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Travelers: let's get out the door fast with One 'n Only Speed Styler

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A nice hot shower -- if your hotel room has one, it's not always a given -- helps un-kink your muscles after a long journey and makes you feel fresh. Washing your hair adds to the invigorating feeling. But who feels like spending forever drying your hair to go out? Many hotels have hairdryers that are like a bumblebee blowing on you. Even if you take your own, electrical converters and adapters have a maddening habit of being unreliable.

It often takes me forever to dry my hair. My hair holds a lot of water, being color-treated and damaged. In the summer -- even when I have the A/C on -- the bathroom holds heat and humidity, making it almost impossible to dry and smooth my hair.

Now there's One 'n Only Speed Styler to the rescue! I was happy to be hosted to experience a couple of products from the line. This is a hair care line that cuts the time you have to blow dry your hair. My usual 50 minutes went down to just under 20. That's 30 minutes of Me Time! I'm always looking for more Me Time. I tried the shampoo and conditioner without any other styling products, to see them on their own. While my comb didn't slide-slide-slide through my wet hair, it wasn't a hair-pulling fight, either. Without drying sprays, etc., my hair felt light and natural -- like when I was a kid.

This is a product that's worth going to the dollar store and dispensing into 3-1-1 carry-on travel bags.