12 Best Hot Styling Tools
Looking to make wavy hair straight or straight hair wavy? Pick up (not by the hot end, please) one of these flat irons, hot roller sets and more
And when you style your hair with these essential tools you expect them to make your job easier, right? Well, that's why we've rounded up the best of the best straighteners, curling irons, blow-dryers, rollers, etc. according to our readers.
See which hot styling tools to invest in now.
Once you've discovered the new tools you must have, pair them with these nifty 101 guides to blowing out, curling and straightening your hair, and you'll get salon-worthy results every time you style.
To boot, here are some hair care tips to help you maintain healthy hair no matter how many times you manipulate your God-given texture with heat.
Tip 1: Use quality shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. (Take this quiz to find the best duo for you.)
Tip 2: Use a deep conditioner like Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring Treatment, $31, or Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Deeeeep Conditioner, $4.49, once or twice a month -- especially if you straighten your hair on the regular.
Tip 3: Use a heat-protecting hair serum such as Sally Hershberger Go With the Blow, $12.99, before and after blow-drying.
Tip 4: If you are going to use a flat iron, let hair air dry the night before or use the lowest setting on your blow-dryer if you didn't plan ahead.
Tip 5: When you straighten your hair, select the lowest temperature possible that will still give you the straightening effect you desire, so you don't fry your strands.
And now for that sizzling list of the best hot styling tools ...
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