SheFinds Solution: Maxius Straighteners

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February 28, 2006

I’ve been blessed — or is it cursed? — with thick hair that’s not quite wavy and not quite straight. While this means I normally have lots of body, it also means that even the slightest humidity levels wreak absolute havoc on my hair. For me, there was really no such thing as a touch-up; it’s always been a choice between completely restyling or walking around looking like I had stuck a bobby pin in an electrical outlet. Enter the Maxius MINIglide , a hair-straightening miracle worker that uses fast-heating ceramic plates and a strategically laid-out set of detangling “pins” to whip frizzies and flyaways back into shape. The little wonder is lightweight and super-portable, and the ergonomically designed handle makes it a snap to grip and go. The MINIglide comes with its own travel case, so it’s simple to toss in your bag for a quick fix. The best part -the 80 tiny pins pull right through any tangles, so I can actually feel my hair getting smooth and party-ready. Find it at bedbathanbeyond.com for $49.99.


imageGet the most out of Maxius with the MAXIglide. All the benefits of the MINIglide but with bursts of steam that amp the max-factor. Not only does it straighten but it enhanced my limp waves. (It can also create the perfect flip for shorter styles.) It’s ceramic which we all know is the best in straightening tool- no negative ions and even heat distribution. What I liked best about the MAXI is the time it took to do the job on my long hair, less than 15 minutes and my wavy layers were perfect and lasted almost all day. I used the flat plate for a quick refresher. (It’s included with the iron.) I was concerned about steaming my hair- it seemed a little reminiscent of the days when girls would iron their hair with a steam iron meant for pressing shirts. But it didn’t seem to cause any damage and the frizz control was impressive. You can find the MAXIGLIDE at bedbathandbeyond.com. Pick the Maxius Value Pack for two potent products that protect and prevent damage.

 
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