Elnora Wooten Flat Iron August 02nd, 2018 - 09:46:15
CHI flat irons are a very popular choice of hair straightener. The Farouk CHI flat iron was the first to have ceramic plates making it a best seller. But are todays CHI flat irons any good or have they been eclipsed by other brands of flat iron? You can still buy the original CHI ceramic flat iron. Its the cheapest model in the CHI range and falls into the medium priced category for flat irons. It comes with 1" ceramic plates heats in seconds and is still a very good hair styling tool. But if youre thinking of buying a CHI flat iron then you might be best to buy a Farouk CHI Turbo flat iron. CHI Turbo flat irons come in 3 different plates sizes; 0.75" 1" and 2". Choosing what size is best for you depends on your type of hair. Generally the shorter or thinner your hair the narrower the plate size.
There have been man innovations in flat iron technology; ceramic plates tourmaline plates and flash heating. The latest innovation is wet to dry flat irons. Wet to dry flat irons are becoming more and more popular because they avoid the need to first blow-dry your hair and produce straighter shinier hair for those with particularly curly of difficult to manage hair. Applying any heat to your hair damages it. Therefore when you first blow-dry your hair and then use a flat iron to straighten it youre subjecting your hair to high temperatures not once but twice! You can apply hair serums to your hair to help protect the damage of heat but if you use a flat iron often you can cause your hair follicles to dry out which in turn causes frizziness and split-ends.
By far the best way of deciding which flat iron is best for your hair is by talking to friends. Find out what flat iron works best for them and why. Talking to friends and family about flat irons costs you nothing and youll get great real advice and not the sales pitch of a company sales department. Next go and get reviews of flat irons off the internet and hair magazines. Again this can be got for free. There are many reviews posted online from real people with their frank experiences and opinions on just about every flat iron on the market. Talk to professional hair stylists. After all stylists use flat irons more than anyone else.
Recent FHI flat iron review has raved about the hype about their flat iron line called the FHIs Platform Series. This line comes in 8 versatile irons ranging from 4/10" to 1 3/4" plus a special domed iron for curls and waves. The highlights of these flat irons are the PTFC heater that provides quick heat up heat recovery and heat distribution the 3 layers of baked ceramics which provides durability and resistance to scratching and peeling self-adjusting plates that reduce tension on hands and wrist for an easier grip adjustable temperature dial that offers a wide operating temperature from 140 F to 450 F for all types of hair extra long swivel cord for greater movement without cord tangling and lastly the ergonomic handling designed for easy use.