Maxine Ratliff Curling Iron December 11th, 2017 - 10:25:14
The curling iron has remained a favoured tool in spite of all the chemical inventions. We have moved on from the metal rods heated by insertion into hot coals or heating on gas or electric stoves. With no control of the heat of the iron there must have been many cases of singed hair, not to mention burnt fingers and scalps! Modern day styles demand more control and flexibility of hair style with hair looking loose rather than "glued into place". Electrically heated and electronically controlled irons and tongs are now available. The barrels come in varying sizes enabling a tight curl or loose falling curl finish. Some have a smooth easy-glide ceramic barrel to create a super smooth finish and you can also purchase drop curl hair tongs with a cone shaped tong to create loose, tumbling waves and tousled curls. The fluctuation in hair styles from curly to straight and back again means manufacturers will continue to dream up new innovations to attract both professional hair stylists and the consumer.
These tools come in three different varieties; they are spring loaded, Marcel or Clip Less wand. A spring loaded iron is great for the average consumer because it is easy to use and controlled by you, a Marcel iron is geared towards the salon professional and a Clip Less Wand has no clamp, you simply wear a protective glove on your opposite hand and wrap your hair around it. The most popular and best selling is the spring loaded iron because it is so easy to use. Helen of Troy Professional Spring Curling Iron - Jumbo 1" - Is great for all hair lengths and textures. It creates loose curls and waves. Helen of Troy Curling Iron professional appliance has been designed and tested for performance, durability and handling ease. Some of the features included are High / Low Heat Settings, Cool Tip, Tangle Free Swivel Cord, Triple Coated Chrome Barrel and Built-In Safety Stand.
One of the most important features of BaByliss Pro Nano Titanium and Ceramic is adjustable heat settings with heat setting, which in turn enables for its perfect usage on all types of hair. Equally worth mentioning is its simple, easy to use profile that is complete with extra long cool tip and innovative rim. Spring handles add to its benefits. Other prominent features of this curling rod are well positioned controls and temperature indicator. Further, this curling iron is available in four barrel sizes. Above all, BaByliss Pro Nano Titanium and Ceramic Curling Rod is backed by one year limited warranty.
While choosing a curling iron take care of the quality of the cord also. A curling iron having a swivel cord connection is recommended so that it withstands the pressure while moving the iron in any direction. Before using the curling iron the hair should be thoroughly dry or else the excess moisture and the heat form the iron can combine to cause burns. Anyway hot curling irons should not be used on the scalp or roots. To begin with set the temperature at a lower level and then progress to higher settings if required. Curling irons are also available for controlling and smoothng frizzy and natural curly hair. It is advisable to curl such hair using a barrel. Gold N Hot curling irons are recommended as they have a rheostat control to manage temperatures varying from 150 to 320 degrees. Make sure that the features you are looking for are available in the curling iron before purchasing it.