Kink Makes a Comeback!Crimping irons offer a fun way to create unique textured effects for a variety of hairstyles. Aside from the totally 80’s weekend retro party, crimp is back in style with a variety of sizes, tightnesses and applications. Look for fun updos, braids and pony’s using a crimp-textured base. Also consider a mixed texture in down and half-up looks or at the root of fine or thin hair to give lift where needed for fuller-looking styles.
Crimping Iron Options
Conair Straight n Waves 3-in-1 Specialty Styler $25.99
Create three different looks easily with one styler using Conair Straight n Waves 3-in-1 Styler. This styler features three easy to change plates, so you can straighten, crimp, or wave hair. One and a half inch flat plates straighten and provide shine while micro crimp plates provide texture and deep wave plates give hair body and natural looking waves.
Gold 'N Hot 2" Professional Gold-Tone Crimping Iron $30.00
Gold 'N Hot 2" Professional Gold-Tone Crimping Iron easily crimps large sections of hair with silky, shiny results. Crimps any type of hair with temperatures that go up to 430F. This iron features gold-tone 2-inch crimping plates and finger rests for two-handed styling. Get volume and a fun, funky style quickly and easily!
Conair Infiniti You Crimp or Straight Styling Iron $49.99
Create two styles using one tool with the flip of a switch with Conair Infiniti You Crimp or Straight Styling Iron. This iron transforms from straight plates for a smooth, sleek look to crimp plates for a fun, edgy look. Crimp your whole head or mix it up by crimping and straightening random sections. Tourmaline ceramic technology helps eliminate static and reduces frizz, so hair remains healthy and shiny. Ultra high heat and 30-second instant heat up ensures you can style any hair type quickly and easily. Everything you need for a variety of styles is available with this 2-in-1 styling tool!
Gold 'N Hot 1" Ceramic Crimping Iron $40.00
Gold 'N Hot 1" Ceramic Crimping Iron features variable temperature control and 1" crimping plates for adding volume at the root, or creating a fun new style. Quick 60 second heat up and temperature range up to 430F creates the style you desire quickly and easily. It features an easy access, rheostat temperature control as well as finger rests for comfortable styling.
HAI Kink Crimp Iron $49.99
HAI Kink Crimp Iron has plates with the perfect pitch angle to crimp, texturize, volumize and crimp. Ceramic plates infused with tourmaline create negative ion generation to conquer frizz and capture moisture for healthy styling. Ceramic Tourmaline infused plates measure 7/8-inches wide by 3.5 inches long. This iron also features an advanced ceramic heater for ultra fast, constant heat preset temperature of 370F. Far-infrared rays reduce heat damage and capture moisture for healthy styling.
Hot Tools Professional Crimper $45.95
Hot Tools Professional Crimper will create sexy, full head styles or eye catching accent crimps in seconds. Extra hold, constant high heat means all crimps are formed at the same temperature, providing long lasting style. Features pulse technology with 220 watts of power for fast heat-up and instant heat recovery. Separate heating system for each plate with variable overall temperature reaches up to 430 F. The 2-inch plates are designed for all hair lengths and the spring loaded locking ring allows the iron to be stored with plates closed.
Wigo 5304 4-in-1 Convertible Flat Iron $41.95
Flat iron plates for straightening and three crimping plates: narrow, medium and Deep waving.Plates change easily - slide out to remove, slide in to replace. Separate heating systems for each plate provide superior performance using 190 watts with extra-hot temperatures. Comes with worldwide dual voltage and removable comb teeth.
Enzo Milano Estratto 3 Hair Crimper $179.99
The Enzo Estratto 3 stays true to the Enzo Milano bloodline of tools. Without a doubt the Estratto 3 will spark your creativity. Designed for professional use and inspired by texture, this unique crimper combines 3 distinct but different looks all into one tool. The interchangeable ceramic tourmaline coated plates include; the classic triangular crimper, a soft waver, as well as its most innovative sqaure. The plates can help achieve any type of abstract texture or soft vintage crimps that you have been searching for.
Looking to put a little kink in your hair? Consider one of these sources for a variety of crimping irons.
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