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Flat Iron as Touch-Up Iron

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Straightening iron and dress shirtKana Okada

No time to drag out your iron and ironing board? A straightening iron works perfectly between buttons where a regular iron doesn’t fit. And it smooths collar creases and minor wrinkles. So you can look perfectly pressed when you're pressed for time.

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