A straight silky hair will always have that classic quality to it; one that we’d never get tired of. This is precisely why despite all the bad raps and mishaps people get from straightening their hair, tools that can give those charming straight locks are still doing well on the market. Case in point: flat irons.
Despite many burnt hair and fingertips that feel victim on the mercy of hot flat irons, it is still a go-to hair styling tool that most ladies have in their bathrooms. With the delicate role flat irons have in our lives, you just can’t trust any brand to give you that silky long hair, right? We’ve gathered the top flat irons from some of professionals and celebrities’ favorites, so you can straighten your hair in the most luxe way possible.
T3 SinglePass Luxe Professional Straightening and Styling Iron ($180)
The SinglePass Luxe Iron from T3 says “professional straightening” on its name, and that holds true. This iron earned a nod from professional stylist Brant Mayfield, who have been styling stars like Nicole Scherzinger and Diane von Furstenberg. Some great points about this tool include its microchip that keep the temperature even while its single pass technology keeps the hair smooth.
Harry Josh Ceramic Flat Styling Iron ($200)
Aviva Perea, another celeb stylist who was able to touch and style hair of famous celebrities like Zoe Saldana, Bella Thorne, and Mandy Moore. Harry Josh has done a great deal of smart designing with this tool’s width to be able to straighten more hair in one go. This makes the hair so shiny, as well.
Kardashian Beauty 3-in-1 Ceramic Hairstyling Iron ($90)
We aren’t those people that immediately go gaga after reading “Kardashian” on the label. But this 3-in-1 Ceramic Hairstyling Iron from the Kardashian Beauty delivers an actual great performance that we can’t pass up on it. Stylist Justine Marjan seems to think so, too, and finds the small plates very handy for small flyaway and bends near the hairline.
Drybar The Tress Press Digital Styling Iron ($150)
A trusted brand, Drybar, has its entry for this top list too, especially because of the ionic technology on its titanium plates to add extra shine to the hair. With The Tress Press Digital Styling Iron, you’re assured of zero frizz and no risk of burning your house down with its automatic shut-off feature (after 60 minutes).
Sedu ICON 1” Styling Iron ($185)
Sealing the hair’s cuticle is crucial in retaining shine and keeping the frizz at bay, and Sedu’s ICON 1” Styling Iron got that down to a T. It features a maximum of 450 degrees of temperature—among the hottest in the market—but it’s adjustable, so you don’t have to worry about accidentally frying your hair.
Unite Pro Tools Flat Iron ($250)
If you’re needing a low-maintenance iron for your daily hair needs, Unite’s Pro Tools Flat Iron easily heats up so you won’t have to wait long before you can actually straighten your hair. The dependable gauge on temperature makes it easy for you to be in control too. Here’s a fun fact too: Chris Dylan, a stylist who has worked with Kylie Jenner, approves of this flat iron!
GHD Eclipse Professional Performance Styler Tri-Zone Technology Flat Iron ($239.99)
You might have seen the name Scotty Cunha in the Kardashians’ Instagram profiles; it’s because he is actually the hair stylist of Kourtney Kardashian (well maybe a lot of you know it already). Scotty Cunha loves how GHD’s Tri-Zone Technology Flat Iron can make the hair super straight, making it great for your highly-straight hair goals.
Bio Ionic 10X Pro Straightening & Styling Iron ($230)
Bio Ionic’s 10X Pro Straightening & Styling Iron is a vibrating tool that was added to spread out you hair evenly as it straighten the strands in between its plates. This flat iron can give you a smooth finish from the roots to the tips.
BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium 1″ Ultra-Thin Straightening Iron ($139.95)
BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium Iron is a great choice for those who have thick, long, and full hair. The plates of this tool makes it easy to style the hair, which will require you to do less passes, hence, posing less risk on your locks.
Karmin G3 Salon Pro Hair Straightener Iron ($139.95)
Don’t you hate it when your hair straightener gets stuck in the middle of your straightening sessions? For a smooth ironing, Karmin added tourmaline to coat the plates of this straightener to make your experience hassle-free even when you have coarse hair. Wanna bring it to your out-of-the-country trips? The adjustable voltage settings makes it usable in different countries. Neat, right?
NuMe Megastar Hair Straightener ($139)
Jessica Shakir, a celebrity stylist, has NuMe’s Megastar Hair Straightener as her go-to flat iron because of its ability to either smoothen or add waves to your hair. The floating plates on the iron helps, especially when its tourmaline coating that helps in taming the frizz too.
All these flat irons have their own unique features that can make your daily (or occasional) straightening sessions easier and friendlier to your hair. So what are you waiting for? Ready, set, iron!
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