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Facts You Must Know about Curling Iron, Before Making the Purchase

Every girl tries several hairstyles to look beautiful on specific occasions. Girls with natural curls love to apply straightener while girls with flat locks love to curl her tresses to get a revamped and wonderful look. To achieve these spirals, a tool plays a key role that is a curling iron. This tool also comes in several varieties to create several types of curl in your tresses.
If you are thinking to buy it, then you should be very careful in the selection and take care of a few things, which are described below:

Opt for a Ceramic or Titanium Iron:
Whether you are going to shop it online or from a physical store, make sure that the type of machine you have selected should be a ceramic or a titanium iron. Ceramic can conduct the heat more evenly and also reduces the damage and frizz.

On the other side, Titanium is also a good material for a curling tool. It can distribute the heat evenly that reduces the stickiness and snags. And you can achieve more consistency while styling from a Titanium curl iron. Cortex Electric Hair Stylers are the best example that can help you best in achieving the consistent style.

It is always good to buy the one with an adjustable heat dial. With this, you can adjust the heat level to medium that can reduce the damages at high temperature.

Consider the Barrel Size:
Curling irons generally come in several barrel sizes; you just need to find the best one, according to your hair type. If you have curly hairs, then small barrel can best give a definition to your natural curls. As per our concern, 3/8 inch barrel would be perfect for creating tight curls. Medium curls for all hair textures should use the iron with medium barrel size. And, if you are looking for a voluminous hair with little curl or want to try loose waves or beachy waves, then you should choose a larger barrel-sized iron.

Types of Curling Tools: 
This hair electrical tool is also categorized into several types. You are free to select the one which can benefit you best and come under your budget.
  1. Clipless Curling Iron: It needs some practice, but once you use, you can become perfect in using this machine. It can offer you long lasting curls with less split ends and less damage.
  2. Spring Curling Iron: If you are the novice in styling, then you should choose Spring Iron. It can be used easily and thus most popular among girls who do curling at home.
  3. Marcel Curling Iron: This type of iron is generally used by professionals. Hence, you can see this curling tool widely in saloon to create perfect curl that can enhance your style. It needs expertise in handling. You should have excellent control on the manual operations to get the best result.   
  4. Spiral or Ribbon Curling Iron: If you want to achieve the ribbon curls or perfect spiral quickly and easily, then you should buy a Spiral or Ribbon Curling machine for your locks.
  5. Double & Triple Barrel Curling Iron (Wavers): If you want a more stylish look with a figure 8 type curl, then you should purchase a Double Barrel Curling Iron. To get beachy waves and flowing style, triple barrel iron can best solve your purpose.

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