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Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and keep it for future reference.
• WARNING: Do not use this
appliance near water.
• When the appliance is used in
a bathroom, unplug it after use
since the proximity of water
presents a risk, even when the
appliance is switched o.
• WARNING: Do not use this
appliance near bathtubs,
showers, basins or other
vessels containing water.
• Always unplug the
appliance after use.
• If the mains cord is damaged,
you must have it replaced
by Philips, a service centre
authorised by Philips or similarly
qualied persons in order to
avoid a hazard.
• This appliance can be used
by children aged from 8 years
and above and persons with
reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge
if they have been given
supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance
in a safe way and understand
the hazards involved. Children
shall not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be made
by children without supervision.
• Before you connect the
appliance, ensure that the
voltage indicated on the
appliance corresponds to the
local power voltage.
• Do not use the appliance
for any other purpose than
described in this manual.
• When the appliance is
connected to the power, never
leave it unattended.
• Never use any accessories or
parts from other manufacturers
or that Philips does not
specically recommend. If
you use such accessories
or parts, your guarantee
• Do not wind the mains cord
round the appliance.
• Wait until the appliance has
cooled down before you store it.
• Pay full attention when using
the appliance since it could be
extremely hot. Only hold the
handle as other parts are hot
and avoid contact with the skin.
• Always place the appliance
with the stand on a heat-
resistant, stable at surface.
The hot heating plates should
never touch the surface or other
• Avoid the mains cord from
coming into contact with the hot
parts of the appliance.
• Keep the appliance away from
ammable objects and material
when it is switched on.
• Never cover the appliance
with anything (e.g. a towel or
clothing) when it is hot.
• Only use the appliance on
dry hair. Do not operate the
appliance with wet hands.
• Keep the heating plates clean
and free of dust and styling
products such as mousse,
spray and gel. Never use the
appliance in combination with
• The heating plates have Keratin
ceramic coating. This coating
might slowly wear away over
time. However, this does not
aect the performance of
• If the appliance is used on
color-treated hair, the heating
plates may be stained.
• Always return the appliance to
a service centre authorized by
Philips for examination or repair.
Repair by unqualied people
could result in an extremely
hazardous situation for the user.
• Do not insert metal objects
into openings to avoid
• Do not pull on the power cord
after using. Always unplug the
appliance by holding the plug.
Electromagnetic elds (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all applicable standards and regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic elds.
This symbol means that this product shall not be disposed of with normal household waste (2012/19/EU). Follow your country’s rules for the separate collection of electrical and electronic products. Correct disposal helps prevent negative consequences for the environment and human health.
2 Straighten your hair
Preparation for hair
• Wash hair with shampoo and conditioner
• Use heat protection product and comb your hair with
• Blow dry your hair with a brush
UsageEnsure that you select a temperature setting that is suitable for your hair. Please refer to the Hair Type table at the end of the chapter. Always select a lower setting when you use the straightener for the rst time.
• It is suggested to keep the heating plates locked
1 Connect the plug to a power supply socket.
2 Press and hold the button ( e ) until the display screen
lights up. » The default temperature setting 160°C is displayed ( b ).
3 Press the or buttons ( d ) to select your desired
temperature setting. Refer to the Hair Type table at the end of the chapter. » When the heating plates are heating up, the temperature digits will blink. » When the heating plates have reached the selected temperature, the temperature digits stop blinking. ThermoGuardThermoGuard prevents you from unintentional heat exposure above 200°C. When you increase the temperature above 200°C, the temperature will increase only 5°C by each step.
4 The ion function is activated when the appliance is
switched on, which provides additional shine and reduces frizz. » The ion indicator ( a ) is displayed. » You may smell a special odor and hear a sizzling noise. It is common because they are caused by the ion generator.
5 Slide the closing lock ( g ) downwards to unlock
6 After the straightener is switched on, the keys are
automatically locked if no button is pressed for 15 sec. Subsequently, the keys are locked if no button is pressed for 5 sec. To unlock the keys, press for 1 sec.
7 Comb your hair and then start by clipping your blow dried
hair into sections not wider than 5cm. Note: For thicker hair, it is suggested to create more sections.
8 Place one section of hair in between the heating plates
( h ) and press the handles rmly together.
9 Slide the straightener down the length of the hair in a
single motion (max. 5 sec) from root to end, without stopping to prevent overheating.
10 To straighten the rest of your hair, repeat step 7 to 9 until
you achieve your desired look.
11 To nish your hair styling, mist with a shine spray or
exible hold hairspray. Tip: Do not brush your hair while setting your hair style.Note: The appliance has auto shut-o function. It switches o automatically after 60 minutes. After use:
1 Switch o the appliance and unplug it.
2 Place it on a heat-resistant surface until it cools down.
3 Clean the appliance and heating plates by damp cloth.
4 Close the heating plates ( h ) and slide the closing lock
( g ) upwards to lock the appliance.
5 Keep it in a safe and dry place, free of dust. You can also
hang it with the hanging loop ( f ).
•Use the straightener only when your hair is dry.
•Frequent users are recommended to use heat
protection products when straightening.Hair TypeTemperature SettingCoarse, curly, hard-to-straightenMid to High (180 °C and above)Fine, medium-textured or softly waved Low to Mid (150 °C to 180 °C)Pale, blonde, bleached or color-treated Low (Below 150 °C)
3 Guarantee and service
If you need information e.g. about replacement of an attachment or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips website at www.philips.com/support or contact the Philips Customer Care Centre in your country (you nd its phone number in the worldwide guarantee leaet). If there is no Consumer Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.
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