If you want to invest in a good pair of hair straighteners that won’t damage your locks and will stand the test of time, then keep reading.
Whether you need a tool for everyday use or for special occasions, it’s worth researching ones that won’t frazzle your ends and leave your hair feeling dry or brittle.
We’ve done some of the hard work for you and rounded up our favourites available online and from the high street.
Most of the products listed below include cutting edge technology and specialised plates that am to look after your hair whilst you style.
There’s a massive range of top-rated brands for you to choose from, you’ll almost be spoilt for choice.
Best hair straighteners
1. T3 Single Pass X Hair Straighteners
The T3 Single Pass boasts wide powerful plates that are designed to straighten long, thick or coarse hair in one stroke, or very fast.
There’s a digital heating system to maintain consistent heat and T3 Tourmaline + Ceramic + Ionic technology which ensures you’ll have a smooth and long-lasting finish – just as you would at the salon!
Price: £116.97, Amazon – buy here now
2. Remington Air Plates 230C Titanium Ceramic Hair Straighteners
Remington’s Air Plate Ceramic Hair Straighteners use a suspended-plate system that delivers impressive results and silky.
You’ll be able to style each strand of hair with just one stroke, thanks to clever technology and black titanium-infused ceramic plates for fast and smooth results.
Price: £29.98, Currys – buy here now
3. L’Oréal Professionnel New Generation Steampod 2.0
L’Oréal Professionnel Steampod is a revolutionary straightener which uses a combination of steam and pro-keratin technology to help tame and style hair, whilst protecting it from heat damage.
The straightener uses anodized floating plates which move and continuously use steam to moisturise hair as it straightens.
There’s even an integrated comb to spread hair evenly across the plates.
Price: £137.99, Just my look – buy here now
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4. Babyliss Pro Titanium Expression Ultimate Styler
The Babyliss Pro Titanium has been described as the ultimate hair straightener designed to give you salon worthy hair.
With rose gold plates that heat up in just 15 seconds, the styler has twelve settings that go from 180°C-235°C.
It also features unique ‘Titanium Ceratherm™ System’, which instantly transfers heat to the hair and the plates have a curved design so it’s easy to create flicks, waves and curls.
Price: £65.00, Look fantastic – buy here now
5. GHD Original Styler
The GHD Original Styler is a professional styler, which heats up fast and provides a sleek finish.
The thin barrels mean that the plates can be used a variety of ways to create curls, waves or just super straight hair.
Price: £97.00, Regis salons – buy here now
6. GHD Platinum+ Styler
If you’re looking for an upgrade from the original styler, GHD’s Platinum+ Styler is their ground breaking new styling iron.
Featuring infinity sensors that monitor the heat 250 times per second!
Price: £175.00, GHD hair – buy here now
7. Paul Mitchell Neuro Smooth Straighteners
These Paul Mitchell Neuro Smooth straighteners heat up to 450°F (232°C) in 30 seconds and are designed to style your hair in one easy pass.
There’s even a SmartSense microchip that monitors the temperature 50 times per second to ensure an even heat distribution at all times – that’s a lot of tech for a pair of hair straighteners.
Price: £109.00, Look fantastic – buy here now
8. Cloud Nine Original Iron
This straightener uses less heat to create your perfect look, which ultimately means less damage to your hair.
Using ‘state of the art temperature control technology’ you can style your hair without searing it.
There’s also lots of handy features including a swivel cord, hibernation mode and temperature gauge.
Price: £139.00, Amazon – buy here now
9. Babyliss Pro Advanced Ceramic Styler Hair Straightener
The Babyliss Ceramic styler uses floating ceramic plates and nano titanium technology for a smooth, fast performance.
It also features 10 variable heat settings and curved plates so you can style you hair in a number of ways.
Price: £37.99, Just my look – buy here now
10. Balmain Universal Cordless Straightener
If you want a little bit of luxury to add to your collection, this is a good place to start.
These cordless straighteners from Balmain are the ultimate travel companion and ideal for styling on the go.
Titanium floating plates allow effortless gliding over the hair to create a salon smooth finish, temperatures range between 160°C to 200°C so you can choose the best setting for your hair type.
Price: £199.95, Look fantastic – buy here now