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Old 10-27-2008, 05:10 PM   #21
 
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Do you ladies who use it have pictures of your hair? I'm curious to see how this thing works...it intrigues me.
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I am so, so thrilled that you like it. Even though it works well for me, there's always a chance it won't do the same for someone else so I'm really glad you love it. I love it, too. It was a good investment, I agree!!
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Okay, there's a photo of my hair without the instyler. It's long, kinky, frizzy - horrible. It looks perfectly straight afterwards with the instyler now. In fact, I had it cut last week and I really love it. I have straight hair!! Yay!!!!!!!
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Do you ladies who use it have pictures of your hair? I'm curious to see how this thing works...it intrigues me.
I have a considerable difference in my hair, I am having so much fun with the Instyler, it works perfectly for my hair. I wash, blow dry and use the Instyler, it works for my hair.

First pic is with flat iron (FHI) it's a good iron, but once I styled my hair with the Instyler, the flat iron collects dust, I don't need it. The last two pics are with the Instyler and of course you can see I need a touch up on my color, but I can get over that with the shine and healthy look of my hair.
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Beware Of The Instyler! It Is Not Ceramic, But It Straightens Good, And The Worst : It Will Most Likely Stretch Out Your Curls And Make Them Dull! Thats What Happen To Me After I Used It For The First Time.
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Do you ladies who use it have pictures of your hair? I'm curious to see how this thing works...it intrigues me.
I have a considerable difference in my hair, I am having so much fun with the Instyler, it works perfectly for my hair. I wash, blow dry and use the Instyler, it works for my hair.

First pic is with flat iron (FHI) it's a good iron, but once I styled my hair with the Instyler, the flat iron collects dust, I don't need it. The last two pics are with the Instyler and of course you can see I need a touch up on my color, but I can get over that with the shine and healthy look of my hair.

Mom, your hair looks gorgeous. I'm glad you're having fun with it. I threw my flat iron away after I tried this tool. I'll have to get a more recent picture so you can see the difference in my hair, too.
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Old 11-10-2008, 04:58 PM   #27
 
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Beware Of The Instyler! It Is Not Ceramic, But It Straightens Good, And The Worst : It Will Most Likely Stretch Out Your Curls And Make Them Dull! Thats What Happen To Me After I Used It For The First Time.

It's supposed to stretch out your curls - it's a straightener that you can use to do big flips and such. PJ's mom and I love it! Sorry you didn't have any luck. Maybe you should keep trying it to get the hang of it - ?
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ahhh, i have a coroliss and it doesnt even work!!! i was also wondering if any of you guys no wat is a healthy temperature for a flat iron to heat up to
I think I just read something yesterday that said 370-375 degrees is the top end for heat before you actually change the structure of the hair shaft. (Cause damage)
Lisa Akbari's books says its 150 degrees and after that the cuticle will start to burn.

I dont know if that is F or C so we may both be saying the same thing.
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:17 PM   #29
 
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WOW, I just watched the infomercial for this product this morning. I am a sucker for any hair-related infomercial, I admit it!! Anyhow, it looked great...but reading you folks' reviews here has me convinced!! And PJsMom's pics looked really good!!

Afraid to ask how much it is but I know, I know, I know, I will buy it...sigh...I already have a maxiglide, a HAI stick, a GHD, a Babyliss, and until recently a Herstyler that I freecycled to my best bud...WHEN WILL THE MADNESS END?

With the Instyler? Unlikely
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Old 11-14-2008, 09:00 AM   #30
 
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Beware Of The Instyler! It Is Not Ceramic, But It Straightens Good, And The Worst : It Will Most Likely Stretch Out Your Curls And Make Them Dull! Thats What Happen To Me After I Used It For The First Time.
I have to say I think it's all in how you care for your curls after using the Instyler. My curls actually just nice or better, and I get less frizz from my curls, but of course It's the product that I use which works for my hair, and I condition, condition, condition, which whether my hair is in its curly or straightened with the Instyler, it comes out well as long as I care and style it the way that works for my hair.
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Old 11-18-2008, 10:22 AM   #31
 
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PJ's Mom, how are you still liking it? Is your hair showing any damage at all? I am straightening my hair with this almost every day and I have yet to show any damage beyond normal wear and tear. But I also condition it pretty heavily. I'm still loving mine.
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PJ's Mom, how are you still liking it? Is your hair showing any damage at all? I am straightening my hair with this almost every day and I have yet to show any damage beyond normal wear and tear. But I also condition it pretty heavily. I'm still loving mine.
You know, because me styling my hair requires some time, I pace myself, basically I will wash, condition, blowdry, and Instyler...but once I do that, I use the instyler everyday, until I start over again...I'm not seeing any damage...but I have to quote you, I condition alot as well, so I try to prevent the damage. I enjoying the instyler, I really don't know what I would do without this tool.
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PJ's Mom, how are you still liking it? Is your hair showing any damage at all? I am straightening my hair with this almost every day and I have yet to show any damage beyond normal wear and tear. But I also condition it pretty heavily. I'm still loving mine.
You know, because me styling my hair requires some time, I pace myself, basically I will wash, condition, blowdry, and Instyler...but once I do that, I use the instyler everyday, until I start over again...I'm not seeing any damage...but I have to quote you, I condition alot as well, so I try to prevent the damage. I enjoying the instyler, I really don't know what I would do without this tool.

You know I went to my stylist two days ago and even she commented what good shape my hair was in. It usually reaches a certain length and just gets all frizzy and dead at the ends because I straighten it so much, but she said my hair looked really healthy, so... another plus for my Instyler. Thank God I got the 2 for 1 when I purchased it so I have another one in case this one fizzles.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:19 AM   #34
 
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so this is an online order only deal??? correct?
looks good - but no ceramic coating???
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Old 11-26-2008, 03:53 PM   #35
 
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so this is an online order only deal??? correct?
looks good - but no ceramic coating???
you can order by phone, but you'd have to get the number from online or the infomercial. Ceramic coating? You know I honestly don't know the answer, that's crazy right, I just know the darn thing works better than my flat iron or curling iron.
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i have been looking for reviews of the instyler and finally broke down and said, "screw it" and ordered the buy one get one free deal. if i don't like it, i'll send it back.

i have naturally curly hair that is kinda corse and is very hard to straighten with a flat iron alone. i have a hot comb that i use to get the roots straight but that thing took some serious practice. i'm hoping that the instyler will do the job as it advertises and as you guys say.

oh, and i upgraded to the more expensive one... the rapid heat one, i think it's called. so i'll keep my fingers crossed.
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i have been looking for reviews of the instyler and finally broke down and said, "screw it" and ordered the buy one get one free deal. if i don't like it, i'll send it back.

i have naturally curly hair that is kinda corse and is very hard to straighten with a flat iron alone. i have a hot comb that i use to get the roots straight but that thing took some serious practice. i'm hoping that the instyler will do the job as it advertises and as you guys say.

oh, and i upgraded to the more expensive one... the rapid heat one, i think it's called. so i'll keep my fingers crossed.
You know sometimes it's about taking the risk, I know I've made impulse buys in the stores and online, and I've learned from those purchases, good and bad. So like you said, it can be returned if you don't like it. Just take your time and follow the tips and try it out. It doesn't hurt to give it try.
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I am new to this site, and found it looking for reviews on the Instyler...It is bit expensive and I am such a product junkie...but I want something that gives my hair that bounce when i straighten it. Mom your hair looks great. I might have to try it.
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Old 12-04-2008, 12:18 PM   #39
 
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Thumbs up Instyler

I HIGHLY recommend the instyler. I have natural waves and works wonderfully on my hair. No frizzies. I have two mixed daughters with VERY tight curls. It makes there hair so soft. I dont even have to put hair grease in their hair. I do put in leave-in conditioner though. I purchased mine on ebay. It is much cheaper. They have the buy 1 get one for $110.00 and free shipping. Cheaper than the instyler website. My sister and I went in together and bought them. We spent $55.00 apiece for them and it is worth every penny. It heats up quick and styles my hair very fast. I love the shine and how soft it makes my hair. I give it 5 stars....
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I HIGHLY recommend the instyler. I have natural waves and works wonderfully on my hair. No frizzies. I have two mixed daughters with VERY tight curls. It makes there hair so soft. I dont even have to put hair grease in their hair. I do put in leave-in conditioner though. I purchased mine on ebay. It is much cheaper. They have the buy 1 get one for $110.00 and free shipping. Cheaper than the instyler website. My sister and I went in together and bought them. We spent $55.00 apiece for them and it is worth every penny. It heats up quick and styles my hair very fast. I love the shine and how soft it makes my hair. I give it 5 stars....

Marsha, I'm really glad you liked it!! I've been singing its praises for a while and PJ's Mom tried it, too - we both love it. I have heard that some people haven't had good experiences with it but you know that's the chance you take when you try something. Sometimes it just doesn't work for you. Thank God the Instyler works for me because I have a whole new hair cut because of it. I'm really, really happy with mine. Happy Holidays to everyone!
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