Who Invented the Hair Iron?

Answer In 1872, Marcel Grateau (also called Francois Marcel Grateau), a French hairdresser, combined heated, flat rods with his original invention--the Marcel Wave/curling iron--in order to create a way t... Read More »

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Who invented the GHD hair iron?

The GHD (Good Hair Day) hair straightener was invented by a South Korean. However, in 2001 Martin Penny, group managing director for the British-owned company, was encouraged by a hair dresser frie... Read More »

Who invented the hair flat iron?

In 1909, Issac K. Shero invented the first heated hair flat iron, according to My Hairstyling Hair straightener inventors such as Marcel Grateau and Simon Monroe were also credited for t... Read More »

Who invented the hair straightening flat iron?

In 1906, a man named Simon Monroe patented the flat iron. However, Marcel Grateau is frequently referred to as the real inventor of the straightener in 1872. Marcel's device, however, was never pat... Read More »

Who invented the sad iron?

Sad irons were made of metal. The name sad iron means "solid iron." The first sad irons were made in the Middle Ages. There is no known inventor of the first sad iron. Other names of the sad iron a... Read More »