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Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron

Chi

Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron

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CHI Escape offers cordless technology that is perfect for travel and on the go styling. CHI Ceramic 1" Plates lock in moisture creating smooth sleek styles. The CHI Ceramic Heater provides optimum temperature control and even heat distribution. The lithium battery allows half hour to an hour of constant heating depending on heat setting.

The temperature control settings are color coded: Blue-340F for fine hair, Green-375F for medium hair and Red-392F for coarse hair. The locking mechanism makes it safe for travel. Travel pouch protects and stores iron and chargers while traveling. Compact size allows for easy storage in a purse or carry-on bag. Car and wall charger provide convenient charging options.

Key Features:
  • 1" Ceramic Plates
  • Lithium battery
  • Color Coded temperature control settings:
    • Blue-340F for fine hair
    • Green-375F for medium hair
    • Red-392F for coarse hair
  • Locking mechanism
  • Travel pouch
  • Car and wall charger
  • 1 Year manufacturer's warranty

ULTA Beauty is a CHI authorized seller

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ChiEscape Cordless Hair Styling Iron
 
2.4

(based on 19 reviews)

24%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates shine (3)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Not effective (9)
  • Poor quality (8)
  • Time consuming (5)

Best Uses

  • Travel (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (7), Product junkie (4)

Reviewed by 19 customers

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

not what I expected

By sammy

from Winston salem, nc

Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

I bought this cuz I had gotten a pixie cut & i charged it & it took a long time to charge fully & my hair wasn't even that long & it died before I even got to finish straightening it. now my hair is longer & i have to find a few hours to plug it in just to use it for maybe 15 minutes before it dies & it sucks cuz this was a lot of money so it's the only flat iron I have

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

not all that I wanted

By mela

from texas

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

  • Time Consuming

Best Uses

  • Travel

Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

charge it before using it!

 
4.0

Great for on-the-go touch-ups

By the_lady_in_red

from New Jersey

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Creates Shine
  • Smooths Frizz
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair
    • Humid Conditions
    • Straight Hair
    • Thin Hair
    • Touch Ups
    • Travel

    Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

    If you're looking for this to replace your regular full size flat iron with an electric cord to plug into the wall, then this is NOT for you. What this is - is AWESOME for on-the-go touch-ups when you've ALREADY straightened your hair using a full size flat iron. For example, if you've straightened your hair and get caught in rain or it's really humid outside, once you get to your destination you can then smooth out your hair that's decided to misbehave in places with this tool. It's small and fits in your bag, and doesn't require an electric outlet to use; so if you're in a ladies room with no electric outlets, this is PERFECT! If you need to recharge this and you don't have an electric outlet, the car charger option is FANTASTIC! I've used this when filming a movie on set in the woods and at a park for touch ups. I've also used this on my way to red carpet events, when I've left the house looking flawless and the humidity decided to re-curl my hair while I walked from my car to my destination. The heat proof pouch allows you to put it away, too, before it's fully cooled, so you don't have to hang around holding it in your hand waiting for it to cool down. There's also a convenient side pouch to store the wall charger and the car charger in the same pouch as the flat iron.

    If you have long, thick hair this will NOT straighten every hair on your head from the get-go. You need to put in the time with a regular flat iron to style your hair first. This is again, for touch-ups. I think many people who have tried this don't understand that, and that's why the reviews haven't all been so great.

    This will not heat up as hot as your regular, full-size plug in flat iron, so you may have to run it over thinner sections of your hair or run it over a section twice to get super-straight results. Or, you could run it over sections of your hair spending more time as you pull it down the hair shafts so it straightens the hair perfectly. It's super for on the go!

     
    1.0

    No, it's not good for short hair either.

    By Chemo curls babe

    from Rumson NJ

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Multiple Settings

    Cons

    • Not Effective
    • Poor Quality
    • Time Consuming

    Best Uses

      Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

      I saw a review that said this product is good for short hair and I just wanna say.... LOL um no. I have a PIXIE and this thing dies (while plugged in) before I'm done using it. Call me crazy but I don't think a straightener should die while it's plugged in. Extremely annoying.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Don't buy...

      By Morgan

      from Chicago

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • It doesn't stay charged or get hot enough.
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

          I used it to straighten hair.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Waste of money

          By Samantha Marrie Sherman

          from Midland mi

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Not Effective
            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

            • None

            Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

            It requires 4 hours to charge and the battery last maybe 20 minutes tops. Awful product

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            I would not buy again

            By Kellio

            from Us

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not Effective
              • Poor Quality
              • Snags hair

              Best Uses

                Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

                I purchased this in hope of having something while on the road. I work for a truck driving job over the road for 3 weeks at a time and being able to have something while on the go I thought was prefect. However, after the purchase I was eager to try it out..well it didn't straighten as well as I hoped for. Slightly disappointed. I love the size, but the quality just didn't do well for me.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Doesn't stay charged

                By Person with more than two hairs

                from British Columbia, Canada

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

                • Creates Shine
                • Multiple Settings

                Cons

                • Not Effective
                • Poor Quality
                • Time Consuming

                Best Uses

                • Short hair
                • Travel

                Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

                I have mid-long hair and this piece of junk is useless for me. I can never finish my hair before it dies. Most of the time you can't use it while it charges because it dies on you even then when it is literally plugged in. Sure the cordless thing is nice but when you are stuck waiting for like an hour to finish your hair it's a joke. I wish I never would have bought this. Should've stuck with the brand I always used to get because getting this chi was the biggest purchasing mistake I have EVER made.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Not for me

                By thilton

                from Branson MO

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Time Consuming

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

                    Takes 4 hours to heat up and totally not convenient at all--taking back

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Do not buy!!!

                    By JVroulis

                    from Houston

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Damages Hair
                      • Not Effective
                      • Poor Quality
                      • Snags hair
                      • Time Consuming

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron:

                        This thing does not get hot enough to straighten your hair at all! It looses its charge in less than 20 minutes and feels like breaks your hair from pressing down. It's really worthless trust me.

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                        • Q:

                          Will this chi escape provide enough heat so that it may be used on a cruise ship. Power is minimal on the ship
                          These mixed reviews are concerning since I do not want to be in middle of ocean and not be able to straighten my hair. Very conscious
                          Asked on 1/19/2017 by Cruise from NC

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The voltage on the CHI Escape Cordless Iron is 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz, so it's great for travel. The maximum temperature is 392 degrees F.

                            Answered on 1/23/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          are the plates ceramic or ceramic coated?
                          Asked on 12/11/2016 by bethany

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            They are ceramic coated.

                            Answered on 12/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Can this product be left on while charging but not in use
                          Asked on 8/26/2016 by Shellbell from Indianapolis Indiana

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We don't recommend switching it "on" unless in use. It charges while in "off" position.

                            Answered on 9/12/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          since this is highly recommended for travel, is it dual voltage for travel outside of USA?
                          Is it automatic shot off ?
                          Asked on 8/7/2016 by Remy from Syracuse ,New york

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The voltage on the CHI Escape Cordless Iron is 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz, so it's great for travel. No, it does not feature automatic shut-off.

                            Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          i have thick wavy hair ,I use a chi now and it takes a good 35-40 minutes to straighten , will the shorter plate be an issue?
                          Asked on 7/29/2016 by lexi from las vegas nm

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This is a compact styling iron, so it may take you a bit longer to style your hair due to the smaller plate size.

                            Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have very thick hair. Will it work on my type of hair?
                          Asked on 5/30/2016 by Toby from naples, fl

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron is designed for versatile styling of all hair types and textures! We recommend using the Red temperature setting (392F for coarse hair) for best results.

                            Answered on 5/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I want to use this in my purse. What are the dimensions of the unit.
                          Asked on 5/30/2016 by Toby from naples, fl

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The iron itself is approximately 10 inches long and less than two inches wide. It comes with a thermal protective pouch and is perfect to throw in your purse for on-the-go styling!

                            Answered on 6/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Can the iron be stored in the travel pouch hot? (ie. does it have to cool down for it to be safe to store in the pouch?)
                          Asked on 5/23/2016 by Hilary89 from Brooklyn, NY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The pouch is made of thermal protectant material, making it safe to store the iron while it is still warm.

                            Answered on 5/24/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have travel weight limitations on my luggage and was wondering how much this product weighs? and is the charger through USB or a specific charger for this product?
                          Asked on 3/14/2016 by Angie from San Francisco, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The CHI Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron weighs just 1.25 lbs! A wall charger as well as a car charger are included.

                            Answered on 3/30/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this straightener meant for everyday use?
                          Asked on 2/12/2016 by Sdavis

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, you can use it daily, but we always recommend applying a heat protectant product to your hair such as 44 Iron Guard!

                            Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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