KQC Swirl: Professional Curling Iron

If you are like me, you are used to curling your hair from the end up to the root. This can often leave hair really curly at the ends and slightly wavy at the tips. It also isn’t the best for your hair as your delicate ends get the brunt of the heat and this can cause excessive dryness and split ends.

KQC has introduced Swirl, a curling iron that curls your hair from the root to the tip with a new clamp, swirl and release technique. In a nutshell, you clamp the curling iron near the root of your hair section and, using your thumb, rotate the thumb piece to roll your curls, then when it reaches the tip of your hair, it releases in to beautiful curls.

The Swirl emanates negative ions and Far-Infrared Rays (FIR), which restores hair’s moisture. The unique dual ceramic heaters enable FIR to penetrate to the core of hair and heat from the inside out to curl tresses in half the time, making it an essential for on-the-go lifestyles. By exciting the molecules, FIR also invigorates the cuticle to soften hair texture and stimulates hair growth.

To suit varying hair lengths and styles, the KQC Swirl Professional Curling Iron is available in 3 barrel sizes: small (3/4”), medium (1”) and large (1 ¼”). The temperature settings reach up to 410°F (210°C) for various hair types and the barrel heats up quickly. Also included is a 1 year warranty and bonus styling how-to videos available free online.

I got the chance to try out the 1″ barrel and I have to say that it took a bit of getting used to. My previous 38 years of experience kept making me want to curl from the tip up. I also have severely thick hair so I got caught up a few times. The barrel does rotate very smoothly and it heats evenly and quickly. I am not discouraged though and I know I will catch on.

The KQC Swirl Curling Iron is available across the country at select professional salons as well as online for a suggested price of $149.99.

* I received the KQC Swirl for free to complete my review. The opinions expressed in this post are mine only and are in no way influenced by any outside factors.

Sheri Landry

Sheri publishes, and writes at This Bird’s Day where she shares all of the thoughts in her head without the voices. Sticking mainly with content for Canadians, Sheri shares family stories, product information and anything that fits into her (and her family’s) daily activities.

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  • SW Aug 15, 2011, 6:53 pm

    Try to get one from http://www.Hair2Grow.ca. $10 off coupon code and free gifts.

  • Rose Buk Jul 1, 2011, 9:29 am

    Only Canadian, British Columbia vendors are listed. None of the other Canadian Provinces show vendors. I’m in Edmonton, Alberta and would like to know where to purchase locally.

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Aug 23, 2011, 12:34 pm

      Hi Rose, when you click on the Alberta link, you should see something like “Our where to buy list for this Province is always growing, for the most up to date list of salons or spas carrying our products, please call our Master Distributor, Kingdom Beauty Supplies (800) 738-8666.” You can give them a call to get an exact list of vendors. Thanks for the comment.

  • mrs Jun 3, 2011, 2:32 pm

    I am in edmonton, do you know here I can purchase this? TIA! :)

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Jun 3, 2011, 2:47 pm

      The stores are listed here: http://kqcbeauty.com/data/?where-to-buy/locations#Alberta – quite a few in Edmonton…

      • mrs Jun 3, 2011, 2:51 pm

        Yes, none of these store carries it Not one, and some of the phone numbers are outdated and wrong.:(

        • Sheri Landry Sheri Jun 5, 2011, 7:46 am

          Hmmm, there is also the online option to order. I will pass the information on for you and hopefully this can be fixed. Thanks for letting me know.

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