I posted this picture on Instagram last week and asked if anyone would like to hear more about my new straightener and how I achieve easy, loose curls – and many of you said yes!

I love that I can straighten and curl with one simple hair tool. The curved edges of the styler help to keep the curls nice and smooth, without the harsh crimp sometimes left behind by flat sided straighteners. This styler is specifically designed to deliver 50% less breakage, two times more color integrity, and 20% more shine. It heats up in 20 seconds, shuts off after 30 minutes, and has a two year warranty. Yes, it comes with a high price tag, but it’s oh. so. worth. it. I had a ghd previously and loved it so much I didn’t even look at other brands when purchasing again.

To achieve the curls in the picture above I blow dry my hair straight (keep in mind I have curly hair so even if I blow dry it straight it will keep curl). Then I straighten the top half of my hair and the ends. I place my professional styler in the middle of my hair and curl the hair away from my face. For my length hair it takes one curl of the straightener, then I hold it in place for a couple seconds, and open the plates to release my hair. The key is to leave the top and bottom of your hair out of the curling process!

ghd professional styler

I’ve also linked my favorite styling products below!

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Since it’s Friday and I’m feeling sort of sappy I’d like to give a huge thanks and a blogging hug to all of you who follow and have followed Pardon Muah and who are so kind and uplifting! I have to say I’ve had such a positive experience since I started my blog and have met so many new friends and have talked with so many amazing people. Thank you for reading and continuing to follow along! It means the world to me! I am so happy to have the people around me who support me and believe in me (even if it’s about my little ole’ beauty blog). So thank you to all of you who continue to motivate me and stand by me – xoxo!

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XO Amanda