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Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth%2B

Paul Mitchell

Express Ion Smooth+

Item 2511504

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Express Ion Smooth+ smoothes and polishes strands quickly and gently for healthy-looking results with incredible shine.

Key Features:
  • Express Ion Complex ensures healthy, shiny results
  • 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates with beveled edges
  • Digital temperature control with LCD display
  • Heats up to 410F in 60 seconds with 5-second heat recovery time

Added bonus: Dual voltage for worldwide use.
To turn the iron on/off, press the Power button. When the iron is turned on, the LCD will show the default setting of 360F (182C). Use the +/- button to select your desired temperature. Press the Mode button 1x to set the auto shut-off time (defaulted at 60 minutes). Use the +/- button to adjust the time (range: 0-120 minutes). Press the Mode button 2x to switch from Fahrenheit to Celsius. Use the +/- button to adjust the temperature. Press the Mode button 3x to return to Fahrenheit. Use the +/- button to adjust the temperature. Once you have finished styling, turn off and unplug the iron. The iron is intended for professional and consumer use. This iron has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). As a safety feature, this plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit securely, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature. Use the appropriate plug adaptor when using this tool outside of North America.

Styling Tips: Make sure hair is completely dry before use for best results. Take small sections of hair for optimum results.

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Paul MitchellExpress Ion Smooth+
 
5.0

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates shine (8)
  • Good quality (8)
  • Heats up fast (8)
  • Smooths frizz (8)
  • Works great (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (6)
  • Humid conditions (6)
  • Thin hair (6)
  • Long hair (4)
  • Curly hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Product junkie (4), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

Love Paul Mitchell products

By Courtney

from Lafayette, La

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair
    • Humid Conditions
    • Long Hair
    • Straight Hair
    • Thick Hair
    • Thin Hair

    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

    I actually bought my Paul Mitchell hair straightener in 2011. I just purchased one for my MIL for Christmas! She loves mine & needed one for herself!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    LOVE THIS STRAIGHTENER

    By Tiffany Paige

    from Houston, Texas

    About Me Product Junkie

    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
      • Thin Hair

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

      This straightener is GREAT! I was obsessed with my Babyliss Pro for so long but after a while it felt like it was causing some real damage to my semi-fine hair. I finally set it aside and bought this straightener and I'm SO GLAD I did. It straightens so easily, glides through my hair with NO snags, and doesn't leave my hair feeling damaged at all. Definitely recommend!

       
      5.0

      Works great

      By Rach

      from Tampa fl

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Smooths Frizz

      Cons

      • Time Consuming

      Best Uses

      • Frizzy Hair
      • Humid Conditions
      • Thick Hair
      • Thin Hair

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

      Let's u control heat

       
      5.0

      I just love it. Its the perfect one.

      By Maggy

      from Chicago Il

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Humid Conditions

        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

        I love it

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Thank God I chose this one

        By Tati

        from Rialto,CA

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Frizzy Hair
          • Humid Conditions
          • Long Hair
          • Straight Hair
          • Thick Hair
          • Thin Hair
          • Travel

          Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

          Flat irons your hair in one pass and with medium temperature.

           
          5.0

          Best flat iron I've ever used.

          By COVESA

          from Lakewood, CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

              I'll always use Paul Mitchell's flat irons going forward. Stable heat. Heats up fast. Hair looks healthy and shiny after using.

              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love this flat iron !!

              By Kelli Rae

              from Eureka, Ca

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Frizzy Hair
                • Long Hair
                • Thin Hair
                • Travel

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                I absolutely love this flat iron. It is perfect for my needs. It doesn't snag my hair or pull on it. The temp goes up to 410 degrees and that is plenty hot. A lot of people don't understand that 450 is way too hot for hair.
                I at first got the neuro titanium one. It worked well, but I have fine and bleached hair. My hair dresser told me to get ceramic instead. Titanium can be very harsh on hair, especially color treated and fine hair. I also did a bunch of online research and found the same recommendation. Ceramic is best for fragile hair.
                This one gets plenty hot and keeps my hair smooth and silky.
                I've owned Chi, Rusk, Croc, ghd, T3, Infrashine and others. I'm a flat iron junkie. My first ever professional flat iron was Paul Mitchell about 15 years ago. I loved it then and I still love it.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love my new straightener!

                By Britt

                from Houston,Tx

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                    I was looking for a new straightener and a friend recommend me this one so I gave it a chance and I have to say that I love it! It leaves my hair super straight and soft and my coworkers even noticed the difference since I straighten my hair everyday!

                    (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    My New Favorite Iron

                    By Snailz1976

                    from Warren, Rhode Island

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Creates Shine
                    • Doesn't Snag Hair
                    • Good Quality
                    • Heats Up Fast
                    • Multiple Settings
                    • Smooths Frizz
                    • Works Great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Coarse Hair
                      • Frizzy Hair
                      • Humid Conditions
                      • Thin Hair
                      • Wavy Hair

                      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                      Let me start off by saying that I seriously dragged my feet on buying this iron. My Sedu finally died and I was left trying to find a replacement. Several other irons were bought and returned for various reasons and I eventually broke down and asked my new hairdresser what she would recommend. When she told me this is her favorite iron I almost dismissed it because I have tried the Paul Mitchell Neuro Shine in the past and HATEDED it! It snagged my hair and left it feeling dry and looking dull.

                      I am not easy to please when it comes to a flat iron because I use it DAILY! I have wavy but coarse hair that always seems to take several passes with even the best flat iron which is tough on my hair. Even when it came down to ordering this iron I hesitated with it in my cart and almost decided to give another brand a try instead. I am SOOOOOOO glad that I went with it because I was pleasantly surprised.

                      While this iron maxes out at 410 degrees (I have always had my set at about 425-430) it seemed to be just as hot if not hotter than those that I ran higher, it has NEVER once snagged my hair and I only need more than a single pass when I get to the very top of my hair (this is where I wear it thickest and this area takes the most abuse). I was also unsure how I would feel about a plate size wider than 1 inch as that is what I have always used but after a few days of practice, I am not sure I could ever go back now. The slightly wider plate allows me to smooth larger sections at a time thus decreasing the overall time it takes me to straighten my hair. My hair looks smooth, straight, shining and most importantly NOT dry.

                      This iron has a decent cord length (not quite as long as some others I have used but still plenty long enough. The temperature can be set in 10 degree increments (max temp 410 degrees) and the weight of this iron seems lighter to me than most.

                      While everyone's hair is different, I would definitely recommend giving this iron a chance!

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                      • Q:

                        What is the lowest temperature you can set this straightener to?
                        Asked on 12/3/2017 by Amanda from Austin, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The lowest temperate setting on Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+ is 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

                          Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        What is the width of the iron?
                        Asked on 11/27/2017 by ashli from oklahoma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates

                          Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        does this flat iron work well with frizzy, thick, curly hair?
                        Asked on 11/24/2017 by Beauty Newbie from Wethersfield, CT

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, the Express Ion Smooth+ is great for frizzy, thick, curly hair.

                          Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        Does this flatiron come with a protection pad for the countertop?
                        Asked on 11/24/2017 by cole from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Express Ion Smooth+ does not come with a protection pad.

                          Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        What size are the plates? 1 inch or 1 1/4 inches a crossed? The description doesn't say.
                        Thanks
                        Asked on 11/24/2017 by Mere bear from Ct

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates

                          Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        Does it have auto shut off option?
                        Asked on 11/7/2017 by MC from Dallas, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, The Express Ion Smooth+ features an auto shut-off defaulted at 60 minutes and can be adjusted from 0-120 minutes.

                          Answered on 11/7/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                      • Q:

                        Where is it made?
                        Asked on 7/19/2017 by Cathy Jean from Brentwood, California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+ is made in China.

                          Answered on 7/19/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
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