Hair Tool Guide

Curling Irons

See how the features of your curling tools can benefit your hair type and texture—and discover its styling versatility.

Material

What it’s made of matters. Choose the best one for your hair.

Ceramic

Ideal for thin, curly and coily hair. Helps lock in moisture & can be less damaging.

Tourmaline

Works well for thick hair. Heat distributes evenly and manages frizz.

Titanium

A good choice for straight hair. Holds heat well & helps curls stay in place.

Type

Different tools for different curls. Your pick.

Wand

All curl, no crimp: the wand barrel creates natural waves and beachy curls with a twist of the wrist.

Clamp

Your quintessential curl. Creates defined, long-lasting curls.

Tapered

A tapered wand creates relaxed waves & curls with a tousled texture.

Barrel Size

Want to find the best barrel size for your hair type and style goal? Give these a whirl.

1 1/2”

Long Hair For beachy waves Volumizes at the roots.

1 1/4”

Long to medium length hair For tousled curls Adds grip to an updo.

1”

All hair lengths For classic curls Creates defined waves.

3/4”

All hair lengths + short For corkscrew curls When you want a vintage look.

Heat Index

Discover the ideal flat iron temperature based on your hair type.

300 - 380°

Healthy or medium textured hair

Up to 300°

Fine or chemically treated hair

350 - 450°

Coarse, curly or thick hair

Style Inspiration

Love these looks? Try the tips below.

Volume Curls

Choose a bigger barrel to create volume and waves.

Beachy Waves

Choose an automatic or wand barrel for a boho look.

Curly Locks

Choose a spring barrel to create buoyant, bouncy curls.

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Hair Dryers

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Flat Irons

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