GHDs Mark 4 hair straightners? <very frizzy hair>

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BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 17:28:47

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VestaCurry Mon 31-Dec-12 17:38:32

My ghd's are about 5 years old. I have used others but they are excellent. I do find using the ghd protection spray makes a difference. Tried cheaper sprays and other expensive brands but went back to ghd as it works best. That's a good price btw.

Pinkflipflop Mon 31-Dec-12 17:41:01

GHD's are the only way - if you have long, thick hair go for th wide plate ones.

FlojoHoHoHo Mon 31-Dec-12 17:42:39

Oh can u link, that seems very reasonable. I've got mark hill ones and I love them but they are very worn now, had them 10 years.
The only thing with ghd is they only have one setting (very hot) but your hair sounds like mine and I need very hot ones anyway

BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 17:42:39

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BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 17:43:53

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VestaCurry Mon 31-Dec-12 17:47:46

Mine have just the one heat setting - wonder if these new ones have different temps?
The main thing I think is not to use them every day (don't need to, my hair stayed in style next day which is unheard of).
Plus deep conditioning a couple of times a week (any old thick consistency does the job for me, I leave it on overnight and cover pillow with a towel).

snozzlemaid Mon 31-Dec-12 17:48:41

I've just bought those ones from amazon for £69 and they were delivered today. They are bloody fantastic. My hair is shoulder length and frizzes at a hint of moisture. I went out this morning in the rain so looked a right state when I got home. Thought I'd give them a go and they made light work of it. So quick and I now have straight,glossy hair.
Bizarrely I had the same ones as you before - Philips, Tresemme - and there's no comparison.

BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 17:52:04

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BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 17:54:49

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BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 20:01:08

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hatgirl Mon 31-Dec-12 20:12:48

bogchicken it sounds like you have very similar hair to me - I found a good squeeze or two of tresseme hair oil through the ends and mid lengths of my hair when it is wet and then a little bit of leave in conditioner of your choice (I use the Aussie stuff) have made all the difference for me - people keep telling me how good condition my hair looks in at the moment.

However, this has also been since I bought a Babylis Big Hair in an attempt to reduce the amount of straightening I do as I think straightening a lot made my hair frizzier in the long run. I use the BBH when my hair is about 90% dry and then finish the style off with the straighteners. These methods combined give me lovely sleek hair for special occasions - its a bit too much effort for every day/ work etc. The straighteners and the hair oil should be enough for general day to day improvement.

I have used various different brands of hair straighteners and GHDs are definitely the best. If only I could afford to buy some... mine broke about 8 months ago and i've been using some rubbish ones since.

MikeLitorisHasChristmasLights Mon 31-Dec-12 20:15:07

My lovely inlaws bought me a pair for christmas. I love them.

I had a pair a few years back and nothing I have used since has compared.

MikeLitorisHasChristmasLights Mon 31-Dec-12 20:16:21

My lovely inlaws bought me a pair for christmas. I love them.

I had a pair a few years back and nothing I have used since has compared.

BogChicken Mon 31-Dec-12 20:31:27

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Jemster Tue 01-Jan-13 00:55:14

I've just bought some using John Lewis offer. What does the ghd spray do? Can I use them without this?

snozzlemaid Wed 09-Jan-13 18:10:39

BogChicken just read another thread about straighteners and wondered how you're getting on with your ghds?

Flojobunny Thu 10-Jan-13 18:59:06

I wasn't sure about the rounded barrel for curls as oppose to the square looking ghds?

awaywego1 Thu 10-Jan-13 19:03:02

I'd really recommend the ghd straightening spray-it seems to really protect my hair and also make it slicker. I buy it on eBay cheapskate

WildThong Thu 10-Jan-13 22:58:01

£65 here

Flojobunny Sat 12-Jan-13 17:28:26

Thanks wild I've just ordered them now.

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