What Is The Best Hair Straighteners In South Africa

What is Hair Straightener?

Hair straightening is a hair styling technique used since the 1890s involving the flattening and straightening of hair in order to give it a smooth, streamlined, and sleek appearance.

It became very popular during the 1950s among black males and females of all races.

What Is The Best Hair Straighteners In South Africa?

Runner-up best hair straightener

Once you’ve had your hair straightened at a salon with the Lightning Titanium iron, you’ll definitely want to buy your own. This iron really makes hair silkier, shinier, glossier, and healthier than other straighteners.

It uses the latest metal ceramic heater technology to supply consistent heat across the plates and limit heat damage.

The 25mm titanium floating plates have variable heat up to 230˚C and there’s super-fast heat-up and recovery.

Best hair straightener for frizzy hair

This professional straightening iron features ceramic and ionic 3D floating plates that are longer and wider than most, so styling is easy and fast.

Dual-function technology and a rounded body edge make it easy to straighten and create flips, curls, twists, and spirals.

The ceramic heat is gentle but has instant heat up to 235°C and temperature recovery. Even the frizziest hair is left straight, shiny, and smooth with just one pass.

Best hair straightener for thick hair

This professional hair straightener is excellent value for quality. It combines ion technology with titanium plates so you can achieve smooth, shiny hair without heat damage – even if you have the thickest hair.

The iron heats quickly (up to 230°C) and has temperature recovery to ensure your hair is straightened quickly and effortlessly. This hair straightener really brings life and shine back to the thickest, dullest, matted hair.

Best hair straightener for thick, frizzy hair

The Silver Bullet Glide Ceramic Iron glides through even the thickest, frizziest hair to leave smooth, silky locks. It heats up quickly, is lightweight, and doesn’t snag.

The sleek matte black design has an LED display across the body. Like a runway of lights, as the iron heats up, more lights are illuminated, making it easy to see when the iron has reached its set temperature. The heat settings range from 180 to 230°C to suit all hair types.

Best hair straightener for fly-away hair

This iron from Italian brand Gamma Più is ideal for hair that’s prone to static and fly-aways. The anti-static rainbow finish eliminates the fly-away effect and significantly reduces frizz. Even the dullest hair is left shiny, smooth, and static-free.

Floating plates deliver the most efficient method of hair contact, limiting the number of passes and protecting hair from additional heat. Hair doesn’t get snagged or pulled in the silky plates.

Which straightener is best and long-lasting?

Our Top Picks

  • Best Overall – PHILIPS Bhs378/10 Kerashine Straightener.
  • Best Budget – SYSKA HS6810 Hair Straightener.
  • Best Regulated Movement – PHILIPS BHS397/40 Kerashine Titanium Straightener.

Which straightener does not damage hair?

Infrared straighteners are the gentlest way to heat your hair, so if you want to cut down on damage, we recommend a fast-acting infrared straightener—like Bio Ionic’s 10X Pro Styling Iron.

The straightener uses infrared heat, which heats hair from the inside out rather than the outside in.

What hair straighteners do hairdressers use?

The Best Hair Straighteners, According to Professional Stylists

  • GHDPlatinum+ Styler – 1″ Flat Iron.
  • DysonCorrale Hair Straightener / Styler.
  • T3Lucea 1.5″ Professional Flat Iron.
  • BaBylissPRONano Titanium Prima Styling Iron.
  • NuMeMegastar Flat Iron.
  • AmikaThe Conductor 1 Inch Precision Germanium Flat Iron.

How long do straighteners last?

2-3 years

‘Straightening irons normally need to be replaced every 2-3 years,’ the Pierre Haddad stylist admits. ‘Store yours in a heatproof zip-up case for maximum use.