Thin Hair ? Choose the Right Tool - Best Hair Straightener for Thin Hair

Searching for the best hair straighteners for thin hair can be difficult as we all know that apply heat to your hair can cause breakages and damage, so what do we do if we have fine, delicate hair.

 Do we skip out the straightening tools ? no of corse not as there are plenty of straighteners out there that are safe enough to use of your fine hair but still powerful enough.

It is essential to choose straightener that has adjustable temperature settings​, so that you can choose one of the lower settings to make sure it doesn't burn and damaged your hair follicles when styling your locks. 

Some things to consider when choosing the best hair straightener for thin hair:

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Top 5 Review Guide 2018 - Best Hair Straighteners For Thin Hair

This Remington S7412 Air Plates Hair Straightener is perfect for thin hair due to its 230 degree Celsius variable temperatures that allows you to adjust the temperature to your preferred heat.

Lower heat settings can be used to minimise damage whilst styling or the temperature can be increased for quicker styling and a longer lasting result, in this case for thin hair it would be recommended to stay on a lower heat. 

Their ground breaking suspended​ plates move freely with your hair to give you ultimate styling coverage.

​Unlike other straighteners, the suspended plates perfectly align with your hair to capture each strand in one stroke, helping you achieve a one pass perfection which will help not to cause any damage to your thin hair. 

Features - 

  • Worlds first suspended plates
  • Variable temperatures suitable for thin hair
  • cool touch technology
  •  Black Titanium Ceramic plates
  • 15 seconds heat up time 
  • 3 year warrenty 
  • worldwide voltage 
  • 1.8m length cord




This Lee Stafford CoCo Loco Irons Ceramic Styler and Straightener is great for fine and sensitive hair as its ceramic plates are infused with coconut oil, this clever oil keeps your hair looking sleek, smooth and shiny. 

It is suitable for all hair types, as it has a variable heat control which allows you to choose the perfect setting to minimise damage.

For finer hair it is suggested to use a lower settings to keep the plates from causing any damage.

With a rounded curve design, it is easy to create different styles whether you're in the mood for sleek locks, flicks or curls.

They are lightweight to handle and will glide through your hair smoothly with absolutely no tugging and the results are very impressive.

They come professionally presented and complete with a good set of instructions.

They look and feel well made with lovely curves and simple and easy to understand controls.

Features - 

  • Protects your hair
  • For all hair types
  • 2 year guarentee 
  • Salon quality styler 
  • creates cute hairstyles
  • swivel cord to prevent tangles  
  • fast heat up time 
  • rounded curve design to help style your hair#
  • coconut oil infused ceramic plates




The Wahl pencil hair straightener is great as it is tourmaline-ceramic coated plates which is gentle on the hair creating a smooth and shiny finish. 

​Not only is this straightener great for thin hair it is also suitable for both men's and women's hair which makes it nice and versatile. 

​Variable temperature allows heat to be adjusted from a super low 80 degrees up to a high maximum heat 200 degrees.

A lower temperature can be selected for gentle straightening of finer hair whilst a higher temperature can be used on thicker, coarser hair.

Features - 

  • Pencil thin plates
  • Advanced tourmaline-ceramic technology
  • Variable temperatures
  • Great price
  • Fast heat up time
  • Ideal for straightening men and ladies hair 




This Bosch PHS7961GB Classic Coiffeur Hair Straighteners are two in One — curling tongs and a hair straightener.

 This appliance impresses with its ability to style beautiful and expressive curls, as well as natural, relaxed waves.

It is also perfect for thin hair as it can not only create the perfect sleek look but it will so softly and gently whilst straightening your hair which is important when your hair is more sensitive to high heats.

This Bosch straightener has the right temperature and optimum, gentle care for every hair type.

The temperature range can be adjusted from 120°C to 200°C — for even more gentle and personalised styling. We recommend using a lower setting for fine hair. 

Features - 

  • Ceramic-tourmaline plates
  • Adjustable temperature suitable for thin hair
  • floating plates
  • Even heat distributors   
  • Ionisation 
  • Easy lock 
  • Swivel cord
  • Auto shut off




​This Braun Satin Hair 7 ST710 Iontec Straightener is perfect for thin hair as it has accurate controls. 

It operates with temperatures that are proven to protect the health of your hair (130°C to 200°C) in 5°C temperature stages. 

This is just what you need with fine hair as we would recommend to use the lowest temperature when dealing with delicate hair as its the inevitable that the high heats will damage your hair follicles. ​

​Unique technology protects the health of your hair for touchable smoothness and shine.

Millions of active ions restore the moisture balance of your hair and instantly tame frizz and fight static.

Extra smooth surface structure glides 3x smoother vs. conventional ceramic plates to maintain the health of the cuticula.

Features - 

  • Slim plates 
  • Accurate heat controls
  • Ionic technology 
  • Patented floating plates
  • Memory function 
  • cool touch 
  • automatic shut off




With all the options out there, it can be nearly impossible to choose the right iron for you.

For thin hair though, your best option is almost always going to be an adjustable temperature setting so you can change it to suit your particular thickness of hair.

We hope we have narrowed it down enough for you to be able to have an idea on which straighteners to choose for your thin hair. 

Happy choosing !!​


Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 3 comments
Cynthia - July 19, 2016

I personally love my Karmin 😉

    Rafael Salisbury - August 5, 2016

    I am not happy with the chi because i feel it pulls my hair and takes too many swipes to straighten each strand do you recommend a straightener that would straighten and add shine in a shorter period of time?


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