Philips Curler HP8605/00

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CurlControl with 25mm barrel for natural looking curls features a
protective ceramic coating and 8 heat settings to suit your hair type.
Create the curls that are easy to manage, look natural and feel sexy
without the damage and dryness. We hope you will enjoy using your
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and save it
for future reference.
• 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.
• Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
• If the mains cord is damaged, you must
have it repalced by Philips, a service centre
authorized by Philips or similarly qualified
persons in order to avoid a hazard.
• WARNING: Keep this 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.
• 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 cord or the appliance itself is damaged.
• 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 of this appliance becomes hot during use. Prevent contact
with the skin.
• Prevent the mains cord from coming into contact with the hot parts
of the appliance.
• Only use the appliance on dry hair.
• Always unplug the appliance after use.
• Wait until the appliance has cooled down before you store it.
• Keep the barrel clean and free of dust and styling products such as
mousse, spray and gel. Never use the appliance in combination with
styling products.
• Always return the appliance to a service centre authorized by Philips
for examination or repair. Repair by unqualified people could cause
an extremely hazardous situation for the user.
• The barrel has a ceramic coating. This coating slowly wears away
over time. This does not affect the performance of the appliance.
• Keep the appliance away from flammable objects and materials
when it is switched on.
• Never cover the appliance with anything (e.g. a towel or clothing)
when it is hot.
• Never leave the appliance unattended when it is plugged in.
• If the appliance is used on colour-treated hair, the barrel may stain.
• This appliance is extremely hot, pay full attention when using this appliance.
• Only hold the handle while the unit plugged in, other parts are hot.
• Before use it in artificial hair, always consult their distributor.
• Do not operate the appliance with wet hands.
• Always place the appliance with the stand on a heat-resistance, stable
flat surface. The hot barrel should never touch the surface or other
flammable material.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This 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.
Do not throw away the appliance with the normal household
waste at the end of its life, but hand it in an official collection point
for recycling. By doing this, you help to preserve the environment.
Curl your hair
Ensure that you select a temperature setting that is suitable for your hair.
Always select a low setting when you use the curler for the first time.
Hair Type
Temperature Setting
Coarse, curly, hard-to-curl
Mid to High (setting 4-8)
Fine, medium-textured or softly straightened
Low to Mid (setting 1-5)
Pale, blonde, bleached or color-treated
Low (setting 1-3)
1 Connect the plug to a power supply socket.
2 Slide the on/off switch ( ) to I to switch on the appliance.
»»The power-on indicator ( ) lights up and starts blinking.
Turn the rheostat wheel ( ) to select your desired temperature
setting as recommended in the table above.
»»When the appliance is ready for use, the indicator ( ) stops blinking.
3 Before you start curling, comb your hair and divide your hair into
small sections. Press the lever ( ) and place a section of hair
between the barrel ( ) and clip ( ).
4 Close the Clip by releasing the Lever and slide the Barrel to the hair tip.
5 Hold the cool tip( ) and the handle ( ) of the curling iron, and
then wind the section of hair round the barrel from tip to root by
rotating the curler.
6 Hold the curling iron in the position for max. 10 seconds.
•• Do not pull at the curler when you unwind the section, otherwise you would
straighten the curl.
7 Unwind the section of hair until you can open the clip again with
the lever.
8 Release the curled hair.
To curl the rest of your hair, repeat steps 3 to 8.
You may curl your hair both from inside out or from outside in as you like.
After use:
1 Switch off the appliance and unplug it.
2 Place it on the resting stand ( ) until it cools down. To place it on a
heat-resistant surface is highly recommended.
3 Remove hairs and dust from the barrel and clip.
4 Clean the barrel and the clip with damp cloth.
5 Keep it in a safe and dry place, free of dust. You can also hang it with
the hanging loop ( ).
Guarantee and service
If you need information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips
website at or contact the Philips Customer 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 or contact the Service Department of
Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care BV.
If problems should arise with your curler and you cannot solve them
with the information below, please contact the nearest Philips service
centre or the Philips Customer Care Centre in your country.
The appliance
does not work
at all.
The power socket to
which the appliance
has been connected
may not live.
Ensure the socket is live.
The mains cord of
the appliance may be
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.
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