|Toni & Guy Infusion Straightener Normal RRP £79.99 Currently £39.99|
Since November I've been 'Curly Sue', I've enjoyed, yes, enjoyed getting my hair back to a curly thicker state. I think part of that has been not using heat on my hair frequently and of course no straightening or colouring *screams* It's been hard but it has been for the better. I did want to see though when I was contacted to review electrical tools how my hair would look, react and length check. I decided to review the Toni & Guy Infusion straightener.
Designed to protect your hair & colour with the Ceramic Tourmaline plates, its unique Colour Lock Technology is developed to enhance shine, smooth hair follicles and lock in colour as you style.
This Infusion Straightener heats up in seconds with variable digital temperature controls and a maximum temperature of 230C.
The 32mm ceramic tourmaline floating plates glide through the hair TONI&GUY Salon Tested Professional Performance guaranteed, with a 3m salon length cord for ultimate styling freedom and 2 year warranty. For your safety this Straightener will auto shut off after 60seconds, if you forget to turn it off because you are strutting down the Catwalk.
The side panel of the bottom plate you have your steam on / off - temperature dial - on light - on / off button. I have noticed on the few occasions of use that I have changed the temperature higher, I didn't find that good. As I have been using this at a certain heat setting.
The protect spray comes from the top plate, there is a switch to indicate if you want the spray to be in use or not but I do find you have hold it closed quite tight to get the spray to activate which can be a pain channelling my inner Arnold Schwarzenegger. You can here once it's released as you can hear the slight noise.
On the top you will find your product reservoir, the slide release and near the end the lock to keep your straighteners closed once not in use. With my nails being a little longer it's a little pain with the release, to get the reservoir back on, not sure why - maybe I was having a bad day as the first time use was perfect. ( See more about the product reservoir below )
|TONI&GUY Prep Heat Protection Mist 150ml £6.39 - sold separately|
I can tell the difference when I use no heat protected spray in my hair especially in the ends the most. The hair has a nice sheen to it, thicker and nicely manageable.
My hair has been growing nicely since it's cut in November, it was layered from jaw length / mid neck / shoulder length, it's near past shoulder length now, I think keeping it curly has helped. Straightening it out has of course let me see the length.
*This product was sent to me for consideration for a review. This does not sway my opinion. This is 100% my view and research is that of my own!