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Today I turned my Conair Infinity Pro hairdryer on and while it was pointed at my head the inside shattered and sharp pieces came flying out. It was loud, scary and extremely dangerous. Although I purchased this dryer a while ago, it should not have blown up.
Two weeks ago I purchased another Conair 1875 model 3H32. It blew up when drying my hair and the heat burned the tips of my fingers. This is my 2nd purchase of a Conair hair dryer product. The first one only shot out sparks and then died. Different model 1875 than the other. I will never ever buy another Conair product.
Purchased the Conair Wall Mount Mirror in Nickel finish and installed it onto my Brand New Custom Cabinets. Three holes needed, in my cabinet. My bathroom is fully vented. After 5 years the base connected to the cabinet is All RUSTY, Looks terrible. Called Conair, they wouldn’t help. Emailed Conair, and after seeing the pictures, still no help. Only warranted for 1 year.
Infiniti Pro Travel folding hair dryer, Model: INF129RC - beware! - While I was blow drying my hair, the fan grabbed a chunk of my hair through the air inlet grille. The hair was wound around the fan so tight, I had to cut it off. I had just had a $125 precision haircut a few weeks previously, which is now destroyed thanks to this dangerous hairdryer. I wrote to Conair Canada via an online form on their website a few days ago. No reply yet.
I bought a Conair travel humidifier. It worked fine, but for some reason shuts off after only about an hour. I contacted Conair to see if there was any way to adjust it, and they just arranged to send me a new one. No cost, shipping paid, immediately. This is great customer service. Thank you Nancy and Conair.
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Purchase the Conair hairdryer model 259Y in late June 2018, Last night 9/10/2018 the I walked into the bathroom where the cord was on fire. The bathroom vanity was destroyed as well as smoke damage to the ceiling bathroom and various personal items and medications. Thank god for insurance I am hoping. There is not a recall for the 259Y, back of the handle has two screw, there is a 259 model with one screw on recall. Please be careful. The unit was not in use for hours when it caught fire.
I bought my Conair 1875 Hair Dryer about a year and a half ago. I was just drying my hair (it's thin and short) and the inside of the hair dryer blew up! That's right, Blew Up! That was frightening to say the least. Conair bought Cuisinart and last year, my coffee/hot water machine wasn't even on but was plugged in, and thank god I was home because the machine caught on fire and like I said, it wasn't even on! Conair, if you're reading this, you better stop using Chinese cheap crap shortcuts in your products or you're gonna have some serious class-action suits on your hands! I could have been severely burned by your piece-of-crap hair dryer!
I bought a scale yesterday and it didn’t turn on. I called Conair's care center to ask them and the lady told me I might need new batteries. I said, "I just bought this yesterday." and she said, "Yes they might be old." I said why would you sell me a product with old batteries and she said very sarcastic and condescending and raised her voice, “Well I don’t know”. She was incredibly not helpful even when I said the box said to call you guys!! Argh! So frustrated never want to use this company again. Terrible customer service.
Infiniti Pro ConAir - I recently bought this product to replace my older one. This one continuously falls out of the plug in the wall outlet. I have tried to put it in different outlets and it still falls out. It's frustrating and annoying. The cord appears to be shorter in length as well. It's very frustrating to have to constantly put it back in the outlet. Called customer support and was left on hold longer than 20 minutes. More of my time wasted with ConAir.
I have been using brush style blow dryers since they came on the market in the early 1970's. I've always loved them to dry and style my hair. Until about 3-5 yrs ago, when I bought a new Conair Styler 1875 to replace my old, burned out brush dryer. I used it for less than 2 mins when the brush fell off. It continuously fell off, although I put it back on each time correctly and securely. I gave up and took it back. I bought another Conair Styler 1875, first time I used it, the brush once again dropped off within seconds. I returned it and tried again! Same problem. Changed tact and bought one from Walgreens as opposed to Walmart. Same problem.
After yrs of experience with these brushes, I finally sent a complaint letter to Conair. They apologized and sent me a new brush... And it lasted on the dryer for less than 30 seconds. I've been bombed by these brushes falling to the floor hitting my bare feet and am sick of the incompetence! I finally decided to look to see if others had the same problem, it couldn't JUST be me! Well I see that there are tons of complaints for the very same problem! I've decided to buy another brand because Conair apparently does not appreciate life long customers. This blow dryer was a very good product until they screwed up the brush. It's a shame.
Conair 1875 - Have had the blow dryer less than two years. I don't use every day, I have short thin hair. When I do use it for less than 10 minutes. The blow dryer started making loud sounds and turns on sometimes but not others. After reading other reviews, I am throwing out and will not purchase Conair again.
I called the company about a safety rest that was to be on my iron and the company said, "Oh well cant help you." The rest was not on there and was advertised to be on there and the person on the other end said take to where I bought it and they will put it on there, but none of them have it on there and was advertised to be on there. So the company said "I WAS WRONG AND THERE IS NO REST". SINCE WHEN IS THE CUSTOMER WRONG. DO NOT BUY ANYTHING FROM THEM. RUDE PEOPLE WORK THERE!!!
In July 2016 I was badly burnt. I was admitted to a burn unit 2 hours from my young son (5) for multiple skin grafts and more pain than words could ever express, our lives forever changed that day! Based on customer reviews and the multiple times that this has happened with the same model and brought to their attention CONAIR knew there was a problem with this product and did nothing. I am still suffering from the effects of their negligence.
I had a Conair Hair Dryer, 1875. One day, I was drying my hair, and it started to sound like a jet engine. There was a flame inside of it! I called Conair. They said they would replace it, and refund my shipping. They did replace it. But never refunded my shipping. When I called, they said 6-8 weeks. It's been 8. I just called, and got put on terminal hold. Then, I hung up, called back, and was told they aren't going to refund my shipping because the unit was out of warranty.
However, the dryer wasn't worth the shipping. I certainly would not have bought the same defective unit! I wouldn't have paid to ship it, had they informed me in the first place. The customer service is atrocious! I will never buy another Conair. It could have caught my hair and house on fire. That would have cost them a lot more than $8.65. I do not recommend.
I returned a curling iron to have a broken clip part replaced but they said they weren't going to fix it, they'll send me a new one. They said they would order it because they were out of stock and it would be about 3 weeks. I called when the three weeks were up then they told me that it was there ready, for Canada Post to pick it up and two weeks have gone by I haven't received it so I called again. The guy tells me it'll be here in 7 to 10 days. They didn't have stock so it's a new story every time. If it's not here by the end of the month I'll go buy another brand.
This is the second Conair 1875 Watt Dryer I have owned and I still have problems with the brush attachment falling off during the styling process. Very frustrating! The combs are no problem, but the brushes are always too loose! Also, I wish the "cool" button would click in place so you don't have to hold it down while styling. I have hand issues so it's very hard to keep applying pressure to the button while styling. Unless these issues are fixed, I'm afraid I will have to look into another alternative.
A couple of years ago, the Conair Infiniti Pro hair dryer that I was using was recalled. After contacting customer service, I sent the recalled dryer back to Conair and they sent me a replacement (the same model, an Infiniti Pro). A few weeks ago, sparks started coming out of this dryer while I was drying my hair. Then smoke followed. Obviously, the issue that resulted in the recall in the first place was not corrected. I immediately called Conair to report this. I was told to ship this dryer back to Conair (they would email me a return shipping label) and a new dryer would be sent to me. Day after day, week after week, I waited for the shipping label to arrive in my email and I even kept checking my spam for it daily. No label! It has taken me 3 phone calls to finally get a shipping label emailed to me so that I could send the dryer back to Conair.
Yesterday, I received the replacement dryer in the mail. It was packed in a corrugated brown shipping box with bubble wrap inside. When I opened the shipping box, I was astonished to see that the actual Conair dryer box was all mangled. It literally looked like someone had stepped on it with a pair of heavy work boots!! The integrity of the dryer must be compromised by virtue of the extent of damage to the box. The outer brown shipping box was in pristine shape, so obviously the damage wasn't sustained during shipping. A Conair employee thought that it was acceptable to pack and ship a mangled box to a customer. Why didn't he/she just take another box off the shelf that wasn't destroyed and send that one to me? Too lazy, I guess.
I called Conair Customer Service to report the condition of the box that they had sent to me and offered to email them pictures of it, but I was told that this was acceptable and there was nothing they were going to do about it. They would not exchange the dryer. This will be the last time I purchase a product from Conair. Sparks flying out of a dryer that posed danger to me and a inept customer service department to boot!
I asked my sister for a new hairdryer for Christmas. She got me the Infinity Pro Conair 1875 watt dryer. I seemed to like it at first, but the outside of the dryer, had a mesh coating on it. I have long hair, and my hair kept getting caught. Not only that, I used it yesterday, and it started smoking and making a loud noise. I couldn't believe it! This blow dryer was only a few months old, not overused. Thank god I had my older Conair, this one I had for quite a few years. These products should be tested more frequently, before putting them in stores. So today, I bought a new blow dryer, but I'm trying a different one. I hope this one doesn't blow up either. What a disappointment. :(
My wife has had this hair dryer for about a year or so. One morning last week she was drying her hair when a flash and popping started, then smoke and a flame appeared three inches from the plug in the cord. After extinguishing the flame, she had to kill power to the whole house to get the dryer plug removed from the outlet. The flame did not trip the GFI in the wall or the blow dryer plug (GFI stands for Ground Fault Interrupter, NOT power). The dryer shorted across power, not ground. She was fine AFTER her heart slowed down (panic over).
After using my Conair 1875 yesterday (4/1/2017) I turned it off. It immediately came back on, with smoke shooting out of the low/off/high/cool button area, followed by shooting flames. I had to pull it out of the wall to stop the flames. What gives???
I have been a supporter of Conair hair tools for over a decade. I'm writing you to inform you that one of your specialty series flat irons called" tourmaline" has overheated and possibly was the cause of burning my client's hair completely out. I only had the flat iron over a month and never experienced this. My client has been a loyal client for over 4 years and we have never experienced this kind of mishap before Ever!!!!! This flatiron "tourmaline" by Conair was on level 420 heat the entire time. It wasn't until I got to the shaft of her hair and the iron stuck to the hair and completely fried it out on the left side. Once this happen I screamed as well as she did. My client and I sat down and went through entire process of how we do her hair and what possibly could have happened, then realizing there was nothing we did to cause this.
My client always reminds me to make sure the heat is down just because she didn't want to loose her natural curl pattern however she didn't have to mention that to me this time because the heat was only at 420. We did not spray any chemicals in her hair before flat ironing it nor did we put any oils or serum in it either! Her hair was completely dry and ready for style. I know for a fact it was the iron because it gets super hot when you go over 390 degrees and this is something that just start happening after I retested it on my hair. It's almost like it did some kind of freak blow up in side the actual iron. I'm not sure what we can do about this issue but I assured my client that I will be there to the end to resolve this issue at hand!
These irons may need to be recalled or looked into because this is not Acceptable. Throughout my 15 years of doing hair I have never experienced it! It is embarrassing and now I DON'T trust Conair anymore! I'm not a complainer and I know accidents happen I also know I wouldn't email you if I didn't have my facts in line, but this is something that needs to be looked into ASAP! Please have someone contact me asap. I would love to send pictures of her hair but there is no attachment folder in this box to do so. However, I will send one once someone contacts me back. Really need a response soon so that I can better assist my client and assure her that her hair will grow back and we can treat it properly! Thanks again. Note this msg is for corporation. Regards.
I've had this hairdryer for a while. It was good to me and I wasn't looking to replace it anytime soon until this morning. I was drying my hair and all of a sudden I heard a loud popping with a blinding light right in my face. It kept popping and I threw it on the ground afraid that it would catch on fire. I unplugged it and then I saw that the cord how been blown off the hair dryer. Such a scary thing but thank God I was not burned or hurt. Will never buy Conair again and I will be contacting them to see if they do anything.
Have been using this brand of curling irons from Conair for a little over a year. Have burned myself a few times due to the extreme heat, however, I just thought it was my own ignorance of the product. However, this morning I went to use my curling iron, in the same manner I always do. Away from the sink! As I have the curling iron rotated around a length of hair, out of the blue, the iron pops and shoots sparks flying everywhere from the handle!! Good grief! Seriously I could have been injured beyond belief! According to the tag on the cord, the item # is V08480 and the Bar Code is 0-74108-165-22-0.
I really liked my Conair 1875. This was the second one I bought but they don't even hold up for 2 years. I finally bought another brand and threw it away. I will be darned if I will pay to send it to you. The first one I gave the benefit of the doubt a second. NO! Your feature of cord storage was wonderful but it does have to preform and hold up longer. I have short hair. It doesn't have to be run for long periods of time. Your product is junk and I will let friends know as well Not to buy!
Terrible. I bought this for my daughter but first wanted to make sure it was safe for her and tried it out for the first time myself. I ended up burning myself severely. Now at the hospital. Only had it on the second level. Can't believe how unsafe this item is and how hot it gets only at the second level to cause such a burn.
I mailed back the clippers & received a new one only because I requested my money back!!! And now this one stopped working too! Then I call Conair to report to them that the same thing has happened again! I'm never gonna buy their products again, nor recommend their products to my friends & family! Should've read the reviews first.
I purchased a Conair hair dryer (Model 124AC) with dual voltage prior to an overseas trip to the UK. The box states that this hair dryer has dual voltage, 2 heats/2 speeds and a folding handle. I checked that all was working prior to my trip. When in the UK I changed the voltage to the 250 setting, and was surprised to find that only 1 heat/1 speed works on the higher voltage. It is only the highest heat and speed setting that works.
Once home I contacted the company to see if this was a defect and was told this was how the dryer operates on the 250 setting. Their response is that this information is contained in the inside brochure under "additional information", found on the reverse of the operating instructions which I had read. I told the company that this information should be on the box as I bought this "travel" hair dryer to use overseas and wouldn't have purchased a 1 heat/1 speed dryer. Their position is that the dryer is functioning as it is supposed to therefore they will not accept a return. It is also beyond the period when I can return it to the store so I am stuck with it. I believe this to be a case of misleading packaging, fully known to them and was very disappointed with their customer service.
I purchased my first Conair Infiniti Pro 1875 hair dryer about a year ago. I loved it, until one day while using it, flames started shooting out the end of the handle. I was unaware anyone else had this problem. I had just returned from vacation and I assumed something must have happened to it during travel... although, I could not figure out what could have happened.
I purchased the exact same model again (thinking the first one must have been damaged while traveling). I immediately noticed that the 2nd one did not seem as powerful. I used it for about 6 weeks until this morning. While I was drying my hair, I heard a buzzing noise and felt a shock. I immediately dropped the dryer and unplugged it. I tested the wall plug with a very old dryer I have and no problem. I noted on the plug there was a test and reset button. I waited about an hour and attempted to plug it in again. Immediately I heard the buzzing and got shocked again. I would not recommend anyone purchase this unit. It is extremely dangerous.
I bought this hairdryer at a pharmacy in Manhattan about six or seven months ago. It was on sale. I've had no problems with it until today. While using it, it made a couple of popping sounds and then immediately flames and sparks started shooting out of the bottom of the handle and I felt a current go up my left arm. I dropped the hairdryer on the floor and pulled the plug out of the socket. The resulting smoke in the bathroom was very unpleasant. I immediately went to the Conair website intending to report it and saw that many model numbers of the Infinity Pro had been recalled, but not my model number 259Y. The recall notice was very specific in saying that only models with one screw on the back of the handle were being recalled. My model 259Y has TWO screws on the back.
I telephoned the Recall Center and spent 17 MINUTES ON HOLD. Honestly, for a department that is entrusted with dealing with safety issues, this is quite unacceptable. I hung up and proceeded to call the Conair Corporate Headquarters in Connecticut. I was transferred to a Directors voicemail at extension #**. I believe that her VM message said that her name was Andrea ** (phonetic representation). I left her a very long message with all of the above information and more along with my phone number which I repeated TWICE. I demanded a call back and also demanded that the website recall information be updated to include this model 259Y with TWO screws on the back of the handle.
I got a call back from a woman in New Jersey who said that she was the only person who worked in the Personal Products Department now, because everyone had been laid-off or had retired. (I had encountered some difficulty returning her call; kept getting disconnected.) When I asked her why the disconnections, she said that the calls automatically disconnect when she can't answer them because she doesn't have voicemail. When I asked her why she didn't have voicemail, she responded, "I guess I don't rate." The woman took all of my information and said that she would refer it to another product department and someone would be back in touch with me shortly. I won't hold my breath.
Conair's lack of preparedness for important calls from consumers about safety hazards with their products is inexcusable and shows a disregard for consumer safety. It also seems typical of a company on its way to going out of business. I plan to stay away from all Conair and Cuisinart (their brand, too) products for the next few years.
Caution!!! I bought this "Conair" curl & secret curling iron - $99 on sale for $79 with my 20% coupon - "As seen on TV". I've seen it for at least a year - finally go to buy myself something nice. Had to wait for it to ship to Bed, Bath and Beyond (because everyone wants one) and that thing ate my hair for real. If my 17 year son hadn't saved me I would have lost an inch of hair. It was and is still stuck in that thing!!! For sure worse than boot camp, working on a teenage psych ward, and as a wound care specialist this was a horrific experience. Now I'm trying to figure out how to write a review - which in hindsight I should of looked up first.
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