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Nano Tapered Iron

3/4 inch barrel

Item #: 2229752

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Hot ToolsNano Tapered Iron
 
4.3

(based on 216 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (112)
  • Effective (103)
  • Good value (79)
  • Gentle (35)
  • Heats up fast (6)

Cons

  • Complicated to use (17)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Abrasive (3)

Best Uses

  • Normal hair (56)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (42)
  • Color-treated hair (32)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (25)
  • Dry/damaged hair (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (75), Product junkie (33), Survivalist / minimalist (22)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (70), Wavy hair (61), Very curly hair (9)

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5.0

LOVE this wand!

By Heather

from Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Frizziness/Flyaways
    • Limpness/Lifelessness

    Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

    My hair normally doesn't curl or if it does it doesn't hold, until I tried this wand! The girl in the store showed me how to use it and it was so easy and it lasted 2 days!

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Great Curling Iron

    By The Brazilian next door

    from Sandy, Utah

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

        This iron is great on straight hair. It is usually hard to get my hair to hold a curl but this iron does the trick! So happy with this purchase.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        3.0

        great product, not for me

        By Moey

        from California

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color-treated Hair
          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

          I wanted more curls than my curling iron gave me but this wand was a bit small for my thick hair to make bigger waves. Ended up returning the curler. I can use my 1 1/4 curling iron as a wand!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          I'm still practicing to be a pro...

          By Alicia the busy mom

          from Colorado Springs

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Frizziness/Flyaways
            • Normal Hair

            Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

            As a first time user for the flipperless iron, it took a little bit of time getting used to this. I have only used it on my daughter's hair- which is long, straight and blond. It worked really well and the curls were loose and beautiful. I still have yet to try on mine, but I am sure I will like the outcome, my hair is shoulder length so I don't want tight curls. I do think what I paid was okay, I always like to choose the products that cost a bit more for the quality. The barrel is easy to clean as heat protector can get a bit sticky when it gets on it. Like the weight and the temp control so I can make sure it is right for my hair or my daughters. It heats up quickly which is a plus as our mornings are pretty hectic.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Best Tool for Curls

            By Kelli

            from Little Rock, AR

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Limpness/Lifelessness
              • Normal Hair

              Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

              For years I have longed for curls that last! I have color treated straight hair that just could not seem to hold any curl longer than an hour. I tried hot rollers, curling irons, air brushes .. just about everything. I finally decided to try a curling wand. After speaking with a consultant at my local Ulta store, I took the plunge and purchased the 1 1/4 inch tapered iron by Hot Tools. I was pleasantly surprised that it worked as well as she said! I have always used drugstore products but this proves a little extra money goes a long way. The iron itself was a bit weird to use at first but once you figure out the technique it goes super fast. I never curl on freshly washed hair, use a bit of texturing wax and heat activated texture spray before curling and a spritz of hairspray after curling. The curls add bounce and volume .. something I've been trying to accomplish for years!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              2.0

              I miss the "flipper"

              By Angie K

              from Indianapolis, IN

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Quality Curls

              Cons

              • Complicated To Use

              Best Uses

              • Normal Hair

              Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

              The description calls this "flipperless" ... I miss the flipper. Nothing wrong with the iron. It did what it advertised. But took too long and not worth the effort to get used to it.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              2.0

              Hard to use

              By nature girl

              from sandhills of NC

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective

              Cons

              • Complicated To Use

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

                Thankfully it came with a glove to protect your hand, or I would have burned my fingers multiple times! Once I figured out how to hold the culing iron and position my arms I got the desired look. I will be returning it to get a standard curling iron.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                Great Results

                By B

                from Joliet, Il

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

                    Such an easy hair tool to use and the curls lasted all day! I love it!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Great Wand!

                    By Michelle

                    from Lincoln, CA

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

                        This wand is perfect for my 3 girls. They have mid to long thick hair and they love playing around with it. It gives them either a nice tight curl or a beachy wave.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Woked great for a little while

                        By Haley

                        from Tyler, TX

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Effective

                        Cons

                        • Didn't last

                        Best Uses

                        • Limpness/Lifelessness
                        • Normal Hair

                        Comments about Hot Tools Nano Tapered Iron:

                        I bought the product for my daughter and it worked great for a year. After that it quit working. When I called to get a replacement I was two days over the 1 yr warranty and I couldn't get another one. My daughter's friend had the exact same one and hers quit working after she had only had it for a year. When I buy a product I expect it to last a while.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair

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                        • Q:

                          How many watts of power does this wand require and can it be used with a converter in Europe?
                          Asked on 7/10/2014 by Kiki

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            This iron is 90W. Hot Tools does not recommend using it in non-110V-120V outlets.

                            Answered on 7/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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                          Does this product have and auto shut off?
                          Asked on 5/27/2014 by Aly from Mooresville, NC

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            No, this product does not feature automatic shut-off.

                            Answered on 5/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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