What Is This?
Cortex titanium and ceramic flat iron works well for styling fine, normal hair. Available in different colors these are for professional and home straightening use. Available in mini and large sizes, Cortex flat iron is perfect for your hair styling needs and even touches ups while on the go.
The brand offers two types of flat irons- ceramic and titanium. The ceramic flat iron takes longer time to heat, provides even heating and retains it longer. It contains floating plats to enhance the styling efficiency.
Titanium flat iron contains floating plates that quickly heat up and enhance the styling efficiency. The plates have negative ions and far-infrared heat, and it emits fizz. It shuts off cuticle for smooth, shiny, and gorgeous hair while retaining hair moisture.
Both ceramic and titanium flat iron range from Cortex displays some cool features. For example, the products have temperature control to prevent overheating and hooked ends for easy storage, while the red LED light indicates suitable heating levels. There is no tangling of the wires because of the swivel cord design.
These products come with a lifetime warranty when the typical available warranty from most brands is 1-2 years. The manufacturers also include a styling glove with the cortex titanium flat iron to prevent burning.
Dual voltage is for easy control of heat for each hair part. Buyers will love the huge options of pattern and colors available for titanium and ceramic flat irons.
On the downside, the design of the cortex flat iron leaves much to be desired because compared to other available professional iron it fails to offer the required high temperature to people with thick, long hair.
The ceramic model is not smooth and if you do not use this carefully, it breaks off the hair. Thus, the product is more suitable for people with moderate, thin, particularly fine tresses. If you have a coarse or thick hair, this does not work as effectively.
How To Use?
First prep the hair for styling with shampoo and conditioner consider straightening or moisturizing products for the purpose.
Now pat the hair dry, use a heat protection serum/treatment on still wet hair, and then blow dry. Plug on the Cortex flat iron and adjust the heat to desired levels. For frizzy and thick hair, consider a high setting.
Similarly, for particularly brittle and thin hair set to the minimum as this will prevent damage. Separate hair is multiple sections; place the flat iron as close as possible to the section root about 1 inch from the scalp. Clamp down the iron so the tresses rest between heated sides.
Now use steady, fluid sweeps from roots to tips. Run the iron over a section for complete straightening and continue the process with the remaining sections for effective styling.
Should You Buy It?
People with thin, fine, normal hair would love the product but those with thicker and difficult to tame tresses may have to look elsewhere.
With a wide range of flat irons available in the market today, it will be wise to look around a bit before making your choice, if you have coarse hair.
Take a shower prior to the flat iron use, gently squeeze away each section, and pat dry as this prevents frizzing. The makers want you to use a heat protection treatment on your hair before using the Cortex flat iron.
Apply this on wet hair to facilitate an even spread and prevent clumps. This will help to prevent damage from the heat and improve the styling results as well. Never take the iron too close to your scalp as you might sustain burns. Ideally, keep it one inch away from the hair when styling.