Your Guide To Picking The Right Curling Iron Size
Doing your own hair can be a chore and shopping for the one mystical curling iron that will do it all seems more stressful than last minute gift shopping for that distant cousin you never see. Follow our comprehensive guide to find your new curling iron BFF.
2-Inch Curling Iron: Loose & Bumped
Fake it til you make it. A 2-inch curling iron will give you a subtle bend at the ends, making it look like just walked out of your favorite blowdry bar.
1 1/2-Inch Curling Iron: Volume & Bouncy
Got long heavy hair? For those perfectly loose waves pick up a 1 1/2 inch curling iron. This size allows you to create a full curl without it being too tight.
1-Inch Curling Iron: Curly & Beachy
The incredibly versatile 1-inch curling iron can create a number of different curl patterns. Depending on how you hold the iron or how you wrap your hair, the resulting waves can be polished to loose and beachy.
3/4-Inch Curling Iron: Textured & Spiraled
For a vintage glam look reach for a 3/4-inch curling iron. This barrel creates small ringlets, making it ideal for re-creating those vintage styles.