Many people are gradually realizing that they can style their hair to perfection right at home using high quality tools and equipment. Hair straighteners or flat irons are some of the most effective tools in this regard. The best in the industry incorporate precision tooling, highly variable heat controls and intuitive handling. After evaluating dozens of possible candidates for this review we had no choice but to go for the following flat irons as the top 10 best hair straighteners in 2014. They are the ones which could be said to produce hairstyling which is virtually indistinguishable from what you would get at a top of the range hair salon.
10. Iso Beauty Ultra Ceramic Hair Straightener Flat Iron
This Iso Beauty ultra effective hair straightener offers you a quick way to get a straight and still shiny head of hair. The ceramic plates heat up pretty fast for a quick and even hair straightening experience. The plates can attain temperatures of up to 410 degrees on the Fahrenheit scale. With the nifty and responsive temperature adjustment control, the choice is yours about how hot you would like to go.
The curling iron is designed to deliver effective performance even on the curliest and unruly of hair. Moreover, with infrared technology incorporated in the design, you can be certain that your hair will keep straight and even from the back to the front. The handle is gently contoured and fitted with grooves so you can grip it with ease.
9. Remington S9500pp Pearl Pro Ceramic Flat Iron, 1 Inch
These straightening irons are as functional as they look and will work flawlessly to straighten even the most cantankerous of fizzy hair in no time at all. They feature the standard 1-inch long plates, both infused with pearls for an even more consistent straightening. They are capable of attaining 400 degrees plus salon grade heat with minimal powering. What is more, the handy digital temperature control will help you set just the right amount of heating. With an enviable 30 second heat-up time, you will never have to lose your patience waiting for the plates to attain the right temperature again.
When we tested this flat iron, we were amazed at the effectiveness of the turbo heating boost which comes in handy when you want to make a more pronounced impression on your hair without having to pause and move the variable heat adjustment control. You are certain to be as pleasantly surprised as we were too. Safety is also guaranteed with the hair straightener’s temperature control lock to prevent overheating. Moreover, the device shuts off automatically after 60 seconds of non-use.
8. BaByliss Pro – Porcelain Plate Ceramic Flat Iron – 1 Inch – model: BABP9557
BaByliss Pro range of beauty and cosmetic products are renowned for high quality and ease of use. This Porcelain plate ceramic flat iron is moulded along the same design philosophy to guarantee you the sharpest looks for the least effort. It is amazing to see such an amazing piece of hairstyling equipment at such an affordable price too.
The straightening irons are guaranteed to heat up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit for salon grade straight hair for the least effort, all owing to the efficient Reostat temperature control. To save you costs and time, the plates have been enhanced with faultless instant heat recovery technology. Lastly, the 8 feet long swivel cord is primed to allow you style your hair whichever way you like with the less amount of physical discomfort.
7. Hai Classic Convertible Ceramic Flat Iron, 1-1/4 Inch
Are you looking to free your hair from the daily torture of endless straightening that only leads to breakages and uneven ridges? If you answered yes, then this all-new ceramic flat iron will prove alluring. It is not only intuitively designed but offers as complete a hair straightening experience as you are likely to ever undergo at a “5-star” hair salon.
The hair straightening plates have been carefully tooled using the latest ceramic fusion technology to guarantee you straighter, more luxuriant hair locks every time you use the device. During our test and review we were greatly impressed by the smoothly adjustable temperature control. It allows you to set the heating of the plates anywhere between 170 degrees to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. For most people, that is as convenient as it gets when it comes to home hairstyling flat irons.
6. Conair Instant Heat Ceramic Straightener
This special hair straightener from Conair combines evenness of heat spread with high-heat distribution for the silkiest, smoothest and most glamorous head of straight and luxuriant hair. From today you can say goodbye to the messy straighteners which only give you haywire stray locks after hours of careful work and welcome a new heat iron which guarantees you a gorgeous shine without any damaging hotspots. If you have been searching for a hair straightener primed for the best all-day shine, this is finally it.
The high quality, oven baked ceramic plates offer the best contact possible with your hair and produce straighter locks even faster. The distinctive curved handle enables you get as close as possible to the roots for a more even and straight finish. For the first time ever, you can buy a hair straightener which incorporates infrared energy to provide the highest lustre for your hair.
5. BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium 1″ Ultra Thin Flat Iron
BaByliss have outdone themselves once more with this stunning set of nano Titanium plated hair straightening flat irons. They emit negative ions as well as maximum infra-red energy to guarantee you a faster (not to mention gentler) hair straightening experience without inflicting the least amount of damage on your hair. The LED temperature guide can accept settings of up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit for the most complete and speediest straightening or curling.
The titanium coated plates are so fast and effective that you will be amazed at the ease with which the flat irons glide through your hair without pulling or breakages. The ultra-thin and ultra lightweight design means you have the most intuitive set of irons to straighten your hair with.
4. Hair Straightener Iron Zebra Print Ceramic Professional Immediate Heat Up
While the Zebra stripes design of this hair straightener may be the feature which strikes you most evocatively on your first glance, there is more than meets the eye here. The innovative ceramic Tourmaline plates are uniquely hardened as to give you the smoothest pulling motion without breaking or otherwise wreaking damage on your hair.
The ceramic plates instantly heat up on flicking the switch that even some salon grade hair straightening equipment will struggle to match the lightning speed of it all. What is more, the plates can heat up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, all evenly distributed on the plates. The plates also feature a new design enhancement which enables them to weed out negative ions trapped in between locks of hair to ensure your hair remains straighter and compactly lined for hours on end. The variable heat control and guide are indispensable aids to help you heat the plates to just the right graduation for your hair type.
3. HSI PROFESSIONAL 1 CERAMIC TOURMALINE IONIC FLAT IRON HAIR STRAIGHTENER
The Professional HSI Flat Iron is the ultimate tool for straightening hair in the world. It easily transforms all frizzy and dull hair to lustrous, glamorous and shimmering locks of silky hair. But the HSI Professional 1 is more than your average hair straightening flat iron. Besides straightening, it can be used to flip hair to any desired angle and flow with effortless ease. Its precision tooled 1 inch ceramic plates allow you to remain in control as you style your hair whichever way pleases you best.
In this day and age, there is no need to create a regrettable mess first as you work to transform your hair to the best looks. The flat iron comes with quick flash heating capability suitable for women living life on the fast lane. The latest model comes with an enhanced grip to aid in handling and will prove very intuitive to use even for first time users. The ceramic/ tourmaline ion plates have been carefully molded as to provide the silkiest and shiniest finish for your hair in no time at all.
2. Revlon Rvst2043 Mid Size Ceramic Straightener
Give your hair a new lease of life with this Revlon ceramic hair straightener with easy grip and quick heating capability. The silicone finger grip provides one of the “grippiest” handles in the industry. You will also get to enjoy one of the longest and swivel design cord to bring added pleasure to your daily hairstyling experience.
Both 1-inch long ceramic plates have been crafted from the best materials to ensure instant heat-up which is evenly spread for a more even straightening effect. The plates have been designed in such a manner that the heating effect does not deprive the hair of the moisture necessary to give it the natural glow and ensure the straight effect lasts as long as possible.
1. Remington Digital Anti Static Ceramic Hair Straightener – 15
This anti-static ceramic hair straightener from Remington comes with one inch log ceramic plates as a standard feature. But it is not the length but rather the innovative anti-static technology of the ceramic plate’s design which is the most pleasing feature in this top-class product. Indeed, once you acquire this straightener; you can wave goodbye to the messy, hair-raising experience of desperately trying to tame wayward locks of hair which spring off in crazy angles when you use run-of-the-mill hair straighteners.
This Remington product also sets new standards of performance in home hairstyling by bringing in digital temperature control capable of attaining up to 410 degrees of hair straightening heat. That is just about as good as it gets even in exclusive hair salons but this is now available in the comfort of your home. Lastly (but by no means least) the hair straightener comes with a convenient salon type swivel cord. As such, you can straighten your hair at the most convenient posture: standing, sitting or reclining, the choice is yours!
If you have recently discovered the sheer convenience and affordability of styling your hair at home, then it is safe to conclude that you have used a hair straightening flat iron at some time or another. As this comprehensive review illustrates, for the savvy user, there is no shortage of useful and high quality hair straighteners to satisfy every craving. Choose the one which most fits your budget and hair type and you won’t regret the experience.