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drybar Smooth Operator Flatiron

What it is:The exclusive flatiron of Drybar that straightens strands for a smooth, silky finish. What it does:The Smooth Operator Flat Iron features an easy-to-use thin design created for use by stylists at Drybar shops across the US to deliver perfectly smooth, long-lasting styles to thousands of clients every day. The beveled-edge floating plates feature NanoIonic™ Technology that seals and smooths the hair cuticle during styling to help reduce frizz and increase shine.
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Questions & Answers for drybar Smooth Operator Flatiron

Question
does it have auto shut off
asked 2 years ago
lena1010
(Jacksonville, Florida)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, there is no auto shut-off. The only real feature is the temperature dial. You will find cheaper, drugstore alternatives are much better with more features than the Drybar flat iron.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 2
I don't believe so, I've left it on couple times and still was on
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
rose1107
(New york NY)
answer 3
no
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
cherylindakota
(near Mt Rushmore)
answer 4
No it does not.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
liltxcurlyq
(Bethesda, MD)
Question
Is this flatiron ceramic?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
Anonymous
(Bucyrus, OH)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
I apologize that I incorrectly stated it was not ceramic earlier. A Drybar staff member indicated that YES, it is ceramic. However, I stand by my other comments about its performance. It certainly doesn't behave like a ceramic iron. It doesn't have the true smoothing effects of one, nor does it help control frizz.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 2
No. It really is nothing special. It doesn't do a great job at smoothing out the hair or decreasing any frizz you may have. I have found that cheaper drugstore alternatives are much better. This doesn't even have an auto shut-off. I recommend that you skip this and purchase something else. You're only paying for the Drybar name if you purchase this one.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 3
Yes, our Smooth Operator is ceramic.
answered 9 months ago
drybar
Question
is this a ceramic flat iron?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
hanover
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
I apologize that I incorrectly stated it was not ceramic earlier. A Drybar staff member indicated that YES, it is ceramic. However, I stand by my other comments about its performance. It certainly doesn't behave like a ceramic iron. It doesn't have the true smoothing effects of one, nor does it help control frizz.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 2
No, it is not. It does not help control frizz nor does it do a good job at smoothing out the hair. I am returning mine. Drugstore alternatives are much better. With this iron, you are paying only for the name and not a superior product.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 3
yes
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
cherylindakota
(near Mt Rushmore)
Question
can this product be used on wet hair/damp hair or must it be completely dry?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Lls499
(Bronx, NY)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You should never flat-iron wet hair, no matter what flat iron you use. You can easily damage and burn your hair by doing that. Make sure it's completely dry before use.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 2
I think your hair needs to be dry. I have an old T3 flat iron that specifically said it could be used on both dry and flat; this one doesn't say that.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
liltxcurlyq
(Bethesda, MD)
answer 3
Dry only
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
Lily4Fabio
(Tipp City,Ohio)
Question
Sizing
Is it a 1" iron? and full sized as opposed to travel sized? Also can the heat be adjusted or are you stuck at 450?
asked 2 years ago
lissa80634
(Durham, NC)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
1" plates, with a dial for heat settings
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
cherylindakota
(near Mt Rushmore)
answer 2
The silicone plate is 1 inch wide. The flat iron itself is about 10.5 inches long. I traveled with it last weekend and it was fine. Not too big at all. The temp ranges from 200 - 450, and you can adjust it anywhere in between that range.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
liltxcurlyq
(Bethesda, MD)
Question
Is this dual voltage?
asked 2 years ago
nrhr
(San Francisco, CA)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
no
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
cherylindakota
(near Mt Rushmore)
answer 2
I don't believe so. It's 120 V/60 Hz/35 W ( at steady).
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
liltxcurlyq
(Bethesda, MD)
Question
How big is the iorn?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Boston, MA)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I don't have the measurements, but it's not a large or over-sized flat iron. It's a standard size iron that you would see in the typical drugstore alternatives. It's doesn't have a wide body or hot plate but is rather thin.
answered 9 months ago
cindytn
(Memphis, TN)
answer 2
Iron is 10.5 inches long. The ceramic plate is 3.5 inches long x almost 1 inch wide.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
liltxcurlyq
(Bethesda, MD)
Question
Can this flat iron curl hair?
I'm looking for a new flat iron, but want one that curls as well. i know the ghd does that but i was wondering if drybar's does as well.
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
figment767
(nashville tn)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yup! It curls it actually pretty well.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
kaylaeyvonne
(Cape Coral, FL)
answer 2
This can definitely curl!

It is approx 1 inch wide and has a rounded edge so the hair can curl around the tool, it also helps that the cord swivels so no twisting occurs.

I find that I always need hair spray to keep the curls in tact as the intense heat can sometimes make the curls drop.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
emzappia
(Wollongong, NSW)
Question
is it suppose to be flashing red or a blue light?
i just received the flat iron and i was reading in the instructions that a blue light will come one but it never did it just stopped flashing red
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
imabananababy
(Whittier, CA)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I didn't read the instructions, but my iron acts the same way. The light starts out blinking (in that red/orange light) then becomes solid. I haven't had any issues with it heating up or staying hot and its performance has been just fine. I've owned it for 2 or 3 months now and use it almost daily.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
JL12345
(Sacramento, CA)
answer 2
Mine was a red light also.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
RG702
(Boston, MA)
Question
Is this a 1inch styler?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
Kacer
(Bucyrus, OH)
on Smooth Operator Flatiron
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
kaylaeyvonne
(Cape Coral, FL)
answer 2
Yes, this is a one inch flat iron.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
janinebt
(San Francisco, CA)
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