Giveaways and Reviews

Flat Iron Experts

Canadians, if you’ve been searching for a great online source for flat irons and other styling tools, Flat Iron Experts is a Vancouver based site full of the products you’re looking for.  US residents can order from Flat Iron Experts as well (and will probably get a better deal shopping over the border too since all prices are in Canadian dollars).  Full shipping information is available on the site here.

Since Flat Iron Experts obviously have the know-how when it comes to Flat Irons, I wanted to check out what other products they have.  I was happy to see that Flat Iron Experts also carries Professional Hot Rollers, something I’ve wanted to get for myself for awhile now.

After looking around the site for awhile, I decided on the Babyliss Professional Electric Ceramic Ionic Hairsetter (now that’s a mouthful!) to review.

I don’t claim to understand how negative ions work when it comes to hair care, but I know that my hair stylist was all excited trying to explain it to me (lol!) so I know they’re a good thing.  The ceramic infused rollers are better for your hair – creating healthy shine and less damage.

The hairsetter comes with 30 rollers (8 jumbo, 8 large, 8 medium and 6 small) and can save space with it’s unique stand.  The lid opens in a vertical split which also helps save space (you don’t have to accommodate for the lid on your countertop).  The hairsetter also comes with 15 butterfly clips and a storage pouch to keep them in, so you have everything you need to style your hair right away.

After reading the instructions included, I plugged it in to heat up.  The instructions don’t give a time frame for the rollers to be fully heated so I used them after 5 minutes or so.

After about 10 minutes, as I was rolling my hair, the remaining rollers were nice and hot so I’d suggest waiting at least 10 minutes for the rollers to heat up before starting.

I used mostly the jumbo and large rollers because I have long hair, and the butterfly clips fit over them perfectly.  The result was a nice loose curl that could be worn down or put up in a loose clip.  Next time I curl my hair using the Babyliss Hairsetter, I’ll do three things differently: 1) I’ll let the curlers heat up for at least 10 minutes, 2) I’ll use a product specifically for holding the curl in my hair, like Bed Head Tigi Foxy Extreme Curl Mousse, and I’ll try using more of the medium rollers to get a tighter curl.  With any hair care products, it’s all about experimentation until you get the right look!

To enter, visit Flat Iron Experts and leave me a comment here telling me what other item you saw on the site that caught your eye.

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This giveaway will end on September 27th at 9PM CT . Giveaway is open to Canadian and US addresses.