Ceramic flat irons are now one of the most popular types of straighteners on the market, and also they entry level all the way to highly expensive professional level. Ceramic hair straighteners heat evenly because of their smooth plates, and also they are able to heat up too quickly. They also have good staying power and the plates last because of the material used.
The biggest problem with this ceramic irons is the plates can chip over time. At that time, the straightener will have to be replaced.
There are also many different kinds of ceramic irons which are a mixture of different materials. There are available those that are metal with a ceramic coating with an additional coating on the top. The existence of ceramic in a straightener is an indication that the iron will heat a consistent temperature, so they don't get hot spots.
CHI PRO AIR 1 Ceramic Flat Iron in Neon Aztec has Ceramic Plates with Tourmaline Coated, Multiple Heat Settings, Infrared Heat, Swivel Cord and heats up quickly. It has a good range of temperature setting and ideal for different kinds of hair styles.