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ChiARC Automatic Rotating Curler
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ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

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ChiARC Automatic Rotating Curler
 
4.5

(based on 37 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Effective (30)
  • Good value (13)
  • Gentle (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal hair (12)
    • Frizziness/flyaways (9)
    • Color-treated hair (8)
    • Limpness/lifelessness (8)
    • Dry/damaged hair (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Beauty conscious (14), Product junkie (13), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
      • Hair Type:
      • Straight hair (20), Wavy hair (15)

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    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    It's 410* of hotness!

    By Style Savvy Momma

    from Pensacola, FL

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Heats up super fast
    • Stays hot

    Cons

    • Has An Interesting Odor
    • Strong smell

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Frizziness/Flyaways

    Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

    This product does everything it says it will do! It heats up incredibly quickly and stays hot, all through out styling. There is an interesting odor that it leaves on your hair, but it isn't bad enough to make me completely stop using it. LOVE IT!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Not a good first impression :(

    By raelani05

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

      Cons

      • BROKEN

      Best Uses

        Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

        I was so excited to get this tool. It finally came after a week and a half. First impressions: Heavy duty, good quality and everything you would expect from a Chi.

        I tested it out on my friend and it was easy to use and produced two very pretty curls, and that was it. We got two sections curled then it just up and died. Now the motor sounds like it trying to turn can't.

        I'm going to exchange it and try again but this is definitely not what should be expected for something retailing at $150.00

        If this is a fluke for tool then once I get a new one I'm sure i'll have rave reviews for it.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        This is heaven

        By Nugget

        from Ocean Springs, MS

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Limpness/Lifelessness
          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

          Even though the product was a bit pricey , after the sale and coupon I was able to get it for a little over 100 bucks. It's worth the money. It literally is idiot proof and does all the work for you so you can relax. I have long straight hair and it takes me 15 to 20 minutes to curl my hair with this product. Love it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          I was surprised it is very easy to use.

          By Tennismom3

          from Knoxville, Tennessee

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

              I was using hot rollers and wasn't sure I would be coordinated enough to use this product. I used it on vacation and loved it! My hair is thick and heavy and it holds the curl in my hair better than the hot rollers.

              I am a petit person and it is a little larger than I thought, however it is very easy to use. I think the clip could be just about an inch longer. It takes a little longer because I have to gather such a small piece of hair under the clip.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              A+++ Love It

              By George the traveler

              from hagerstown, md

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Any Type Haire

                Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                I love this product. It was a great investment and it doesn't take much time or effort to make those curls look like you came from the salon.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Happy!

                By Jenay526

                from Chino Hills, Ca

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                    Was actually looking to purchase the Sarah Potempa Beachwaver but the store was sold out. I saw this one and thought to give it a try. It works just as suspected, without the Beachwaver pricetag!!!! Blessing in disguise :) It's a keeper!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing curls

                    By Alinsa

                    from NYC

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Gentle

                    Cons

                    • Barrel Clip Is Too Big

                    Best Uses

                    • Normal Hair

                    Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                    I love using this to create a mix of beach and tight curls. My hair is shoulder length right now and it works perfectly well. It took me a while to get used to the barrel and ever since then, I've been so happy with the results. I love the fact that my curls last more than three days. The LED screen is great because I like having control over the amount of heat I add to my hair. The only complaint I have is that the clip is too big. But since I plan on growing out my hair, this doesn't bother me much because it may work to my advantage later on.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    BEST INVESTMENT

                    By Re Re

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Gentle

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                      I am so beyond happy that I bought this curling iron. I was hesitant about buying it because it was expensive but it is worth every penny. I have very, very thick, wavy hair. I can now curl my hair without the help of someone else. It is so so easy to use!!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome!

                      By Cb

                      from Va

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Fast
                      • Gentle
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                      • NoThiNG

                      Best Uses

                      • Great For Any Hair Length

                      Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                      I really really enjoy using this. Works like a charm❤️ I've got a new best friend

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love it!

                      By Kimpossible225

                      from Cypress Texas

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Chi ARC Automatic Rotating Curler:

                          I bought a different curler first and it did not work at all! So I went back and exchanged it for this one, and I have to say I LOVE IT! Man, it seems crazy but it is so much easier to use when it does the "twirling" for you :-) And I have crazy thick long hair down past my elbows and for my first attempt at fixing it produced crazy perfect curls. I like mine to be a little less "perfect" so next time I do not plan on using hairspray as my hair is still crazy curly 3 hours later!!! I say if you want more of the beach waves like I like then use a little more hair per curl and less hairspray because this curler is legit.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Will the ARC Automatic Rotating Curler work in Australia with a wall socket adaptor or do i need a 240vac to 110vac transformer?
                            Asked on 7/6/2014 by klane from Australia

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product is not dual voltage. It will require a converter and plug adapter to use internationally.

                              Answered on 7/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            I have a shag cut. It is layered with short layers. The longest part touches my shoulders. I am wanting body. What size curling iron would be best for me?
                            Asked on 6/22/2014 by lindi from cove, ar

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This tool's versatile 1" barrel size will work well to add volume to your hair.

                              Answered on 6/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Does this work the same way at the S.P. Beachwaver.....what I mean is when you are on the left side you press the left button and it beach waves BACK not forward. The demo looked as if it waved Forward? Is there a left and right button???Thanks
                            Asked on 6/11/2014 by SWALynn from Houston, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Yes, the CHI ARC rotates to the left and to the right. It also has a reset button to reset the barrel to the starting position.

                              Answered on 6/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Would this product also work on 3" length hair? Short bob cut- ear length?
                            Asked on 6/10/2014 by Dona Rae from Charlotte NC

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            How do you find the right temperature for my hair so it does not burn it?
                            Asked on 6/9/2014 by elmo

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              The tool features adjustable heat, with the lowest setting being 180 degrees F (ideal for fine hair), and the highest 410 degrees F (ideal for coarse, thick hair). Begin with the lowest setting and work your way up until you achieve the desired curl. We recommend applying a heat protectant product on the hair prior to heat styling and never holding the wand in place longer than 10 seconds to prevent damage.

                              Answered on 6/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            How long is the barrel that the hair curls onto?
                            Asked on 5/27/2014 by andreia from fullerton, ca

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              The barrel is 5-3/8" long (excluding the tip).

                              Answered on 6/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            is this product a 1 inch barrell?
                            Asked on 5/12/2014 by Holli from United States

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Yes, it features a 1" barrel.

                              Answered on 5/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Which heat setting is best to use for fine hair?
                            Asked on 4/28/2014 by JulesBu

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              For fine hair, we'd recommend using the lowest temperature setting: 180 degrees F.

                              Answered on 5/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Can you use this curling wand on wet hair? And also, does it come in any other colors? Thanks! :)
                            Asked on 4/22/2014 by Cb

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              No, this curler is indicated for use on dry hair only. It is not currently available in other colors/finishes.

                              Answered on 4/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            What kind of warranty does it have?
                            Asked on 4/10/2014 by suga mama from Batesville, MS

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product features a 1-year manufacturer's warranty with proof of purchase (ULTA receipt).

                              Answered on 4/11/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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