This innovative new technology allows the flow of warm air to wrap your hair around the curling barrel, allowing you to create beachy waves free-from extreme heat.
Airwrap Styler, £400, Dyson
The kink-free curl
Clipless Curling Iron, £120, Jose Eber
You’ll have to watch your fingers on this but once you’ve got the hang of it, you’ll be able to wrap around large sections of hair around this barrel, leaving bouncy curls without any weird crimped ends.
The designer wave
Ceramic Curling Wand, £100, Balmain
When it comes to couture-worthy hair, Balmain know a thing or two. This ceramic barrel prevents hair damage and is infused with ‘ionic technology’ which keep your curls frizz-free.
The corkscrew curl
Chopstick Styler, £19.99, Lee Stafford
For girls with very curly hair or anyone wanting some gorgeous, tight corkscrew curls, this super-skinny extra-long tong is what you’ve been looking for.
24K CurlBar, £89.95, Hot Tools
Featuring an angled wand, adjustable temperature dial, and a 5-10 second timer, this tong is great for creating those absolutely identical, not a hair out of place kinda curls. Oh, and did we mention the barrel is coated in 24k gold? Fit for a princess.
The wave maker
Tourmaline Professional Curling Tong, £98, Hershesons
Created by celebrity stylist Luke Hersheson, this tool is made for creating cool-girl waves. Think polished beach waves rather than tight barrel curls. It can be a little tricky to get the hang of, but once you nail it you’ll know.
The Victoria’s Secret styler
Beachwaver S1 Ceramic Rotating Curling Iron, £130, Beachwaver
Whirl Trio Interchangeable Styling Wand, £199, T3
One stick and three different attachments for creating loose beach waves, big bouncy waves or tight curls. A bit like a blender but for hair, this is the ultimate curl addict’s tool – you could even mix and match the size of the curls.
The goddess curls
Boutique Salon Deep Waves, £50, Babyliss
Ever wanted those deep curls like the 1950s movie goddesses used to rock? Well now you can with these rather usual looking tongs that create deep waves that you can either shake out or pin close to your head. Once you get the hang of these, you can really get creative.
Curl Secret, £120, Babyliss
Using a small amount of hair in this tool will result in a beautiful curl ready for shake down, with that in mind, if you have thicker hair, you may want to opt for…
Curve Classic Curling Tong, £120, ghd.
Easy to use and you can put larger amounts of hair round the barrel for a quicker finish.
Wave Envy, £35, Babyliss.
Great for natural looking curls, easy to use and excellent value for money.
The all round great guy
Curling Wand, £99, Cloud Nine Hair.
A great all-rounder for curls of all sizes and a variable temperature gauge.