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Philips HP8656

Philips HP8656
alaAverage 4.2

77 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Philips HP8656. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Haircare for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good feedback, but there are some critical opinions about the price.

usability, size, design, reliability


On average, users rate this product 83/100.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: Barbara (

didn't like it


I have medium lenght hair with waves (not curls). As I work for an airline, I need to have a net appearance every day, so I usually use a hairdryer and a straightener. I bought this product because I though it would do the same but faster (only one...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Abbey_sub (

Great sale price


I found that this product worked good on fine hair (as I have fine hair) however, my daughter has very thick hair and she found it worked well on her's too. So no more leaving the house will a fuzzy hair. The price had been reduced since I first saw...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Jasmine (

Philips Straightening Brush


I purchased this hairstyler mainly for the paddle brush attachment. So far I've only used the volumiser and paddle brush attachment. I found that the volumiser dries hair quite quickly. I've got fine, shoulder length hair which is kinky with a tendency...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Diane (

Philips HP8656 Straightening Hot Ar Brush


Am very disappointed with this hot air brush. Have found it very difficult to use. It's rather big to hold and your hair flies all over the place whe using the round brushes and you end up looking like a fuzzy haired freak. It's back to my old tried...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Denise (

Beyond Hopeless


I thought this idea was great but no. I have medium thickness hair with a wave and this did nothing to make it curl or straighten. It is noisy, takes an age and it is not fit for the intended purpose. I always read the reviews to find out what people...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: ANGELLA (

Value For Money


Bought this for my hair as i have very thick curly afro hair. Used this & it was wonderful..

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Cake Girl (

good purchase


I would have given this product a 5 star rating if the barrel of the dryer wasnt so big. I have small hands and struggle a bit to get my hands around it. Apart from that, i think its great. I have Afro Carribean hair and it dries and straightens my...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Adjustable temperature: Yes
Paddle straightening brush:Y

Technical Details

Adjustable temperature: Yes
Paddle straightening brush:Y