7 Best Flat Irons for 2016
Discover the hair straighteners that topped our list of reader favorites
Don’t get us wrong — we love our curls. Learning to embrace your hair’s natural texture is a valuable thing, and we encourage you to let your kinky-curly flag fly. But sometimes, a girl’s just got to go sleek. After all, a streamlined hairstyle equals a streamlined life, doesn’t it?
That’s up for debate. But there is a certain je ne sais quoi to the feeling of shiny, bone-straight hair — somehow, it can make you feel like a flower child, a centerfold and a power player all at once. And who are we to deny you that?
There is one catch, though: In order to achieve that enviable, frizz-free look without frying your hair, you must use a good hair straightener. The best flat irons work faster, make hair smoother and cause less damage than lower-quality tools. If healthy, salon-quality straight hair is what you’re after, look no further. Keep reading to discover the nine top-notch flat irons our TotalBeauty.com readers dig most.