BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Review

With ultra slim design and titanium plates, the Nano Titanium is one of the best flat irons in its price range.

The titanium plates are much smoother than even the smoothest ceramic and tourmaline plates, for optimal straightening of even the most damaged, frizzy, curly, and coarse hair.

With far-infrared heat, even the highest temperatures will not fry hair, instead, helping to seal in the moisture and natural oils that hair needs in order to be shiny and healthy. And because the plates will not pull and tug at hair, there are fewer fly-aways and less static.



The BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium comes in a wide range of choices, from baby blue casing, to leopard clasing, to a dark blue flat iron, curling wand combo.

All of these selections are around the same price and feature one-inch plates, even the combo model, which has a removable casing to allow you to use it first as a flat iron, and then as curling wand, just by removing the casing.

With a temperature dials that ranges all the way up to 450, it is easy to get perfectly styled hair fast. At less than two pounds, this unit will not tire you out as you quickly glide it through your hair.

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The good

While you can purchase the version that is both curling wand and flat iron, you can also use the baseline Nano Titanium as a curling iron and crimper, for perfect curls and waves, as well as perfectly straightened and styled hair.

If you have very curly or coarse hair and want a different texture to your hair, all you have to do it quickly flat iron, and then curly or wave your hair using the same unit. It is very easy to use, hold, and the slim design makes it perfect for taming frizz and stray hair.

The titanium plates are super-smooth and resistant to scratching, and are also seated in a cushioned design, to make it easy to clamp and press hair, without applying too much pressure.

The bad

If you have very fine hair, this might not be the flat iron for you, as the plates of the flat iron are very difficult to press together all of the way. This is convenient for women with coarse hair, as it allows them better leverage on their thicker strands of hair, but can be an impediment when it comes to finer hair.

The temperature settings may also not get low enough to create straight, silky hair if yours is very fine, as even the lowest setting may fry the hair.

Our verdict

The Nano Titanium, in all of its forms, is designed to style thick, curly hair, not fine hair. This may make it a less than optimal choice for women with fine, curly hair, or straight hair that just needs a little perfection.

This unit is designed to flat iron the unruliest hair, so if you need something to just smooth down a few bumps in your natural hair, another model might do the job better. However, if you need a high heat and premier quality flat iron for thick, coarse hair, this is the model for you.

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