How'd you like to know the secrets to perfect hair? The Revo Styler promises to tell all. It's a self-spinning brush that claims to calm frizz and curls. Amy Jacquin roots around with the Revo Styler, and puts it to the test.
Deana Todt is a graphic artist for Heartland News. She mentioned her Mother gave her the
"I just have really curly hair, and if I brush it out plain, like this, it just frizzes," says Deana.
"I've got to hold the blow dryer and do this at the same time," Deana says as she switches hands and tries to figure out a way to do her hair.
Deana clips her hair into sections as best she can with only two clips, and starts to dry her hair. You can see the hair next to the
You don't use any styling products with the
You hold the brush a few inches from your head -- yet it straighens the entire length of the hair, down to your scalp. And makers caution it is awkward at first. They suggest giving it a couple of weeks before you decide if you like it or not.
"The other claim it makes, is that it's 10 minutes or less. Ha!" Deana laughs because she just can't imagine it going that fast.
A safety catch automatically pauses the rotation if it senses too much pressure, like pulling against a knot. And Deana gets the Revo Styler stuck, to where it starts clicking and sticking. "You can hear it, it just catches, but it doesn't hurt at all!" Deana demonstrates. "That safety catch doesn't tangle your hair. Still, you don't want a very sensitive scalp. And I'm worried about the back, because it's going to be really hard to see what I'm doing."
The instruction video shows someone else helping with the
It takes Deana a while to figure out where to point the blow dryer for the best results. But she says all the trouble is worth it. "Honestly, I never had my hair do this," she says as she feels her straight hair. "It really does work as far as straightening it out."
We move on to Deana's daughter, Chelsea, who has a shallow, but stubborn, wave at the back of her head. D
Our final test is on Deana's niece who has short, straight hair. The video shows
And Lexie scrunches her nose a time or two, showing she's not enjoying the
Still, overall, the
However, at $80, it's way more expensive than it's worth. It isn't as quick and easy as promised, even with two people... And it just doesn't give you enough clips. So we give the Revo Styler a 'B.'