Hair Tool Guides

Choose a tool category below to learn its key features, or keep scrolling for our top three tech-related tips.

Tip 1: Materials Make a Difference

Get the style you want (and keep your hair healthy!) by making sure the material is right for your hair type.


Natural clay hardened
by heat.

  • Styles with low level heat
  • Preserves shine
  • Heats evenly
    Best for
  • Fine or delicate hair types


Finely ground gemstone infused in a tool or its plates.

  • Eliminates frizz
  • Helps promote shine
  • Reduces drying time
    Best for
  • All hair types


Strong, lightweight metal that conducts high heat.

  • Heats up the fastest
  • Styles without hot spots
  • Most durable of all materials
    Best for
  • Thicker, coarser hair

Tip 2: Look for Ions

Ionic tools generate negative ions, which break apart water molecules and eliminate static.

The Breakdown

  • Ionic hair dryers speed up drying times and eliminate frizz
  • Ionic flat irons keep the hair cuticle smooth for a sleek look

Need To Know
Can't decide between a ceramic, tourmaline or titanium hair tool? All three materials are ionic, so you can rock a confident look no matter what your hair type.

Tip 3: Invest in Dual Voltage

Traveling abroad? Invest in a dual voltage tool so that it’ll work wherever your wanderlust takes you.

The Breakdown

  • The U.S. and a few other countries use a voltage range of 110-127V
  • Most countries use a range of 220-240V
  • Dual voltage tools have a range of 110-240v

Need To Know
Dual voltage tools need an adapter to plug into an outlet. Single voltage tools can work, but need an adapter AND converter. Get a dual voltage to be safe!