Everyone recognizes the importance of looking good. Looking good not only boosts your self-esteem, but also other people’s perception of you. So next time you wear a super wrinkly shirt, consider ironing or steaming it. Most people do not really understand the difference between ironing or steaming something. To understand the difference better, we need to explore how they function and compare how they are similar and different. They both are great at getting rid of wrinkles in clothes, that is basically why they were invented. But the methodology behind how the get rid of wrinkles is quite different. The difference is actually more substantial than you might think, and in order to look your best, you need to learn the difference between the two. Everyone knows what an iron is, but if you do not know, it is a metal plate with a handle that gets hot. You press this against the thing to want to remove wrinkles in, and it uses its heat to smooth it out. This can be problematic as if you leave it in one area for too long, burning the fabric is a real possibility. Steamers are really different. Steamers do not touch the clothes for the wrinkles to be removed, in fact, they stay away from the clothes. Steamers use hot steam to make the clothes less wrinkly, that is why they are called steamers. Steamers are a lot faster than irons with the added bonus that they cannot burn your clothes because they do not have direct contact with it. Steamers are more suited for more delicate clothes that are thin and light, while irons are better at dealing with thicker, heavier clothes because it is hard to burn those. When you are using a steamer you should use the best one, but this is the best, because you can steam your clothes anywhere.