These Vintage Hair Dryers Look Like Something Out Of A Sci Fi Movie

As the A-list gets primped and pampered (and punked out) in preparation for tonight’s Met Gala, they can take comfort in the fact that the tools wielded by their hair dressers don’t look like this.

Long before the days of ceramic flat irons and 2000 watt hair dryers, manes were managed with the help of contraptions that looked like they were designed to zap brains into submission. Some had coiling, Medusa-like tubes, while others looked like space age helmets fit for intergalactic travel. Some seemed to be repurposed vacuum cleaners. None of them looked very comfortable to have attached to one’s head.

Get a look at the wild appliances below, and watch the video for tips on how to use the modern version:

[Dark Roasted Blend via Boing Boing]

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