9 award-winning hair tools for every style, picked by our expert judges

Dry and style like a pro by picking the very best tools. These hardworking buys, selected by our panel of expert judges, are a worthy investment.

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Investing in the very best hair tools can give help you that salon-style finish at home. 

Whether you’re looking for a sleek, super-straight ‘do or you're learning to master a bouncy blow dry with the best hair dryer brushes, these tools will help you achieve a good hair day, every day.

With so many options available at rising prices, how can you decide which ones are actually worth the money? For woman&home’s 2024 hair awards the entire beauty team, alongside a panel of esteemed industry experts including celebrity hairdressers have tested endless hair tools to find the best buys on the market. If you’re looking for the expert-approved best hair dryer, or you’re trying to decide which is the best hair straightener for your hair type, you can shop with confidence with the award-winning buys below.

9 award-winning hair tools, picked by our expert judges

Why you can trust Woman & Home Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

Rhiannon Derbyshire
Senior Beauty Editor

Rhiannon Derbyshire is the Senior Beauty Editor for Woman & Home and other publications. 

She started interning for glossy magazines while working alongside her Fashion Journalism degree. There, she was lured to the beauty desk, seduced by matte lipsticks, posh shampoos, and every skincare product imaginable. 10+ years into her career, she can confidently tell you why the best mascaras are always high street, and why SPF is a non-negotiable all year round. Ask her about her curly hair routine, skincare minimalism, and how to find the exact right red lipstick