I like that the on/off and temperature adjusts are on the inside of the handle so they do not get accidently bumped. It heats up rapidly. I wish the barrel of the iron was a bit longer so the job of straightening my hair would not take so long. I have very long, very thick hair and a longer barrel would have served my needs better. I also wish it had some type of hook or loop on the base so I could hang it while it cools so it would be out of reach of small hands.