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Braun's new hair tong, SensoCare Satin Hair 7, is touted to be an intelligent gadget which automatically adjusts its temperature along the different lengths of your hair to reduce damage as you straighten or curl it.

The gadget customises the temperature after you key in the profile of your tresses - its length, thickness and whether it has been chemically treated - into the setting.

Priced at $169, it is available at Best Denki, Courts and Harvey Norman.

Review: My thick hair has been coloured and dyed multiple times and it gets damaged easily when I use heated tongs on it. However, with this gadget, the ends of my locks seem less dry afterwards. I also like the digital indicator, which lets me know if I'm sliding the heated plates through my hair at the correct pace, so I can get it smoothened more effectively.

This article was first published on July 4, 2014.
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