It came in a gorgeous box with a magnetic lid, perfect for safe storage. There were a range of colours to choose from so of course I chose hot pink, although I have to admit it makes it look a lot cheaper then what it would do if it were black, and it had a couple of black marks on it from the packaging.
This straightener has 1 inch plates & rounded edges, perfect for the average sized curl. The actual plates are made from titanium which is more gentler on the hair & means it will help control frizz by producing negative irons, it is also designed to glide through the hair without pulling on it. My hair doesn't go too frizzy but usually if I tried to curl with a straightener I could never get it too smooth, which I have no problems with this, even for straightening my hair.
This heats in around 30 seconds to 440 Fahrenheit (220 Celsius) which is extremely hot so make sure to apply heat protector products beforehand to avoid damage.
|I also bought a stand to hold it in while using but it still gets really hot while the iron is in it, better then burning your counter!|
Honestly when I need to buy a new straightener, I would probably go with GHD's especially if I want to feel "luxurious" while doing my hair. So I wouldn't pay full price for the Herstyler Titanium but it is a good buy if you see it on sale. I've had a look on the website, and I don't think it comes in other colours,so it must have been a special deal that Ozsale were doing.
|It didn't turn out exactly how I wanted, but messy curls achieved with this straightener from this post.|
This is $250 through Herstyler's website which is actually slightly cheaper than GHD. You can also buy the holder for $35 but once again mine was on special so I got it for $11 which I probably wouldn't pay more than that!
What is your favourite straightening iron?
Not a sponsored review, product was bought with my own money & this review is 100% my honest opinion.