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GHD's worth the money???

(22 Posts)
rattie77 Mon 11-Jul-11 22:15:04

I am considering buying some GHD's as my old straightners are playing up. Are they worth the money? Are there any alternatives that are as good but cheaper?. On the boots/argos website other straightners are getting pretty good reviews, some saying that other straightners are as good if not better than GHd for half the money - any views appreciated.

bettyboo83 Mon 11-Jul-11 23:07:05

Yes!!! Don't waste your money on others, GHD's are by far the best grin

JenniL1977 Mon 11-Jul-11 23:10:21

Totally worth the extra cash. Do it! I use mine to curl my hair as well as straighten it. They're just awesome smile

beachyhead Mon 11-Jul-11 23:16:28


HauntedLittleLunatic Mon 11-Jul-11 23:19:41

Babyliss pro230 get reviews on a par with ghd's - worth looking at. You can get them for £30-40.

HauntedLittleLunatic Mon 11-Jul-11 23:21:08

And I gave Babyliss them and can curl too.

Looking at replacing with the red version with the steam jet thingumy's

HoneyNorwegianRidgebackdragon Mon 11-Jul-11 23:22:29

Used the Babyliss Pro, bought it new, sold it and got second hand ghds. Its very good ....but ghds are brilliant.

LynetteScavo Mon 11-Jul-11 23:28:04

My GHD's are one of the best things I've ever bought.

RichTeaAreCrap Mon 11-Jul-11 23:37:00

I've tried others. Don't waste your money.

GHD's are worth every penny. I've got 3 sets now. The first set are about 6 years old and still going strong.

LuckyMrsT Tue 12-Jul-11 00:57:31

Get GHDs now and save yourself the expense of buying a cheaper set and then buying the GHDs as they're rubbish.

daimbardiva Tue 12-Jul-11 09:06:00

Yes - absolutely. I swithered and swithered about spending the money 6 years ago, but my GHDs are still going strong and they aer just great, miles better than any other straighteners I've tried (and I'd been through a few pairs before!)

EveryonesJealousOfWeasleys Tue 12-Jul-11 09:08:39

Amazon have them on offer for £102 this week, with extras included.

rattie77 Tue 12-Jul-11 11:30:38

Thanks for all your replies, must admit I have been tempted by the babyliss ones too, as they are cheaper, but have really always wanted a pair of ghds and finally have the cash. Thankls for the Amazon link, I was thinking of getting them from a hairdressers (problem with waiting), are they likely to be genuine?

Pootles2010 Tue 12-Jul-11 12:37:35

So worth it. I bought mine 9 years ago, still going strong.

Mine were from hairdressers, and they're fine.

Pootles2010 Tue 12-Jul-11 12:38:28

Oh and I've tried babyliss ones, they're nowhere near as good.

kaluki Tue 12-Jul-11 12:39:37

Once you have used GHD's you will never go back to normal straighteners.
They are the nuts!!!

EveryonesJealousOfWeasleys Tue 12-Jul-11 13:16:27

They are from Amazon direct not a marketplace seller so they will be fine. You can get next day delivery for free if you do a trial of Amazon Prime too - just have to remember to cancel it before 30 days.

Go on, treat yourself!

sazm Fri 15-Jul-11 22:33:59

i've just bought corioliss ones from sallys (£59) and they are fab,much better on my hair than the ghd's and half the price smile

Doughnutcookie Sat 16-Jul-11 08:51:26

Definitely! Buy them off the website and you get a guarantee for a year. They are so much better than anything else around!

mosschops30 Sat 16-Jul-11 09:01:07

God yes, i couldnt live without them

They have an offer on atm you get the straighteners, heat sheild and a heatproof bag for £109 (£20 off)

Nobdie Sat 16-Jul-11 09:25:56

Yes they are the best

overthehillmum Sat 16-Jul-11 09:30:36

I got my GHD's off the GHD Website, they arrived in 2 working days, and they are under warrenty, any problems and they replace them with a new pair. (not sure if this is one or two years), I have two sets now and wouldn't use anything else, I have had cheaper sets but when my hair was quite short they were okay, but on longer hair GHD's (IMO) are the best.

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