Below is a visual comparison of the three key differences you'll see using the infrared flat iron vs our regular titanium. These infrared traits can also be found in our New Classic Infrared . As you use the Infrared flat iron, your hair will become noticeably softer feeling and healthier looking overtime. The Infrared penetrates the cortex of the hair when you style to further protect the integrity of your hair. How does this work? The thermal conduction creates a uniform temperature inside and out which prevents less friction and damage, as well as eliminating the bad bacteria and odors!