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Best Hair Straighteners For Curling 2017 – UK Guide - Top 5 Hot Irons

It is a common misconception that you need to purchase the latest curling tongs to get the latest bouncy curls, well your wrong, straighteners can give a fabulous curl you just need to know which are the best hair straighteners for curling hair.

If your still trying to master the art of curling your hair with your straighteners then you tube is the best option for you as there are many videos available that will give you a step by step guide.

Below is my top 5 pick of best straighteners for curling your hair. Enjoy. 


Although the Elie Slim Hair Straightener is designed for travelling as it is so small and lightweight it also perfect for curling your hair. Especially if you have short or fine hair this is exactly what your looking for. 

The plates are longer and thinner which means on shorter hair you able to get right to the roots of your hair with your tool to give you a full length curls instead of starting a few inches away from your scalp which is what can happen when you don't have much hair to work with.

​The curved edges of the straightener make it really easy to create wonderful curls, for styling shorter hair or just quick touch up's. A very versatile hair straightener on a whole, with a great user experience all round.

If you would like to read the full review on Elie Slim Hair Straightener Review the click here. 

Features - 

  • Slim straighteners
  • Small and lightweight 
  • Great for shorter or finer hair types as you can get to the roots of your hair
  • Comes with a heat resistant pouch

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The Babyliss Diamond hair straightener is a salon quality product that offers a Stella performance. With diamond ceramic infused plates combined with diamond radiance shine system gives your hair the best chance to becoming healthy and smooth. 

With the active ionic conditioners that release frizz-controlling ions hair is visibly healthier and calmer. ​

This product is perfect for curling your hair as has longer straightening plates which allows your to straighten a larger section of hair at one time, which is ideal for those of you with thicker hair. ​

With its curved housing like design it makes it ideal for both curling and straightening meaning when your styling your hair you wont get any unwanted kinks when gliding through your locks. 

Features - 

  • curved plates great for curling 
  • Longer plates which helps to style more hair at one time
  • Ceramic coated plated with diamond infused
  • salon quality 

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This Toni & Guy Limited Edition Metal Fluid Hair Styler has been designed with iridescent titanium plates for ultimate heat transfer. This has been developed to make the hair follicles shine and become smooth as you style. 

This professional straightener heats up in a matter of seconds with its variable temperatures which is important so that you can choose the right temperature for you hair type, it has a maximum temperature of 230 which is high enough for curling those more difficult hair types. ​

This straightener can curl and wave your hair in one glide due to its fabulous superior heater technology and its 25mm floating plates which helps to give a perfect end result. ​

Features - 

  • Straightens, curls and waves your hair
  • Titanium Styler 
  • Great price for under £50
  • 25mm floating plates 
  • Superior Heater Technology

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If you have heard of the Nicky Clarke brand then you may already know that the Nicky Clarke Desired Hair Straightener is part of the next generation DesiRED range, that has been changed and improved to make these products perfect for you. 

​Real black pearl improves the glide of the plates through the hair – smooth styling, less snagging. Tourmaline, Moroccan oil and nano silver leave hair smooth, sleek and glossy. Advanced ceramic heating technology offers fast heat up and constant temperatures.

As this straightener has longer plates and curved edges it is perfect for curling and styling your hair. 

If you would like to read the full review on the Nicky Clarke Desired Hair Straightener review then click here. 

Features - 

  • Black Pearl ceramic plates with a top temperature of 230°C that glide through hair and create a gorgeous shine
  • Ceramic heating technology 
  • Curved edges and long plates 
  • Tourmaline with Moroccan oil 

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The ghd Gold V Classic Styler is certainly a luxury number, with high performance for all hair types.It has a black matte outer layer with fabulous gold accents it just looks luxurious from the word go. 

​The ghd V Gold Series stylers are designed to operate at 175°C – 185°C. The brand have found that this is the optimal temperature for creating superior results whatever the hair type.

​The styler boasts smoother plates with ceramic heaters and contoured edges that offer the versatility to both straighten and curl, along with a cooler, lighter body for ease of use.

Features - 

  • Smoother plates
  • Ceramic heaters
  • Lighter Body 
  • Contoured edges 
  • Variable temperatures
  • 2 year warentee  

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Hopefully this has given you a little insight into which features are best for curling your hair and have helped you to choose a favourite. 

Happy choosing !!​

Francesca
 

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