Not all hair irons are the same. Sometimes called flat irons, hair straighteners or styling irons, their surfaces may be constructed of ceramic or titanium and their plates often vary in size. They can be used to create a variety of hairstyles from a sleek, straight look to romantic, loose curls and even used to make beach waves. How do you choose the right tool? Here are the basics to help you find the best flat iron for all your styling needs.
CERAMIC OR TITANIUM?
It’s not just a material preference. Choose the plate surface that best suits your needs.
Ceramic plates featured on Paul Mitchell® Pro Tools™ Flat Irons are easy to use since they heat evenly, minimizing the potential to burn your hair and offer ionic technology that helps tame frizz for healthy, shiny results.
Premium IsoTherm titanium plates featured on Neuro® Flat Irons have the ability to heat to higher temperatures to smooth very thick or textured hair types. Titanium is also known for keeping the plates evenly heated throughout styling.
SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
Choose the best plate size for your hair type and the style you desire.
This extra-large plate size is ideal for straightening long, thick or coarse hair types and for smoothing larger sections of hair in less time.
This standard plate size is ideal for all hair types and for providing superior straightening abilities for a completely straight, smooth look.
This smaller plate size is versatile enough to straighten and curl. It can be used to smooth smaller sections of hair like tendrils and bangs.