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Have GHDs, think they are done. Any recommendations for new straighteners?
That's it really. My GHDs just don't seem as hot anymore & plates seem quite smooth compared to my friends ones. I've probably had them for about 8 years so looking for a new pair. Should I get GHDs again or is there anything out there that's just as good/ better/cheaper? I use them to straighten my long hair & to curl it sometimes.
I had GHDs for six years and thought I'd never be parted with them! Then they broke and I bought these because I didn't have the £100+ at the time to replace them (student).
This might not be a popular opinion, but I actually prefer them - the plates are slightly larger and the straighteners are a bit lighter, which is better for travelling. They do my hair just as well, but it is fairly compliant, so that might be why!
i have some tresemme ones which i like, they have a temp control button which works well for my hair as i need it on the lowest heat setting. they were only £20, but then my budget just doesn't stretch to ghd's, so i guess it really depends on what you want to spend.
Thanks for the suggestions & the eBay tip. Looks like its probably GHDs then. I don't know if they are definitely faulty, but when I used my friends newer ones, they just seemed to grip the hair better. Also although hot enough to still straighten & curl, they don't seem as hot as others I've used, maybe that's a good thing!