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R&D in hair straighteners line targets improved performance

Companies are employing heaters that warm up faster and longer, and maintain hair health.


  • Metal-ceramic heaters abound: Makers continue to favor metal-ceramic heaters, especially in professional-use models, as these warm up faster and retain the temperature longer than PTC variants. Such components normally take 15 to 40s to reach 200 C, compared with 90s of PTC elements.
  • Hair health prioritized: The plates often have a tourmaline, titanium or keratin protein layer to help enhance hair smoothness and shine.
  • Multifunction designs: Most hair straighteners double as curlers. Many also incorporate negative-ion and steam-generating features.

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All price quotes in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified. FOB prices were provided by the companies interviewed only as reference prices at the time of interview and may have changed.

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