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Emmamb
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Feb 5th, 2012, 11:14 AM   #16
 
The problem with ghd's is you can't adjust the temperature-if your hair is really fine then it won't be necessary to straighten at a high heat all the time and will cause unnecessary damage and breakage-ice diamond straighteners are as good as ghd's in my opinion and have adjustable thermostat and are slightly cheaper at retail price-a lot cheaper wholesale x
 
 
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Maria1977
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Feb 12th, 2012, 20:50 PM   #17
 
I have fine hair and GHDs have always worked best, mainly because they are so hot that I only have to go over my hair once and it's done, whereas other cooler ones I've had in the past really dried my hair out bad by going over and over it to get it straight.

Have straightened my hair for about 10 years now and really want to get it back to its natural state. My hairdresser said only way is to stop straightening and it will go back eventually... I'm scared of this lol I've tried scrunching my hair and it goes wavy like it should naturally but then soon as it's dry it falls straight I've broken my hair lol
 
 
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pamlaterry
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Mar 5th, 2012, 20:50 PM   #18
 
My hairs are wvy and i want them to get straightened....Can you recommend what type of GHD products you use..???
 
 
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tinkerbell86
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Mar 11th, 2012, 21:25 PM   #19
 
I have the same problem I cant put a curl into my hair except with the ghd's and my herstyler straighteners. The herstyler ones are cheaper than ghd's and I got mine off eBay (I also have the curling wand too).
 
 
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Nov 28th, 2012, 10:28 AM   #20
 
To make the hairs strong and long. Vitamin E is very good and the best source Coconut oil olive and the mustard oil is also good for this purpose just massage in the hairs almost 20 minutes and was it. Do this daily and get strong and log hairs...
 
 

 
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Angela2612
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Nov 29th, 2012, 00:36 AM   #21
 
I bought these there meant to be just as good as GHDs and they also have a temp control for how thick your hair is

http://www.boots.com/en/Nicky-Clarke...htener_863086/

I love them kicking myself now though as I paid full price
 
 

 
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Mrsstuart01
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Nov 29th, 2012, 02:47 AM   #22
 
I'd actually recommend cloud 9 straighteners (designed by the guy who started GHD!)
They have different heat settings which is especially good for fine hair as the 200-220 degree heat of GHD's will get your hair. Also the design of GhD's has changed in the last few years and the plates now don't clamp together as closely so they are not as good for find hair.
Cloud 9's are roughly the same price and bought in salons too. I work with hairdressers and 90% would recommend cloud 9's for respecting your hair (less damage) and performance, however if you want the name then go for GHd's xx
 
 

 
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Dec 2nd, 2012, 20:49 PM   #23
 
GHDs DEFINITELY!

I've had mine for almost 5yrs now, and they are still amazing

xo
 
 

 
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michelle108
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Oct 12th, 2016, 23:49 PM   #24
 
I have been using the karmin hair straighteners and works really well for my hair
 
 
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AlanaSwang
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Feb 6th, 2017, 23:34 PM   #25
 
I damaged my hair once with these straighteners and had to cut it off. Regret it so much
 
 
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Jensastar
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Feb 7th, 2017, 22:20 PM   #26
 
I always used GHD's and loved them although have found my hair thinning as they are so hot and you can't adjust the temp. About 6 months ago I bought a steam pod and it's fantastic! You can adjust the temp from 170 - 220. I always try to use the 170 with a really good heat protect spray and have noticed a difference in the thickness and healthiness of my hair in the last 6 months.
 
 
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