The £30 Hair Styler You Need in Your Life | Vidal Sassoon Easy Wrap Wand*

Confession time: before recently I hadn't used any other heat styler that wasn't GHD for about 8 years! A year or so ago my styler had had its day and I replaced it with the wide-plated version that isn't ideal for waves and curls, so I just tended to wear my hair straight because I wasn't spending another £100-something for the other styler too. That was until I was lucky enough to receive the Vidal Sassoon Easy Wrap Wand* (£30).

I really wasn't sure what to expect from this styler, as I have bad memories of 15 year-old me trying and failing to get nice waves out of this type of tool. However clearly they've come a long way since then and for £30! I'm honestly obsessed with this styler and cannot believe how good it is.

I've been entirely converted from multipurpose stylers. I really don't like how they drag on my hair as I feel like that leads to a lot of breakage on my already-fragile hair. With this, you just have to gently hold the hair (not pull it) around the wand and it only needs a couple of seconds to work. You also get a heat-proof glove to use with it if you often find yourself burning your fingers. Obviously any heat styling is going to damage your hair in some way but I think this really minimises it.

It's honestly so easy to use, sometimes I feel like there's a knack you have to pick up when using a styler but this was fine from the off for me (the picture below is from the first time I used this). You can use large or small sections of hair and for a looser wave use the base of the styler and for a tighter wave, wrap it around the tip. It's pretty 'no frills' in that there's only one setting and no special features but I really don't mind for the price.

All in all I love this styler. I wasn't going to do an individual review on this, it was going to be included with some other haircare products I've been loving lately but it's just so great I really needed to spread the word as much as possible! Although it's not the most versatile, for £30 you really can't complain. You can run your fingers through your hair afterwards for a more beach-y, tousled look or leave it looking salon-sleek. I straighten the front of my hair with my wide-plated GHDs then finish up with the Charles Worthington Texturising Spray and it works a treat!

The waves also last really well over the course of the day. My hair isn't great at holding a style and whilst it drops a little throughout the day, my hair still has a tousled wave by the end. Even on the second day, I just curl a few random bits and I'm good to go.

My hairstyle seriously needed a refresh and this has done the job perfectly and I would recommend it to anyone. This is my bargain of the month!

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  1. Your hair looks gorgeous! Since cutting my hair to my shoulders i am really loving waving/curling it and this sounds lovely x
    Emma | Emmys Beauty Cave

    1. Yeah it's such an easy way to do something a bit different with your hair :) xx

  2. I'm always on the hunt for new curling tools and this one looks amazing! So affordable too :) x


  3. It sounds incredible, plus your hair looks lovely Jasmine!

    Sara - She Who Is Short

  4. It looks like an interesting styler - your hair looks gorgeous x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x

  5. Wow your hair looks lovely, I am crap with doing my own hair. It never goes right and I always end up giving up but this one looks great and not a bad price either :)

    Pams Stuff and Things

    1. Thank you so much! And I know the feeling haha xx

  6. This sounds amazing - for £30 as well! I have wide plate straighteners too and a load of hair so I can't make waves with it either. Definitely a good one to put down on a christmas wishlist xxx

    Karan|| studentbeautyhack

  7. I've had one of these for a while (well, similar!) and they are so easy to use. However I have majorly thick hair so it doesn't work that well for me - I prefer heated rollers instead! x

    NINEGRANDSTUDENT: A Student Lifestyle Blog

  8. Your hair looks fantastic. My curling iron died a few months ago and I haven't purchased a replacement yet. I'll see how widely available this one by VS is...

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  9. You look so gorgeous with the waves, so pretty!! And I'm envious of your gorgeous hair though! xxx


  10. Your hair looks lovely styled like this :) Also I love the new look of your blog! Looks so fresh :)

    Rachel | Beauty and The Bird

  11. Such a good price and your waves look super pretty (:
    Nati xx

  12. Your hair looks so pretty, it really does sound like a lovely curler!
    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  13. Oh wow this is incredible! I need this tool if I want my hair to look anything like yours!

    Katya | The Beauty Harbour

  14. I love my styling wand! It changed the game. haha I also noticed the ends didn't get damaged as much since the heat wasn't coming from both sides. :)

  15. I really like these type of curl/wave wands with no clamp! So much easier to use! You're hair looks great!

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

    1. Thank you, and I agree - so much better than the ones we had a few years back! xx

  16. I think Vidal Sassoon products are generally good quality, even though they're not at all pricey. I remember watching a documentary on him and it was quite cool :)

    Velvet Blush

  17. This looks great! I've been using the same wand for years now I really should invest in a new one :-)
    Abiee xx

  18. Your hair looks fab :) The styler definitely does a good job.

  19. Pretty!!!!


  20. You look lovely with some curls. :) This post came at a great time, as I've been thinking of buying a hair curler for me (tired of using my straightener for that purpose). Will definitely look into it. £30 is such a great price. xx

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  21. Waves look gorgeous on you Jasmine! This wand looks amazing, if my trusty one ever breaks then this will be top of my list.

    Claire | Stylingo.co.uk | xx

  22. It looks like a nice bargain indeed! I love the soft waves it created and I think this look suits you amazingly well! Xx

    Alexandra | Glam O’Clock

  23. This sounds like the perfect tool for me! I'm far too impatient to blow dry my hair into waves, and for £30 this sounds like the perfect bargain. I'm off to Amazon to buy one.

    CB x

  24. Thank you for your comments lovelies! xx


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