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Off To The Beach With BaByliss

I know, you guys must have probably by now read a zillion reviews regarding this product. But oh well, that does not stop me from giving mine :)

Presenting, BaByliss Curling/Conical Wand.

How's it different from other curlers bombarding the market? It has no clamp! Yup, its been surviving the hype because of that tag line, NO CLAMP!

Will it give you amazing supermodel curls? No way! You can write it down that it does not curl. It creates soft waves. You can get tighter waves with this too if you leave it for longer. I know it is marketed as a curler supposedly but its not.

However I do not think BaByliss intentionally decided to mislead consumers. That's why the model on the box has 'wavy' instead of 'curly' hair if you notice.

Do you get the same results like the model? Well she is freaking gorgeous so not the overall result but I did manage to get somewhat similar waves as hers. I should have combed through the hair to loosen out the waves.

So the picture is not that misleading eh? Its pretty easy to use in my opinion. Just wrap thin sections of your hair around the wand, freeze in that position, giving your arms some nice workout for 15-20 seconds and slide the wand down slowly. Voila - off to the beach!

I did have some difficulty wrapping the ends of my hair to the wand though, so you wont have a perfect wave at the end.

I have no idea why but I included some detailed pictures of the product below, have a look.

It comes with temperature control, the maximum being 200 degrees which is reasonable. It does not get very hot really, as I have managed to touch this quite a few times to my skin but no burns as of yet.

The cord is pretty long which is a plus point and prevents tangling.

It is not for you if like crisp clean curls. This wont give you that. But I am really pleased with this as I like my hair to be messy. I can see myself using this a lot in the summer as it does create really nice waves. The waves do stay as they are for a day or two as well.

Keep in mind this works terribly with short hair. If you have short hair, try this product out before buying to see if you like the results. However this works like a dream on long hair as you need some length to get the beach-waves effect.

I am crazy about all types of curls and waves one can create with hair hence paying £26 for this product felt feasible.
Unknown said...

Very nice! I will hopefully be trying this out with a clamp barrel iron this week for a wedding. =)

Roshni said...

wow very nice =D
err shifa.. you're better looking than the model =D xx

Hollywood said...

That's Gorgeous I need something to curl my hair but every time I buy one it the worst of the world lol.

Cynthia Z said...

I agree with Roshas there...the model looks scary hehe :D
No clamp sounds interesting


Sheefa F said...

Lol Cynthia. :p joker!

and thanks Roshas, thats really sweet of you to say! :D

Claire M said...

Fab!!! I love the beachy wave look!! It really suits you! You look great!

Jennifer from Toronto - Spiced Beauty said...

I really want one but it looks super hard lol

Cynthia Z said...

Hey gurly thanks so much for that info! I might order that...it's just what I need. Not only that, I found a really great blog too thanks to u :)


msconversecrazy said...

your kurta is georgeous! love the embroidery:) could you please post a full picture of you wearing it? that would be great!

Ms. Wedgie said...

Oooh your hair looks lovely! :)

I bought one of these last year and (even though I love it) I haven't used it for months. Will def be getting it out this weekend!

Lulu at Beauty Wanderlust said...

I have this and I love it, but I am not using it at the moment, my hair is in terrible condition. I had a thick barrel curler with clamp and it did nothing to my hair, so I got this and it done the trick!

Imo said...

hey gawjus, check out my latest post youve been tagged :) x x

The Beautifier said...

Hey! You look gorgeous in that Indian Outfit! Love that beach hair look! xoxo

Witoxicity said...

I've never tried the conical wands before. Like you, I've always wondered about the ends, how to get it curled. You look beautiful in the pics. Never mind that other model. You look so much better! :D

julianne. said...

that makes such adorable curls.
what a sweet gadget.<3




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Sheefa. 29. London. Spamming the web with ramblings on hair, eye shadow, skincare & cosmetic hoarding in general since 2008. Grab a cuppa and kick back!
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