Dry your hair and read a magazine at the same time; you do that with the Carmen HD600. This drying hood is placed over your wet hair and the rest goes automatically. So you do not have to worry about a noisy hair dryer. It works very easily. First you brush the wet hair through and place curlers if desired. Then you place the hair dryer over your head and choose one of the 2 temperature settings. When your hair is dry around you with the cool shot. This function fixes your hairstyle so that it stays in shape longer. When you're done, store the hair dryer compactly in the included travel pouch.