I've also found myself blow drying my hair more and more over the last several month. Since my ancient hair dryer broke in August I've been using the Fromm 1907 Lighweight dryer, and I'm kind of obsessed. It has 3 different heat settings, a low and high setting and a cool blast. Don't let the ultra light, quiet dryer fool you, it packs a mean punch and gets the job done fast.
One of my go to styles of late is definitely embracing my curls in the form of a loose wave. It's super simple to recreate and takes minimal timing so you can spend more time on the things that matter, like more coffee and maybe the right outfit.
Post shower, lightly towel dry the excess dampness from your hair. With your fingers apply a blow dry protectant cream through your hair. I used: Macadamia Professional Blow Dry Lotion and a spritz or two of Kérastase Elixir Ultime.
Next, with the Fromm Hot Paddle Brush I blow out my hair starting with my bangs. I found what works best if brushing them from side to side dries and styles them the quickest. You can touch them up later.