Plates have a smoothing effect that gives hair shine and minimizes frizz. Heats up quickly and has a maximum temperature of 400 degrees. Consistent heat through styling. Equipped with a one-hour safety shutoff.
Plates may sustain scratches or dents if they come into contact with abrasive objects.
Comes with a diffuser and concentrator for specialized styling. Powerful motor dries hair more efficiently, which cuts down drying time and reduces direct heat exposure. Cool shot button helps seal and set styles.
Cord is less than 6 feet long, which many users found rather limiting.
Titanium barrel leaves hair smooth and shiny. Spring barrel mechanism stays put on hair and releases with minimal pressure. Barrel is 1-inch, which is a versatile size for styling. Lightweight and easy to maneuver.
A couple users reported the curling iron gets too hot, which may burn or damage hair.
Large, wide barrels covers a lot of hair in a short amount of time. Even heat distribution makes for symmetrical styles. Effective at drying hard-to-reach areas, such as the base of the neck.
Some users found the tool to be an awkward shape and was a bit heavy.
Adjustable waver barrel plate creates different levels of waves for dynamic styling. Swivel cord makes it easy to twist and turn the tool. Plates have tourmaline and ceramic technology to smooth hair and reduce frizz.
Waves don't have an all-natural look, and may require follow-up tousling or styling.
We recommend these products based on an intensive research process that's designed to cut through the noise and find the top products in this space. Guided by experts, we spend hours looking into the factors that matter, to bring you these selections.