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Express Ion Style+

Paul Mitchell

Express Ion Style+

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Makes hair straight, wavy, curly or anything in between with infrared heat for quick, gentle results.

Features:
  • 1" for smoothing, curls, flips and waves
  • Ceramic plates with beveled edges for styling versatility
  • Digital temperature control with LCD display
  • Premium heaters provide even heat distribution
  • One-hour auto shut-off
  • Quickly heats up to 410 F in 60 seconds
  • 9 foot professional-length swivel cord
  • Negative ion and far infrared technology
  • 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 360 F. 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.

Precautions: Every appliance is electrically live, even when the switch is off. When not in use, always unplug the iron to prevent the risk of fire. To reduce the risk of burns, electrocution, fire, or injury to persons and/or personal property:
  • Use the iron only for the purpose described in this guide to prevent accidents, damage, or malfunction.
  • This appliance should never be left unattended when plugged in.
  • Avoid multiple cables to a plug or use of an extension cord to prevent starting a fire from overheating.
  • Keep away from water to prevent fire, electric shock, damage, or malfunction.
  • Keep away from children.
  • Do not handle the iron or cord with wet hands, as this may cause electric shock.
  • Do not leave the iron in a position where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink.
  • Keep the cord away from heated surfaces.
  • Do not wrap the cord around the iron.
  • Never place or insert objects on the iron plates due to the risk of causing fire, accidents, or malfunction.
  • Do not operate where oxygen is being administered to avoid the risk of fire.
  • Do not use when cord has been damaged or if plug is loose.
  • Do not repair, tamper with, or try to reconstruct the iron, otherwise electric shock, malfunction, or accidents may result.
  • When inserting or pulling out the plug, hold the plug firmly to prevent the cord from peeling and to prevent accidents or malfunction.
  • Stop using immediately if you smell an offensive odor. If ignored, it could cause a fire or other accidents.
  • Do not keep the iron in a damp place, such as a bathroom, or it may malfunction.
  • Stop using the iron and remove from the power source when there is an earthquake or thunder.
  • Unplug the iron from the power source when cleaning or wiping to prevent fire or electric shock.

For the safe use of the iron, check the following daily:
  • Check the cord and surface of the cord. Never use if any parts are cracked, split, torn, or damaged.
  • Check the plug and never use if cracked, split, or damaged.
  • Check the plug pins and never use if transformed or damaged.
  • Check the controller and do not use if cracked, split, broken, or damaged.
  • When not in use, clean and dry the entire iron and store in a cool, dry place.
  • When ready to use, follow the directions for daily maintenance.

Daily Cleaning: To keep the plates clean, unplug the iron from the power source. Once the plates are cool, wipe them down after each use with a hot, damp towel. Do not wipe the iron with thinner, benzene, gasoline, lamp oil, and other solvents or chemicals, as that may cause accidents or malfunction, or damage the iron and void the warranty.

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Paul MitchellExpress Ion Style+
 
3.9

(based on 11 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (8)
  • Good quality (7)
  • Multiple settings (7)
  • Smooths frizz (7)
  • Creates shine (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Thin hair (4)
  • Curly hair (3)
  • Humid conditions (3)
  • Long hair (3)
  • Straight hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (5), Beauty conscious (4)

Reviewed by 11 customers

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5.0

I would by this product again.

By Clarissa

from Louisiana

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair

    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

    I have owned Chi and other brands and this one by far is my favorite!

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By Poodle Mom

    from Lawrence, KS

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Quality
    • Heats Up Fast
    • Light-weight
    • Multiple Settings
    • Smooths Frizz
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

        I reached out on my social media for recommendations for a new straightener. I had multiple hair stylists recommended this straightener, more than any other brand. I have been very pleased with it. It heats up so fast and so far, seems like it was worth every penny!

         
        5.0

        Love it!!!

        By Hair snob

        from Michigan

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Shine
        • Durable
        • Good Quality
        • Heats Up Fast
        • Versatile
        • Works Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Long Hair
          • Straight Hair
          • Thick Hair
          • Thin Hair

          Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

          I use it to straighten and curl. It is amazing!

           
          5.0

          Love this flat iron!!! Well worth the price.

          By Cjl

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thin Hair

            Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

            Love this flat iron. No regrets for paying the price I did.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Very cheaply made.

            By Hatemythinhair

            from Illinois

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                Very cheaply made- made my thin damaged hair look worse- returned it- bought another PM iron - and might be returning it also. So disappointed..

                 
                5.0

                Express Ion Style

                By Louisa

                from Texas

                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

                  • Long Hair
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thick Hair
                  • Thin Hair

                  Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                  Love everything about this!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  My Search Ended Here

                  By Snailz1976

                  from Warren, RI

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Humid Conditions
                    • Thin Hair

                    Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                    When my favorite flat iron died over the summer I went on what felt like an endless hunt for a replacement. I bought and returned several irons until I finally broke down and gave Paul Mitchell a try. At the time only the Smooth+ was available and I decided to give it a try even though I really wanted a 1 inch plate. The Smooth+ exceeded my expectations in that it did not snag my hair AT ALL! Over time I really wished I had a 1 inch plate because while the Smooth+ is great, I have a lot of shorter broken hairs that require me getting at the root to smooth them and the 1.25 inch plate was just a little too big to get the job done efficiently. I went back to Ulta to look around and was surprised to see the Style+ iron as I had no idea that it existed. I quickly read the reviews and was a little disappointed that people didn't seem to like it (although, to be fair it seems this iron replaced an older model and people that had been fans of the previous model think this is just not the same). I was curious if this iron was exactly the same as the Smooth+ just with a smaller plate width. I took to Paul Mitchells website to dig a little deeper and it did seem to me that the two irons were the same, just different plate sizes. I took another chance while I had a 20% off coupon and I was once again not disappointment. This iron, to me, is exactly the same as the Smooth+ but fit my wish list of having the smaller plate size. The only small difference I notice between to two irons is that the Style+ doesn't close quite as snug as the Smooth+ so this results in having to apply a little more pressure. But, for me this is not a big deal since it is more important to have found the plate size I needed in an iron that does not snag my fragile hair and leaves it smooth, straight and not looking lifeless. I have determined over the years that everyone's hair is unique and what works for some may not work for you but this iron is my new fave!

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Express Ion Style+

                    By Susie

                    from El Paso

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Heats Up Fast
                    • Multiple Settings

                    Cons

                    • Not Effective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                      I bought this because the express ion style was no longer in stock, and had been replaced with the express ion style+. The express ion style+ does not get a tight grasp on your hair, therefore leaving your hair to look puffy. The express ion style had a tight grasp leaving your hair with a very straight look. Come to find out the style+ does not have the silicone strips the ion style had. Wish they would bring the old one back.

                       
                      5.0

                      very please with this iron

                      By Anna

                      from Homestead, FL

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Creates Shine
                      • Glides Smoothly
                      • Heats Up Fast
                      • Multiple Settings
                      • Smooths Frizz

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Humid Conditions
                        • Straight Hair

                        Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                        the first time i used this flat iron, i cannot believe that i did my hair in less than 5 minutes! it really glides on smoothly... effortless! i have mid short hair and always wanted a very straight and shiny hair, and this iron did not disappoint me.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        No, would not buy again!!!!

                        By Peekaboo

                        from El Paso, Tx.

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Not Effective

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Paul Mitchell Express Ion Style+:

                            I purchased this product due to the fact that the express ion style had been discontinued when the express ion style+ came out. What a disappointment. In no way compares to the original in my opinion. Does not have the silicone strips on plates that the original flat iron had. After straightening my hair with the express ion style+ my hair was not as straight as with the original. Wish they would bring back the express ion style back. I returned it for a refund.

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