Janette Hughes Curling Iron December 23rd, 2017 - 17:09:46
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.
Curling irons can also be effective to create curls of different size in one strand of hair. Curls can be created in a number of ways. A diffuser can be used to create loose, bouncy curls. Curling irons can be used regularly without damaging the hair so long the hair is conditioned with thermal conditioners. In fact it is better to use a leave in conditioner to protect the hair from any kind of damage. Curling irons with various types of coatings are available in the market. Chrome-plated irons are quite popular as they suit all types of hair. Low heat should be used for fine, thin hair whereas slightly higher heat can be used for coarse to medium hair. Professional hairdressers use gold-plated barrels as it is a better conductor of heat. The latest contraption is the ceramic coated plates which offer value for money. They are more effective in providing uniform heat and are suitable for all types of hair.
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.
Even if you are blessed with curly hair, you can make it more defined and professional by styling it with a curling rod. Since women of today are all career oriented, they are looking for something that can be kept with them in their purse so that they can make use of it even when in their office. Travel curling irons are designed for the same purpose. It enables you to enhance your curls before an urgent business conference or a client appointment. Thus, it has become a convenient and handy tool for anyone to be used anytime.