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MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4''

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MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4''

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Skip the blow drying and get that amazing blowout look quickly and easily. Unlike other wet to dry irons that trap wet hair between two hot plates and boil the water in your hair, MAX WET TO DRY dries by whisking water out of the hair and safely venting it away. With 360% more straightening power, the innovative 2 - way rotation technology allows the barrel to rotate in the natural direction of hair without ever having to change hands or position. This maximizes the smoothing and polishing action of the rotating barrel.

MAX WET TO DRY's rotating barrel and floating plate straighten as they dry without creasing or crushing hair, effortlessly creating an amazing blowout look full of volume. The tourmaline ceramic barrel evenly distributes heat to help protect from damage while the ionic bristles reduce frizz and polish hair for vibrant shine. The MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron delivers maximum straightening results, while offering the ultimate styling versatility to create body, loose curls and beachy waves.

Key Features:
  • Heated Rotating Barrel
  • 2 - Way Rotation
  • Tourmaline Ceramic Floating Plate
  • 4 Heat Settings up to 425F
  • Ionic Bristles
  • Automatic Shut Off
  • Professional Swivel Cord
  • Accessories Included: Thermal Guard, Heat Mat, Removable Cool Tip

Towel dry your hair to absorb as much moisture as possible. Set the MAX WET TO DRY 2-Way Rotating Iron to rotate in the natural direction of your hair by double clicking the barrel to change rotation directions. When styling from wet hair to dry hair with MAX WET TO DRY, always begin by doing one pass to dry hair before styling. MAX WET TO DRY can also be used on dry hair by skipping the first pass for drying.

To straighten, close MAX WET TO DRY around a section of hair and glide slowly from root to ends. MAX WET TO DRY will perfectly smooth and polish hair for a straight and sleek style without crushing or creasing the hair.

To give hair an extra lift at the roots, close MAX WET TO DRY around a section of hair at the scalp and let the barrel rotate from root to tips for 3 to 5 seconds before gliding down through to the ends of your hair. For added volume, rotate the barrel in the opposite direction from tip to root to create a backcombing effect.

For soft curls and beachy waves, wrap a section of hair around the barrel from root to ends and close MAX WET TO DRY around the hair section and let the rotating barrel do all the work. Make sure to hold MAX WET TO DRY in place while closed around the hair section and do not pull through the hair. Let the barrel rotate for 3 to 5 seconds before opening the barrel and letting the curl drop.

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InStylerMAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4''
 
3.6

(based on 400 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (47)
  • Easy to use (42)
  • Effective (39)
  • Multiple settings (32)
  • Smooths frizz (31)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Time consuming (22)
  • Snags (21)
  • Not effective (20)
  • Complicated to use (19)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (29)
  • Frizzy hair (22)
  • Curly hair (21)
  • Normal hair (21)
  • Thick hair (21)
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    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (64), Survivalist / minimalist (41), Product junkie (27), Professional stylist (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (53), Straight hair (21), Very curly hair (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18), Yes (7)

Reviewed by 400 customers

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2.0

Nice product, but would not recommend for short hair

By Steph

from Marlton, NJ

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Quality
  • Heats Up Fast
  • Multiple Settings
  • Nice appearance
  • Smooths Frizz

Cons

  • Not Effective
  • Takes a long time to cool down
  • Time Consuming

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Long Hair

Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

I was excited to use this product as I have curly hair that I blow dry with a round brush and straighten with an iron each day to get straight results. I thought this would minimize the process but discovered instead that it was super time consuming and not ideal for shorter hair (mine is about shoulder length). I found that while it did straighten well after 2-3 pulls, it left my hair stick straight and with not much body. Maybe there's a learning curve here but that's not what I was looking for. Also it takes a very long time to cool down and remains quite hot for at least 15 minutes after unplugging. I would recommend this product for long hair and hair that is mostly dry. The name is a bit deceiving, in that the instructions explicitly state to use on dry hair only....

 
5.0

Very Good Product!

By Neighbor

from Southport, NC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Straight Hair
    • Thick Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

    Love this rotating hair iron! It replaces an Instyler I had for nearly 10 years and also loved. This one is easy to use, heats up quickly, has a heat protector feature that keeps your fingers & face from getting burned when the iron is close. Works well on damp hair too.
    Am very pleased with this and recommend it. Thank you!

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    if I could give it 0 stars, I totally would!!!

    By kellidee99

    from Memphis, TN.

    Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

    I bought the original InStyler quite a few years ago and I love love love it but I had to dry my hair first which with my thick long, straight but with hair as thick as mine is it's still got a bit of wave to it, hair that's extremely damaged from bleaching it constantly over many years because I dyed my hair every color you can imagine, even multiple different colors at one time like the "mermaid hair". And then I found this and thought AWESOME!!! So I went to Ulta and bought it. My hair was ready to be cleaned anyway so I took a bath and washed my hair then I tried this new InStyler on it and I was so disappointed and honestly quite angry, I towel dried my hair as much as possible I mean my hair was very damp and it didn't dry my hair at all plus it pulled my hair out as well as it didn't give it that beautiful straight silky smooth look that my older, actually original, model does!!!! I took it back to Ulta the next day and no, not in a million years even to my worst enemy, recommend this one!!!!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Returned it

    By dthurm

    from Augusta, GA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Smooths Frizz

    Cons

    • Snags hair
    • Time Consuming

    Best Uses

      Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

      I had very high hopes for this even though I had read mixed reviews. Took much longer to dry and style my hair with the Max Wet to Dry than it does with my blow dryer, round brush and flat iron. Like twice as long. It does give smooth, frizz free hair but I was looking for something that would save me time in the mornings

       
      5.0

      I have curly hair and this product is great

      By Curly

      from NM

      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

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

        Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

        Love this product

         
        5.0

        Best straightening tool for thick hair

        By Tab

        from Wisconsin

        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

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

          Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

          It took me less than ten minutes to get through all of my very thick hair. My hair was straight and frizz free for two whole days without having to touch up. I didn't use any product to set my style.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Bittersweet.

          By Amanda

          from Haverhill, MA

          Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

          What it comes down to is that it works great BUT it's cheaply made and mine is literally falling apart after not having it too long. I liked it a lot but I can't afford to buy a new one now that it's falling apart and difficult to use. Should be around drugstore pricing if it isn't going to last at all.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Pulled my hair out

          By Ann

          from Texas

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Damages Hair
            • Snags hair

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

            I bout this because I love my instyler. I travel quite a bit and was looking at a way to minimize my beauty routine. I tried it one and it started snagging my hair and ended up pulling it out. I took it back.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The look of a blow out in just a few minutes

            By VLB

            from Phoenix, AZ

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Creates Shine
            • Heats Up Fast
            • Multiple Settings
            • Smooths Frizz
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

              I have a disability with limits how long I can raise my arms...so I've not been able to do the blow outs my hairstyle requires. This instyler works great. I like the reverse feature so I can do both sides of my head without being a contortionist. However If your like the look of flat iron straighten hair... this won't do that. It does straighten and also curl. But also gives body (which you don't get with a flat iron). But since I like some body in my hair this is perfect. I suggest using it on almost dry hair, or spray your hair lightly with some water that's what I do.
              If you expect to dry wet hair with this.... be prepared do thin sections and take a lot of time

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Once you learn how to use it, it's pretty solid.

              By GlitterFly773

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Creates Shine
              • Heats Up Fast
              • Lightweight
              • Smooths Frizz

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Frizzy Hair
                • Long Hair
                • Straight Hair
                • Thin Hair

                Comments about InStyler MAX WET TO DRY 2 - Way Rotating Iron 1 1/4'':

                It took me a few times to learn how to use it, but once I did I was pretty impressed.

                PROS: It will dry damp hair, which cuts out the blow-drying step, it gives good shine and straightens my hair just as well as my CHI. It's also lightweight and gets hot enough to minimize excessive "going over" sections.

                CONS: The price. You can, however, find this for less $ at other places. I also still find it impossible to get the "amazing volume" they advertise and can't imagine how to use this as a curling iron. I just don't have the wrist action it must require, so it didn't deliver results for me there.

                Overall, a solid product that I'd recommend, but educate yourself before you drop the $. It's not recommended to dry soaking wet hair and work's best damp, partially air dried hair. It's also not easy to get the big curls and waves they advertise, unless you're a professional. It is, however, GREAT as a straightener and gives amazing shine to my keratin-treated, medium length hair.

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