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InStyler Max 1-1/4" Iron

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InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron
 
4.2

(based on 18 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Effective (6)
  • Good value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (4)
    • Women (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (6)
      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 1+ hour (3), 30 minutes (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7), Yes (3)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    4.0

    Makes straightening a breeze

    By Ari

    from Lake Oswego, OR

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • On-the-go
      • Women

      Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

      I bought this because my old straightener was cheap and falling apart, it was time to upgrade to something nicer. I am so happy I went with this! I have decently long hair (past the shoulders by about an inch or two) that gets super frizzy and thick. I put half my hair up and do the bottom layer first, then do the top. It has cut down on my time spent straightening my hair and leaved it feeling so soft and shiny; it also lasts until my next washing. Some of my hair does fall out and get caught in the barrel, but it doesn't PULL my hair out. The only con would be that I can't figure out how best to use it as a curler, I just stick with my hot rollers instead.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Jules

      from East Haven, CT

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Weekly Use
        • Women

        Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

        Love the In-Styler! So easy to use once you get the hang of it. Gets my hair straighter but with more volume than a flat iron. Also nice because you can get that little flip at the end, or curl it under.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not easy to use at all

        By Love2Shop

        from Frisco, TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Complicated To Use
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

          • Women

          Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

          I tried using this Instyler and it started to make my hair smell like something burning...

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 1+ Hour
           
          4.0

          Maybe its for a certain hair type?

          By Autumn85

          from Tennessee

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

              I'm not sure how I feel about this... I found that it did a good job straightening most of my hair, and MOST of it came out soft, straight, yet with great body which gave it a much healthier look than a flat iron. HOWEVER, it did nothing for my ends, it fact, they were left looking terrible and I had to go back in with my flat iron and fix my ends. I also had to touch up all the areas near my roots that the instyler just couldn't handle. But again, it worked very well on the body of my hair. I could see where this is great for some, but my hair type didn't entirely agree with it, and at best, I could use this along WITH my flat iron. Still undecided if I should return it, as the price is a little steep for it to still need another 200$ appliance to aid it. It gave me trouble with my layers- I think if I had a blunt cut, it wouldn't worked a whole lot better.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 1+ Hour
               
              4.0

              Great curls

              By Leona on the Go

              from Tucson, AZ

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work On Wet Hair

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

              It smooths and curls my hair very nicely. I have short hair and so it works great for me. The downside is that even with short hair, it doesn't reduce the time it takes me to fix my hair if its wet. I still have to blow-dry my hair if I don't have time to wait.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 1+ Hour
               
              4.0

              Love this iron.

              By adri

              from Allen Texas

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weekly Use

                Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

                Works good, fast.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Tangles and rips hair

                By Gotsherry

                from Beaumont, TX

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Complicated To Use

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

                    Hair gets wrapped around the finger grip attachment on the tip of the iron, and breaks your hair. I removed the tip and it worked better, but was harder to control.

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 10 Minutes
                     
                    4.0

                    Instyler does the trick every day

                    By KC

                    from Chester, MD

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Good Value
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

                      Second time I bought this product because I enjoy how it works on my hair

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 10 Minutes

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I love it

                      By Betty boo

                      from South gate, ca

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fast heat up
                      • Straightens and curls

                      Cons

                      • Price

                      Best Uses

                      • Whe Hair Is 80 Dry

                      Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

                      It takes me 20 min to do my hair

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Amazing!

                      By AZMom

                      from Tucson, AZ

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about InStyler Max 1-1/4"" Iron:

                            I am SO impressed with this product. I buy a lot of hair appliances because I have tight, coarse, frizzy curly hair and it takes a lot of time and work to make my hair look the way I want it to. I have tried many, many straighteners, volumizers, curling irons, etc to give my hair both the super straight look and smooth but with body look. Currently I use Frizz Ease serum, Garnier leave in conditioner and then a Conair hair dryer that comes with a comb attachment to get my hair dry & most of the curls out prior to straightening. After that I typically use my GHD gold straightener, which costs more than 2x the Instyler Max. It works pretty well at smoothing and straightening but is not good at giving any type of volume or body. It also takes a few passes to get my hair straight and all the kinks out of my hair. In the past I've used a CHI Turbo (which is better than the GHD, in my experience), The Perfecter (which is a piece of junk), the Remington Wet 2 Straight (flat hair, did not like the look or feel of my hair after using), and the MaxiGlide (pulled hair, didn't work well at defrizzing), as well as a lot of the drugstore brands (Conair, Revlon) and large barreled curling irons.

                            The Instyler Max blows ALL of them out of the water!! I did watch multiple YouTube videos on how to use this prior to purchasing. I honestly did not have high hopes for this and expected I'd be returning it. Instead, I found it easy to use - I pretty much use the same technique as when I use my GHD. I did put on the guard that came with the product because I was nervous about burning myself but had no trouble with that so I'll probably remove it. I went slowly through each section and over directed at the root to get volume. I curled the ends under and held the Instyler several seconds at the ends to make sure it would hold the curl. After doing all of my hair I fluffed it with my fingers and was so impressed with the look - it is soft, shiny, and there is so much volume and body!! It totally exceeded my expectations & was well worth the price!! I don't think I'm going to touch my GHD again after this.

                            I was happy I saved some $ with Ulta's 20% off coupon. This product came with a heat pad which I appreciate so I don't burn my counter but I do wish it came with a heat glove as well. Also, I cannot find anything in the instructions stating there is an automatic shut off, which I think every hot appliance should have. Other than those minor details, I absolutely love the Instyler!!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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