Flat Irons

Farouk Chi 1 Inch Ceramic Flat Hairstyling Iron Review

The Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron allows you to achieve professional salon quality results in your home. Once considered the best flat iron by many stylists, does the Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron live up today’s standards? There are a couple of things you should know before you purchase the Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron.

The Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron features a comfortable design with a swivel cord that allows you to straighten your hair from any angle. The unit heats up quickly with the flash quick heating technology. Built to straighten, curl, flip, and style your hair, this flat iron allows anyone to enjoy silky smooth hair instantly.

Here are some great features of the Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron:

  • straighten · Curl · Flip · Style;
  • versatile “all in one” ergonomic design;
  • flash quick heating. Swivel cord;
  • create silky shiny hair instantly;

Farouk CHI 1-inch Ceramic Flat Hairstyling Iron Design

The farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron is a simple flat iron. It’s light weight and easy to use. The power switch located on the inside of the flat iron.

10 foot 360 Swivel Cord

Although it a standard feature on most modern flat irons there is a 360 swivel cord. We take it for granted but no matter how great a flat iron is it must have a 360 swivel cord. The 360 swivel cord means no tangling and allows you to style your hair from different directions

Plate Material

Ceramic Coated

Lower quality flat iron are made of glass or plastic which will damage hair. Professional quality flat irons are made of some form of ceramic. The farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron is ceramic coated. Ceramic plates distribute heat evenly throughout the plates so that there are no hot spots.

Plate Size

1-inch

The farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron comes with 1-inch plates. This is a great size for just about everyone. In general the shorter your hair the smaller plate width size you want. The longer your hair the larger plate width size you want. If you have longer hair and want to do more hair at a time some people prefer a flat iron with larger plates. However, this comes at the expense of control and versatility.

Temperature

Fixed 370 Degrees

One of the biggest disappointments with the farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron is that the temperature is fixed at 370 degrees. This is great if you have normal hair. However, people with thin to fine hair will probably want to find a flat iron with multiple heat settings. For the average person the We recommend using a high quality heat protectant cream when using the farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron.

The flat iron heats up in about a minute thanks to flash heating. There is an led light that is located on the inside of the flat iron that is solid red when the iron is warming up. When the farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron is ready to go the light will start blinking.

Pros:

  1. Lightweight: Straightening hair is effortless. This means that straightening hair won’t feel like a workout and your hand won’t hurt.
  2. Ceramic heating: Ceramic will maintain even temperature all the times and will produce negative ions, making hair retain moisture Expect to spend 40% less time straightening your hair.
  3. Energy Efficient and Fast Heat Up:  “Flash Heating” takes only seconds.
  4. Versatile: Can straighten, flip, curl, and crimp hair.

Cons:

  1. Fixed temperature: One size fits all temperature is disappointing.
  2. No Dual Voltage: CHI flat irons only work in USA and Canada with 110 Voltage. You can’t use a converter.
  3. No Automatic Shut Off: The Farouk CHI 1-inch ceramic flat hairstyling iron doesn’t turn off if you forget to turn it off.