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You Big Waves

Conair

You Big Waves

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Item 2265174

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Conair's You Big Waves tapered barrel goes from 1-3/4" to 1". Plus, it includes a bonus interchangeable conical barrel, which goes from 1 1/4" to 3/4".

Key Features:

  • Silicone strips for non-slip grip and shine - an Ulta exclusive feature
  • Instant style with no clamp - simply wrap
  • Fast and easy, with no kinks
  • 400 F for instant results
  • Tourmaline Ceramic technology makes your hair frizz-free
  • Clamp-free curling puts less stress on hair and reduces damage
  • Heats up in 30 seconds
  • Auto off
  • 3-finger heat-resistant glove included
  • Limited five-year warranty


(Model # CB1273S)



 

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ConairYou Big Waves
 
3.9

(based on 54 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (21)
  • Easy to use (21)
  • Heats up fast (21)
  • Effective (18)
  • Multiple settings (18)

Cons

  • Snags (7)
  • Difficult to use (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (18)
  • Long hair (16)
  • Thick hair (14)
  • Straight hair (12)
  • Keep in the bathroom (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (17), Beauty conscious (15), Brand buyer (6), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (25)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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5.0

Great Curls Given

By Michele

from San Antonio

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Curls lasted all day!
  • Heats Up Fast
  • Multiple Settings
  • Versatile
  • Works Great

Cons

  • Glove is left hand; good for righty's! Not lefty

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Humid Conditions
  • Thick Hair

Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

After working with the wand, I was able to quickly curl all of my hair. The curls lasted until the next day!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Creates so much Frizz

By Amanda D

from Austin

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Multiple Settings

Cons

  • Bulky
  • Snags hair

Best Uses

    Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

    Had to get this wand because the one I wanted at the time was sold out at my Ulta store. Wish I would've saved my money and just waited to order a better one online. The curls were so Frizzy! You either get tiny ringlets or barely any curl .. and I had been using a different wand for years the same way with no issue! Just wanted to be sure and help others out who might be buying... save your money and pass on this one.

     
    5.0

    LOVE IT!!!

    By Dannie

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

        I love this wand, I read comments of hair snagging. but hasnt happen to me. I love that is has two sizes and heats up really quick

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Worked Great while it worked... broke after exactly 1 year

        By Andrea

        from Kansas City

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • not easy to switch curling wands...broke

        Best Uses

        • Straight Hair
        • Thick Hair

        Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

        I loved this curling wand until it broke. It broke due to one of the prongs bending. Since my wand was purchased over a year ago, they would not exchange the product. I think if i were to purchase again, i might just go with one size so it lasts longer.

         
        5.0

        Love Love LOVE

        By K.C

        from Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Snags hair

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

        I have long thick curly hair. This wand heats up high enough that my curls stay all through the night with little to no hairspray. I'm impressed to say the least. Only negative thing I have is the rubber on the wand will snag your hair if you're not careful when removing. But doesn't happen enough to be an issue. Bought a second one as a gift, highly recommend and great for the price!!

         
        5.0

        Love it !

        By Jpadron

        from Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Long Hair
          • Straight Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

          I love this curling wand! It works great, gets the job done and my hair looks great throughout the day !

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Perfect!

          By Stephanie

          from Tarpon springs, FL

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Snags hair

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

          Works wonders for me! My hair is naturally very fine and thin and hair is usually very flat to my scalp which is an unflattering look for me. I bought this to get some waves of movement going through my hair and give some volume. Definitely did it's job! :) my only complaint would be that the rubber lining in the middle sort of caught my hair when taking the wand out of the curl so I just had to be careful

           
          4.0

          Wish it had temperature control

          By Tricia

          from Olathe KS

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Limited Settings

          Best Uses

          • Long Hair
          • Straight Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

          I like the big curls it creates but it runs a bit hotter than I'd like.

           
          4.0

          I would buy again

          By Crystal

          from Pittsburgh

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

            Two different sized heads makes it easy to change style

             
            5.0

            Versatile!

            By Alex

            from California

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Conair You Big Waves:

              I love that there are two different sizes that you can switch out for different styles. Works great, heats up fast, curls last all day!

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              • Q:

                Will this iron work well for thin, long hair?
                Asked on 12/2/2015 by Bree

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you can use the You Big Waves on thin, long hair. Try starting at a lower heat setting for thin hair to help prevent damage to the hair.

                  Answered on 12/15/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
              • Q:

                What is the wattage of this item ?
                So I can purchase the correct voltage converter to use in the United Kingdom
                Asked on 8/25/2015 by Brit from UK

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This conical wand operates on an alternating Current (60 hertz) only. This
                  unit is designed to be operated at 120V AC.

                  Answered on 9/4/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
              • Q:

                Does this work well for short hair if you want just a loose curl and not a tight curl?
                Asked on 8/17/2015 by milly22

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The The tapered large barrel (1 3/4" to 1") on the You Big Waves conical wand is ideal for creating loose curls and waves. To get the loosest curl, wrap hair around the bottom of the conical wand where the barrel is the largest.

                  Answered on 8/24/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
              • Q:

                What type of curl will it make? I have hair down to my back, with a tiny bit of grown out layers, so it looks shorter if I bring my hair to the front. How long will it take to do my entire head? If I part my hair down the middle and curl my hair away from my face will it look like the style everyone is going for now a days?
                Asked on 2/3/2015 by Lora from Maine, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Conair You Big Waves will create soft/loose waves, as it has a pretty large barrel size. The bonus attachment barrel will give your hair loose curls, since it is a bit smaller than the other barrel. Depending on the thickness of your hair, it should take about 15-20 minutes to do your whole head of hair. You can definitely curl your hair away from your face to create voluminous curls.

                  Answered on 2/4/2015 by Brand Expert from Conair
              • Q:

                Will this work abroad in Europe with a plug adapter? The Conair website says everything will work abroad with just a plug adapter, but I've seen other reviews say it doesn't work on the same voltage. I love it and want to bring it with me!
                Asked on 1/5/2015 by hjs

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  You do not need a voltage converter to use your curling iron abroad. However, you may need an adapter to make sure your curling iron plug fits in the foreign wall outlet. These adapters may be purchased at airports, luggage and travel stores. Many hotels are providing adapters to guests upon request (check with the concierge at your hotel).

                  Answered on 1/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Are there variable heat settings?
                Asked on 8/17/2014 by Nichelle

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, this tool does feature variable heat settings. Please refer to these guidelines when setting the temperature for styling:

                  Low 285ºF - Delicate, thin, easy-to-curl hair
                  Medium 310ºF - Average-to-thick or treated hair
                  Med-High 330ºF - Thick or wavy hair
                  High/Max 360ºF–400ºF - Hard-to-curl hair

                  Answered on 8/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                How many inches is the widest part of the barrel?
                Asked on 4/21/2014 by deedee

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Conair You Big Waves' tapered barrel goes from 1" to 1-3/4", and this tool includes a bonus interchangeable conical barrel! The second tapered barrel goes from 3/4" to 1-1/4".

                  Answered on 4/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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