Byrdie | February 2022 Press Hit

These Are the 10 Best Curling Irons for Short Hair

Shopping for a curling iron should be pretty straightforward. Except for most of us, it's not. With constantly evolving technology, shapes, and sizes, it can be difficult to keep track of what's hype, what's not, and what's actually worth spending your money on. (Especially since some of the best curling irons come in at a hefty dollar value.) That being said, there are some truly great rods and wands out there—especially if you're looking for an iteration to pair beautifully with shorter locks.

So after doing some research, reading countless reviews, and yes, asking around Byrdie HQ, we curated an all-star lineup of the best curling irons for short hair. Curious to see which magic wands made the cut?

Keep reading for the best curling irons for short hair Byrdie editors (and the internet) love most.

This cult-favorite one-inch wand is great for any hair length (take it from someone who's proved to be ever the chameleon over the years) but is especially handy for short hair. Plus, it also may be one of the least damaging in the bunch. Featuring the brand's exclusive Advanced Care Ceramic technology (which claims to simultaneously repair the hair as you style), it's safe for color-treated, dry, and yes, even damaged strands. Also—it's fast.

Temperature Range: Up to 375 degrees Fahrenheit | Size: 1"