The technology in hair straighteners has grown a tremendous amount over the last 10 years. The Croc 2 Infrared Flat Iron hair straightener is one of the most up to date hair straighteners on the market. Capabilities of reaching temperatures up to 450 degree Fahrenheit allow the hair follicles to heat up more quickly giving the hair more hold and stability. It uses infrared technology which keeps your hair healthier than typical hair straighteners. The GHB Classic Styler Ceramic Hair Straightener is one of the more traditional models, useing aluminum plates for smooth static free hair. If you are looking for great curls and waves than this straightener is perfect for you! Also available at an inexpensive price-point is the Brazilian Heat After Dark 1" Professional Titanium Straightening Iron. It comes with a nice to-go bag making it ideal for travel. These ceramic plates only take 30 seconds to become heated and ready to use.