Whether you want to smooth out frizz, control your curls or simply iron out the odd kink, finding the perfect pair of hair straighteners is no mean feat.
Lasting an average of almost four years, they're an investment beauty buy, something that has the ability to take your tresses from mane-like to manageable in a flick of the wrist - but with new tools being launched into the beauty sphere faster than it takes you to whip your hair up into a messy ponytail, how do you know which ones really deliver?
Wide plates or thin plates? Ceramic or keratin-infused? Well, we've made it just a little bit easier with our pick of the very best hair straighteners. Check it out...More
Not much comes close to ghd's Platinum Styler which has been given a snazzy, festival-esque makeover as part of the new Wanderlust collection. The classic iron is proven to reduce hair breakage by 50% (impressive, right?), promises to dial up shine by 20% and straightens in a single stroke, but the best part is that it'll look fierce atop your dresser.
Tourmaline technology in T3's iron ensures a super-sleek finish every time and it's a dab hand at defining curls and waves, too. You can achieve the same ultra-glossy style on even the very lowest temperature, so that singeing smell and worrying hissing sound is a thing of the past.