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Express Ion Smooth+

Paul Mitchell

Express Ion Smooth+

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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+
 
4.3

(based on 56 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (50)
  • Good quality (42)
  • Works great (40)
  • Smooths frizz (38)
  • Creates shine (36)

Cons

  • Snags (6)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Time consuming (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (26)
  • Thick hair (20)
  • Long hair (16)
  • Thin hair (16)
  • Curly hair (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (18), Product junkie (17), Survivalist / minimalist (14)

Reviewed by 56 customers

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5.0

Loved it!

By Cas

from Wisconsin

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Shine
  • Good Quality
  • Multiple Settings
  • Smooths Frizz
  • Works Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair

    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

    Took a bit of a risk purchasing this but I absolutely love it ! I have thick curly frizzy hair and it makes my hair very shiny and smooth. It does take a little to heat up but not too long by any means.

     
    5.0

    i would most def buy this product again

    By Luisa

    from Houston, Tx

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Quality
    • Heats Up Fast
    • Smooths Frizz
    • Works Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

      This product will be my second straightener I've purchased from Paul Mitchell. I absolutely love it. I had the straightener before this model & this model is just as amazing. I personally just love how it leaves my hair afterwards, so soft and silky.

       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Bl

      from Oklahoma

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

          I love it! I've never had a straightner that straightened my hair so fast.

           
          5.0

          Best Buy ever!!

          By Lmag805

          from Camarillo, CA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

              Love love love it!! At first I was only looking to buy a GHD, but after trying this one, I'm glad I gave it a try. My hair gets super straight quickly using this iron. Looks super shiny and stays straight and shiny for several days before washing my hair.

               
              3.0

              Just ok for the price

              By Ohiogal

              from Ontario Ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Heats Up Fast

              Cons

              • Snags hair

              Best Uses

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                Straightens only after 5-6 passes and snags hair badly. Heats up fast and maintains heat but that's the only plus about this straightener. I really wanted to like it and I gave it many chances.

                 
                4.0

                I love my new straightener! Cuts itself off when I forget to

                By Kate

                from Harold,Ky

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Frizzy Hair
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thin Hair

                  Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                  Love the product and glad it shuts itself off when I forget too!!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again!

                  By Shar

                  from Portland, OR

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  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+:

                      Great product

                       
                      2.0

                      PULLS HAIR , DRYS IT OUT

                      By NIKKI

                      from HOUSTON

                      About Me Product Junkie

                      Pros

                      • Heats Up Fast

                      Cons

                      • Damages Hair
                      • Snags hair

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                        It pulls hair, can not makes curls , over all not my favorite at all

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Made my fine hair too flat

                        By Fine Blondie

                        from Ohio

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Creates Shine
                        • Heats Up Fast
                        • Multiple Settings

                        Cons

                        • Too flat for fine hair

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                        Great shine, but too flat for fine thin hair. It says it's for all hair types but no matter what temperature I set it at still same result. I think this would be great for thick or frizzy hair.

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        I cannot believe this

                        By mcat

                        from charlotte nc

                        About Me Product Junkie

                        Pros

                        • Heats Up Fast
                        • Multiple Settings
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                        • Not Effective
                        • Poor Quality

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+:

                          I cannot believe that this flat iron only worked once. I love how quickly it heated up and everything the first time. I tried it in several outlets around my house and my curling and other tools worked fine. Will return. I'm so dissatisfied with this flat iron.

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                          • Q:

                            Does this model have an auto shut off?
                            Asked on 5/29/2018 by Virginia from OH

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes there is a One-hour auto shut-off

                              Answered on 5/30/2018 by Official Answer from Paul Mitchell from Brand Answer
                          • Q:

                            Is this a newer version? My friend has 1 that i used and i loved it ive been searching for it and obly see it on ebay and used. Its also an express but not digital it has settings on the back of the iron. Please help!
                            Asked on 2/24/2018 by Christine from Fontana, ca

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi there. The express Ion Smooth+ is the newest digital version.

                              Answered on 3/1/2018 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                          • Q:

                            Does the exterior part where the blades are get extremely hot for anyone else. I can't hold them together when pulling the iron down to straighten.
                            Asked on 2/22/2018 by Lauren from AR

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              We recommend not touching the iron near the blades.

                              Answered on 2/23/2018 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                          • Q:

                            Are the plates ceramic, titanium or ionic?
                            Asked on 2/20/2018 by tia from Philadelphia,PA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              the Express Ion Smooth+ has 1.25" cushioned ceramic plates with beveled edges.

                              Answered on 2/23/2018 by Brand Expert from John Paul Mitchell Systems
                          • 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:

                            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
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