The Wahl 56977 Curling Wand has a 1-1/4" wide ceramic and tourmaline coated barrel which produces big, loose curls. The barrel emits negative ions which causes less damage to your hair. It has an LCD display and variable temperature control up to 392 degrees F (200 degrees C), so you can select the best temperature for your particular hair type. It has a Cool Touch tip which gives you a firm hold while rolling hair. The 56977 has a salon style swivelling power cord and automatic shut off. Replacement springs are included.