In the discussions of the Very Best Flat Iron, I of course am an advocate for GHD, because that’s the brand I own (heh). But the brand I hear most often is the Farouk CHI—if nothing else, it seems to be the best-known salon-brand when it comes to flat irons.
And the one model that absolutely fascinates me is the wet-to-dry CHI, which allows you to iron wet hair to dryness. It seems impossible to me, but skipping that blow-drying step must be pretty sweet.
Anyway, if you follow the above link you’ll see the iron offered through an Amazon seller for $95. But if you check the right-hand “More Buying Choices” column? You’ll see it offered directly by Amazon for just $50! (The free stand and pouch you get with it are valued at $50, so it’s like getting the iron for free.) It’s listed as currently out of stock and will ship when available, which may mean it’s a price mistake and orders will be canceled, or it may mean you’ll get really, really lucky. Hard to know. But $50 for a CHI? That’s just crazytalk.