This Remington straightener is excellent. It leaves your hair smooth and shiny all day long. It shuts off after an hour in case you forget to shut it off so your house does not burn down. It is easy to use and not heavy at all. It can be used on all types of hair and i recommend it to any one that straighteners there hair often. It also has different temperatures so people with thin hair can use a cooler temperature and people with thick hair can use a hotter temperature. This product is also very affordable and anyone that buys it will be happy with their purchase. Remington makes the best straighteners and i recommand their straighteners to anyone because they just leave your hair feeling so health and good. This straightener only has one inch plates so it is not to big and it is not to small. It is just perfect.