NewBeauty Editors’ Picks: Our Must-Have Hot Tool

Whether it’s a blow-dryer we’ve had for years or a curler we keep reaching for, we all have our go-to hot tool that saves us from many a bad hair day. Here, we share our must-have styling tools for beauty editor–approved hair.

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CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Iron

Elise Minton, Executive Beauty Editor: “I’ve been using this flat iron for as long as I can remember. It never fails me nor burns my hair—just delivers sleek, straight strands time after time."

Leah Goldblatt, Editorial Assistant: “Humidity wreaks havoc on my hair and this flat iron is my absolute must-have hot tool. In just a few minutes, my hair goes from frizzy and unmanageable to sleek, smooth and shiny.”$100,


Sarah Potempa Beachwaver

Brittany Burhop, Senior Editor: Although there are many copycat products out there now, this automatic rotating curling iron is still my favorite. It may take a little time to get used to, but once you get it, say hello to perfect beachy waves in next to no time." $199,


Sedu Revolution Styling Iron

Liz Ritter, Executive Managing Editor: “This is the best flat iron I have ever used. You only need one swipe and it works wonders on straightening out next-day styles (even ones with ponytail indentations)!” $160,


Bed Head Rock N Roller Ceramic Styling Iron

Anna Jimenez, Senior Multimedia Editor: “I love the texture this curling iron gives my hair. It’s a little unconditional looking, but it creates funky curls for my short hair that I always get compliments on. The bonuses—it’s ceramic, has multiple heat settings and is a great price so I don’t have to worry about sacrificing the health of my hair or my budget.” $30,