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NexGen Curling Iron

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Hot ToolsNexGen Curling Iron
 
4.0

(based on 26 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (19)
  • Effective (17)
  • Gentle (5)
  • Good value (4)
  • Long barrel (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated hair (9)
    • Dry/damaged hair (8)
    • Daily use (6)
    • Frizziness/flyaways (6)
    • Normal hair (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Beauty conscious (6), Brand buyer (5), Product junkie (5), Budget shopper (3)
      • Hair Type:
      • Straight hair (8), Wavy hair (6)
      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 minutes (6)

    Reviewed by 26 customers

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    5.0

    I love this curling iron!

    By Melissa

    from Baltimore,MD

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • It's A Little Pricey

    Best Uses

    • Long hair
    • Women

    Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

    Longer barrel for longer hair you can set your own temp

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    4.0

    Very happy so far

    By TE

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective

    Cons

    • Pricey

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

    I really like the long barrel on this curling iron. It makes curling my long hair easier. I like the adjustable temperature settings. Aside from it being much more expensive than my usual less-than-20 dollar curling irons, the only negative I can think of is the spring tension on the clip portion of the curling iron could be a bit stronger.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 Minutes
     
    4.0

    Great

    By Bee

    from Little Rock, AR

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Women

      Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

      Heats up quick. Curls great. Its hefty and long so, you can get plenty of hair at a time. Best curler I've bought but, it is kinda pricey..

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nex Gen

      By lipstickjunkie

      from vancouver wa

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Extra Long Barrell

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        This curling iron is amazing with the extra long barrell and rotating end. I originally purchased the Sarah Potempo rotataing beachwaver, but it was difficult to use and did'nt give me control of the iron. I returned it for the long barrell NexGen and I'm so glad I did! This iron is great for medium to long hair. It gives a great beachwave look, but also curls as well. It has a rotating end that you control with one finger... genius! I wish I could purchase all the sizes! Even my 10yr old can use it on her extra long hair! Love it!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        5.0

        Nice and hot

        By MAK

        from Bartlett, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        Heats up fast. Long barrel great for long hair and hair does not get tangled or caught in the handle's clamp.

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fast Drying

        By MAK

        from Bartlett, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        I have really long and thick hair and my hair is dry in 8 minutes

         
        1.0

        Perfect Curling Iron Until It Dies (x2)

        By SueB

        from Charlotte, NC

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Glides Through Hair
        • Long Barrel
        • Wide Tip

        Cons

        • Durability
        • Durability Dies Suddenly
        • Electrical Quality
        • Lifespan Of Iron
        • Quality Electrical
        • Resiliency

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        This is the BEST curling iron ever as far as design and gentleness on the hair. It glides through almost like a flatiron. The barrel is long enough to fit a lot of long hair and allows for styling loose waves or tighter curls or just smoothing out the hair. The tip of the barrel is substantial enough to avoid burns and to navigate the iron. The cord is so long and swivels allowing freedom of movement and doesn't confine you to an area or close vicinity of an outlet. However, I am on my second one dying within a year! I had my first one about 7 months when it died. This one, the replacement, I haven't even had two months yet. There is a decent warranty and Ulta easily accomodated my first exchange, but who needs the hassle of continually having to return an item and going to get ready and just running into an "oops, guess I can't curl my hair because my curling iron no longer works moment". Not sure if I am going to just get my money back this time or try a third go round with this iron. :(

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 1+ Hour
         
        3.0

        Like it, but stopped working!

        By You get what you pay for?

        from Reno NV

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Heats Fast
        • Long Barrel

        Cons

        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

        • Long hair

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        I bought this for the long barrell for my hair which is midway down my back. Long barrell is great. Heats fast.

        However, after owning 2-3 mos, it stopped working. Wouldn't turn on at all. If it did turn on, would turn off on its own without heating up. I got a replacement 2 weeks ago - still works so far. Also, minor details but hints at quality - there is a silver ring where the cord connects to the handle and this falls off and slips down the cord. Just annoying but doesn't affect function. I love the long barrell, hate that it stopped working. Hopefully the first one was just a lemon! For this price, it better last YEARS.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Was ok until it DIED

        By CrisptinaG

        from Los Angeles, CA

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Hot
        • Long Barrel

        Cons

        • Power Button
        • Rotating 'cool' Tip

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Women

        Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

        I curl my long straight hair daily - usually quickly. My hair isn't too thin and tends to flatten out later in the day so I need heat. This iron is hot and I can finish my hair routine quickly in the morning - 2 very important requirements of a curling iron for me. Also my budget is under $100, this iron barely making it. If i am spending anything over $15 I expect it to LAST. Quality is what I am looking for here since this is something I use daily for several years.
        On to the bad - yes, the power button is pressed, and turned off easily. Also temperature can be changed if you're not paying close attention. The 'Rotating Inner Cool Tip' has just enough space to catch 10 or so hairs and rotate them inside the clip, tangling them severely until they rip out of your scalp or are broken off at their weak points. Finally, less than 6 months after purchase, its dead. Totally dead. Power lights come on but it never heats up. It just stays cold. 3 year warranty - great. Now I just need to figure out where to file this 'warranty' claim since there is no where on their site leading me into that direction. Hopefully customer service will help me out. Wish me luck!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I would buy this product again!

        By Stephsutt

        from Pocahontas, AR

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Longer Barrell
        • Variable Temp Setting

        Cons

        • Onoff Switch

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hot Tools NexGen Curling Iron:

          I love this product and wish it came in a 2" diamter barrel. I have longer hair so the longer barrel is great. The only downside is the on/off switch is push button and sometimes I hit the switch accidentally and turn it off while in use.
          I have both the 1" and 1 1/4" size in this.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes

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          • Q:

            Can this be used in France (Europe)? I need an iron that is 220V.
            Asked on 3/18/2015 by Traveling soon from California

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Yes, this product is dual voltage and can be used in 220V outlets. You may require a plug adapter (not included).

              Answered on 3/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
          • Q:

            How long is the barrel ?
            Asked on 3/3/2015 by tray from ny

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              The barrel length is 7-1/4".

              Answered on 3/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
          • Q:

            Does the iron have numerical heat settings or only low to high
            Asked on 11/11/2014 by jj from Richland, WA

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              This curling iron features digital controls with temperature settings up to 450 degrees and a digital temperature display.

              Answered on 11/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
          • Q:

            does this come in 5/8 inch size
            Asked on 5/24/2014 by Sally from Charlotte NC

            1 answer

          • Q:

            what does the curling iron come with. In the store it comes with a hair serum in the box. If I order it and have it delivered to me does it come with the serum?
            Asked on 4/10/2014 by Jackie

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              This tool includes a 2 oz. bottle of Coconut Jojoba Serum and a heat-resistant storage/travel pouch.

              Answered on 4/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
          • Q:

            Is this dual voltage?
            Asked on 3/19/2014 by Styling Traveler from Flower Mound, TX

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Yes, this product is dual voltage.

              Answered on 3/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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