Add this to your list of things that you never think about cleaning but probably should. It’s time to learn how to clean a hair dryer filter!
Have you ever noticed bundles of dust collecting around the back side of your hair dryer? That is your hair dryer filter, and it is getting clogged.
I know it sounds ignorant, but in high school I just thought that dust collection was a normal sign of hair dryer aging. I ignored the dust until eventually the hair dryer started to smell funny (because the filter was completely clogged!) and instead of cleaning it, I threw it out.
Now I have a nicer (slightly more expensive) hair dryer and as I was drying my hair the other morning I took a second look at the lint collection at the back in the filter and realized that (duh!) the filter is REMOVABLE and very easy to clean.
Go check yours right now, I bet your hair dryer filter is also removable, also full of lint, and also very easy to clean. Here’s how…