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Right - GHDs or Cloud 9

(14 Posts)
2ndSopranos Mon 13-Nov-17 22:13:14

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Cakescakescakes Mon 13-Nov-17 23:03:07

Don’t get new GHDs. They aren’t the same as they were - the old ones used to heat to 210/230 degrees and the new ones only go to about 190 which they say is hot enough for everyone but really isn’t for my thick coarse hair. I bought a set to replace my old ones that died and then sold the new ones on gumtree. I bought a set of Remington ones from Boots, 235 degree temp. They’re superb and we’re about £45.

TheGoodEnoughWife Tue 14-Nov-17 12:19:07

Cloud 9. Fantastic and much better than the new GHDs

taytotayto111 Tue 14-Nov-17 13:07:15

Cloud 9 all day long.

Paintbox Tue 14-Nov-17 17:03:27

I bought new ghd last year after my 12 year paid died. Just as goood as the old ones

WhooooAmI24601 Tue 14-Nov-17 17:04:24

Cloud 9's really are so, so good compared to the new GHD's. Their drying spray is great, too.

Littlepumpkinpie Tue 14-Nov-17 17:07:47

Cloud 9s they are much better than the Ghds I had only had 2year before replacing with c9

Deemail Tue 14-Nov-17 18:03:35

Check out the steam pods, much kinder to hair and don't give that flat straight look most straighteners does.

2ndSopranos Tue 14-Nov-17 22:03:33

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Starlight2345 Tue 14-Nov-17 22:05:41

Cloud 9

CharlieBoo Tue 14-Nov-17 22:19:05

I used my friends cloud 9’s on holiday this year and really wasn’t impressed when using them for curling.. also found the outside got so hot it was hard to hold.. but we had both been using them so on for longer than normal..

2ndSopranos Tue 14-Nov-17 22:34:56

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CantChoose Tue 14-Nov-17 23:18:52

My new GHDs are shit compared to my plenty ones. The plates don’t meet properly so they pull my hair. They claim they’re supposed to do this and you just have to wait five minutes for them to heat up and expand hmm this does help a bit but doesn’t fully resolve it and I don’t have time for all that as I only do my fringe anyway. I’ve gone back to using my 2006 pair!

CantChoose Tue 14-Nov-17 23:19:21

Plenty ones?? Not sure what that was supposed to be. Old ones, I think.

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