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Paul MitchellExpress Ion Smooth+

Paul Mitchell

Express Ion Smooth+

Item 2511504

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Express Ion Smooth+ smoothes and polishes strands quickly and gently for healthy-looking results with incredible shine.

Key Features:
  • Express Ion Complex ensures healthy, shiny results
  • 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates with beveled edges
  • Digital temperature control with LCD display
  • Heats up to 410F in 60 seconds with 5-second heat recovery time

Added bonus: Dual voltage for worldwide use.
To turn the iron on/off, press the Power button. When the iron is turned on, the LCD will show the default setting of 360F (182C). Use the +/- button to select your desired temperature. Press the Mode button 1x to set the auto shut-off time (defaulted at 60 minutes). Use the +/- button to adjust the time (range: 0-120 minutes). Press the Mode button 2x to switch from Fahrenheit to Celsius. Use the +/- button to adjust the temperature. Press the Mode button 3x to return to Fahrenheit. Use the +/- button to adjust the temperature. Once you have finished styling, turn off and unplug the iron. The iron is intended for professional and consumer use. This iron has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). As a safety feature, this plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit securely, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature. Use the appropriate plug adaptor when using this tool outside of North America.

Styling Tips: Make sure hair is completely dry before use for best results. Take small sections of hair for optimum results.

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Paul MitchellExpress Ion Smooth+
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (22)
  • Good quality (21)
  • Smooths frizz (20)
  • Works great (20)
  • Creates shine (19)

Cons

  • Time consuming (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (17)
  • Thick hair (13)
  • Long hair (10)
  • Thin hair (10)
  • Humid conditions (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Product junkie (9), Survivalist / minimalist (7), Beauty conscious (6)

Reviewed by 24 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love

By Rae

from MD

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Good Quality
  • Heats Up Fast
  • Multiple Settings
  • Works Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All hair types

    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

    I was so sad when my flat irons of about 9 years broke but was super excited when I was able to catch the replacement pair on sale! This is the only flat iron I will EVER own.

     
    5.0

    Great

    By N

    from Va Beach

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Shine
    • Durable
    • Good Quality
    • Heats Up Fast
    • Multiple Settings
    • Smooths Frizz
    • Versatile
    • Works Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Frizzy Hair
      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

      Great flat iron

       
      5.0

      I love this straight iron

      By Sandra

      from Mariopa arizona

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Shine
      • Durable
      • Good Quality
      • Heats Up Fast
      • Multiple Settings
      • Smooths Frizz
      • Versatile
      • Works Great

      Cons

      • Snags hair

      Best Uses

      • Straight Hair
      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

      Love it

       
      5.0

      I would definitely buy this straightener again

      By Tina

      from Bakersfield Ca

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Shine
      • Durable
      • Good Quality
      • Heats Up Fast
      • Multiple Settings
      • Smooths Frizz
      • Versatile
      • Works Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Frizzy Hair

        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

        This straightener is the best one I've ever used heats up so quick and leave my hair so smooth

         
        5.0

        I wish I had discovered this before now! Fantastic!

        By Sher

        from Florida

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Smooths Frizz
        • Works Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Frizzy Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

          Best for my thick, frizzy hair. Makes it smooth & shiny in no time.

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Mom1

          from Va

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Shine
          • Durable
          • Good Quality
          • Heats Up Fast
          • Multiple Settings
          • Smooths Frizz
          • Works Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Frizzy Hair
            • Humid Conditions
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

            I've always used chi this works great

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The BEST flat iron

            By Danielleee

            from Florida

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Shine
            • Good Quality
            • Heats Up Fast
            • Multiple Settings
            • Smooths Frizz
            • Works Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                I have been through many hair straighteners - Chi, Babyliss, NUME, even those kiosks in the mall that get you! This straightener is hands down the best in every aspect! I have thick, wavy/curly, frizzy hair. When I use this flat iron, people are shocked when I tell them I straighten my hair and it's actually naturally curly.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                NOT WORTH THE MONEY

                By Mary

                from Huntington, WV

                About Me Product Junkie

                Pros

                • Heats Up Fast

                Cons

                • Damages Hair
                • Not Effective
                • Time Consuming

                Best Uses

                • Frizzy Hair
                • Thin Hair

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                Okay ladies, I normally don't write reviews but I feel obligated to WARN YOU of this product. I don't always buy high end products, but I will splurge here and there to get nice things, because you get what you pay for. Well this is not one of them. This straightener is NOT worth the money. My hair is frizzy, wavy, and thin, but I have a lot of hair. Although this straightener heated up fast, and I used the highest heat setting (410°), it took multiple passes to straighten my hair. And even then, my hair was not completely straight. My hair lacked shine and it looked frizzy and fried! I have been straightening my hair for years with a Remmington straightener and the only reason I was in the market for a new one is it takes a long time to heat up and it snagged my hair. This PM straightener does glide smooth through your hair, but it DOUBLED my straightening time. I just returned this straightener to Ulta today, I even bought it on sale for $90, still NOT worth it. Save yourself some money and don't be fooled by the brand name, don't get this straightener. I only gave this straightener 2 stars because it heats up fast and it doesn't snag, but what good is a straightener if it doesn't STRAIGHTEN your hair.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Not Impresses

                By Kate

                from Los Angeles

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Heats Up Fast
                • Multiple Settings

                Cons

                • Not Effective
                • Time Consuming

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                  Super disappointed with this flat iron. It takes way too many passes over my already straight hair to get it to be smooth, even on the hottest setting. I want to be able to go over it once and be done, this one feels like it will damage my hair. I will be returning :(

                   
                  5.0

                  Best straighter

                  By Kat

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Pros

                  • Creates Shine
                  • Good Quality
                  • Heats Up Fast
                  • Multiple Settings
                  • Smooths Frizz
                  • Works Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Frizzy Hair
                    • Long Hair
                    • Thick Hair
                    • Thin Hair

                    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                    Works great i have thin curly hair i run it threw once and it gets it complety straight

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                    • Q:

                      Will this product snag your hair?
                      Asked on 2/7/2018 by Girl22 from Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Express Ion Smooth+ has beveled edges but be sure to take small sections of hair for optimum results.

                        Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      Does this flat iron have a warranty?
                      Asked on 1/1/2018 by Ave from Boston, MA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Please contact the Warranty Center at 1-888-522-8622 or pmprotools@paulmitchell.com.

                        Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      Is this actually dual voltage and could it be used in Iceland ?
                      Thank you
                      Asked on 12/27/2017 by StephG from Loa Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        It is Dual voltage for worldwide use.

                        Answered on 12/29/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      what is the difference between this one and the other paul mitchell straightener?
                      Asked on 12/25/2017 by Jennifer from California

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates with beveled edges for smoothing and polishing strands quickly and gently for healthy-looking results with incredible shine. The Express Ion Style+ has 1" ceramic plates for smoothing, curls, flips and waves.

                        Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      Can you curl your hair with this flat iron?
                      Asked on 12/21/2017 by TT from Burlington, NC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Great question :) to flip or wave: Close the iron over the hair at the place where you wish the wave to begin and rotate the tool 180 degrees. With firm tension, slowly pull the iron through the hair clockwise all the way through the ends.

                        Answered on 12/23/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      What is the lowest temperature you can set this straightener to?
                      Asked on 12/3/2017 by Amanda from Austin, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The lowest temperate setting on Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+ is 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

                        Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      What is the width of the iron?
                      Asked on 11/27/2017 by ashli from oklahoma

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates

                        Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      does this flat iron work well with frizzy, thick, curly hair?
                      Asked on 11/24/2017 by Beauty Newbie from Wethersfield, CT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, the Express Ion Smooth+ is great for frizzy, thick, curly hair.

                        Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      Does this flatiron come with a protection pad for the countertop?
                      Asked on 11/24/2017 by cole from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Express Ion Smooth+ does not come with a protection pad.

                        Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                    • Q:

                      What size are the plates? 1 inch or 1 1/4 inches a crossed? The description doesn't say.
                      Thanks
                      Asked on 11/24/2017 by Mere bear from Ct

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates

                        Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
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