ghd limited edition professional hairstyling iron Review

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ghd limited edition professional hairstyling iron ($205) The ghd flat iron is the mother of all flat irons. I have been eying this flat iron for a couple of years now and saving up. I bought this ghd limited edition professional hairstyling iron from beautyticket.com. Normally, ghd flat irons cost about $200-$250 depending on the model. Beautyticket was selling the model I bought for $119.99 which included everything you see in the picture: ghd flat iron, how-to dvd, and the pouch. I actually got it cheaper than $119.99 because beautyticket was running an extra 15% off gifts and sets promo. When I saw the amazing (and rare!) discount, I knew I had to pounce to get my hands on this bad boy. I ended up paying 50% of the original cost. The most I have ever seen the ghd discounted for was 20%. Even with the extra 20% off, it was still to expensive. Even though my version is from 2006, I didn’t care. A ghd is a ghd.

My Thoughts:

Pros:

  • Doesn’t just straighten hair. You can create curls and waves. How you ask? The hot plates move back and forth and up and down. Also the edges are rounded, not straight. This allows for smooth hair with no creases.
  • Heat resistant. No worries about burning your hand, scalp, forehead, etc. While it is on, you can touch the outside and not worry about getting burned!
  • Internally set temperature. It is automatically set at 374°F so you don’t  have to think about adjusting the temperature. It’s all set for you!
  • Ready to use in less than 1 minute. The flat iron heats up really quickly. No standing around for 5 minutes wondering and waiting for it to heat up.
  • Go over hair once. You only need to go over your hair once, rarely twice, to achieve the style you want. This will save you lots of time and saves your hair from damage.
  • No frizz or pouf. You will get sleek, silky, shiny, smooth hair.
  • Long power cord. The cord is 9ft long and swivels.
  • No snagging. When you run the straightner through your hair, it is a smooth pull with no tugging and snagging.
  • Sleep mode. It will turn off automatically if you don’t use it for 30 minutes. A wonderful safety feature.

Cons:

  • The cost!
  • The cost!
  • The cost!

To make sure you are buying a real ghd and not a fake, I would check out ghd’s UK site or ghd’s USA site. They have a list of legit sellers. If you’re unsure of a seller, give them a call and ask.

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5 comments to ghd limited edition professional hairstyling iron Review

  • Jennifer

    I have been looking for a new straightener. I have been stuck with my chi but now I know a good alternative. Thanks.

  • Audrey

    Jennifer – your welcome :) i highly recommend the ghd. look around for sales and discount codes. and remember try to make sure you are buying a real ghd and not a fake

  • It look so cute! I really like how it has a sleep mode, I am always paranoid about forgetting to turn my hot tools off! Love your 3 cons :p hehehehe you are so cute!

  • Audrey

    hehe the 3 cons that have deterred me from buying one years ago

  • Great article, I will have to check more of this. Will go on and read to a greater extent here as I can see you have done some great work with your site. Keep up the good work ;)

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