Updated February 14, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Curling Irons For Short Hair

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Just because you have chopped locks, that doesn't mean you're stuck with the same style day after day. Any of these curling irons for short hair will put some life in your tresses, with options to produce everything from bouncy spirals to loose waves. We've added both traditional clip models as well as wands without clamps, which take a little practice but give you results that are worth it. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best curling irons for short hair on Amazon.

10. Conair Instant 3/4-Inch

9. Hot Tools Nano Tapered

8. The Drybar 3-Day Bender

7. Hot Tools Gold Marcel

6. Remington Pro Wand

5. GHD Creative Curl

4. Xtava 5-in-1

3. NuMe Classic Pearl

2. The Hero Chopstick Styler

1. BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium

Editor's Notes

January 30, 2019: Selected curling irons as well as clipless wands for the greatest variety of styling options. For those who seek tight spirals, The Hero Chopstick Styler and Hot Tools Gold Marcel were added, both of which have a small barrel. For bigger, looser waves, we selected the ghd Creative Curl and the NuMe Classic Pearl. For those who can't decide, we chose the Xtava 5-in-1 for its versatility; as a bonus, it's also moderately priced.


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Last updated on February 14, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa is a writer, editor, and EFL educator from the U.S. She's worked in the field since earning her B.A. in 2012, during which time she's judged fiction contests, taught English in Asia, and authored e-courses about arts and crafts. In her free time, she likes to make stuff out of sticks and string.


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