Curling Wand VS Curling Iron.

Monday, August 01, 2011

Hey guys, today, I was debating on which curler to buy...a wand, or an iron?

So, what's the difference?

Curling Wands are better for thicker hair, and you can curl you're hair with many different styles. Plus, you can get burned a lot easier with curling wands :( But, wands usually work a lot better on many types of hair.

Curling Irons are a lot more popular. They are a lot safer, and cheaper. Plus, they work on all kinds of hair! (That is why it is so popular)
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So, which one should I buy?

The most important thing to know is what kind of curl you're looking to create. That will help you narrow down which type of iron will give you the results you want.
  • A skinny curling iron will give you tight, small curls
  • A thick iron will produce large, bouncy curls
  • A double/triple-barrel iron will give hair waves

The diameter of the barrel determines the size of the curl. Barrel size ranges from 1/2 inch to 2 inches.
different sizes of curling ironsSmall barrel diameters (1/2-3/4 inches) are best if you have very short hair or if you wish to create a tight spiral curl.

Medium width barrels (1 inch) allow for maximum versatility. Ideal for short to long hair, this mid-range diameter is perfect for creating a spiral curl on medium to long hair and a nice, lasting curl on shorter hair.

Large barrels (up to 2 inches) will create a loose wave on long hair. They also work nicely to give a gentle curve to the ends of a medium length bob. And can be used on short hair to add volume and create a large, "barrel rolls" which can then be separated by running fingers through the hair with a wax or putty product.

so, what are you going to buy?

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  1. cool, but i don't like curly hair

  2. I love curly hair and I have my own curling Iron. It's a 1 inch one because I have madium hair :)

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  4. It's Cool I Love curly hair

  5. i think you should buy curly iron...........

  6. I like the look of wands more, but curling irons are great too: I guess its just what you can afford and how you want your hair to look.!!!!!!