When Irresistible Me contacted me to ask if I wanted to review something from their website I was in awe. It was the perfect opportunity to for me to try out something I’ve been wanting to try out for so long. Although, I was just looking for your average clip-less curling wand. I never expected to end up with this beast.
The reason I was looking for a clip-less curling wand was because it’s one of the only hair curlers I haven’t tried. Among occasionally using a hair straightener to create curls, I’ve always been a big proponent for heat-less curls: rollers, pin curls, hair twists, sock curls, rag curls and my mother is always bring home those As Seen on TV kind of hair curlers (she swears by them). I’ve even had a perm in my quest for easy everyday curls.
But after all of that I’d heard that clipless curlers could be so much faster and easier than any of those types of curling. I was not disapointed.
Let’s talk stats for a moment. As previously mentioned this is a beast of a machine. The Sapphire 8 in 1 Curler comes with eight interchangeable barrels to create different kind of curls. The handle has a build in temperature gauge and the barrels can be heated up to 230 degrees Celsius (hooray for actually being able to manual convert the temperature to Celsius). Not to mention it has adjustable timers, comes with a carrying case and a heat resistant glove.
It has so many functions and barrels that I actually want to curl my hair using this, it’s just so damn interesting to play with!
I tried out every single one of the rods that came with this set. If I had to choose my favourite it would definitely be the bobbled rod. When I first saw it I assumed I would never need it. But when I actually tried it along with the others I realised it super perfect for people with dead straight hair. The bobbles act like grip. With the straight rods my hair was more likely to slide right off the end even when I hold it. But the bobbles kept it perfectly in place, layers and all. Who knew?
The first picture above is curled with the thinnest rod, the second shows the bobbled rod in action and the last is after sleeping in the thinnest rod’s curls. I don’t use any hair spray, gel, or anything else to hold the curls in place and my hair was still pretty curly the next day!
Honestly, I can’t complain about much. It’s the curling wand of my dreams, but there are some tiny bothersome things. Mainly, I have to use a converter with it because the power-point is American. I wouldn’t mind if it came with two gloves and I don’t really understand why curlers never do. I’m part of the few people that only have hair on half of their head!
Overall, I would suggest this to anyone looking for an investment curling wand. It’s easy to use, is well built and compared to some of the other higher-end curling wands that are revered like GHD ($240 for a single barreled clip-less curler) and NuMe ($300 for an almost exact product). Otherwise, if you have the money to spare and want something to play with I’d say go for it.
What’s your preferred method for curling hair? Let me know and I’ll definitely try it out myself!