You’re heading on holiday or to travel the world, and we know that a good pair of straighteners is something you’re definitely going to want to pack – but which ones should you spend your money on?
Here’s our pick of the best travel hair straighteners, with suggestions for the best cordless straightenersand the best straighteners that are smaller in design and perfect for squeezing into your case.
You want to ensure that you get a pair of travel straighteners that have a curved design, this means that you can curl your hair easily with the straighteners too, which means you won’t have to carry tongs or wand with you as well.
Here’s our pick of the best travel hair straighteners.
Best Cordless straighteners
While the Glamoriser Cordless Freestyler may be small and compact, it certainly packs a punch in the performance department. The professional straightener with Black Diamond Oil infused plates ensures your hair is left silky smooth with a beautiful shine. Featuring floating ceramic plates with a high gloss coating, the styler effortlessly glides through the hair without snagging.
Four blue lights indicate how much power you have left, so you won’t be caught out whilst using this tool. The fact that you don’t need any batteries for the Glamoriser tool is a huge plus, you just charge it up for a few hours and you’ll have 40 minutes worth of use. It also heats up and cools down really quickly, so you can store it away efficiently without worrying about it burning through your bag – it does come with the heat proof pouch for storage too. The Glamoriser Cordless Freestyler is sure to become your ultimate hair saviour tool when you’re on the go and travelling.
- Smooth rounded housing make the Freestyler ideal for styling straight or creating curls on any hair type.
- Variable temperature so you can adapt this to your specific hair needs for ultimate control.
Diva Professional Styling Freestyler Pro
Now you can style on the move without restrictions thanks to Diva’s cordless compact straightener, the Freestyler Pro. This little beauty is small enough to fit into your handbag but big enough for fantastic results, with enough charge to give you up to 40 minutes of use. Recharge generally takes between three and four hours.
The Freestyler Pro’s ceramic plates are infused with a mix of macadamia oil, argan oil and keratin to create the most beautifully defined, glossy, frizz-free locks. There’s a stay cool housing that’s finished in a gorgeous deep aubergine colour with rounded edges so it can be used for curling as well as straightening. When you’ve finished just pop on your Freestyler’s travel lock and wrap it in the supplied pouch before popping it in your bag.
Carmen Cherish Cordless and rechargeable mini straightener
The ultra-portable, handbag-sized design of the Carmen Cherish Cordless Mini Straightener make it ideal for people who are always on-the-go and travelling too. They’re lightweight and don’t take up much room at all. The compact design means you can slip the straightener easily into your handbag or suitcase for on the go styling no matter where life takes you.
The Cherish Mini Hair Straightener is a multipurpose tool that can curl, straighten and tame frizzy hair in seconds. The narrow plates are for everyday styling especially on shorter hair and fringes allowing you to smooth out kinks, unwanted curls and cowlicks or add flicks and movement to your style. The straightener is rechargeable too, and takes 2.5 hours for a full charge, of which you will get 25 minutes of full use from the tool.
- Create salon straight styles and subtle waves wherever you are
- Petite size with travel pouch for ultra-portability, an ideal for storing in your handbag for nights out and travelling
Best travel straighteners
ghd mini styler
The ghd gold V mini styler is another great option for a travel straightener because the smaller plates won’t take up much room, and it’s lighter in weight too. Ideal if you’re worried about baggage charges at the airport.
The mini styler might be small in size, but it still has the excellent quality associated with ghd hair tools, with golden contoured plates that glide through the hair, leaving it looking glossy.
The great thing about the mini styler is that they have a rounded barrel, so you can create curls and waves with them too. Plus, the casing they’re housed in is designed to stay cooler for longer, so although they’re thin you’re not going to burn your fingers.
The ghd mini styler also has universal voltage, so they’re ideal to use all the world over.
- ghd Mark V styler has smoother plates and a cooler, lighter body than ghd Mark IV styler
- Ceramic heater technology helps you create a smooth, professional finish
Cloud Nine Micro Iron
Being only six inches in length, the Cloud Nine Micro Iron is a great travel straightener, as well as being small enough to use for fringes. The straightener has all the same great design qualities of the Cloud Nine original iron, so your hair benefits from them, as well as the small design taking up minimal space in your case or hand luggage.
- Cloud Nine's smallest hair straightener perfect for styling fringes, pin curls, shorter hair styles or as a travel hair straightener, Six inch black styling plates
- Single temperature setting with hibernation mode and a heat guard for styling on-the-go
Babyliss Pro pink nano mini hair straightener
The Babyliss Nano straightener is a great travel straightener, mainly due to the low-cost price. It makes a great choice to have packed in your suitcase for when you need it. Even though the small design might mean you won’t use it at home.
The straightener is just 16cm long and weighs just 0.22kg, so it won’t make the biggest dent in your baggage allowance.
The Babyliss Nano has ceramic plates that glide through your locks, there’s little snagging and you get a smooth finish, quickly. The multi-voltage ensures you can travel with confidence and the bright pink design is eye-catching enough to ensure you won’t lose these small and compact straighteners.
- Up to 200°C high heat performance
- Ceramic plates for a smooth shiny finish
Diva Professional mini pro styler
The Diva Professional Mini Pro Styler lightweight styler is perfect for travel, to carry around your handbag, or leave at work for quick touch-ups, the small, but the perfectly formed design doesn’t compromise on quality either.
Available in sleek black or vibrant pink, the straightener can be used all over the world as it is multi-voltage.
The styler is ideal for reaching the more difficult areas of our hair; it’s especially great at getting right into the roots, so you don’t have to sacrifice on voluminous roots for straight hair. The ceramic floating plates ensure a sleek and smooth finish, with an even heat distribution across the plate and no snagging of our locks either. The curved design means you can create curls, waves or straighten your hair too, so there’s no need to pack every tool you have when you travel.
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