curling iron

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curling iron

A rod-shaped metal implement used when heated to curl the hair.
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curl′ing i′ron

(or i`rons),

a rod, usu. metal, used when heated to curl the hair, which is twined around it.
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Noun1.curling iron - a cylindrical metal home appliance that heats a lock of hair that has been curled around itcurling iron - a cylindrical metal home appliance that heats a lock of hair that has been curled around it
home appliance, household appliance - an appliance that does a particular job in the home
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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.
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.
The products in the line are Formawell Runway Series Pro Hair Dryer, Formawell Runway Series Pro Flat Iron, Formawell Runway Series Pro Curling Iron and Formawell Runway Series Pro Hair Brushes--including rounds, detanglers and paddles.
The PPD is alone with her high-end curling iron. The curling iron desires her.
Think of it as a curling iron for your lashes, but make sure you can handle the heat.
'This look can be done at home with a curling iron, and patience to style and give your hair some volume,' says French hairstylist Laurent Hebert.
Wrap one-inch-wide sections of hair around a large-barrel curling iron. To form ripples rather than corkscrews, hold the iron horizontally to the head before winding strands around the barrel.
She couldn't wait to see him and he'd travelled over a hundred miles to be with her, but instead of a romantic reunion, Alexandra, 18, would end up dead, brutally beaten to death with a hair curling iron.
Start with a loose side bun, then twist front pieces around a 1-inch curling iron.
New Delhi, Feb 20 ( ANI ): Beauty experts have advised brides-to-be to skip the hair dryer and curling iron and switch to no-heat hairstyles while getting ready for their big day.
One example is the company's Titanium Pro Curling Iron, which comes in three-fourth-inch, one-inch and one and one-half-inch sizes.