Hair Type: Moderately Thick, Wavy and Frizz-Prone
This post is going to be all about Philips KeraShine straightener. I have naturally wavy hair that are very much frizz-prone. To tame the frizzy hair, I often take the help of hair stylers. Earlier, I have used other straighteners and curlers from Philips and quite liked them. When I saw the advertisement of this straightener, it was all purple and that flattered me. I am too much into purple and violet colours. Hence, I bought it and here are my views on it. Let’s get into the details.
Our KeraShine straightener is infused with a keratinceramic coating and ionic care, helping to protect your hair while you style. Achieve the beautiful silky smooth hair you desire with KeraShine.
·Silky smooth plates and less heat exposure
Enjoy style and care with the Philips SilkPro Care technology. Plates are smoother than silk glide through your hair with optimized temperature, minimizing friction and resulting in less heat exposure. For beautifully straightened silky smooth hair.
·Keratin ceramic plates for smooth gliding and shiny hair
This straightener has keratin infused ceramic plates for ultimate shine and ultrasmooth gliding.
·More care with ionic conditioning for shiny, frizz-free hair
Give your hair instant care with ionic conditioning. Charged negative ions eliminate static, condition your hair, and smooth the hair cuticles to intensify shine and glossiness. The result is smooth and frizz-free hair with beautiful shine
·210°C professional high heat for perfect salon results
This high temperature enables you change the shape of your hair and gives you that perfect look like you’ve just come from the salon.
·Extra care and control with 2 temperature settings
The temperature settings allow you to adjust the styling temperature to 190°C or 210°C for extra care at lower temperatures and more control over your preferred styling setting.
·Fast heat up time, ready to use in 60 seconds
The straightener has a fast heat up time, being ready to use in 60 seconds
·Long plates for fast and easy straightening
The straightening plates have a professional length of 90mm, leading to faster and easier straightening.
·Swivel cord to prevent tangled wires
Useful swivel cord technology rotates the cord to prevent tangled wires.
·1.6 meter cord for maximum flexibility
·Use anywhere in the world with universal voltage
This straightener is ready to use anywhere in the world and is compatible with 110-240 voltage.
My Experience with Philips KeraShine Straightener BHS386/00:
The straightener comes in a sturdy and thick cardboard packaging. The outer box houses all the details regarding the product. The straightener itself has beautiful dark purple coloured body with golden ceramic plates. The ceramic plates of this straightener are longer. The straightener has a pretty design printed on the top. To me, the straightener with purple matte finish is downright elegant looking. The straightener is very lightweight and sleek when compared to the regular ones. The swivel cord is long enough which makes the movement easy and provides adequate flexibility. Overall, I liked the straightener in appearance very much and it is travel-friendly as well.
The plates of straightener are keratin ceramic coated and a bit longer and slimmer than regular ones. The longer plates help in straightening the hair quickly and easily. However, I think that it will take a while for straightening very long hair. The styling plates are silky smooth and get heat up within a minute. There is a button at the bottom to lock the plates when pressed; the plates get locked in a jiffy. The only annoying thing about this straightener is the humming sound it makes after getting heated up. Although the sound can be heard only when straightening the hair sections near the ear, it is still annoying sometimes.
To straight my hair, I take sections a bit bigger as the plates are longer. I have to swipe the straightener 2-3 times over every section. My hair is not easy to straight and I have thick hair strands as well. When swiping straightener, I didn’t notice any hair breakage or hair stuck in the styling plates. In fact, hair glides on very smoothly and there is very minimal friction. I am quite happy with less friction feature as it leads to negligible hair breakage/hair fall. Also, the ionic care offered by this straightener helps in eliminating the static while conditioning them.
There are two temperature settings – 190 and 210 degree Celsius. I usually opt for 210 degree Celsius as my hair is thick and the lower temperature takes comparatively more time to straighten them. And, I am always in a hurry. However, my mom opts for 190 degree Celsius as she does not have that thick hair and the lower temperature setting straightens her hair quickly.
The results after using this straightener are silky and frizz free straight hair. The effect lasts for 2-3 days and usually after 2 or 3 days, I shampoo them. Post straightening, hair also becomes shiny, but the shine lasts only a day long and not more than that. I haven’t noticed any split ends as the heat exposure is minimal and I always use a heat protectant as well. The only thing is that the straightener will take a while to make hair poker straight. However, I don’t like my hair poker straight, so I am not complaining.
Pros of Philips KeraShine Straightener BHS386/00:
- Sleek and lightweight straightener.
- Gorgeous matte purple shade.
- Keratin ceramic coating.
- Plates get locked easily.
- Does not lead to hair breakage.
- Long plates straighten big sections of hair easily.
- Makes hair smooth and silky.
- Eliminates frizz.
- Ionic care eliminates static while conditioning.
- The effect lasts for 2-3 days – until I shampoo them.
- Haven’t led to any split ends – though I always use heat protectant.
- Two temperature settings – 190 C and 210 C.
- Swivel cord makes the movement easy.
Cons of Philips KeraShine Straightener BHS386/00:
- Will take time to make hair poker straight.
- Makes buzzing/humming sound after getting heated up.
IMBB Rating: 4.8/5
Would I Recommend Philips KeraShine Straightener BHS386/00?
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