will remove the excess moisture in your hair and save you time, cost of energy to finish drying it with a blow dryer before you curl it to perfection!

 

Sources:

http://home.howstuffworks.com/appliances/energy-efficient/question272.htm

https://www.wholesalesolar.com/solar-information/how-to-save-energy/power-table

Ashley Leach

Ashley Leach is a freelance writer and digital content marketer with a background in journalism, digital reporting, and marketing for numerous industries. She's found her perfect fit at North American Power in writing about home maintenance and repairs, energy efficiency, and smart home technology.