Who invented the hair straightening flat iron?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Who invented the hair straightening flat iron

How to Style Hair After Straightening With a Flat Iron?

Hair straighteners give you lots of fashionable styling opportunities. Newly straightened hair is shiny, sleek and all layers are much more visible, allowing you to create very distinct looks. No m... Read More »

Difference Between a Flat Iron & a Straightening Iron?

It's widely believed a Parisian named Marcel Gateau invented the first heated tool used for straightening hair in 1872. Years later, at the turn of the 20th century, African American hairstylist Ma... 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 »

Straightening my hair with an iron?

I have thick hair too, so when I straighten mine I usually seperate it into layers and clip the layers (not the layer you're starting with) on top of my head with a clip. Then I just straighten lit... Read More »