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Worst Flat Iron? What product wins this category?
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T3 hair straightener. worst product. fried my hair.
Let me preface this by saying that it was an emergency. I had blown my hair out and straightened it at home the morning of, but it was raining outside. My hair frizzed and started to wave, so I went to the nearest drugstore and bought a Revlon straightener. Bad decision. It would not get hot. Not at all. I couldn’t burn myself with it if I tried. It did nothing. Worthless.
ETA: I had already arrived at work when my hair started to turn wavy. That’s when I bought the Revlon
Definitely Sedu. What a hyped up piece of garbage!! Takes like an hour to do my hair instead of 20 minutes with my Solia that broke (Solia was alright). Chi is the best hands down
I just cut my hair really short and I got a 1 inch conair, let’s say you get what you pay for. So next pay day I’m spending the money on a CHI or something along those lines. I want a 3/4 inch plate, don’t think CHI makes that size….or do they?
i’m with Maria on Conair. just terrible. i got my GHD in december and have never looked back. LOVE IT.
Yeah, I just can’t stand those Conair ones… I want a GHD so badly!!! I’ll have to stick with my chi until it breaks though . haha
I honestly hate my CHI due to the fact that it gets TOO hot for my hair and doesn’t have adjustable heat settings.
i love the chi its really hot but that helps cuz it straightens fast and u dont have to wait around i hate this conair one it was a wet to straight one it totally sucked it dryed it but my hair looked frizzy and terrible grr it was ugly looking hair that day lol
i love my sedu kat, i couldn’t live w/o it! def. revlon for the worst what a piece of crap haha.
I’m with you, Kellie, I LOVE my Sedu! It heats up fast and gets the job done.
I too love my Sedu!
Conair! it ripped out my hair and wasn’t hot enough.
plus it burned my fingers because it wouldn’t shut properly.
OMG i got the red one, and it totally fried my hair!!
It gave me so much split ends and its over dried, now i know why my hair is in these conditions
Conair is pretty bad, it just flattens ur hair instead of making it staright. The maxi glide was just ok, it frys hair pretty bad, though u could use it on damp hair. But, hair frizzes soon after. I’m pretty happy with my solia right now
REVLON and CONAIR suck, very badly. One day I decided to borrow my friends before a dance, because I didn’t want to bring my own.. it KILLED my hair.. KILLED. Don’t waste your money, invest in a good hairstraightener.. aka CHI!!!!
CHI isn’t always the best. I have Enzo Milano GIO hair staightener it’s the best I’ve had besides my Paul Mitchell one I use in school. At the Chicago Hair show I saw SOOO many terrible straighteners. My friends hair was breaking off when we tried this cute zebra striped one… Somethings with actual temp. settings is always a good choice. My first one was a Conair from target. Even my hair was breaking off and it was virgin and healthy at the time. With Cos. school it’s definetly not virgin or healthy. lol. Paul Mitchell just came out with 2 new ones. The Black one is AWESOME for non-textured hair. The smaller Silver one is more for textured. Both have Ionic power so hair doesn’t get as damaged. Using the right thermal protectant helps too. I rambled too much sorry. I love hair and hair irons.
Conair- I used it for a month before I dumped it for a Chi. One month was all it took to fry my hair. I counted 17 split ends on one single hair. Unreal…
Worst was Revlon or Conair for sure. I’m guessing any that come in plastic at drug store or target types can’t be that great.
I got a HAI off Ebay per my stylists recommendation and it is great! No snagging plus it has a temperature setting.
I once had a Remington flat iron that was called something like, “wet to set” that you were supposed to be able to use on damp hair and it was supposed to dry and straighten at the same time. It didn’t work very well. It dried my hair alright, but not in the way that I wanted!
I’m using the HAI convertible iron these days, and have been for the past 3 years…love it!
omg mee too , is yous black with blue plates , mine is its better than chi , chis suck , they pull your hair , ours is besttt (:
IGIA is the worst flat iron ever! I so wanted this to work because it is a portable one so if anyone knows of a portable one that works, do tell! As for the best one ever, it would be the Chi for me, I had my first one for like 5 years and it would still work but I dropped it a zillion times so I recently bought the Earth day Chi at Ulta.
I feel the need to weigh in here, although I’ve never bought any flat iron. One time I went to the Mall, there’s this Stand girl who pulled me to test their iron. It’s for flattening and curling too, so for the first time, it’s exciting. Then she helped me. Can we say HURT!? Then this burnt smell went right through my nose. No thanks I would not buy a hair flat iron anytime soon. She claimed this is better than the drugstore ones and pursuaded me to buy. I guess it’s the little sephora bag in my hand (just my bd gift). I finally said I don’t have money and I was there to window shopping. (which is true) Guess how much she asked for? She said it retailed for $150, but she could give it to me by discount, like for 50 dollars. Nice try, I might as well buy revlon or conair. Next time, I’ll be careful. LOL
I have used Conair, Revlon, Rusk, another brand I can’t rememeber, and have been using Chi for the past 2 yrs. Chi is the best…heats up quickly and does the job!