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11 Best Hair Diffusers Under $50

Because no one wants flat curls. 

The amount of heat and pressure that comes from a blow dryer is enough to drive any curly girl crazy.

And when it's applied directly to your strands, there's no telling how much frizz will ultimately downgrade your freshly washed do. Thankfully, we have diffusers to soften the blow.

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The claw-like device speeds up drying time, helps maintain your hair's natural curl pattern and doesn't allow heat to directly hit your tresses. Most of us have experienced this magical product inside a salon, but having one at home for spontaneous use is even better.

These under $50 options are mostly universal, with a few exceptions, so be sure to read the fine print first!