Philips ProCare Conical Curler HP8619/00

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1Introduction
Hyper sumptuous, soft curls, radiating shine. Voluptuous, chic waves
with lots of volume and thickness. The new Philips ProCare curler with
Curl Ready Indicator enables you to create variations on the theme
of curls with no compromise on hair health. Conical shape barrel with
diameter from 13 to 25 mm allows you to create different types of
curls and waves. Soft touch coating barrel ensures safe styling without
risk of instant burns. We hope you will enjoy using your Philips ProCare
Curler.
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2Important
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and keep it
for future reference.
• WARNING: Do
not use this appliance
near water.
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.
• When
• WARNING: Do
not use this appliance
near bathtubs, showers, basins
or other vessels containing
water.
• Always unplug the appliance
after use.
• 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 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.
• 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.
• When the appliance is connected to the power, never leave it
unattended.
• Never use any accessories or parts from other manufacturers or that
Philips does not specifically recommend. If you use such accessories
or parts, your guarantee becomes invalid.
• Do not wind the mains cord round the appliance.
• Wait until the appliance has cooled down before you store it.
• Pay full attention when using the appliance since it could be
extremely hot. Only hold the handle as other parts are hot and
avoid contact with the skin.
• Always place the appliance with the stand on a heat-resistant, stable
flat surface. The hot barrel should never touch the surface or other
flammable material.
• Avoid the mains cord from coming into contact with the hot parts
of the appliance.
• Keep the appliance away from flammable objects and material when
it is switched on.
• Never cover the appliance with anything (e.g. a towel or clothing)
when it is hot.
• Only use the appliance on dry hair. Do not operate the appliance
with wet hands.
• 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.
• The barrel has velvet coating. This coating might slowly wear away
over time. However, this does not affect the performance of the
appliance.
• If the appliance is used on color-treated hair, the barrel may
be stained. Before using it on artificial hair, always consult their
distributor.
• Always return the appliance to a service centre authorized by Philips
for examination or repair. Repair by unqualified people could result
in an extremely hazardous situation for the user.
• Do not insert metal objects into openings to avoid electric shock.
• When the appliance is heated, you may smell an odour. This odour is
from the soft touch coating and may disappear over time.
• The velvet coating is heat resistive. Do not place beside flame or
sources of ignition as it is highly flammable.
• Please use this curler for styling only, do not put on skin when it is
hot as it could be irritating.
• Use this product in open area or well-ventilated place. Stop using if it
is found discomfort by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
• Stop using when drowsiness and dizziness.
• Don’t swallow any parts fallen from the product in case of damage.
• Do not empty into drains. The correct disposal of your old product
will help prevent toxic to aquatic organisms, and long-term adverse
effects in the aquatic environment.
• The coating is made of fabric material, beware of static discharges.
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.
Environment
Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality
materials and components, which can be recycled and reused.
when this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a
product it means the product is covered by the European Directive
2012/19/EU.
Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for
electrical and electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old
products with your normal household waste. The correct disposal of
your old product will help prevent potential negative consequences for
the environment and human health.
3Overview
Cool Tip
Soft Touch Coating Barrel
Resting Stand
Display for Temperature Setting
Display for Time Settings for Curl Ready Indicator: 5, 8, 10 seconds
Display for Key Lock Icon
On/Off Button
Hanging Loop
360º Swivel Cord
Unlock Key Lock Function(press and hold button to unlock)
Time Switch for Curl Ready Indicator
Temperature Switches
Curl Ready Indicator
With the following features in your ProCare curler, you will have a
more convenient curling experience for a healthier hair.
• Curl Ready Indicator
A unique Curl Ready Indicator with choices of 5, 8, 10 seconds lets you
know when your curl is ready by giving a “beep” alert - no more hair
overtreatment.
• Digital Adjustable Temperature Settings
Digital heat settings allow you to choose the temperature that suits
your hair type, while the top temperature of 200ºC guarantees perfect
results even for thick hair.
• Key Lock Function
The Key Lock protects you from any careless operations. After switching
on the device, the Key Lock will be automatically activated 15 seconds
after you last used the Temperature Switches, the Time Switch for
Curl Ready Indicator or the On/Off Button (Thereafter the automatic
activation will be after 5 seconds).
To unlock the appliance, press the Unlock Key Lock Function ( ) for
1 second.
• Automatic Shut-off
An automatic shut-off after 60 minutes offers you extra safety. You can
reactivate the curler by pressing the On/Off Button for 2 seconds.
• Soft Touch Coating
Soft touch coating prevents instant burns. However, do not touch or
hold the barrel over any period of time.
4
Curl your hair
Waring: Curling irons are powerful styling tools and must always be
used with care.
Curl your hair:
1 Connect the plug to a power supply socket. Before you start curling,
spray heat protectant on your dry hair for more protection.
2 Press and hold On/Off Button ( ) for two seconds to switch on
the appliance. Select a Temperature ( ) and Time Setting( )
according to the table below:
Hair type
Recommended
temperature ranges
Recommended curling time
Fine
160 ºC and below
5 or 8 seconds
Normal
170-180 ºC
8 or 10 seconds
Thick
190-200 ºC
8 or 10 seconds
• The heating up time is indicated by blinking temperature numbers.
• If the temperature indication stays stable, the curler is ready for
use.
Note:If you want to change the temperature or time setting during
application, you might have to deactivate the Key Lock by pressing the
Unlock Key Lock Function ( ).
3 Brush to de-tangle your hair. Depending on your desired results, take
a hair strand between 2cm and 4cm (for loose waves take a thicker
strand, for tight curls take a thinner strand).
4 Hold the curler horizontally and point it away from your head and
face. Position your thumb/finger beside the Curl Ready Indicator
( ) but don’t press it yet. Start at the widest point of the barrel,
place the curler near the roots of the section and wrap the hair
around from root to tip.
5 Hold your hair tips at the Cool Tip ( ) with your fingers and press
the Curl Ready Indicator( ). When you hear the “beep”, the time
counting starts.
6 When your curl is ready, you will hear a “beep” alert three times.
7 Release the hair tip.
• Repeat step 3-7 until all the hair is curled.
8 To finish, break up the curls with your fingers and wind each smaller
curl around your finger for extra definition.
After Use
1 Switch off the appliance and unplug it.
2 Place it on a heat-resistant surface until it cools down. You can also
hang it with the hanging loop ( ).
3 Remove hairs and dust from the barrel.
4 Clean the barrel with a damp cloth.
5 Caring for velvet material:
• To ensure you can get the most out of the curler, DO NOT use
any form of wet goods (except for heat protection spray) before
and during use.
• Use a damp cloth and gently dab on the velvet surface wherever
residue or dust is found. If necessary, you may use a soft brush (e.g.
toothbrush) to gently remove stubborn particles found on the
velvet surface.
6 Keep it in a safe and dry place, free of dust.
Styling Tips:
• The thinner the strand, the tighter the curl.
• For a modern wave, start the curl at the level of your cheekbone.
Also, leave the last few centimeters uncurled. Comb it through with
your fingers or a brush.
• This curler can also be used for creating volume at the hair roots.
Hold a section of hair at 90degrees to the scalp. Place the barrel 1
cm above the roots (avoid touching the scalp) and lay the strand
onto the widest part of the barrel.
• If your hair has a natural wave, you can use the curler on just a few
or the top sections to enhance the curls all around.
• When you have finished curling your hair, allow all the curls to fully
cool down before continuing with styling.
• For defined curls, do not brush your hair after curling. For a wavy,
voluminous look, gently brush the curls out with a natural bristle
brush. Start by brushing through the ends and work your way up.
5
Guarantee and service
If you need information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips
website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips Customer Care
Centre in your country. You can find the list of phone number in the
worldwide guarantee leaflet. If there is no Consumer Care Centre
in your country, please go to your local Philips dealer or contact the
Service Department of Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care
BV.
6Troubleshooting
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.
Problem
Cause
The
appliance
does not
work at all.
The wall socket to which Check the appliance is
the appliance has been
plugged in correctly.
connected may be faulty. Check the fuse/circuit breaker
in your home.
Solution
Contact Philips customer care
center in your local country
or take the appliance to the
nearest Philips service center
for repair/ replacement.
The mains cord of
the appliance may be
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.
Specifications are subject to change without notice
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