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Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

Chi

ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

Item #: 2262628 Size: 1 in

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Spin your style with this CHI ARC Automatic Rotating Curler.

Key Features:
  • Original CHI Ceramic
  • 1" barrel
  • Push button automatic rotating barrel
  • Even tension for consistent curls
  • On/Off button
  • Rapid ceramic heater with 30 second heat up
  • Digital temperature display with LCD screen
  • Heats up to 410 degrees
  • 1 year limited manufacturer's warranty
  • Comes with a free hairspray

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ChiARC Automatic Rotating Curler
 
4.4

(based on 90 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (66)
  • Effective (63)
  • Good value (30)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Gentle (11)

Cons

  • Complicated to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (21)
  • Women (18)
  • Normal hair (15)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (9)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (23), Brand buyer (17), Budget shopper (15), Product junkie (14), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (25), Wavy hair (17)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (29), 1+ hour (5)

Reviewed by 90 customers

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This is the only curling iron that curls my hair!

By SamWithAPlan

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Good Quality
  • Heats Up Fast
  • Smooths Frizz
  • Versatile
  • Works Great

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

      HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! I'm traveling overseas for 3 weeks and I'm trying to find one with 220V so I can use it on my trip (mine is 110V and I'm not willing to chance blowing it out since I use it EVERY DAY).

      I purchased this curling iron in the store about a year ago. I went in wanting the beachwaver and the sales associated talked me into the CHI since it was so much cheaper. I went home right away to start playing with it and test it out. I have very fine hair (albeit a ton of hair on my head). Typically my hair does not hold a curl with a normal curling iron - it will fall out after only a few hours and my hair will be limp by the end of the day. The curling iron was strange to use at first with the automatic curl, but it just took me playing with it one time to really get the hang of it. When I purchased the product, I had hair that was down to my bra line, about 6 months ago, I cut it to a shoulder length bob. I still use this curling iron every day - even with my new shorter do! I can get a great bouncy loose curl, a beachy wave, or tighter ringlets. If confused about how to use this curling iron, there are plenty of youtube videos showing the different techniques to achieve the different looks.

       
      5.0

      I recommend this for everyone who curls their hair

      By Finally clear skin

      from Johnson City, New York

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Shine
      • Good Quality
      • Heats Up Fast
      • Multiple Settings
      • Smooths Frizz
      • Works Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Frizzy Hair
        • Humid Conditions
        • Long Hair

        Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

        I have very long hair and with the Chi it only takes me 5 minutes to curl all of it perfectly before work!! Worth every penny!

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good product

        By Amarillo

        from Amarillo, Tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Quality
        • Heats Up Fast
        • Works Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Long Hair

          Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

          Price is too high

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          major let down

          By ultajunkie

          from Morgantown WV

          Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

          I bought this product yesterday and I really wanted to love it. I own so many Chi stylers and I love them but this curling iron was not up to par. I tried it out last night right before I showered to make sure it worked. I only did two curls but they didn't even last 10 minutes. This morning I did my hair before classes and all the curls had fallen out before I got to the bus stop. I decided to give it one more try. As I was doing my hair this time, I noticed the curls falling out before I was even done styling. I might've just gotten a bad one but needless to say, I'll be returning it soon.

           
          5.0

          I would buy this item again

          By Sophie

          from Boise idaho

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Shine
          • Works Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

              This curling iron is easy to use and works great every time.

               
              5.0

              I love my ARC rotating curler

              By Soonergirl

              from Tennessee

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Good Quality
              • Heats Up Fast
              • Versatile
              • Works Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Long Hair

                Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                I finally got the CHI rotating barrel and I was kinda scared to use it because I thought my hair would get caught BUT when I tried it, I was blown away. My hair came out curly and it automatically tells you when to let the barrel go. I got nice curls everytime. I love those curler. The only one that has ever curled my hair and stayed.

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it!!

                By Sandi

                from Sheboygan, wi

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective

                Cons

                • Costly

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                My hair normally doesn't hold curt very well. With this curling iron, the curl lasts all day.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Rock n Roll

                By Deandra

                from Lafayette, LA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                  This tool is easy to use. Beautiful curls that last through the day and then leave sexy body in your hair the day after! Love, love, love this iron!

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Deb

                  from East Haven Ct

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                      None

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      I wanted to love it

                      By Jeanette

                      from Arizona

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Looks nice

                      Cons

                      • Complicated To Use

                      Best Uses

                      • Women

                      Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                      Nicr curling iron except I couldn't get the hang of it. The rotating iron doesn't stop on its own. It was a bit complicated for me.

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 30 Minutes

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                      36 Questions | 36 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        I have wavy and frizzy hair that I straighten with CHI. If I need to curls..do I first straighten or directly curl?
                        Asked on 4/20/2016 by Dini

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This would depend greatly on the texture of the hair and the desired style. With textured hair being defined as fine, medium, or coarse, the appropriate heat setting for the individual hair texture would need to be used to achieve a curled style without having to first straighten it.

                          Answered on 4/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        my hair is almost down to my bum and I find that I can't curl all of a section at once with some irons, and I actually have to curl the bottom half separately of the top half. would all of my hair be able to fit on the barrel?
                        Asked on 3/4/2016 by Jess from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The CHI ARC Automactic Rotating curler should work for your hair length if you style by taking smaller sections.

                          Answered on 3/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        . Does it work with hair above shoulder .
                        Asked on 12/8/2015 by Lan from Fort Worth texas

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The 1" barrel is ideal for most hair lengths, including medium and shorter length hair, for versatile styling.

                          Answered on 12/9/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How do I avoid the crease from the clamp?
                        Asked on 10/19/2015 by Erika from West palm beach, Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Press the automatic rotating button gathering the hair until you reach the top of your head. Hold the iron horizontally while gathering, but tilt it to a slight angle once you reach the top of your head. Slightly release the clamp of the iron once it's at the top of your head. It is important to keep the curling iron moving, allowing just enough time for the curl to mold and then releasing it. This iron features a beep indicator which should assisting with ease of styling.

                          Answered on 11/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this curling iron have dual voltage and can it be used in the Dominican Republic or do you need a converter?
                        Asked on 10/14/2015 by JMO from Watervliet, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product is not dual voltage. It operates at standard US voltage 110-120V.

                          Answered on 10/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How does the ARC compare with the SARAH POTEMPA Beachwaver?
                        Asked on 6/29/2015 by hollyhox from Charleston, SC

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Both tools feature adjustable heat settings, with the CHI ARC Automatic Rotating Curler's range being 180 degrees F (ideal for fine hair) to 410 degrees F (ideal for coarse, thick hair), and the Sarah Potempa Beachwaver Pro's (Item #: 2260197) being 310-450 F. If you have ultra fine hair, the ARC is a better option for you, since you can adjust it to a low heat setting.

                          The ARC features a ceramic barrel, while the Beachwaver Pro features a gold-infused ceramic tourmaline barrel. These materials are designed to help infuse hair with moisture and shine and to reduce frizz.

                          Both tools feature a 1" barrel that is 6.5" long, which offers versatile styling.

                          Both tools feature a digital temperature display.

                          The Beachwaver Pro features automatic shut-off. The iron will automatically shut down after 30 minutes of no use.

                          Both tools feature left-right buttons. The ARC also has a reset button, which will return the barrel to starting position.

                          The Beachwaver Pro features high-low speed settings.

                          We hope this extra info helps! We recommend reading the product ratings and reviews for both tools at ULTA.com! :-)

                          Answered on 7/1/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does it work on frizzy wavy hair? Or do I have to straighten my hair first before I use it?
                        Asked on 6/14/2015 by Cc

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This would depend greatly on the texture of the hair and the desired style. With textured hair being defined as fine, medium, or coarse, the appropriate heat setting for the individual hair texture would need to be used to achieve a curled style without having to first straighten it.

                          Answered on 6/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this curler ceramic or tourmaline? is it safe for thin fine hair?
                        Asked on 5/30/2015 by Romina from Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This curling iron features a ceramic barrel. It is safe for use on all hair types and textures! The lowest heat setting is 180 degrees F (ideal for fine hair).

                          Answered on 6/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this product come in 3/4" barrel size???
                        Asked on 5/29/2015 by Ras from NJ

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        does this iron have an automatic shut off feature?
                        Asked on 5/12/2015 by l

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          No, the ARC Automatic Rotating Curler does not feature automatic shut-off. It must be manually switched off after each use.

                          Answered on 5/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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