Philips Easy CurlControl HP8606/00

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Easy CurlControl features 25mm barrel for natural looking curls
and protective ceramic coating for a better care. It has a Curl Ready
Indicator which enables you to create curls with no compromise on
hair health. Create curls that are easy to manage, look natural and feel
sexy without the dryness. We hope you will enjoy using your Easy
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and keep it
for future reference.
• 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.
• 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 service
centre 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.
• 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.
• 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
• 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.
• The barrel has ceramic coating. This coating might slowly wear away
over time. However, this does not affect the performance of the
• If the appliance is used on color-treated hair, the barrel may
be stained. Before using it on artificial hair, always consult their
• 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.
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
Cool Tip
Ceramic Barrel
Curling Iron Clip
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
360º Swivel Cord
Hanging Loop
Unlock Key Lock Function
Time Switch for Curl Ready Indicator
Temperature Switches
Curl Ready Indicator
Heat resistant lever
With the following features in your Easy CurlControl, 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
• 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.
Curl your hair
Before styling:
Note: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.
1 Connect the plug to a power supply socket.
2 Press on/off button
3 Select a Temperature (
table below:
) for 2 seconds to switch on the
) and Time Setting(
) according to the
Hair Type
Curling Time
Permanently treated
(eg permed or bleached/colortreated)
Low 130-150 ºC
5 or 8 seconds
Fine, medium textured or
slightly wavy
Low to Mid
160-180 ºC
8 or 10 seconds
Coarse, straight, hard-to-curl
Mid to High
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.
• If the buttons of the appliance are not operated for 5 seconds,
the Key Lock is activated automatically and Key Lock Icon ( )
is displayed (the first automatic activation after switching on the
appliance is after 15 seconds). To unlock the appliance, press the
Unlock Key Lock Function ( ) for 1 second.
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 ( ) for one second.
1 Before you start curling, spray heat protectant onto your dry hair for
more protection.
2 Comb your hair and divide your hair into small sections.
3 Press the lever(
( ) and clip (
) and place a section of hair between the barrel
4 Close the clip(
to the hair tip.
) by releasing the lever(
) and slide the barrel
5 Hold the cool tip( ) and the handle of the curling iron with both
hands. Then wind the section of hair round the barrel from tip to
root by rotating the curler.
6 Press the Curl Ready button(
time counting starts.
). When you hear the “beep”, the
7 When your curl is ready, you will hear a “beep” alert three times.
Unwind the section of hair until you can open the clip again with
the lever.
• 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.
3 Remove hairs and dust from the barrel.
4 Clean the barrel with a 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 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
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.
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.
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
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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