When it comes to finding the perfect gift for the hair pros in your life, you generally can’t go wrong with hair tools and gadgets. A good hot tool or hair brush is a gift that keeps on giving and can ensure great hair days for years to come for not only a pro’s clients, but also for themself.
As there are so many gadgets and gizmos aplenty on the market—at just about every price point and for every hairstyling need or concern—we know that it can be a little difficult to decide which tools are totally worthwhile for everyone on your list. To help you out, we’ve rounded up 14 of our favorite hair tools and gadgets to give as gifts, including high-performance blow dryers, innovative curling irons, high-quality brushes, and so much more. Keep scrolling to see (and shop!) them all.
Laifen SE High-Speed Hair Dryer
If they haven’t already been introduced to the magic that is this fast-drying high-speed dryer, it might be time to change that. Available in four delicious colors (matte white, matte pink, matte blue, and matte blue), the Laifen SE is perfect for use in the salon, at home, and on-the-go travel. Thanks to its 105,000 rpm brushless motor, this dryer is able to dry hair 5x faster than most traditional dryers. Additionally, it is equipped with a three-color LED ring light indicator that displays the three temperature settings: red for 80 degrees (hot airflows), yellow for 50 degrees (warm air flows), and blue for cold airflows. It also has a temperature cycling mode to protect hair from heat damage as well as a removable magnetic filter to keep hair from getting tangled in the air duct. Plus, it comes packaged with two magnetic nozzles for styling curly and straight hair.
Sam Villa Streamline Series Shear
Every hair pro needs a “do everything” shear for their kit and this one from Sam Villa couldn’t be more perfect. This shear works well for a multitude of jobs from cutting one-length staples to layering techniques. With its contoured blades and highly sculpted handle, you’ll have incredible precision control and its lightweight design will ensure it’s comfortable to use every day behind the chair. Plus, it’s available in 5.5”, 6.25”, and 6.75” as well as right or left handed so you can select the best one for your needs.
Olivia Garden Titanium + Ion High Performance Professional Flat Iron
You won’t find a flat iron more outstanding than this one from Olivia Garden. With high-quality ultra-titanium 3D floating plates and a rounded body edge, this tool easily straightens and creates flips, curls, twists, or spirals—for all hair types, especially thicker locks. Not only is this flat iron able to quickly heat up 455°F, it also has even heat distribution for faster and better styling as well as instant temperature recovery and cool tips to apply additional pressure when needed.
T3 CurlWrap 1.25” Automatic Rotating Curling Iron
Curl hair like never before with this rotation curling iron that creates the perfect curls and waves with just the press of a button. It features a two-way AutoTwist switch that steers effortless barrel rotation as well as nine precise heat settings paired with two smart timer options to form consistent, long-lasting curls in seconds.
Andis reVITE Clipper
Barbers and stylists alike are sure to obsess over this powerful clipper that offers the functionality of a removable and adjustable blade in one single tool. Perfect for pulling off crisp styles and flawless blending, the reVite Clipper gives pros the option of swapping between a Taper blade and a Fade blade (both are available for purchase separately!) without the help of any tools. It also features a high capacity rotary motor and a lithium-ion battery delivers two hours of runtime on a single charge.
Lolavie Wet Brush Pro Flex Dry
This Jennifer Aniston-approved brush is sure to impress any stylist that’s been hoping to cut their drying time. Available in an exclusive Lolavie black and white design, this brush is perfect for detangling and brushing wet (or dry) hair. With its flexible and heat-resistant bristles as well as its open-vented design and rubberized EasyGrip handle, special-edition Wet Brush guarantees more comfort and control.
Dyson Limited Edition Airwrap Multi Styler in Ceramic Pop
What’s better than a regular Dyson Airwrap? A candy-colored version, of course! We have a feeling that any hair pro would be happy to find Dyson Airwrap in the new special-edition Ceramic Pop colorway underneath their tree this season. Featuring a beautiful color-blocked blush pink, orange, and mint color scheme, this limited-edition Dyson Airwrap is no different from its predecessor in the fact that it’s a tool that truly does it all—dry, wave, and curl—all without damaging your strands. This Airwrap comes with a filter cleaning brush as well as six versatile attachments including the Coanda smoother dryer, 1.2- and 1.6-inch long barrels, firm and smoothing brushes, and a round volumizing brush. Plus, there’s even a luxe storage box to store the tool as well!
Trademark Beauty Babe Waves X-Pink
For any stylist who has been hoping to produce soft, mermaid-worthy waves for their clients, this pretty pink wave is an absolute must-have. Featuring multidimensional, 1.25” tourmaline curved plates and slim barrels, this lightweight tool creates the perfect loose beach waves with absolute ease—on all hair lengths and textures. Plus it comes with four temperatures, ranging from 320°F and 430°F and has a one hour auto shut-off feature for added safety.
The Curl Doctor Hair Pick
Curls will have no choice but to flourish with the help of this incredible hair pick. Specifically designed for curly hair by the Curl Doctor himself, Shai Amiel, this pick will leave you (or your client’s) locks with an insane level of bounce and volume.
Mason Pearson Popular Mixture Brush
A hairstylist favorite, this brush is sure to be a welcome addition to any pro’s kit. Renowned for its smoothing effects, Mason Pearson’s mixture brush features a mix of boar bristles and nylon tufts that work together to help distribute hair’s natural oils, detangle, and gently massage the scalp. Though it’s ideal for long hair, it also works best on fine as well as medium-textured hair.
T3 Source Showerhead
Know a stylist who could use a more elevated showering experience? This filtered showerhead works to remove 95% of chlorine as well as toxins, dirt, odor, and other impurities from your water supply for healthier hair and skin. Not to mention, it features seven premium spray settings—ranging from a gentle spray to a soft massage—to personalize your shower to your preferences.
Any stylist that regularly works with curls absolutely needs this universal diffuser. It’s unique hand-shaped design offers 360-degree airflow to surround curls—even at the root— for a much faster drying time. Plus its ceramic inner core works to preserve moisture, ensuring that curls not only have gorgeous shape and definition but are also frizz-free and ultra-shiny.
ER25 Ionic Ceramic Round Hair Brush
This professionally designed 1-inch round brush is just what a stylist needs to achieve voluminous, bouncy blowouts with their clients. It features tourmaline-infused, heat-resistant nylon bristles to ensure frizz-free shine as well as an extra-long barrel and handle for added ease while styling.
Drybar Hold Me Hair Clips
Any hairstylist would be happy to have this 4-pack of sectioning clips on hand while working with their clients. Suitable for all hair types, these essential clips have an alligator jaw design that prevents them from slipping and have the ability to hold larger or small sections of hair without leaving dents.