curling iron

noun

Definition of curling iron

: a rod-shaped usually metal instrument which is heated and around which a lock of hair to be curled or waved is wound

Examples of curling iron in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use a flat iron or curling iron to add shape to the loose hair pieces. Mariah Morrison, Harper's BAZAAR, 10 May 2022 There are a few ways to achieve this relaxed look, like using a curling iron or going heat-free by braiding your wet hair into tight braids and leaving them to set overnight. Sara Miranda, Allure, 7 Mar. 2022 To create the look, Wilson used a Babyliss PRO curling iron to create a relaxed bend in her hair and finished the look with Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray. Jackie Fields, PEOPLE.com, 13 Apr. 2022 Bombshell waves are easily feasible, thanks to Hot Tools Professional Nano Ceramic 1.25-Inch Curling Iron, a ceramic curling iron that creates shiny, bouncy waves and curls without frying your hair in the process. Sarah Han, Allure, 8 Apr. 2022 Then, possibly the most important, invest in a reliable curling iron. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 22 Sep. 2021 Finish the look by adding some volume to your bangs with a hot roller, curling iron, or blow-dryer. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 21 Mar. 2022 For dry hair, Valles suggests heating the hair with a curling iron before rolling. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 23 Feb. 2022 First, there's this genius three-piece hair tool set, which includes both a flat iron and a curling iron (with interchangeable barrels for maximum styling versatility), with a retail value of $500. Jennifer Chan, PEOPLE.com, 3 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of curling iron

1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of curling iron was in 1616

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Last Updated

13 May 2022

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“Curling iron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curling%20iron. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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