Recently, many of our readers have asked me to share with all of you a secret: “What is the best plate for thick hair?”

I know your pain! Doing anything with a head full of thick hair can seem like an impossible challenge. Each style seems to take hours. And it never looks like anything that you see on Pinterest!

But, really there is no secret. All you need to do is find the right flat iron for your hair type. And this post is here to help you. 

What should you look for in iron for thick hair?

If all you want is to straighten your hair, a good way to straighten thick hair more quickly and effectively is to use wider blades. So you would be looking at best 1.5 inch flat irons or maybe 2 inches as well if you have really long and thick hair. 

There are straightening irons out there that are designed for hair the same as yours! 

Keep reading to find out more about how to find the best thick hair iron and some style tips to make women envy you. 

Best Professional 1.5 Inch Flat Iron For Thick Hair 

If you have money to spend and you want to spend it on a good pair of professional irons, you can not get past the Croc Classic Nano-Titanium plate. It has a nice 1 1/2 inch thick plates with nano-silver infusion plates for a super effective straightening, even in super thick hair. It also has other useful features, such as 25 precision heat settings so you can find exactly the right temperature for your hair.

Best Cheap 1.5 Inch Flat Iron For Thick Hair 

In contrast, if you do not have the money to spend right now on a professional iron, there are cheaper models that work with thick hair. The best I have found has been the HSI iron. It has ceramic plates coated with tourmaline and a range of heat settings on a practical LCD screen.

To read more about why HSI is the best cheap iron for thick hair, click here.