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Anyone seen the Babyliss Big Hair reduced anywhere?

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GlindaForGood Thu 26-Dec-13 15:48:40

I have Argos vouchers so really hoped it would be reduced there but they aren't. Are they reduced anywhere?

StephenKatzCrackerHat Thu 26-Dec-13 16:09:02

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Asda have them reduced on their website but sold out! Might be worth a look instore?

rusmum Thu 26-Dec-13 18:52:19

I was lucky enough to win one on local forum for £7 yay wink

GlindaForGood Thu 26-Dec-13 19:07:11

I'll try my local Asda tomorrow, need to drive past anyway. Thanks for the tip off.

Anyone seen them reduced anywhere else? I really want one!

IHaveSeenMyHat Thu 26-Dec-13 23:15:39

Asda only had the 42mm one for shorter hair.

Boots have a fiver off online, £39.99. May have just ordered one...

nipersvest Thu 26-Dec-13 23:27:37

i was just about to post asking this same question. mine died this afternoon, was using it, and there was a loud pop and a blue spark from the handle. i switched it off and daren't try it again, suspect the heating element has gone sad

GlindaForGood Fri 27-Dec-13 08:06:25

Think I'll just have to get it from argos because I have the vouchers. Not worth paying in another shop if best deal is a fiver off, better to use up the vouchers. Just need to find an argos with them in stock.

sotiredfornow Fri 27-Dec-13 08:22:29

I'm going to but one today. Reserved at Argos - full price £44.99 hmm but I really want it for tomorrow night.

Hadmeathello Fri 27-Dec-13 08:37:31

Wilkinsons normally reduce them to £10 after Christmas. I got one last year.

bigbuttons Fri 27-Dec-13 09:05:43

I've literally just ordered one from asda for £28. They had them in stock. Wilkos didn't even have them on the website!

SirChenjin Fri 27-Dec-13 09:09:25

That one for £28 is the smaller barrel Bigbuttons - just checking you knew that? smile

AlaskaNebraska Fri 27-Dec-13 09:10:50

They're so average

SirChenjin Fri 27-Dec-13 09:12:52

Oh no - definitely not average. I've had 2 now - both stopped working sadly - but they are the only things that have managed to tame my thick, wavy, coarse hair and make it shiney and swishy. Fab things.

Bakingnovice Fri 27-Dec-13 09:15:19

Can you use the small one on long hair if hair is very fine?

Hadmeathello Fri 27-Dec-13 09:19:18

Big buttons, wilkinsons have them in store. Not sure of price this year.

bigbuttons Fri 27-Dec-13 09:22:20

sirchenjin thank you, yes I know. I have the bigger one, have had it for years, love it, but I have a short ish bob!! I have managed ok with the bigger barrel but really wanted to see what it was like to have one that actually suited my hair length!

SirChenjin Fri 27-Dec-13 09:27:03

I'm wondering whether to go for that smaller one too now - my hair is thick collar length, and sometimes the big one does make my hair big (which I guess is the point grin)

bigbuttons Fri 27-Dec-13 10:19:30

I find it hard to do the back with the big one and I think the smaller one would give me more control iyswim?

princessalbert Fri 27-Dec-13 10:25:10

Does the Tresemme version do the same thing??

princessalbert Fri 27-Dec-13 10:26:49



SirChenjin Fri 27-Dec-13 10:47:51

Just ordered the smaller one from Asda - thanks for the link bigbuttons smile

Does the Tresemme one spin?

bigbuttons Fri 27-Dec-13 16:58:32

Oh good, hope it works for yousmile

jennimoo Fri 27-Dec-13 17:01:14

Slightly OT but how do you use the BBH? Do you have to dry your hair mostly first or does it work from towel dried?

SirChenjin Fri 27-Dec-13 18:22:02

Yes - you have to dry your hair first until it's damp, and then use the BBH on sections of hair. If I'm in a rush I use it on dry hair too - it takes the worst of the kinks out.

GlindaForGood Fri 27-Dec-13 19:03:10

Ended up getting the 50mm one from Argos, it only cost me a fiver on top of my vouchers so not bad really. I nearly went for the 42mm one for £28 in Asda, my store had one left on the shelf this afternoon, but glad I didn't because the big one is great. My hair is about 2 inches below my shoulders, I think the 42mm would have been too small.

I've used it on my 4yr daughter and I, we both look fabulous now fgrin

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