Why people love it


  • Amazing steam operation 
  • Expect beautiful hair 
  • Works really well 


Besides the steam action on this 1” tourmaline ceramic flat iron, users report incredible customer service. It features automatic shut-off and retails at a good price. 

Some users report difficulties getting this hair straightener as hot as they want. 


While not the speediest flat iron when it comes to heating up, it usually gets there in a minute. But, and this is a big but for some users, you only have a choice of 350ºF or 450ºF. That’s average and boiling. And, we do mean boiling; this features steam operations (though it’s cold conditioning steam) to keep your hair shiny and moisturized. It's easily the best hair straightener for steam ironing.

It’s also a dual voltage machine so you can take it overseas (in its travel case) and it also has an automatic shut off. The removable water tank and water dropper make it easy to refill and there’s also a heat-resistant rubber handle. Those with really thick or coarse hair report amazing results and, given the price, it may just spur on a bit more competition in the steam category.


Heating speed: 60 seconds

Temperature and controls: You get a choice of 350ºF or 450ºF and nothing in between. They are good temperatures, mind you, but you don’t have a lot of control.

Plates: Tourmaline ceramic

Size: 1”

Shut-off: Automatic

Voltage: Dual

Price: You’ll pay about $37 which is a fair price - neither too high nor too low. 

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