NEW Parlux Advance Light vs Average Hairdryer

It seems not all hair dryers are made the same. There are so many flooding the market, from professional, to salon only to over the counter at your favourite supermarket. But is the price actually worth it? Is a “salon quality” or “professional” hair dryer worth the $100’s more you end up paying?

We’ve put the Parlux Advance Light to the test against an average department store hair dryer to see how it stacks up.

Keep reading to find out + see our handy infographic.


Average Supermarket Hair Dryer vs Parlux Advance Light


1800 watts / 2200 watts

Air Flow:

74 m3/h / 83 m3/hr


Standard/ K-Advance

Speeds & Temperature:

2 speeds, 3 temperatures / 2 speeds, 4 temperatures


1.2 kg / 430g

Life Span:

1.5 years / 5 years


Noisy / Built in Silencer

Cool Shot Button:

Yes / Yes


Standard / Ionic and Ceramic Technology

Environmentally friendly:

No / Low-consumption as guarantee of sustainable environment

Does that help make your decision a bit easier?

It’s good to know that those extra penny’s not only go into a dryer that’s light, more poweful AND lasts longer, but is also good sustainably for the environment.


Shop the full Parlux Advance Light range here and see all amazing colours!

Writer and expert