Curling irons


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an instrument for curling the hair; - commonly heated when used. Called also curler{4}.

See also: Curling

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She got out her curling irons and lighted the gas and went to work repairing the ravages made by generosity added to love.
Rebecca thought how lovely the knot of red hair looked under the hat behind, and how the color of the front had been dulled by incessant frizzing with curling irons. Her open jacket disclosed a galaxy of souvenirs pinned to the background of bright blue,--a small American flag, a button of the Wareham Rowing Club, and one or two society pins.
Still young -- for he was scarcely forty-six years of age -- he possessed great elegance of form and was above the middle height; his complexion was brilliant and beautiful; his glance full of expression; his nose, though large, was well proportioned; his forehead broad and majestic; his hair, of a chestnut color, was curled slightly; his beard, which was darker than his hair, was turned carefully with a curling iron, a practice that greatly improved it.
The Signature Series includes Gold Curling Irons in three-quarter-inch to one-and-a half-inch sizes; a flat iron with ceramic plates featuring the company's Pulse Technology for even and consistent curls; and a hair dryer designed to dry hair faster than a competitive mass brand, the company says.
Some ideas for older children include sporting equipment/bags/balls, books, backpacks, cosmetics, purses, watch/wallet gift sets, bath gift sets, board games, radio control cars/trucks, hand-held electronics, skateboards/helmets, curling irons, hair straighteners and hair dryers.
There are also additional items like hair straighteners and curling irons available on request.
According to him, the first step in helping to prevent children from getting burns is to understand the common causes of burns, which include: Liquid injuries (usually scalds) from steam, hot bath water, coffee (and other hot drinks), hot foods and cooking liquids; contact with flames (from the cooker or BBQ) or hot objects (such as clothes irons, curling irons or hair straighteners); chemical burns from swallowing liquids and items such as drain cleaner or watch batteries, or spilling chemicals, such as bleach, onto the skin; electrical burns from biting on electrical cords or sticking fingers or objects into electrical outlets; and overexposure to the sun.
Living out of a specially rigged minivan (a mobile torture chamber that included ropes, hooks, curling irons, duct tape, etc.), this cold-blooded murdering duo kidnapped, tortured, raped and killed young girls from Reno, Nevada, to Sacramento, California.
Writers from the US discuss their experiences with gas stoves, vibrators, food dehydrators, washing machines, sewing machines, irons, lawn mowers, microphones, tractors, cars, curling irons, staplers, iPhones, media devices, pencils, cameras, machines associated with city living, typewriters and computers, prosthetic limbs, hands, and piano and keyboard keys.
One leather travelling bag with toiletry case, one elastic sash, one alcohol lamp, curling irons, one packet Boric acid, one packet rice powder, two small boxes shoe polish, one shoe brush, one soap dish with soap, one pair spurs.
Versa Style Iron ($159) is a master tool that does the work of five salon tools--a flat iron, roller set, and three curling irons. Ready to use in less than 30 seconds, the iron not only straightens, but uses exclusive ProCurling technology with lateral edges and surrounding silicone rubbers to curl, wave, or create root lift in one easy step.
Davuluri has also warned to use silicone-based products before using flat or curling irons. ( ANI )