Who invented the first pressing iron?

Answer The pressing iron, commonly referred to as a curling iron or hot curlers, was patented by an African American woman named Theora Stephens. According to, Stephens received the patent ... Read More »

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When was the first pressing iron made?

Hair pressing devices have been used for centuries in different cultures. A patent for a modernized hair pressing device was issued to an African-American woman named Theora Stephens in 1983. The d... Read More »

Who Invented the First Flat Iron?

From chemical processes to heated accessories there are many ways to straighten hair. Throughout history there have been many inventors who created hair products, heated combs and rods and flat iro... Read More »

Who invented the first iron cook stove?

The invention of the first iron cook stove is largely credited to Benjamin Franklin, who in 1742 developed what he then called the Pennsylvania Fireplace, more commonly known today as a Franklin St... Read More »

When was the first flat iron invented?

The first self-heating flat iron came to fruition in 1852. It worked by burning coal internally, paving the way to gas flat irons just years later, and eventually the electric flat iron, invented b... Read More »