InStyler - im african american and iwanted an in styler but now im scared!!!!!!

Feb 15, 2011
review #221748

I wanted an In styler for a long time.Im african american and the commercial looked liked it could do wonders for your hair.I would like to here from people of ethnic background to see how well it worked for them becouse to tell you the truth after hearing all of this Im scared to buy one.I also dont see how the company can go on with all these complaints of breaking and burning makes me wonder if its over exaggerated.Some of you people should go on dateline or something and expose them if its all true.

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Dora

Jul 21

I bought a flat iron and an instyler I got both should I not be satisfied with the instyler. I tried instyler first. I regret buying the flat iron because I absolutely love my instyler I am Milato mixed African American n white. My hair due to perming for years is thin but instyler did fantastic job. I was so satisfied with it I volunteered to do my daughters hair---African American and she has extremely thick hair. Both she and I were so surprised over the fantastic job the instyler has done. I refuse to do my hair with anything else

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InStyler Fan

Jun 23 Dade City, Florida

The InStyler is great on all kinds of hair. I was using the Chi (Cuban hair, very course and curly) and the Chi KILLED my hair so I purchased the InStyler 3 years ago and haven't looked back. Not only is it better for your hair, but my hair is done in less than 15 mins. Used to take me 45 mins with the Chi. Go for it, I'm sure you'll love it!

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many curls

Jun 12

don't buy a Perfecter--the tips fall out and after 60 days the company doesn't care. This is an expensive item and should last for years, it does not last . It ; really does not style the way the advertisements show it does.
Not recommended by me.

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Laurie

Jan 05

I've had the instyler for 2yrs and I love it. I use it on my hair and my 9 and 12yr old girls. We are African Americans and I find the best result is after washing the hair and drying it then instyling it with no chemicals or grease is the best.

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Maria

Sep 30, 2013 Los Angeles, California

So I just recently purchased the perfector hair fusion and I HATE IT!!!! It doesn’t work like in the commercial. I have to run it threw my hair about six times for it to get straight and it still looks puffy, I thought maybe it’s my hair, so I tried it on my cousins, sister and mom it still doesn’t work. I also have the insyler and it works a million times better than the perfector. I'm going to call and ask for my money back. To me this tool doesn’t work and it’s not worth the 100.00 dollars it advertise for

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Jo

Sep 10, 2013 Baltimore, Maryland

You guys seem to be talking about 2 different products here - the InStyler and the Perfecter Fusion Styler. They are not the same product!

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Ann

Sep 02, 2013 Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

I purchased the Perfecter, looked like it was an awesome hair tool. When it says not to use on ‘wet’ hair, ALSO don’t use it on damp hair or if your hair/scalp is not COMPLETELY dry. Altho I came out of the shower and my hair was dry, apparently, maybe my scalp was damp from showering or getting ‘hot flashes’ in the midst of hair styling. But I blowed dry around the nick of my hair to make sure all was dry and when I began using the Perfecter at the back of my neck, the hair got all tangled up, couldn’t get it out and both myself and my husband tried to gently get the hair out, had to eventually cut the hair off. Luckily, it was at the base of my neck. So, moving forward, I still use my regular curling iron and ‘somewhat’ use the Perfecter for the top/sides of my head. But I also found that since I have extremely thin/fine hair, my hair still seems to get tangled in the Perfecter. I have not found it to be as ‘perfect’ as the commercial looks. I beiieve there is a warranty and I will probably send it back. For me, the negatives ‘out weigh’ the positives. Hope others have better luck than I did since It really is an amazing commercial

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Gororo

May 25

Because I have never used perfecter for my self I can't exactly defend it but this video might be helpful for you, https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gYS3te296iU

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TruthTella

Aug 15, 2013 Metairie, Louisiana

I am caucasian with chemically treated slightly wavy hair a bit longer than chin length...I bought the Instyler and though I had no issues with breakage etc. related to the Instlyer it was a HUGE crock of *** and a waste of money! The brushes around the rotating rod are too close together and it makes it so your hair doesn't really want to go between the brushes and since one side of the tool is kinda exposed it becomes very easy to burn your skin if you place it wrong when attempting to give yourself volume.

I use a Chi flat iron for straightening my hair and have for years with no issues but I was really hoping to get the extra volume at the roots the Instyler claimed it could give.

FWIW I bought my Instyler at Target and they let me return it there for store credit when I said the tool did not work as it claimed and returned it the next day with the receipt.

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Siobhan

Aug 12, 2013

I placed an order July 1st/13 and still have not recieved the item. I did however get an email from the company saying there was an overwhelming response to the infomercial and all orders are delayed. I have not been charged and will be calling tomorrow to find out what is really going on.

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Sam

Aug 10, 2013 Mesa, Arizona

I ordered the Perfecter fusion styler, one week later it has not shipped, could not reach a person in the USA and the person I tried to talk to sounded like she was working In a basement sweatshop. Could not hear her most of the time for the noise. My problem is still not resolved but will cancel the order on Monday. Definitely, do not recommend ordering on line, I should know better. Sounded too good to be true.

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Janet

Jul 09, 2013 Falkville, Alabama

I ordered the Fusion Styler Perfector the 6-7-13 and cancel the order the an hour later. They took $111.97 out of my account then. I can not get my money back from the company and have contacted our state AG. I have contacted them 5 time and each time took the checks in the mail!!! I have forward the email they send to my State AG and hope they can do something.

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Anonymous

Dec 15, 2013

Did you file a claim with your bank to get your money back?

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Little bug

Jun 19, 2013

I am mixed and have curly thick long hair the instyler works great for me I never have any problems with it and it doesn't take as long as a flat iron

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Help

Aug 11, 2013 Los Angeles, California

I am very interested in buying this product, but I am very nervous :upset how long have you used it? Does it damage your hair?

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It Works for African Americans

Dec 23, 2012 San Diego, California

I am a Black woman and I love the In Styler. If it doesn't work you're not using it right or use the smaller barrel size and no product until after you have washed and straightened your hair. You also may have to use smaller sections like the instructions say. Then after add a nice smelling oil. Try to limit use to once a week and we can get rid of the weaves. Its okay to wash your hair only once a week but Saturday, save time. It takes about an hour or two. I use it on my daughter and have stopped using perms. Her hair has grown and she likes having nice smelling hair not Essence of Burning Product on her scalp. End of stank hair! I love it...

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TNT

Apr 14, 2012

I was skeptical after hearing reviews 2 yrs. ago, so I didn't buy it. My niece didn't care about the reviews and purchased one recently. My daughter has fine and thin hair - she is twelve and I do not put chemicals in he; a.ywau she goes to my nieces to get her flat ironed every week by my sister. She came home two weeks ago and her hair was soft silky and very beautiful; like she had been to the salon. I said your hair looks different this time did they use the Instyler and she said yes, so I told her if it makes your hair look that good I will go buy one. She said wait until you see D's hair (my niece). I saw it and couldn't stop playing in her hair she got soo many compliments. It worked very good. I orderdd mine, just waiting for the arrival. There are 2 sizes available and they have purple and pink. Can't wait.

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Misse

Feb 02, 2012

I purchased an instyler yesterday and so far I love it! After using it my hair is bouncy and soft and shiny. The instyler works better on my hair than a flat iron which normally leaves my hair flat and damaged! And I noticed that I wasnt losing hair like I usually do when I style my hair!

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