Hana Professional Review & Giveaway

Can I just start off by apologizing for my lack of posting? I'm being a pretty shitty blogger but I've been overwhelmed with pretty much everything. Luckily it's Spring Break now! Although I still have a huge workload, the lack of classes means I get to catch up on sleep! :) So to make it up to you guys I'm having a giveaway!
 A few days ago, Misikko contacted me to do a review on their Hana Professional Flat Iron. I don't straighten my hair anymore but I used to everyday back in high school; nevertheless I was excited! The product was shipped to my house within a day so I was pretty impressed with the shipping (yay for free next day shipping) and the packaging was adorable. I opened up the package to find some white roses and red ribbon and some extra little goodies thrown in! Presentation & Delivery: A+
So the first test was to straighten my hair. My hair is naturally straight but as I grew older a small wave formed. The Before picture is my hair after air drying. I set the straightener to 370°F for Medium hair (I love how I can pick the temperature, which I couldn't with my version of the CHI hair straightener). And the results...
My hair was silky smooth in approximately 3 minutes! I used a little of the Hana Shine Shield that was included with my package which actually made my hair a lot silkier! Straightening: A+
Next up I decided to curl my hair as well to see if those results would rival the results I got from my CHI Straightener...

It was a fast and easy process and my curls stayed in (it's been a few hours and they're still perfectly intact). Although I still prefer my CHI Straightener for softer curls (maybe I'm biased...), I was pretty satisfied with the curls I got from the Hana Professional. :) Curls: B+

Misikko actually offers a ton of other hair styling products such as FHI Flat Irons, CHI Hair Straighteners (that I keep on comparing the Hana to), and Professional Hair Dryers. I'll probably end up checking out the hair dryers since I usually stick to blowing out my hair when I have time in the mornings (my hair dresser scolded me about a year ago for straightening my hair so often when my hair is already straight) :(

So now...YOU GUYS have a chance to win a Hana Professional Hair Straightener! I am beyond excited that one of you guys will be receiving one as well. :)

How to Enter (Mandatory):
1) You must be a Google Friend Connect Follower, Bloglovin' Follower, and/or Chictopia Fan.
2) Leave your name and email (must be a U.S. or Canada Resident)
Extra Entries (Leave each in a separate comment):
1) Follow Misikko on Twitter (1 Extra Entry)
2) Blog about this giveaway! (1 Extra Entry)
3) Join Misikko Newsletter (3 Extra Entries!)
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 19TH, 11:59PM EST

Good Luck and I can't wait to see who wins! I'll have an outfit post in no time, I promise. :)

p.s. Thank you to all of you guys who commented on my last post. I feel a million times better knowing that I'm not the only one who tends to live in the past. I guess it's time to stop looking back and start looking forward, as cheesy as that sounds. You guys are the reason I blog.

80 comments

  1. Oh your hair is so pretty with the curls! I wish I could curl my hair, but unfortunately my hair is uncontrollable. I swear I have tried to curl it a bunch of times using different methods and lots of hairspray, but it falls out within minutes :( SIGH, the downside to having thick hair. Yay for more sleep and spring break! Ours isn't for another two or three weeks.

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  2. your hair looks lovely when it's so sleek and straight! i'm partial to this giveaway, i'm a hair straightening fanatic!

    i'm a follower and i'd love to be included in this giveaway :)

    C from princesspolitico.
    princesspolitico@gmail.com

    xo.
    princesspolitico.blogspot.com

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  3. Ohh we never get to see your hair curly -- it looks adorable on you!

    Hi, My name is Amy and I'm a follower! Email: amy@roamylive.com

    And I'm having fringe-envy right now. I like to call bangs fringe to sound more posh :P

    -Amy

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  4. Jen, I love your hair... those are some awesome curls... so shiny and soft.

    I'm a follower.

    And I have a US address. I can join right? xoxo

    Leah
    leahtaas@yahoo.com

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  5. The curls look so pretty! I use a straightener to curl my hair too but I have had it for a while so a new one would be perfect!
    I am a google follower!
    sonya
    sonyasarkar@gmail.com

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  6. love the curls on you! and that iron is so cute. and i am of course a googlefriend follower.

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  7. Gosh, your hair looks gorgeous either way. I'm hoping to try curling my hair like you did...I hope it comes out nicely!

    I follow you via google!

    Alisha
    utterlyalisha at gmail dot com

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  8. haha, I have straight hair, but it tends to curl in certain places as well, lol.

    I love you with curls. Your hair is so healthy!

    You know I'm a fan =)

    Allysyn
    tomoko.seki.21@gmail.com

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  9. you have a nice hair!! you look so pretty with the curly hair too :)

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  10. Hi beauty--

    You are NOT a bad blogger at all! Not by far, and these little breaks between blog posts just make savor each post more :)

    I love love love LOVE your hair curly! I can't believe how perfect your curls are. You must have magical curling techniques.

    I'd love to enter, I follow with bloglovin.

    xo Jenny

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  11. please! your hair looks so amazing with that curl - i would love it for that very reason!! so fun!

    here's to a new much needed beautiful straightner.....

    :)
    freshbrownies.blogspot.com

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  12. oh my goodness! we're definitely long-lost twins! i mean pin-straight hair turning slightly wavy as one gets older...that HAS to be genetic no? i wish my slight-waved hair was as pretty as yours so i wouldn't have to straighten my hair everyday but winning this giveaway would be amazing<3 i love you with curls! they look so bouncy hehe!

    i am a follower! and my name is jasmine, and my email is jazzyhwang@gmail.com

    i love you jen! i hope things are better! email me anytime!

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  13. PS. LOVE YOUR ROOM. room tour please? :)

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  14. So pretty!
    I can't wait until I get back home where it's not 100% humidity every day for my wacky curly hair to be straightenable again!

    I just found your blog and you and it are adorable!
    Such great outfits.

    Following for sure!

    love&light!

    oh, for the contest my name is Jodie and my email is jojobeane@gmail.com

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  15. wowsers, how CUTE does your hair look curled?? let me tell you, VERY cute! haha.

    i love these photos of you! they're so clear, but i guess your prettiness helps too :)

    please count me in on this giveaway!!

    Christine Ngo
    tiemeabow@gmail.com

    Of course I am already following you on google reader.

    I am following Misikko on twitter (user name: NgoChristine)

    and I have joined the Misikko newsletter (email: myzzngo@yahoo.com)

    hooooray. i really hope i win. i actually need a straightener. ever since mine broke about a year ago i never got around to getting a replacement.

    btw, THANK you for hosting this giveaway :) it's pretty amazing!

    <3

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  16. My hair did the same thing! Started out stick straight and the older I get the wavier and lighter it gets. Odd. But that's what flat irons are for. :)

    I follow you!!
    amystewart619@gmail.com

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  17. New follower. I added you on Bloglovin recently and I love this blog.

    Wow! That straightener is totally impressive. I want one even if I don't win!

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  18. Your hair looks so pretty all the time! My straightener is super old (I've had it 5 years and it was a hand-me-down from my cousin anyway), so this giveaway would be super cool and it sounds like you got good results!

    I'm a follower of you, I've followed Misikko on twitter and signed up for their newsletter! And I'm so glad Canadians can win!

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  19. hi jen

    i think curl is good on you ,
    you looks really great
    whats plans today

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  20. aahhh i love what you did with your hair when it was curly.. i still haven't gotten around to trying that out since i do have a curling iron. that straightener would be nice to have!! so of course, count me in this giveaway! :D

    sybil
    libys11(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  21. I used to have really straight hair and it turned wavy a few years ago too! :( love how it looks both straightened and curly!

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  22. Gosh! You look great with natural, straightened and curled hair! I'm jealous ><!

    Ngaw, too bad I'm an Australian :(

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  23. Oh my gosh I love your curls! I'm too much of a muppet to curl my hair with straighteners.
    I'm so sad I can't enter, I desperately need new straigteners.

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  24. Awww I really really wish I could enter this because my hair straightener doesnt curl and I really need a new one, but I am in Australia :( Goodluck to everyone else though. Your hair looks beautiful, before, straightened and curled!

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  25. ooo great giveaway, jen! count me in! i love ur hair curly above. too cute!:)

    p.s. i'm a chi fan, too hehe

    TheOwlsCloset.blogspot.com

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  26. oHH!!
    I simply love the curls on you!!! they look fantastic!
    Kiss Kiss!!!
    Hahahah it sucks to be in Europe!

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  27. I would love this but I'm not qualified to join this giveaway. Waah!

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  28. Never heard of this brand before but I like what I've read about it so far. I too am a big fan of Chi! Would love to have the chance to own one this straightener though!

    I'm a follower via Google!
    beijos-Tiffany-http://imashoewhore.blogspot.com

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  29. Oh- and I follow Misikko via twitter!
    beijos- Tiffany- http://imashoewhore.blogspot.com

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  31. Ohh thank you so much for your lovely comment dear ! I'm glad you're feeling better now . Yay for holiday ! Haha . That straightening iron looks great ! Your hair looks silky and lovely . How I wish I live in USA or Canada ;) Anyway , hope you're having a great holiday ! xoxox

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  32. you're so pretty jen! looking gorgeous both with straight hair and curls :) i like my curls more natural looking too.
    Vera
    xu.vera@gmail.com

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  33. oh my, those curls are so luscious! i love dual-purpose straightener! i hope I can win this cus' my current one is ready to be retired :( I'm following you via Google Connect :)

    my email: kristania@monochromachic.com

    *crossing my fingers & toes*

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  34. Hope you're doing better. I'm not a US resident so I can't enter, but the curls look so cute! And yes, that place is my back garden :)

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  35. LOVE your hair! i would love to win this iron!
    i am a google follower!
    -Mallory
    seekingmystyle@yahoo.com

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  36. I also Follow MIsikko on Twitter!!

    -Mallory
    seekingmystyle@yahoo.com

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  37. Just wanted to say that your review was great(and I thought the letter grades were especially cute). Both hairstyles are amazing, but I think I prefer the air dry look - just enough bounce to it!

    ShopTOLive.ca

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  38. your hair is gorgeous!
    just dont straighten it too much it ruins the hair
    ugh and ive been a shitty blogger too i feel i mean i just posted today but i hadnt posted since the 7th.. :( so overwhelmed but cuute blog!


    http://littlevoguette.blogspot.com/

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  39. I cant enter as I live in the UK, but I love your hair!

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  40. you have indeed nice hair ! and color of your hair is amazing !
    mademoisellepaulina.blogspot.com

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  41. ooooh lovely!
    mhh, I live in the Netherlands. So no give-away for me.
    x

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  42. uR HaiR iS GOoD..
    aNd iF u wEre heRe iN JaKaRta-iNdONeSia..
    i wOuLd LiKe tO sTYLiNg uR BeaUtiFuLL haiR..
    MaY i?

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  43. Ah, I love the result - your hair is gorgeous! Great giveaway; but I'm not going to enter...I just won this product from Snapshot Fashion - can't wait for it to arrive!! :)

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  44. I am a follower :)
    Audrey Allure
    missaudreyallure@gmail.com

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  45. Jen!! Super duper cutie! Your hair looks great natural, straigtened, and curly!! What a great flat iron. I'm so in need of a new one... by poor Chi is on the verge of dying... so I'll be crossing my fingers and toes till the 19th. :) I hope you're having a great spring break sweetie.

    HUGS.

    xx Love & Aloha
    Sharon
    mademoisellekitty@gmail.com

    p.s. and yes I joined the Misikko Newsletter :)

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  46. you have naturally gorgeous hair anyway, but i love the curls :D

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  47. Fab giveaway, darling!
    Your hair looks amazing!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  48. How wonderful! What a great giveaway! I follow with Bloglovin and my name is Tieka, email is tiekadierolf at gmail dot com! :)

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  49. PS. i tagged you in my blog! :)

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  50. wow,.. it's so cute hair jen, absolutely your curly hair ;)

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  51. Wow! You save my life… I was crazy try to find a way to curl me hair, noy that it is growing!!! Nut I never imagined it can be that easy!!!
    THANKS!!!

    xoxo
    lady

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  52. Cute! Love the curly hair!

    I'm a chictopia fan.
    Elaine, elainehearn@live.com

    Enter to win a women's Orient watch!
    clothedmuch.blogspot.com

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    heres the confirmation of me signing up for the newsletter

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  54. https://twitter.com/chiderei

    here is my twitter and i follow Misikko

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  55. I really need a new straightner!!! haha

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  56. cute! i like your hair like this. xoxo

    www.thehautebitch.com

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  57. nicee! I have an adress (p.o. box) in usa... that counts?
    i really love the curly hair with straighteners...

    and i follow you via google!

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  58. I love your hair curled!
    I can't wait until my hair grows longer; my hair doesn't really look all that good curled.

    I'm a follower!
    Coleen
    butteredpandesal@comcast.net

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  59. I subscribed to their newsletter!

    Coleen
    butteredpandesal@comcast.net

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  60. Three minutes?? That is pretty darn impressive. It takes me at least 20 minutes with my straightener!

    Lydia
    I'm a follower of you and of Misikko on twitter.
    kitty[at]snet[dot]net

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  61. awwww.... i wish i can join this give-away. definitely need a iron..:D

    ♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

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  62. wow your hair looks great!!!!! I want! I'm a follower and here's my comment :)

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  63. you look so georgeous with the curly hair looks!!! your hair is just sooo beautiful and shiny!

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  64. hey, too bad i cant enter this contest :/ oh well! i dont have very much luck with this sorta thing anyways ;)
    ur not THAT shitty at blogging, better than me, anyways. :P
    havent posted in like, a month? whoaa... :S haha!

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  65. following you in all ways!

    sutton
    style_substance_sutton{at}live{dot}com

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  66. tweeted it too!

    s_s_sutton

    killer give-a-way... take a peek! http://bit.ly/cnhmdg

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  67. and following misikko on twitter...

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  68. lastly... joined the newsletter too... wow, i want this!

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  69. You are toooooooo cute!!!!!
    This is my first time on your blog, and I was really excited about reading this review because I've been in the market for a new straightener lately. (I broke it straightening my boyfriends hair...hahaha)
    So even if I don't win this (becuase the chances are so low ;)), I may consider this straightener!

    Love always,
    maggie
    soccermagg@gmail.com

    (following on twitter!)

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  70. blog follower!
    jennifer.
    jmt413@gmail.com

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  71. i follow you on twitter :)!
    twitter.com/jenfurmishel
    jennifer.
    jmt413@gmail.com

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  72. signed up for the newsletter!
    jennifer.
    jmt413@gmail.com

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  73. How many beautiful tights you have?? :D

    Jealous for good weather :/



    http://ugnek.blogspot.com

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  74. my hair always get so crazy in the summer... this would be great!
    i am a follower on bloglovin!


    rwvanvoorhis at gmail dot com

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  75. i really want this!!! i so badly need a straightener that works!

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  76. I'm a follower on Google Friend Connect and Bloglovin'. My email: timeenoughfordrums@yahoo.com. Thanks! Annie.

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  77. I love your hair with curls! You must be sick of hearing it, but it looks cute on you :)

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  78. OH MY GOD your hair looks gorgeous!! :)

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  79. gorgeous! you look so pretty in curly hair. maybe you can try to curl your hair one day :))

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