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Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron

Hot Tools

NanoCeramic Tapered Iron

1-1/4 in

Item #: 2229754

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  * Flipperless for a single wrap curl
   * NanoCeramic ultra smooth surface for frizz-free styles
   * Effortlessly creates tapered curls
   * Medium 1" - 1/2" NanoCeramic┬« barrel
   * Beauty industry standard handle
   * Provides maximum heat curl after curl
   * Rheostat control to adjust temperature
   * Foldaway safety stand
   * Variable heat settings - Use less heat for fragile or damaged hair
   * BONUS! Heat resistant glove included
   * "ON" indicator light
   * Cool tip
   * Separate on/off switch
   * 8 ft. tangle-free swivel cord
   * One-year warranty

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Hot ToolsNanoCeramic Tapered Iron
 
4.3

(based on 360 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (198)
  • Effective (187)
  • Good value (147)
  • Gentle (50)
  • Lightweight (28)

Cons

  • Complicated to use (39)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Not effective (7)
  • Abrasive (3)

Best Uses

  • Normal hair (83)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (52)
  • Color-treated hair (43)
  • Women (33)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (103), Product junkie (48), Budget shopper (39), Survivalist / minimalist (36), Brand buyer (19)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (96), Wavy hair (95), Very curly hair (14)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (37), 1+ hour (15), 10 minutes (11)

Reviewed by 360 customers

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1.0

Not for a newbie!

By Lori

from Rancho Cucamonga, ca

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Complicated To Use

    Best Uses

      Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

      I am a newbie trying to try different ways to curl my hair. Hard for me to figure out.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      2.0

      Never buying this type of iron again

      By Mel the Lab Chic

      from MD

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Complicated To Use

        Best Uses

        • Frizziness/Flyaways

        Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

        If you don't want to get your fingers burned go with the normal curling iron that clamps down on your hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Love

        By CJ

        from Dickinson, ND

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

          Works as advertised

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          1.0

          not for me

          By Carrie

          from Mill Valley, CA

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

          I found this wand hard to use and it did not curl my hair.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          works really good, dont even need the mitten.

          By lauren

          from texas

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color-treated Hair
            • Dry/Damaged Hair

            Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

            curls hair fast and easy.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Recommend by ulta salon !

            By DaisyAddictedToShopping

            from Pasadena, Tx

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair

              Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

              Least my hair shiny with beautiful curls .. I recommend this for medium length classic waves or curls

               
              4.0

              Exactly what I was looking for!

              By KLynne

              from Michigan

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Good Value

              Cons

              • Complicated To Use

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Flaking/Dandruff
              • Limpness/Lifelessness
              • Normal Hair

              Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

              Perfect for small classic curls or beautiful waves, which is exactly what I was trying to achieve.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              Easy to use

              By BringtheAwesome

              from Montana

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

                  I needed a new curling wand, because I have long thick hair and the one inch wand I had made me look like Debra Messing. I've only been using this for a few days, but so far it's been awesome. I am not good at doing my hair, but I've received so many compliments this week. My only complaint is that it could be longer for people with long hair but overall works great.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love this iron!

                  By Barb

                  from Fort Wayne, Indiana

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color-treated Hair
                    • Limpness/Lifelessness

                    Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

                    I talked to an associate at Ulta before buying this, and she sold me on it. It was a little awkward at first, as I'm used to the flipper kind. It came with a glove, but I use it without. I did get a couple small burns, but I got those from the flipper kind as well. I LOVE the curl you get from it. Great purchase. I don't know whether I would've paid full price, but they were on sale, and I had a coupon as well. Overall great product!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    1.0

                    Didn't hold curl.

                    By Angi

                    from West fargo ND

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Hot Tools NanoCeramic Tapered Iron:

                        It may be just my hair but it didn't hold curl at all for me.

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                        20 Questions | 20 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          I recently cut my hair short, its up to my shoulders but I plan on growing it out again,which wand do you think will be most efficient for both long and short hair? That will also create the best loose waves?
                          Asked on 5/10/2017 by b from California

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The 1" size is the most versatile!

                            Answered on 5/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Hot Tools
                        • Q:

                          is it dual voltage?
                          Asked on 4/18/2017 by SR

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            This iron is not dual voltage.

                            Answered on 4/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Hot Tools
                        • Q:

                          I bought this for my asymmetrical bob, which is longer in front (chin) shorter in back. I'm worried that the tapered wand won't give me the effect I want - beach waves. I tried to use a 1 inch barrel curling iron, but kept getting kinks, so I decided to try the tapered wand, but am afraid that the 1/2 inch end will make my waves look uneven. Should I look for a non tapered wand or can I achieve the look I want with the tapered wand I purchased? Thank you!
                          Asked on 4/2/2017 by Brendy from Raleigh, NC

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The Nano Ceramic Tapered Iron will give you the beach wave look. Make sure to loosen the curl. Another tip is not to leave your hair on the Tampered Iron to long. I also recommend checking out the internet for tutorials.

                            Answered on 4/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Hot Tools
                        • Q:

                          I have super fine, pin straight hair and it's currently long and I am on the fence about getting a bob. What size barrel would you recommend that would work if I keep my hair long or cut it? Looking for beachy waves.
                          Asked on 1/9/2017 by J from WI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The 1" size is the most versatile!

                            Answered on 1/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          How hot does the temperature get?
                          Asked on 12/31/2016 by Nik from Houston

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The highest temperature setting is 450 degrees F.

                            Answered on 1/4/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does the 1-1/2 inch come in XL barrel??? I have long hair- down to my stomach- I'm not sure if regular length will be long enough.
                          Asked on 12/27/2016 by clueless

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Hi,

                          I have an angled lob, in the front it is collarbone length and in the back it is above my shoulders. Which size will be best to achieve beachy/wavy hair?

                          My hair is medium to thick, and is naturally curly/wavy but straightens/blow dries easily thanks to keratin treatments in the past.

                          Thank you!
                          Alexandra
                          Asked on 12/26/2016 by Alexandra from MI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The 1" is an excellent choice for you!

                            Answered on 12/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have a chin length angled bob and I want waves. Should I do 1 1/4 inch or 1 1/2 inch?
                          Asked on 12/6/2016 by Freckledlion from York, PA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            1-1/4" would be perfect! For chin length, you can even use a smaller barrel such as the 1" to achieve waves.

                            Answered on 12/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have long hair (6 or more inches past my shoulders). Which size of barrel in this curling iron would work best for creating beachy waves?
                          Asked on 10/2/2016 by Alyn from Salt Lake City, UT

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We recommend the 1 1/2 in!

                            Answered on 10/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I am trying to decide between the 1 1/4 and 1 1/2 to achieve loose curls/beach waves. My hair is medium thickness and texture and about down to my elbows. Which size might be better? Thanks!
                          Asked on 9/27/2016 by Cassia from Fairbanks, Ak

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The 1-1/2" is what we'd suggest for you!

                            Answered on 10/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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