Even before the conversation ended I started scouring the web for alternatives. The exact model I owned was unavailable on Amazon. The only other options were to fork out $600.00 for one on Ebay. I loved the iron but wasn't willing to spend that kind of money for it. Then I stumbled upon a similar model in red for less than I paid for my original iron. I lit up with excitement and was ready to place my order when my eyes landed on this. Redken's version of a steam iron! I noticed the price and immediately wanted it. My assumption was the price was related to its quality & performance and, judging by the over-esthatic reviews, I'm probably right. Over and over again, this professional level iron was called "the best flat iron ever" by reviewers. One person wrote that "she'd never loved anything as much as she loved this iron." I needed this iron in my life (
On the one hand, I will miss my beloved Babyliss, but on the other, I feel like this was meant to be so I could be introduced to my future iron (and for that I'm grateful). The moment my refund comes in, the funds will immediately be allocated towards my brand new Redken Steam Infusion. That day can't come fast enough.