evolution of the curling iron

Timeline created by caitlin m. hauf
In History
  • the first straightener

    the first straightener
    this straightener consisted of two heated metal rods.
  • first curling iron

    first curling iron
    there arnt any pictures or descriptions ofthe first curling iron because they wern't used by everyone.
  • first perm

    first perm
    a german hair dresser named charles nessler discovered that when you apply borex paste to hair and curled it with an iron it created permanent waves but it took 12 hours and it costed alot of money
  • patented straightening iron

    patented straightening iron
    this straightener was invented by issac shero,it consisted of two flat irons that were heated and pressed together.
  • eugene sutter's dryer

    eugene sutter's dryer
    this contained 20 heaters to make waves more efficiantly.sutter was followed by gaston boudou and he modified the dryer making it it an automatic roller which also made it easier to per your hair
  • rambaud's perming system

    rambaud was a beautician from paris and he perfected a system of curling and drying permed hair for softer,looser curls by using an electric hair dryer invented by the rancine universal company of rancine wisconsin
  • cold perm

    cold perm
    this was cheaper and faster than the previous hot process to control the ammount of curl. different size rods were used for rolling this was a more convenient way to perm hair ,
  • the first electric curling irons

    the first electric curling irons
    was an improvement in the techmologu og curling irons because it could be controlled and it was less likely to singe you hair or burn your scalp.But there are no pictures available
  • cold perm improved

    was improved by using a hair spray to serve as an invisable net.
  • today's straightening irons

    today's straightening irons
    is similar to the past ones but now they're electrically heated, have ceramic plates and the tempeture is easily controlled. but the quality depends on how much your willing to spend.
  • citation

    David, Valerie. "About Curling Irons." EHow. Demand Media, 28 Oct. 2008. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. http://www.ehow.com/about_4571650_curling-irons.html.