Product Comparison: HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038) vs CHI G2


General Specifications
Brand
HSI
CHI
Model
E038
G2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Glider hair flat iron straightener features high quality ceramic plates that use 8 HeatBalance® micro-sensors (4 on each plate) to regulate the temperature and evenly distribute heat so that fewer passes are needed through your precious hair. That’s the best way to get silky results that shine while protecting your hair from overheat exposure.
The dynamic CHI G2 offers a sleek design, upgraded technology and outstanding performance. The G2 features titanium-infused ceramic plates for added durability and an even smoother glide. Digital temperature reading displayed on a color-coded LCD screen allows for proper temperature setting for fine, medium, and coarse hair up to 425°F.
Key Specs
Plates material
Ceramic
Ceramic
Temperature (max)
450 °F
425 °F
Temperature (min)
140 °F
350 °F
Heat time
30 seconds
40 seconds

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

What customers say about "Key Specs"
HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038) Incl Glove, Pouch, & Travel Size Argan Oil Hair Treatment
  • The flat iron heats up quickly and is the perfect size.
  • Overall, this is a perfect flat iron that can get you straight hair with less heat, great on curly or kinky hair that is blown out.
  • It heated up quickly and stayed hot.
  • The ceramic inside does not only create the silkier look on hair, but it is also very smooth that it does not damage the hair at all.
  • Rapidly reaches to its maximum temprature which is 450 degrees.
CHI G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hairstyling Iron
  • The larger (1 1/2") plates and the different heat settings are perfect!
  • Heats up in no time.
  • Literally heats in 30 seconds and has a great travel/cool down wrap.
  • It heats up quickly and I love all of the heating options. I keep it at 350 degrees-my hair is on the fine side and it isn't thin, but not thick either. It's high quality and does perfect job at straightening my hair without me feeling like I'm singing it.
  • It heats up quickly and I love all of the heating options.
  • My hair is slightly wavy and even at the highest temperature, I had to pass through my hair at least 3 times to get it straight.
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black
Depth
3 in.
0.6 in.
Height
14 in.
3 in.
Width
5.5 in.
1 in.
Weight
1.7 pounds

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038) Incl Glove, Pouch, & Travel Size Argan Oil Hair Treatment
  • I love the size of it, it's not so big that it's hard to handle and it's not too small that it would take a long time to do my hair.
  • The size is amazing and it can overheat so it comes with the gloves which are super handy!
  • I would recommend this product if your looking for a straightener thats light weight, gets hot and gets the job done!
  • Overall, I am impressed with the quality of construction, weight (it's a bit heavier than other irons I've used, which lends to the feeling of better construction)
  • A good weight, not light, not heavy.
Features
Plate width
1 in.
1.25 in.
Heat regulator
Digital
Digital
Automatic shut-off
No
No
LCD display
No
Yes
LED indicator lights
Yes
No
Lock Function
No
No
Number Of Temperature Levels
4
What customers say about "Features"
HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038) Incl Glove, Pouch, & Travel Size Argan Oil Hair Treatment
  • I really like the digital read out and the discreet controls out of the way of accidental bumping.
  • The iron has a dial to regulate the temperature of the iron from 140 to 450 degrees F.
  • It's great to be able to regulate the amount of heat it uses so that I can get all that I need while not letting my hair singe. I would recommend getting this.
  • There is a green power indicator light that shows it is turned on, a good reminder to turn it off or unplug it when you are finished using it.
  • The indicator light shines red while heating and turns green when ready; couldn't be easier.
CHI G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hairstyling Iron
  • I love the temperature control option.
  • Love my new Chi with the temperature control. I have fine hair so I needed a flat iron that I could control the temperature to ensure I didn't fry and dry my hair out.
  • I like how you can set the temperature or choose a pre-set Mode.
  • Has a great travel/cool down wrap.
  • Not an automatic shut off.
  • If you are traveling outside the US it may not be compatible with the electric and you could permanently damage your flat iron (or just create scary sparks in your outlet)!
Power
Wattage
105 Watt
Cord Type
Swivel
Swivel
Dual Voltage
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038) Incl Glove, Pouch, & Travel Size Argan Oil Hair Treatment
  • It also has a nice long cord which can come in handy.
  • The cord doesn't get tangled or bent because it has a 360 degree swivel cord to prevent that.
  • It heats fast, is easy to operate, the cord is long (thank you!).
  • The cord is extra long which helps with long hair.
  • This appears to be the only full size dual voltage flat iron on the market right now. There aren't any switches you need to flip for the voltage - it automatically switches on its own.
CHI G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hairstyling Iron
  • This flatiron is for professional hairstylists so the cord is very long.
  • Love the cord turning attachment at the base so it won't get tangled. Great product!
  • An excellent tool, and it will be easy to travel with as it is dual voltage.
  • The cord is hard to stay straight.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE

HSI PROFESSIONAL Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron (E038)

CHI G2

Rating
Amazon
4.3
4.6
Walmart
4.9
Ebay
5.0
5.0
Overstock
4.4

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