Updated February 02, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Curling Irons For Short Hair

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. 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 help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium

2. The Hero Chopstick Styler

3. NuMe Classic Pearl

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.

4. Xtava 5-in-1

5. GHD Creative Curl

6. Remington Pro Wand

7. Hot Tools Gold Marcel

8. The Drybar 3-Day Bender

9. Hot Tools Nano Tapered

10. Conair Instant 3/4-Inch


Melissa Harr
Last updated on February 02, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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