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is there such a thing as a good, cheap, hair straightener?
am back to work in a fortnight, and dd2 still won't let me put her down much. so I will need to shower and sort out my barnet the night before. I've never used straightners before, but I was idly thinking that perhaps a quick straighten in the morning might help me look a bit more groomed. can anyone recommend some cheapo ones? or is this one of those things where you get what you pay for?
nooooooo, don't say that . although my hair is pretty straight, it's more the sort of groomed look i was after (not poker straight though), so perhaps i could get away with something less heavy duty? <hopeful>
GHDs. Don't waste money on cheap ones or any other brand.
I've had mine for 7 years and they're going strong - got them fixed once for £15 by an EBay business, couldn't survive without them so bought some cheap replacements and they were awful - GHDs glide through your hair and make it shiny and swishy, perfect quick morning fix.
quick update - got the cheapo £12 boots essentials ones, and i actually think they're pretty good. It's taken me a couple of days to get the knack, but they seem as least as effective as whatever my hairdresser uses. thanks for the advice.
I have the remington wet n dry ones that straighten damp hair - they are fantastic, wouldn't be without them. Not cheap, but if you shop around there are usually some sort of deals to be had, I paid £30 in the sale for mine.
I have the boots ones in the link and find them good, I have straight hair anyway but they give me a more groomed look, I wash my hair night before and do a quick straighten in morn as wouldnt want to wake dh and dcs up at 5am with a hairdryer.