If your hair requires a flat iron like mine does, you have to check out the Paul Mitchell version. I know, I know - the Chi rules all but this my friends, is truly a miracle product for me! Now I don't want to offend any Chi lovers (especially since I have never had anthing but one) but the Paul Mitchell is where it's at. The temperature adjusts which comes in handy if you are just doing a touch up and don't want to scorch your hair any more than you already have to. It also has a more rounded edge so if you want to avoid the stick straight look you can actually curl under the ends a little without busting out the curling iron. Combine this nifty tool with the PM "Skinny" collection and you will never look back. Do it - because Paul Mitchell says so!