Philips Care Straight & Curl Straightener HP8345/00

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Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully
To better understand the instructions, please refer to the video clip at
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and keep it
for future reference.
‡ When the appliance is used in a
bathroom, unplug it after use since
the proximity of water presents a risk,
even when the appliance is switched
‡ WARNING: Do not use
this appliance near bathtubs,
showers, basins or other
vessels containing water.
‡ If the mains cord is damaged,
you must have it replaced by Philips, a
service centre authorised by Philips or
avoid a hazard.
‡ 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
‡ 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.
‡ WARNING: To provide you with better performance, this
straightener has extreme heat capabilities. Extra care should be
taken when using it. It is recommended to only hold appliance by
the handle.
‡ WARNING: As straighteners reach high temperatures, keep them
out of the reach of children during heat-up, use and cool-down to
avoid burnings.
‡ WARNING: Do not use this appliance near water.
‡ When the appliance is used in a bathroom, unplug it after use since
the proximity of water presents a risk, even when the appliance is
switched off.
‡ Before you connect the appliance, ensure that the voltage indicated
on the appliance corresponds to the local power voltage.
‡ Do not use the appliance for any other purpose than described in
this manual.
‡ Do not insert any objects into the appliance.
‡ Do not probe the ion outlet openings with metal objects.
‡ Always use the appliance on dry human hair. Do not use the
‡ Keep the hot surfaces of the appliance away from your skin.
‡ When the appliance is connected to the power, never leave it
‡ Always unplug the appliance after use.
‡ When the appliance is hot, keep it on a heat-resistant surface and
never cover the appliance with anything, such as a towel or clothing.
‡ Never use any accessories or parts rom other manufacturers or that
or parts, your guarantee becomes invalid.
‡ Do not wind the mains cord around the appliance.
‡ If you use the appliance on color-treated hair, the heating plates may
‡ Do not probe the ion outlet openings with metal objects.
This appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic
available today.
Do not throw away the appliance with the normal household
point for recycling. By doing this, you help to preserve the
Straighten your hair
Preparation for hair
‡ Wash hair with shampoo and conditioner
‡ Use heat protection product and comb your hair with largetoothed comb
‡ Blow dry your hair with a brush
Ensure that you select a temperature setting that is suitable for your
hair. Please refer to the Hair Type table at the end of the chapter. Always
‡ It is suggested to keep the heating plates locked before use.
1 Connect the plug to a power supply socket.
2 Press and hold the button ( ) until the display screen lights up.
» The default temperature setting 160°C is displayed ( ).
buttons ( ) to select your desired
3 Press the
temperature setting. Refer to the Hair Type table at the end of the
» When the heating plates are heating up, the temperature digits
will blink.
When the heating plates have reached the selected
temperature, the temperature digits stop blinking.
ThermoGuard prevents you from unintentional heat exposure above
200°C. When you increase the temperature above 200°C, the
temperature will increase only 5°C by each step.
4 The ion function is activated when the appliance is switched on,
which provides additional shine and reduces frizz.
» The ion indicator ( ) is displayed.
You may smell a special odor and hear a sizzling noise. It is
common because they are caused by the ion generator.
5 Slide the closing lock (
) downwards to unlock the appliance.
6 The keys are automatically locked if no button is pressed for 15
seconds to avoid unintentional switching.
for 1 sec to unlock the appliance.
7 Comb your hair and then start by clipping your blow dried hair into
sections not wider than 5cm.
Note: For thicker hair, it is suggested to create more sections.
8 Place one section of hair in between the heating plates (
) and
9 Slide the straightener down the length of the hair in a single motion
(max. 5 seconds) from root to end, without stopping to prevent
10 To straighten the rest of your hair, repeat step 7 to 9 until you
achieve your desired look.
Tip: Do not brush your hair while setting your hair style.
Note: The appliance has auto shut-off function. It switches off
automatically after 60 minutes.
Create curls and flicks
1 Take a section of hair and place it between the heating plates.
2 Wrap the hair once around the straightener with the hair covering
over the upper part of the straightener. Hold on to the remaining
hair so that it stays between the plates.
3 Turn the straightener 180 degree inwards.
cool tip.
5 Pull the straightener downwards along the hair and rotate
continuously in a downward motion until you reach the end of the
Tip: Gently relax the grip on the handle as you rotate so that you can
easily turn the straightener
1 Straighten your hair as described in Chapter 2. As straightener gets
close to the end of the hair tips, slowly rotate your wrist to turn the
straightener in half-circle motion inwards (or outwards) till hair glides
off the plates.
2 Repeat the above step until you achieve the desired look.
After use:
1 Switch off the appliance and unplug it.
2 Place it on a heat-resistant surface until it cools down.
3 Clean the appliance and heating plates by damp cloth.
4 Close the heating plates ( ) and slide the closing lock (
upwards to lock the appliance.
5 Keep it in a safe and dry place, free of dust. You can also hang it with
the hanging loop ( ), or store it in the supplied pouch ( ), with
the appliance and cable placed properly ( ).
‡ Use the straightener only when your hair is dry.
‡ Frequent users are recommended to use heat protection
products when straightening.
Hair Type
Temperature Setting
Coarse, curly, hard-tostraighten
Fine, medium-textured or
softly waved
Pale, blonde, bleached or
Guarantee and service
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you have a problem, please visit the Philips website at
Consumer Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.
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