The photos of Vintage Salon Hair Dryers that you can find here are nothing short of spectacular. Every single one of these demands to be dug out of the scrapheap of history, refurbished, and used as a prop in a low-budget science fiction movie. Especially the kraken-hair ones.
Vintage salon hair tools
Hovering, hooded apparatuses, with octopus-like hoses and wires welcome you into the dark of the salon –
These are more compact setups, one from 1928 (left) and one from 1963 (a vacuum cleaner used as a hair dryer), both looking pretty strange to our modern eye: