Monday, October 19, 2015

Tame that Mane, Flat Iron Experts

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Tame that Mane, Flat Iron Experts


Last year in 2014 I went to the beach with my family.  My kiddos and I, my brothers, sister and their fiances.  We had a nice ride down, stopped for dinner, check into our hotel room and then hit the beach.
The first hour at the beach was great!  My kiddos and I made sand castles, tossed around a beach ball and grabbed a slice of pizza.  It was only after I went into the ocean that things started to get bad.
I came out with a wet mop of hair.  I have super thick hair so when I say mop I really mean it, there is no taming salt watered wet hair.  Again though besides my hair being ultra heavy this was fine.  The issues began when my hair started to dry.  It started or with some weird little fly-aways.  My brother made the comment I was starting to look like a lion.  Fast forward and hour later and my hair looked as if I stuck my finger into an outlet.  My siblings nicknamed it my witch hair!!  The little brats, now whenever I am having a bad hair day they joking say "Please don't bust out the witch hair."
It was funny and I am always one for a good joke even if it is on my behalf.  The truth is though my hair is wild!  It is thick, wavy and unruly.   
Going to a salon is always fun since it takes me at least an hour more than anyone else.  I need top of the line products to keep my hair under control.

There are also a few rules I follow:
1) Never sleep with wet hair.  
2) Use only a comb or pick when my hair is wet.
3) Short layers are a big NO NO for me.
4) Don't buy cheap tools or products, they don't work

I have a curler that finally works in my hair and I have my beloved straight iron.  Here is the thing, it gets boring!  I either have full on curls or super straight hair!  I wanted a happy middle.  I wanted cute flips, a sassy blow out look and yes even some adorable turned in bangs!!
So to the internet I went in hope of finding a tool that could give me this happy medium. Then I found it:

BaByliss Pro Nano Titanium and Ceramic Curved Plate Iron / Deep Curve Styler: 



Babyliss Deep Curve Styler lets you create natural waves, curls and flips in just seconds! 
Now I do have a natural wave to my hair.  The thing is it looks more link "kinks" then it does waves.  And they are all going into different directions.  I want something that looks posh and neat.

The BaByliss gives me just that with its Nano Titanium.  Nano Titanium  is an exception conductor of heat. It maintains stability in ultra-high temperatures and emits negative ions in their most beneficial form for faster straightening and locks in the hair's own natural moisture.  Also the Nano Titanium helps to destroy bacteria!
Okay so yes that was a lot of big works.  Basically it uses heat to make hair behave.  Since it helps to lock in natural moisture you aren't ruining your hair.  And it helps to destroy any bacteria or fungi that may be on your lovely locks.
 And the ceramic technology allows the plates to distribute heat evenly on hair.  So you wont have a weird kink in the middle of your strands.


What makes this stand out for other straighteners is the curved plate.  Instead of just straight on hair you can use this to give yourself natural looking waves.  You can even give the bottom of you hair a cute inward or outward flip.  Also I love that I can give myself super lose curls.  I have a curler that gives me tight spiral curls.  I love that I can do loser more flowing curls with the BaByliss Nano Titanium styler.
Okay so instead of talking about my waves flips and curls, I will just show you!
Now I want to warn you, me and a new hair product is like a kid in a candy shop.  You will get one before photo, but several afters.  I couldn't stop trying new looks
BEFORE - This is my wearing my flat straight hair.

AFTERS
Slight curl to the bottom of my hair.  I did this by going straight down and then at the end wrapping my hair slightly around the back of the styler.

Middle of the hair loose curls.  Same technique as the first time, I just started to wrap around the iron a littler sooner.

Flips.  This was fun!  All I did was as I was going down my hair kind of turned the iron to the side so that I was pulling toward the back of my head instead of to my feet.  It gave it a cute messy look


Full on waves!!  I started to turn the iron right from the start.  It resulted in curls starting near my scalp.  I then used my fingers to brush them out and give it just a wavy look. 

These are only a few styles I discovered on my first day of use!  I can't wait to see all the fun things I can do with my hair :)

And if you are wondering where that shine came from I used the Thermal Shine spray from Flat Iron Experts .
The shine is only one of the many benefits!
It helps to eliminates frizz, softens and polishes hair without build up.  The spray is super light weight and never lets my hair feeling greasy.

29 comments:

  1. I have naturally straight hair, so this isn't for me. However, I have a friend who is always on the lookout for a better flat iron. I'll have to send this to her. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    1. This works on straight hair too. It would be a cute way to add waves and flips :)

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  2. I have naturally curly hair that I flat iron...every day. I need a good flat iron in my life.

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  3. I think a great flat iron is a perfect too for any woman with medium or long hair. I don't have very unruly hair but I get a lot of use out of my flat iron to help tame the thickness and add smooth shine.

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  4. I wish my hair would curl! It is flat as can be and curl never stays in it. You hair looks awesome! I have a few friends that have VERY curly hair I bet she would love this.

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  5. That is a great look. I need to look into this! I love straightening my hair. I never tried curling my hair before!!

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  6. Your hair looks great! I bought a flat iron from flat iron experts a few years ago and still use it all the time.

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  7. A good flat iron is hard to find! I'll have to check this one out!

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  8. Sounds like a cool flat iron.. I want a flat iron to straighten and curl my hair.

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  9. My hubby got me a flat iron for Christmas last year (I asked for it), and I am really pleased with how well it works! Flat irons make awesome gifts.

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  10. You have a gorgeous hair and love the curls! I don't use flat iron much but I love t use it on special occasions.

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  11. This looks like a wonderful product to use when you want to flatten out your hair. Thank you for telling us about this neat product. You look nice in those pictures.

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  12. I love Flat Iron! They have some amazing products. I actually own a couple myself. I love the way your hair turned out. It looks great!

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  13. My hair was always in a pony tail back then because my hair was thick and naturally wavy. Using a flat iron easily tames the curls.

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  14. I love the curls and the waves. I have a straight hair and I've been wanting to learn how to curl it using a flat iron. :)

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  15. The Babyliss Deep Curve Styler would be perfect for my Daughter. She loves to do different styles with her hair. This would be a great Christmas gift.

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  16. Your curly hair looks very nice. I like that.

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  17. I have straight hair and have the hardest time holding a curl. I wish I had some volume or something!

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  18. You have such gorgeous hair either way. But I totally need this, my hair is terrible so I need a good flat iron! - Jeanine

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  19. Oh I love all of these looks! My hair is so heavy and curls are typically weighed down. I wonder if something like this would work better for me.

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  20. I will never sleep with wet hair. Has always been a good habit of mine. I don't even wash my hair at night.

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  21. I had a flat iron and loved it. I haven't used for a long time now though.

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  22. How come you don't sleep with wet hair? Does it break it? Cause I always sleep with wet hair, like, always. I hope it's not bad. Lol. I should start using my curling iron more, I miss having pretty hair.

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  23. I usually straighten my not curly not straight hair. Great tips on the flat iron to make curls too!

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  24. I don't use a flat iron much as used to, but this this sounds like a wonderful flat iron. Great review!

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  25. My hair doesn't stay in curls! I love how the curls look on you!

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  26. My hair is so hard to tame. I've been looking for a good flat iron for a long time

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  27. Cheap products make cheap results so I don't really buy them anymore. I've tested too much and always get the same thing. LOL. Anyway, this hair ironing thing looks something of great quality. I'll look into this. :)

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  28. Oooooooo I need to get better at using my flat iron!!! The thing has so much potential to make my hair loom fabulous

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