I know you want the best flat iron for your money. I mean, who can live without a flat iron these days? A flat iron is the goto tool of professionals and consumers alike. The myriad of options these days for flat irons is pretty overwhelming with a host of different options suited for a multitude of preferences and budgets. Whether you are looking for a workhorse appliance or your flat iron is used merely for occasional styling, one of the tools on this list will fit the bill for you. Check out the list of top 5 best flat irons for your money. The list of flat irons is in no particular order of preference.
FHI Heat 1″ Platform Flat Iron has floating, beveled ceramic plates with tourmaline and ionic technology to lock moisture into the hair and fight static. FHI’s Proprietary Nano-Fuzeion technology conditions and infuse shine. The adjustable temperature range spans from 140 degrees to 450 degrees.
The best part? its a 2 for 1 – get a mini iron included in the package. Great for travel or to work with shorter sections of hair. Buy FHI Heat 1″ Platform Flat Iron and Mini Turbo Hair Styling Iron Combo $79.99
Conair Infiniti Pro 1″ Tourmaline Ceramic Flat iron allows you to turn up the heat to 455 degrees and eliminate frizz with this inexpensive powerhouse tool. Ceramic Plates with Tourmaline keep the static at bay. Heats up in 15 seconds and also has an auto-off safety feature. Buy Conair Infiniti Pro 1 inch Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron $39.99
The Babyliss Pro Nano Titanium Flat Iron 1.75″ is a workhorse. Let me just say upfront that I love Babyliss Pro. I am big fan and have a host of their products in my styling arsenal. This is one of those products I own. I actually own about 5 Flat irons and this one is my favorite. These titanium plates heat up really fast and heat the hair evenly providing a really smooth result and its easy to clean. The iron itself stays cool and has a digital temperature control and ionic technology. Buy Babyliss Pro Nano Titanium Flat Iron 1.75″ $108.00
The Solano Sleekheat 450 Flat Iron puts in you in charge with variable temperature controls up to 450 degrees and has ceramic plates with Tourmaline coating to create shine in the hair. Features ionic generator and far infrared heat to minimize flyaways, encourage moisture retention and reduce static electricity. This is a professional grade appliance. Buy Solano Solano Sleekheat 450 Flat Iron $199.00
Thairapy Wet or Dry Flat Iron allows you to skip a step and eliminate the need to blowdry and save your hair from additional exposure to heat minimizing potential damage. This heats up super fast and has steam vents on the sides to allow for optimal heat flow. You can straighten and curl your damp hair straight away after towel drying. Using a thermal protectant is optional with this tool. I personally always would opt to use one. Buy Thairapy Wet or Dry Flat Iron $250.99
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