BARBAR 2500 Ceramic-Ionic Flat Iron 1"
    I love wearing my hair straight year round. Easy to manage, don't have to deal with gels, mouse or anything like that. It's just that there are SO many choices and brands to pick from and can get really confusing so let me introduce you to a flat iron that BARBAR sent for review consideration..
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    "With over 20 years of experience as a former stylist, the company's founder, Dominic Barbar, has applied his years of technical know-how to turn his passion into reality by creating a premium line of hair care products that simplify the hair stylist's job."
    That right there shows that time and effort has been put into all of their products. Not to mention the style! The BARBAR-2500 is a 1" Ceramic-Ionic Flat Iron. It uses nano technology to create soft & shiny results with minimal damage. Also, I love the fact that it has a swivel cord which makes is easier to handle and not get tangled up.
    This sleek style flat iron gets up to 410 degrees Fahrenheit! But do note, on the actual LED monitor it is showed in Celsius nor Fahrenheit.  But is very easy to read and control just by using the up and down arrows on the top of the flat iron
Digital LED temperature display
    It heats up completely in about a minute or so and is ready for use. When I first used this on my sisters super wavy/curly hair I noticed how light it was! This was the lightest flat iron I ever picked up! So if that's a key quality you are looking for in a hair tool, this is a must see!
    Below are some before and after photos of using this on my sisters hair. I used her as my model because the results are easier to see than with my hair because it is not so wavy.

                          MAKE SURE TO USE A HEAT

Use a heat protectant to make sure not to damage your hair.

    This is a before photo of my sisters hair without any product and just naturally air dried. It's wavy and curly and a little frizzy. She loves straightening her hair (I'd kind of call it a little obsession) with making sure it's as straight as possible! So testing this out with her was a great idea.
    All I did was spray a heat protectant on each section of hair that I did, placed the iron at the top of her hair and slowly pulled down (and repeated a second time to get it as straight as possible).
Natural Air Dried Hair
    When I did the first run over the hair it made a big difference and made the hair straight but in order to get more of the frizz away I had to go over it a second time. Which to me is no big deal because I do that anyways no matter which iron I am using.
    I also noticed when gripping the iron I kept pushing the buttons on the top of the tool which accidentally turned the temperature down a little a couple times. Maybe it would be better if the buttons or control was in the inside part of the iron.
    As an end result you can see it most definitely made her hair straight and added that glossy shine to it. My arm wasn't tired after either because of the almost weightless feel to it. I'm happy I got the chance to do this review because now you have proof that this iron works well and does what it claims.

    Just a little note: The opinion above is mine. My sister liked it but wish it took a way a little more frizz than it did but then again she is one of those girls who straighten the same section of hair 10 times haha.

BARBAR-2500 goes for $150 on their website.

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Tina Bartunek
2/13/2012 04:15:07 am

Italy 3800 Ionic Charger blow dryer.

2/13/2012 04:15:26 am

The hair processing steamer is something I would be interested in trying.

2/13/2012 04:26:30 am

I've been wanting to try the BARBAR Italy 4800 Ionic Blow Dryer for a while now!

Krista Keener
2/13/2012 04:36:03 am

The BARBAR "BT" Black Tourmaline Blow Dryer

nina mcclain
2/13/2012 04:40:53 am

I really like the BARBAR Italy 4800 Ionic Blow Dryer

Courtney Roberts
2/13/2012 04:41:23 am

It would have to be the BARBAR 1700 Titanium Ionic Straight Curler 1/2" Everything I need In one tool!!

2/13/2012 04:45:21 am

BARBAR "BT" Black Tourmaline Blow Dryer

2/13/2012 04:59:14 am

I would love to try their daily conditioner or protein treatment!

Janice Cash
2/13/2012 05:20:01 am

I would like the BARBAR Italy 4800 Ionic Blow Dryer

2/13/2012 06:08:32 am

Love the 3 in 1 curling iron! So handy!

2/13/2012 06:23:39 am

Ionic Resuscitating Treatment my hair is a mess right now and I would be willing to use either the hair dryer or a flat iron in order to activate it.

2/13/2012 12:28:12 pm

BARBAR Italy 4800 Ionic Blow Dryer

adrienne hayes
2/13/2012 01:53:09 pm

BARBAR "BT" Black Tourmaline Blow Dryer

2/13/2012 03:10:28 pm

I would like to try the Barbar Ionic Protein Treatment! My hair is naturally wavy, frizzy and hard to maintain.. the current flat iron I have just doesn't do the job.. (takes a long time to get my hair even partially straight, then within 1/2hr- it starts curling up again)
Thanks for making me aware of BarBar products, and for the chance to win!

2/13/2012 09:02:50 pm

My hair is a nightmare-extremely curly and impossible to be tamed((((tried a huge range of products,thanks for letting me know about your brand and a chance to be one of the lucky winners)

Celebrate Woman
2/14/2012 01:44:06 am

Paddle hair brushes are soo cool, Need one!

2/14/2012 01:44:24 am

thanks :)

2/14/2012 10:42:42 am

Thanks for the awesome giveaway and I love the awesome site job well done:) Thanks again

Deb Anderson
2/14/2012 10:37:50 pm

I need a new hair dryer and I've got my eye on the BARBAR "BT" Black Tourmaline Blow Dryer!

2/14/2012 11:14:22 pm

I really need a new hair iron - would love to win!

2/15/2012 12:45:30 am

hubby would like one ot the BARBAR Professional 180 Clippers

Courtney Tucker
2/16/2012 09:13:58 am

BARBAR 1200 Tourmaline Curling Iron, 1 1/2"

Kristin Donley
2/18/2012 09:02:27 am

Professional clippers my honey doesn't like his cheep ones now would love to get him a good pair

Jessi Greenmamajama
2/18/2012 10:59:21 am

Oh...I love the BARBAR Italy 4800 Ionic Blow Dryer! Need one bad!

2/18/2012 11:06:47 am

The BARBAR 1200 Tourmaline Curling Iron, 1"..

Christina Almond
2/18/2012 11:10:21 am

I would also love to try the BARBAR 1200 Tourmaline Curling Iron, 1 1/2"! My curling iron is so not good quality!

2/18/2012 12:57:38 pm

My husband needs something for the back of his head & beard so I would like

BARBAR Professional 180 Clippers

5/8/2015 01:59:47 am

I have the BABAR dryer and it is so fast it tagels my fine hair, does anyone else have this problem......or am I doing something wrong. I am used to cheapo dryers that do not work well.

7/19/2019 02:44:45 pm

I prefer my Karmin


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