Hair curling irons are magical little wands that can turn straight hair curly in an instant, and simply add definition and perfection to natural curls. That’s why we went to Elmi, cofounder of Beauphoria, to get the pro’s advice on best irons type for your hair, and the expert techniques that will turn your hair into lasting perfect hair curls.
1. How do you choose the right hair curling iron?
Not all curling irons are not created equal, so if you want to keep your hair healthy, always choose the hair curlers tha have ceramic material. This is usually the first choice of all professionals hair stylists because they are the healthiest for your hair.
2. What’s the right temperature when we use the hair iron?
Your hair type should determine your heat setting, and choose a hair curling iron with variable heat settings. We recommend starting off at 180 degree first for fine or color treated hair. Our clients usually have this type of hair. If you have already thicker hair, you can go higher. Check how your hair responds to the heat and increase the temperature accordingly.
3. How do we use the curling iron to achieve certain hairstyles?
The barrel size you choose should be based on the look you want to achieve. If you want to create natural curls or waves, pick an iron that is one to two inches in diameter. If you want smaller hair curls, go for a .75 to one-inch thick iron. For korean looks, the technique is to hold the wand upside down.
4. What’s the favorite look in Jakarta right now?
Natural Wavy Look
5. How do we make the curl last longer in the humidity?
I may be biased! But it’s proven that our hair irons can make our customers’ curls very long lasting without using any foam or hair spray.
6. What is your favorite hair iron from Beauphoria right now?
Our 2-in-1 “Merry go Round” Hair Iron. It’s an automatic curling iron and hair straightener at the same time. The hair iron is made from ceramic, making your hair looks more shiny, and it has a 360 degree rotating function so it’s very easy to use and can save a lot of time.