Second to the man himself, celebrity hairstylist Harry Josh's line of mint-green pro tools are the hardest workers in Hollywood. His compact blow-dryer has posed in more celebrity selfies than DJ Khaled, and now his new 2-in-1 Marcel Curling Iron is here to join in the social-media fun. Josh spent several years finessing it before letting it curl the heads of his clients, like Gisele Bündchen and 95% of the Victoria's Secret Angels.
Photo: Harry Josh
With the help of a Korean manufacturer ("Korea makes the best hair tools," he told me), Josh designed the iron to heat up faster, cool down quicker, and work as both a marcel iron (an iron with a clamp, for those that want looser curls with more curl variation) and regular wand (for traditional beach waves.) I've tried the curler several times now, and like a finely tuned car, the iron went from 0 to 400 degrees in 50 seconds.
Unlike some irons, which concentrate heat distribution on the center of the barrel, Josh's uses a longer heating plate so that it evenly heats from tip to end. The ceramic and tourmaline one-inch barrel also emits negative ions, which smooth your hair and make it look glossy. A cushioned handle grip prevents against carpal tunnel, a heat glove prevents burns, and a heat-resistant sleeve allows you to quickly stuff it in a suitcase. All these micro-details make this the most luxurious and intuitively usable curling iron on the market.
Harry Josh Pro Tools 2-in-1 Ceramic Marcel Curling Iron One Inch, $175 at Dermstore.com
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