We all like products for our hair that actually work, right? I had the opportunity to try out a couple of products for my hair: Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Curling Iron 1″ and the Bead Head 1/2″ Mini Crimper.
Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Curling Iron
Forget your everyday curling iron. Hot Tools Rainbow Gold curling irons with sleek multicolored gold styling barrels keep the heat steady,
the curls and waves long lasting, the hair smooth and frizz free. Every iron’s rainbow finish is unique just like your style.
These irons are equipped with Pulse Technology for Gets Hot…Stays Hot performance with fast heat up and instant heat recovery –up to 430F.
They maintain maximum heat, curl after curl. Other features include a rheostat control dial with variable heat settings, and one-year warranty.
How well does it work?
I really like this curling iron. It has great heat, which means it will makes good curls. I like that the handle stays cool, so I don’t burn myself. I have to admit, I do love the rainbow colors, too 😉 Hot Tools is one of the most revered, professional brands out there, and is trusted by hair salons everywhere. For this reason, I, too, put my trust into them. This curling iron has not steered me wrong, either. It has not damaged my hair in any way, and it still looks great, even though I use product in my hair. An extra long cord allows me to move around and not be stuck in one spot. This is important to me because I am a multi-tasker.
Bed Head Mini Crimper
The Bed Head 1/2″ Purple Haze Mini Ceramic Crimper is a Style Intervention to Power Your Hair. Ceramic Technology for frizz-free styles with massive shine. It offers high heat up to 400°, rapid heat recovery, 30 second fast heat-up, on/off switch, “On” indicator light, dual voltage as well as a BONUS heat-resistant drawstring storage pouch.
My initial thought was “Woohooo!” Growing up, I had a crimper, and I used it religiously. That’s what we did back in the 80’s and 90’s. I am not ashamed to admit that I miss it so very much! So, when I had the opportunity to test this bad boy out, I jumped on it! The first thing I noticed is the small size. This is great because it won’t take up the entire counter space. I don’t have a lot of counter space to spare, so that was a definite plus! It was quick to heat up, meaning I didn’t have sit and wait and wait and wait…. The fact that it’s purple was a bonus, as I love purple 🙂 Now for the nitty gritty.. did it really crimp my hair? Holy cow, yes it did! Now, it was different than the crimp that I grew up with. This one was small, tight crimps. It worked like a dream, and I never had to go over one spot twice. This is going to stay in my arsenal of hair tools forever!
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