Philips Curling iron HP4683

10Release the lever and slide the barrel to the end of the lock of hair (Fig. 9).
11Take the cool tip between your fingertips and wind the lock of hair around the
barrel until you have almost reached your scalp. Make sure the end of the lock
of hair is wound in the required direction (Fig. 10)
12Hold the curler in this position for 10 seconds.
13Unwind the lock of hair until you can open the clip again with the
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Note: Do not pull at the curler when you unwind the lock, otherwise you would straighten
the curl.
14Let your hair cool down. Do not comb or brush it before it has cooled down,
as this would ruin the hairstyle you have just created.
15To switch off the appliance, set the on/off slide to ‘0’.
Temperature lock
This appliance has a locking function to fix the selected temperature setting for the
duration of the curling session.
1 To activate the temperature lock, press and hold the temperature decrease/
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lock button for a few seconds. (Fig. 12)
The lock symbol appears on the display (Fig. 13).
2 To deactivate the temperature lock, press and hold the temperature decrease/
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lock button again for a few seconds.
The lock symbol disappears from the display.
Cleaning
Never immerse the appliance in water or any other liquid, nor rinse it under the
tap.
1 Switch off the appliance and unplug it.
2 Let the appliance cool down completely on a heat-resistant surface.
3 Clean the appliance with a damp cloth.
Storage
Never wind the mains cord round the appliance.
1 Switch off the appliance and unplug it.
2 Let the appliance cool down completely on a heat-resistant surface.
3 Store the appliance in a safe and dry place.You can also store the appliance by
hanging it from its hanging loop.
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Environment
Do not throw away the appliance with the normal household waste at the
end of its life, but hand it in at an official collection point for recycling. By doing
this, you help to preserve the environment (Fig. 14).
Guarantee & service
If you need service or information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips
website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre in your
country (you find its phone number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet). If there is no
Consumer Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.
Troubleshooting
This chapter summarises the most common problems you could encounter with the
appliance. If you are unable to solve the problem with the information below, contact
the Customer Care Centre in your country.
Problem
Possible cause
Solution
The appliance
does not work.
There is a power failure or the
socket to which the appliance is
connected is not live.
Check if the power supply works. If
it does, plug in another appliance to
check whether the socket is live.
You have not switched on the
appliance.
Set the on/off slide to ‘I’ to switch on
the appliance.
The appliance switched off
automatically after having been on
for 1 hour.
Set the on/off slide to ‘0’ and then to
‘I’ again to switch the appliance off
and on again.
The appliance is not suitable
for the voltage to which it is
connected.
Make sure that the voltage indicated
on the appliance corresponds to the
local mains voltage.
The mains cord of the appliance
is damaged.
If the mains cord is damaged, you
must have it replaced by Philips, a
service centre authorised by Philips
or similarly qualified persons in order
to avoid a hazard.
The
temperature
cannot be set.
You have activated the
temperature lock.
Press and hold the temperature
decrease/lock button for a few
seconds until the lock symbol
disappears from the display.
Smoke escapes
when I open
the clip.
In some climates and
surroundings, the air contains
more moisture than in others. The
heat of the curler causes moisture
that is naturally present in
the surrounding air to evaporate.
This is normal and harmless.
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Problem
Possible cause
Solution
Smoke escapes
from the hair or
from the curler
during use.
You have put styling products
in your hair (e.g. mousse, spray
or gel).
Never put styling products in your
hair before you use the curler.
You have used the appliance at
a temperature setting that is too
high for you hair type.
Always use the appliance at a
temperature setting that is suitable
for your hair type.
In some climates and
surroundings, the air contains
more moisture than in others. The
heat of the curler causes moisture
that is naturally present in the
surrounding air to evaporate.
This is normal and harmless. Make
sure you use a temperature setting
that is suitable for your hair type. You
can reduce the temperature setting if
this setting still produces the desired
curling result.
The appliance has not yet heated
up to the set temperature setting.
Let the appliance heat up until the
word ‘READY’ appears on the display.
Do not touch the barrel, as you could
burn yourself on them even if the
appliance has not reached the set
temperature setting yet.
You have used the appliance at
a temperature setting that is too
low for you hair type.
Always use the appliance at a
temperature setting that is suitable
for your hair type.
The word
‘READY’ does
not appear on
the display.
The appliance has not yet heated
up to the set temperature setting.
Wait a few more minutes until the
word ‘READY’ appears on the display.
The tip of the
hair is bent
in the wrong
direction.
You did not wind the tip of the
lock in the required direction
when you wound the lock around
the barrel.
Make sure you wind the tip of the
lock in the required direction when
you wind the lock around the barrel.
My hair is not
curled when
I remove the
styler from my
hair.
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Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome.
This TRESemmé Philips appliance is designed and created to give you the salon styles
you want, in a quick and easy way. We hope you enjoy using this TRESemmé Philips
styler.
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General description (Fig. 1)
Cool tip
Clip
Lever
Handle
Hanging loop
Barrel
Support
Display
Temperature decrease/lock button
Temperature increase button On/off slide
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Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and save it for future
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Danger
Keep the appliance away from water. Do not use it near or over water contained
in baths, washbasins, sinks etc. When you use the appliance in a bathroom, unplug
it after use. The proximity of water presents a risk, even when the appliance is
switched off.
Warning
Check if the voltage indicated on the appliance corresponds to the local mains
voltage before you connect the appliance.
Check the condition of the mains cord regularly. Do not use the appliance if the
plug, the mains cord or the appliance itself is damaged.
If the mains cord is damaged, you must have it replaced by Philips, a service
centre authorised by Philips or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a
hazard.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning
use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
Keep the appliance away from non-heat-resistant surfaces and never cover the
appliance with anything (e.g. a towel or clothing) when it is hot.
Keep the appliance away from flammable items.
Never leave the appliance unattended when it is connected to the mains.
Caution
For additional protection, we advise you to install a residual current device
(RCD) in the electrical circuit that supplies the bathroom. This RCD must have
a rated residual operating current not higher than 30mA. Ask your installer for
advice.
The barrel and the clip become hot during use. Prevent the hot surfaces of the
appliance from coming into contact with your skin.
The maximum temperature occurs just after heating up. The actual temperature
during use may be lower.
Always unplug the appliance after use.
For safety reasons, the appliance automatically switches off after having been on
for 1 hour.
Wait until the appliance has cooled down before you store it.
Always switch off the appliance before you put it down, even if it is only for a
moment.
Do not leave the barrel in your hair for more than a few seconds at a time to
prevent damage to your hair.
Do not wind the mains cord round the appliance.
Only use the appliance on dry hair.
Do not use the appliance on artificial hair.
Do not use the appliance for any other purpose than described in this manual.
Keep the barrel and the clip clean and free of dust, dirt and styling products such
as mousse, spray and gel. Dust, dirt and styling products may cause damage to
the ceramic coating.
The barrel and the clip have a ceramic coating. This coating slowly wears away
over time. This does not affect the performance of the appliance.
If you use the appliance on colour-treated hair, the barrel may stain.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic fields
(EMF). If handled properly and according to the instructions in this user manual, the
appliance is safe to use based on scientific evidence available today.
Using the appliance
Curlers are powerful styling tools and must always be used with care.
As with all curlers that reach salon high temperatures, do not use the appliance
frequently to avoid damage to the hair. If you use the curler incorrectly or if you use it
at the wrong temperature setting, you could overheat your hair or even burn it.
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Curling
1 Put the plug in the wall socket.
2 Set the on/off slide to ‘I’ to switch on the appliance. (Fig. 2)
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The default temperature setting of 120 appears on the display. (Fig. 3)
As soon as the appliance has heated up to this setting, the word ‘READY’
appears on the display.
Never leave the appliance unattended when it is plugged in. Always put the
appliance on a heat-resistant surface when it is heating up and when it is hot.
3 Select a temperature setting that is suitable for your hair type.
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Always select a low setting when you use the curler for the first time.
For thick or coarse hair, select a medium to high setting (170 and up).
For fine or normal hair, select a medium to low setting (160 and below).
Take extra care with pale, blonde, bleached or colour-treated hair, since it is
susceptible to damage at high temperature settings.
4 Press the + button to increase the temperature setting or the - button to
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decrease the temperature setting (Fig. 4).
The display shows the selected temperature setting.
As soon as the appliance has heated up to the set temperature setting, the
word ‘READY’ appears on the display. (Fig. 5)
5 If you want to lock the set temperature setting, press and hold the
temperature decrease/lock button for a few seconds (see section
‘Temperature lock’).
6 Divide your hair into locks and put them aside with clips. (Fig. 6)
Note:The thinner the lock of hair, the tighter the curl becomes.
7 Start curling at the lower part of your head and work your way up to the
crown.
8 Take the lock of hair you want to curl and comb it first, to get rid of
tangles (Fig. 7)
9 Press the lever to open the clip. Place the lock of hair between the barrel and
the clip (Fig. 8).