Written on: 12/02/2011
I think it depends on the type of hair you've got. If your hair curls easily (like mine) - buy it, it the fastest and easiest hair styler to use. Plus it's cheap and the curls look great! If, however, your hair is extremaly hard to style (like my housemate's) - don't buy it. (read more)
Written on: 10/02/2011
I can honestly say that this is the worst appliance I have ever bought! It doesn't curl my hair at all, in fact I would say my hair looked straighter after clamping, twisting and dragging the plates through it. I watched the online video of how to use it and read the instructions but it simply does not work. Complete waste of money, i'm taking it back to exchange for a wand as it is not fit for purpose. (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2011
I happen to think that the Babyliss You Curl is by far the best curling tool that I have ever used. I takes me about 5-10 minutes to produce the best curls that last all day - no problems here! Stick with it and once you've perfected the right technique there's no going back! (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2011
I bought this last year, March 2010 around. It was my first curler and I saw it on the Argos catalog. I looked reviews up on the internet especially looking at the official website. So I thought to myself it looks really easy and god easy as straightening? Wow! So when i went home heated up very quick. I got my first curl in my around 5th attempt and it was a really nice curl but as I got to around the 3rd curl my hair was getting straighter more than curly. So go invest in a wand. I'm going... (read more)
Written on: 28/08/2010
I recieved these curlers as a gift for my birthday. Me and my mum tried them out a couple of weeks after, and we got nothing, even after reading the manuals and watching the online video, so I put them up and I haven't used them for a while, but last night, I tried them again, and I did get curls, and they were just like the model on the website, but after 15 minutes, the curls had gone. Personally, I think these curlers are a waste of £35. (read more)
Written on: 21/07/2010
Never witten a review before but this product is a joke. If it takes so much practice before you "get the hang of it" then why does it claim to be so easy? I wasnt looking to spend this much money on something that wouldn't work straight away - I have a 13 month old son and so I get about 10 minutes to do my hair, I dont have hours (I just spend 3 hours watching to stupid video and reading the instructions, washing and drying my hair to see if that helped) - and not even a curl!!!!! This is... (read more)
Written on: 29/06/2010
At first i could not work them at all! i was just getting straight hair, i even used them as straighteners once! But i have recently started using them again, and all of a sudden i have got the hang of it! What i learnt it makes better curls with smaller sections of hair so.. curler hair = smaller sections ! And to twist in almost a full circle ! Now i use them every day and my hair looks great and is admired by all of my friends and this is coming from a girl who used to straighten her... (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2010
This is the first review of a product I have ever written. I feel so strongly about how awful this product is that I just wanted to warn other customers about buying this product. IT DOESN'T WORK! I brought this product at £38.99 for my daughter and I to use. We watched the internet video and followed the instructions. We did perserve in trying to get it to work but putting you hair through irons at 200C is not something you can risk doing indefinitely! I contacted Babyliss "Customer... (read more)
Written on: 06/02/2010
I got this product for christmas in 2009 and i have tried it atleast 10 times and it doesnt work :@ i have naturally straight hair and nothing seems to curl my hair so when i saw the advert on tv i thought this might work as i have always wanted curly hair but i was ver disappointed when it didnt work. My mum is also very annoyed as she spent £50 on something that doesnt even work!! If you are thinking about buying this product make sure you use it before the reciept ends otherwise you wont... (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2010 by Haannaah (1 review written)
my mum and dad bought these for me as a christmas present at christmas 2009. i had been seeing the advert on tele over and over agen, + i just thought why not and wrote it on a piece of paper for my mum to maybe get me, and she did. i have used them twice now, both times not working and making my hair flat as can be. i was hoping to use them when i go to see family or go liquid or any special occasion. maybe even school. yes, i was dissapointed, and i haven't done what anyone has sed yet,... (read more)
Written on: 27/12/2009
i dont think people are giving these curlers a chance.
i got the you curl for xmas and was disappointed when they did not curl my hair on the first try, so i washed my hair and tried again !IT WORKED! but only for a short time because the "cooling plates" heat up if they are on for too long.
so to use these curlers to there full potential you need to wash your hair before use and when they stop curling the hair just leave them to cool and then continue curling your hair.
i am really enjoying... (read more)
Written on: 10/11/2009
Please Do Not buy this product!!I bought these on the strength of how much I love my babyliss hair straighteners. Even though I didnt pay the full retail price I feel it was an absolute waste of money. The plates, rather than curling my hair, straightened it with the added bonus of frequently pulling my hair out. Despite repeated attempts and watching the 'How to use' video on the website, I've still had no luck. Shame because I was excited to try them out. The concept is good, but it just... (read more)
Written on: 05/11/2009
i tried it once and it didn't work, so i watched the video and copied it exactly and it still wouldn't do it. But then I tried to do it agin and got some waves and kinks but NO curls. I think it is not really worth its price and very hard to use. I like the way the product is described and is easy to hold, but I don't like the fact that they say it is as easy as straightening because this is a lie. Straightening is much, much quicker. And although the babyliss you curl says it is quick to... (read more)
Written on: 09/09/2009
it is a bit tricky to get the hang of it but once you get it its quick and brilliant results. i disagree with other reviews as they have not given the Babyliss You Curl enough of a chance. i have very long hair and i find that these can curl the whole length unlike tongs :) (read more)
Written on: 03/08/2009
i orderd the babyliss you curls over the internet throught amazon as they were doing a half price deal!! (thank god i did rather than spendind the whole price)...
so they arived in the post about 3 days later and i got all excitted and went to try them. yes they worked a little creating some really good curls and some kinks so i thought oh maybe my hairs a bit greesy or something and it only works on clean hair and so i washed my hair and tried again but it still didnt work!! i watched the... (read more)
Written on: 28/07/2009
i achieve bigger curls with other wider inch flat irons than this babyliss you curl.
it is among the pricier irons out there so i dnt know if it was worth it. (read more)
Written on: 15/06/2009
I LOVED the look, and couldn't wait to have it for my prom...
so i went out and spent my 30 quid on these 'Babyliss You Curl' curlers...
came home thrilled to try them, and when i did, NOTHING, not even one curl...
but i practiced, and about the third time round they worked great! id done the bottom layer of hair and it was lovely, tried the second and it didnt work....
so im thinking its practice? like..how good you are with styling.
I am annoyed that its taking me a long time to get the... (read more)
Written on: 23/02/2009
Babyliss You Curl creates really good curls. When curling my hair I found the curlers really quick in heating up and sometimes produced great curls however other times just left my hair flat. Overall they are the best curlers I have had however could be improved (read more)
Written on: 23/02/2009
I found the instructions on how to use Babyliss You Curl hard to understand so I watched a video on the website which showed you how to use them. I did exactly the same thing and my hair remained straight, in fact it was as if I'd used straighteners! The instructions say you are to twist the curl to help it stay but I had NO curls at all.
Really disappointing, I'm going to take them back and ask for a refund or exchange. (read more)
Written on: 17/02/2009
The Babyliss You Curl heats up fast but the "cooling" plates heat up
- they don't curl your hair
-they fry it instead
-they straighten more than curl
-they smell burnt before use
-you burn your fingers trying to turn it
-don't work for long hair at all
-the "curls" dont last
Written on: 16/02/2009
Babyliss You Curl worked a treat,and I had lovely Ghd style curls with minimum effort. They automatically turn off if you forget to turn them off which I'm really impressed by, I don't know how many times I've freaked out on a night out thinking I've left my straightnersplugged in. I can't get the hang of the ghd for curls, so I bought this and it's great, my sister asked me what hair dresser I went to! You really have to watch the video on the website to figure out how to use them, the... (read more)
Written on: 21/12/2008 by glammedUP (1 review written)
I decided to use this because i was fed up fighting with my straighteners when trying to curl my hair, I always had a great finish with them but on some parts it just wouldn't quite curl like i wanted and i often came away with burns on my fingers where I'd accidentally placed them on the plates when trying to finish my style. As any girl knows if you get stressed when doing your hair and it turns out bad it can ruin your night so the idea of skipping all that was worth trying it for. from... (read more)
Written on: 07/12/2008 by VikFlik
I brought the Babyliss You Curl as the adverts on the tv made them look fantastic. My hairdresser often use straighteners to curl, and I have achieved this look myself, but found it a bit difficult, so thought these would be the perfect solution. I got the hang of the technique quickly and created one curl. Then the so called cooling plates heated up, and so I ended up with completely straight hair... I may as well have used my old straighteners without all the twisting and pulling and... (read more)
Written on: 01/12/2008
i got these for christmas and i found them difficult to use for a while. However i went on the website and watched a video on how to use them and they now work a treat! I think that all the people that it didn't work for are obviously too lazy to find out how they work, we are in the 21st century, internet has all the answers! (read more)
Written on: 16/11/2008 by Susie1985
I seen the Babyliss You Curl advertised on the T.V and thought it looked amazing and easy to use however once getting it home I tried it out and I was sorely dissappointed and angry. I felt it was a waste of time. It was very frustrating as I followed the instructions and even watched the video clip from babyliss website, half an hour later I was ready for throwing it out the window!!
I feel this was a waste of my good money and time, I just hope Argos will give me my cash back as I am raging! (read more)
Written on: 07/10/2008
I bought the Babyliss You Curl with high hopes but was so disappointed I took it back to Boots for a refund (top tip - electrical items that they sell are returnable if you are not satisfied with them). For information - my hair is long, fine and naturally dead straight. Despite watching the instruction video I found that the curler produced mixed results in creating a curl, sometimes needing two or three passes over the same section of hair to curl it. Once the curls were in they lasted... (read more)
Written on: 16/09/2008 by candiloveuk (1 review written)
I was very excited about this product as although I have a natural wave in my hair I always curl it when I go out. But I was sorely disappointed, I really liked the ideology behind them and couldn't wait to use them but the curls didn't form properly and fell out immediately even after I'd been on website to watch video of how to use them. They seemed to pull my hair and dry it out. They were expensive and actually managed to straighten my hair which usually takes to any curl very well. To... (read more)
Written on: 28/08/2008 by lisalewis (1 review written)
Really pleased with the babyliss you curl, I have thick long hair and needed something good. On trying the item found it very difficult and did not seem to work so kept at it until I successfully produced a curl, there is definitely a technique to this and it is simply to find a smallish section about 1 inch of hair and grip hard on the first section the straightening bit then about half way down when you are about to twist loosen your grip not to loose or to hard you have to find the right... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2008 by Millie 2008
The Babyliss You Curl practically pulled my hair out because the plates are so sticky and cheap in my opinion.
I thought the curls in my hair were rubbish and I would have been better off buying a cheap pair of tongs. Babyliss charge nearly £40 for these. If I had known I wouldn't have paid £1 for these. (read more)
Written on: 08/07/2008 by KimHennah (1 review written)
I can not comprehend that anyone can use the Babyliss You Curl effectively. It seems to pull my hair out, does not even create a wave, let alone a curl. The only use I have found for these is to STRAIGHTEN my fringe!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am upset. I was not naive enough to actually believe my hair would be that of the model on the box but I was willing to compromise on half way. (read more)
Written on: 04/07/2008
Babyliss You Curl - My advice is if at first you don't succeed, try and try again. You seriously need to keep at it, my first few attempts looked well let's just say not very impressive! But after a while I managed to get the wrist action right and ended up with some beautiful curls. I agree that they can sometime catch your hair and pull, but using a smaller section of hair worked for me. I have fairly fine hair but a lot of it and it's practically poker straight naturally. I found the... (read more)
Written on: 25/06/2008
I just bought the Babyliss You Curlers and I hate them! They drag through my hair, I have naturally thick wavy hair, the curls look like they are made from cardboard, if you can call them curls! In my opinion, not worth buying. (read more)
Written on: 18/06/2008
I cant believe that they haven't worked for a a lot of people, I got them a few hours ago and there working magic! I have got really thick her and I didn't believe that 180 degree would work but I got it wrong because there perfect! They glide smooth and create such nice curls I don't know what I would do without it! Loving the you curl! (read more)
Written on: 24/05/2008
I read lots of bad reviews on the internet but thought id take a chance- and it really paid off! I got the Babyliss You Curl straighteners today and i'm so happy with them. I've always had trouble curling my hair with my straighteners but this was so easy. For my hair type (quite fine) they worked perfectly- I couldn't be happier! (read more)
Written on: 29/03/2008
Some people would prefer tongs to this but I like it with a lot of practices it could be perfect as it says on the box its all in the wrist. Well it isn ' t that good but once I managed to get my hair to curl and I was pleased with the results, hard to do you ' re self get someone else to do it trust me. If you follow the instructions works well. (read more)
Written on: 22/02/2008
Dont get this!!!! Just please don't get this!!!! The advert is a load of tripe... you dont just drag them through your hair & there you go, bouncy curls.... (read more)
Written on: 12/01/2008
I was properly disappointed in the product. The cooling plates are hot when using them and there just utter rubbish in my opinion. A £3 pair of curling tonges can do it better. (read more)
Written on: 29/10/2007 by murphyf (1 review written)
I bought these as I wanted the 'straigtening iron' curl look. But these are very tricky to use. I've tried twice. I tried this in my 'normal' unstyled hair and as my hair is quite wavy I thought it'd work great and that the curls would really 'take' but it didn't. I shall straighten it then try again. You might think I'm mad - straightening my hair then curling it but my natural curls aren't very glamourous! (read more)
Written on: 24/10/2007 by aquamaria2 (1 review written)
I love the Babyliss You Curl product. No more sitting around for hours in Velcro curlers to get a slight wave. I have very fine shoulder length hair and my friend has long thick hair. Both of us love this unit. (read more)
Written on: 17/10/2007 by MissusW (5 reviews written)
I have long, thick, straight, smooth, layered hair. I can create a 'curl' with the Babyliss You Curling irons. However, more often than not it amounts to a ringlet of the last 2 - 3 inches of hair.
I really don't like the way the plates 'grab' the hair, as the ceramic seems sticky and doesn't glide at all; and where the plates snatch during the curling procedure, you're left with a horizontal kink. The action has to be smooth and completed in one pass. I've tried a couple of products - iron... (read more)
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