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Sarah Potempa

Beachwaver

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Sarah PotempaBeachwaver
 
4.8

(based on 53 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (38)
  • Effective (37)
  • Gentle (10)
  • Good value (8)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Normal hair (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (11)
  • Color-treated hair (9)
  • Dry/damaged hair (6)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (20), Product junkie (14), Survivalist / minimalist (8)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (29), Wavy hair (15), Very curly hair (4)

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5.0

Love this curler!

By Maggie

from Phoenix, AZ

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Curls Last Days
  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Fast
  • Gentle
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

      I bought this product on a friends suggestion, otherwise I would've never spent the money. It is totally worth it. The curls are almost better the second day. It's hard to get used to at first, but it quickly becomes easy. I have very thick and long hair that took me at least an hour or two to curl my whole head of hair. This takes me thirty minutes. It is absolutely amazing. I look forward to doing my hair now! Plus, with the self twirling rod, my arms don't hurt afterward anymore!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      So glad I bought this!! !

      By Allison

      from Arkansas

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

        This product is worth the money. I have never been able to curl my hair good but with this it was beautiful. It is like a curling iron for dummies. It is great.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Game Changer!

        By Miller Bauman

        from Nashville, TN

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

              This curling iron is worth every cent. I love the wavy look without looking overdone and this delivers! Very easy to use - there's a YouTube video if you need a visual. My hair even looked great the next day! Buy it. You will not be disappointed.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              Great product

              By Product Junkie

              from Cleveland, Ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Color-treated Hair
                • Limpness/Lifelessness

                Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                Hesitated to spend the money. However I had a 20% off one item coupon so I pulled the trigger. So glad I did. The product works just as the advertisements say. Truly makes beautiful beachy waves. Took away one star for the price.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Love It!

                By OCMama

                from Orange County, CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Limpness/Lifelessness
                  • Normal Hair

                  Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                  I bought this on a whim and I'm sure glad I did. It works really well on my straight super fine shoulder length hair. I can do my entire head in less than 10 minutes and I love the way it looks. I found that if I use spray gel on my hair first my waves will last all day.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  love it!!

                  By Jenn

                  from Michigan

                  Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                  So easy to use! I am horrible at styling my hair and this makes it so quick and easy to do! I also have very thick and long hair and the waves come out great!

                   
                  5.0

                  perfect beach waves

                  By Saspants

                  from Houston, TX

                  Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                  I purchased mine a little more than a year ago and absolutely love it, it creates the perfect beach wave. I highly recommend and would not hesitate to replace should anything happen with my current Beachwaver.

                  My only complaint, and this totally does not reflect on the quality of the product or its performance, is that I wish it were more travel friendly. The tool is long and somewhat cumbersome to pack, as well as I have been unable to find a heat protective case big enough to hold it. A smaller version would be great! The new, less expensive version is just as big as the original, which is now called the "Pro", the only difference is the buttons.

                  Definitely a great tool to change up your style.

                   
                  5.0

                  Buy it!

                  By Adriana

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Efficient

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fir

                    Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                    This is the best styling tool I have. I have been looking for something like this to give me amazing results. Love love love! It's super fast and so easy to use! How could you not love this? This makes life a million times easier. Do yourself a favor and buy it! I was skeptical with the price but it's so very much worth it all.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love

                    By A2Morgan

                    from Ann Arbor, MI

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Fast

                    Cons

                    • Expensive

                    Best Uses

                    • Thick hair

                    Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                    I have very long, thick, straight hair which is usually awesome, but when I do choose to curl it, it's a chore to say the least. This product made it so much easier and faster to curl my hair! It looked great too, like I had it professionally curled. I absolutely love this curling iron and would highly recommend it to anybody who wants professional results in a short time frame. It will honestly pay for itself after a few uses because I won't feel like I have to go to the salon to get my hair done for a special event.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    2.0

                    Too difficult to operate.

                    By Lenny

                    from Arizona

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Complicated To Use

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Sarah Potempa Beachwaver:

                        The clip didn't hold enough hair and at the moment of pressing the bottom to curl the hair is out of the clip and really difficult!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair

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                        • Q:

                          Can this product be by those of us with extensions? I have Great Lengths which are bonded to my natural hair, and I don't want the momentum of the barrel to cause them to be pulled out.
                          Asked on 6/26/2015 by Rachel

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Both the Beachwaver Pro and the S1 can be used on natural hair extensions. We do not recommend using either on synthetic hair extensions.

                            Answered on 6/29/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Would this curl hair that is chin level? Thanks!
                          Asked on 6/24/2015 by Jess from Illinois

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Beachwaver works best on hair that is shoulder length or longer.

                            Answered on 6/25/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          does this work well with shoulder legnth hair
                          Asked on 5/13/2015 by Anne

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Yes, the Beachwaver works best on hair that is shoulder length or longer.

                            Answered on 5/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          How hot does this product get?
                          Asked on 4/26/2015 by Anna

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Sarah Potempa Beachwaver features a temperature range of 310-450 degrees F.

                            Answered on 4/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What is the width of the barrel around, not the length?
                          Asked on 4/10/2015 by mbl from Wi

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            1", which is perfect for beachy waves, roller sets, and tight curls!

                            Answered on 4/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does it work on frizzy wavy hair? Or do I have to straighten my hair first before I use it?
                          Asked on 3/13/2015 by Jihan

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            The Beachwaver can be used on frizzy and wavy hair. It is not necessary to straighten or blow out prior to using.

                            Answered on 3/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is it difficult to curl the back of your head with this (do you turn it upside down to do the back)? I have shoulder length hair. Thanks
                          Asked on 2/18/2015 by Giraffee from Illnois

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            It is not difficult to curl the back of your head with the Beachwaver Pro! Split your hair in half behind your head and bring all of the hair forward. Now you have all of your hair on the left and right side and can curl as you normally would.

                            For shorter, shoulder length hair use the Beachwaver S1. It is lighter, with a shorter barrel, perfect for short hair!
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11931099

                            Answered on 2/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference between this and the S1?
                          Asked on 2/6/2015 by Emily

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          What is the model number for this?
                          Asked on 12/24/2014 by Kelly

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            The Beachwaver model number is BW1136.

                            Answered on 1/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          What is the barrel width?
                          Asked on 12/12/2014 by Steph from NYC, NY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            1", which is perfect for beachy waves, roller sets, and tight curls!

                            Answered on 12/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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