Who invented the first hair dryer?

Answer French hairdresser Alexandre Godefroy conceptualized the world's first hair dryer in 1890. By affixing a hood to a gas stove, Godefroy was able to direct hot air towards clients' damp tresses.Sourc... Read More »

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When was the hair dryer invented?

Hair dryers were invented at the end of the 19th century. They were in households for the first time as a hand-held device in 1920. The first hair dryer was invented by Alexandre F. Godefroy in his... Read More »

Who invented the handheld hair dryer?

The first hand-held, electric hair dryers were developed and released by both the U.S. Racine Universal Motor Company and the Hamilton Beach Company. Alexandre Godefoy had first invented a hair dry... Read More »

Who invented the hair dryer in 1920?

The first hair dryer appeared in France in 1890. In 1920, the Hamilton Beach Company came out with a handheld hair dryer with a large electric motor. The motor came from the US Racine Universal Mot... Read More »

Who invented the first electric hair dryer?

Alexandre Godefoy filed the first patent for the electric hair dryer in 1890. Godefoy used this hair dryer in his salon in France. The hair dryer was similar to the design of the vacuum cleaner of ... Read More »