Before we get into the nitty-gritty details about your favourite styling tools let’s get one thing straight (really straight).
Although the terms 'straightener' and 'flat iron' are frequently used interchangeably, they refer to slightly different items.
Flat irons, on the other hand, just refer to tools with two plates to iron your hair straight.
So there you have it: a flat iron is always a straightener, but not all straighteners are flat irons.
To work out which one is right for you, we’ve put together a little list outlining the differences between our top straightening tools.
So, which hair straightener is right for me?
Flat irons might be the most popular and best-known option for straightening your hair, but they're not your only choice. Some other hair straighteners include: