Kellie Lane Curling Wand January 12th, 2018 - 10:50:27
7) The heated barrel should never be touched directly and you must ensure using a protective heat glove (most top brands provide one with the device). 8)The barrel should also never used near the eyes or broken skin. 9) Curling wands having barrels made with tourmaline and ceramic coating get hot within seconds so make sure that you do not touch these with bare hands. 10) Your hair should also be clean and dry prior to using the device on it. 11)The unit should be allowed to heat for 30 to 40 seconds and most brands can be used with an AC 60 HZ at 120 V outlets. 12) Before using the device for curling or straightening the hair make sure that you use heat protecting serum and sprays.
The curling wand or curling iron is one of the most commonly used appliances for convenient at-home hairstyling. While the present generation might believe that most of such styling tools and appliances are modern inventions in reality; they are simply modifications made to devices which made their debut centuries ago. Indeed since many centuries men and women alike have been known to be obsessed with curly hair. In fact it was a common habit for men to use tongs heated in fire for curling the hair on their heads as well as their beards! These methods were rather unrefined and many times such crude techniques ended up burning and damaging hair.
Also the tourmaline infused ceramic barrels have rendered the wand a lot safer; it has helped women avoid frizzy or unmanageable hair. The time required for the procedure is also less. The temperature range of most curling wands is between 284 degrees Fahrenheit to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Higher the temperatures of the wand more defined are the curls. Here are the steps to use the curling wand: · Plug in the wand and let it heat up to the desired temperature. If your device has a thermostat or temperature control you can select the desired heat level for the curls you require.
The history of the curling wand can be traced back to the year 1866 when an American born British citizen by the name Hiram Maxim first obtained the patent for the device. Also two Frenchmen Maurice Lentheric and Marcel Grateau could be accredited with first using the concept of applying heated tongs for curling hair by early 1900. Hair curled in this manner also came to be known as Marcel curls or waves. The device invented by Grateau was called Marcel tongs. The advantage of the Marcel tongs over its predecessors was that it gave longer lasting and deeper curls.