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    i need new hair straightners as my old ones have died. i have wavy hair and i want a hair straightner that will keep my hair straight all day. however, i want one that will not damage my hair too much. i live in the UK too. my budget is anything under £150. thanks. what should i buy? im stuck...
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    GHD
    You can buy sprays that protect your hair from heat damage. Spray some on before you straighten your hair and you'll be fine.
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    GHDs are really good at straightening, but in the past I have found that they totally damaged my hair, even with heat defence sprays. I use a cheap Babyliss one, and despite the low price, it works really well and doesn't damage my hair as much as the GHDs did. It's up to you though and depends on your hair. For example, if your hair is really thick then you might want to go for GHDs
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    The pink GHD's to me are the best! Keep the hair straight for the full day!

    They are around the £115 price range - deff go for them!
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    Go for cheaper ones.
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    GHDs.
    I had FHIs once and they were rubbish!
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    hey, i had the same problem last week, however, I gave in to the legendary ghd's! I went on ebay and bought the GHD Pure, (the white ones), you get a free case its a lovely set. And of course the straighteners are immense!
    I got them second hand for £60 with its gurantee. Been used once or twice, but I saved myself spending an extra £60.
    Look on ebay, but I definately say go for GHD's.
    Over the years i've bought many hair straighteners of different brands, and probably spend a fortune. I know these are going to last and they also have safety features too. Now they switch off if they havnt been used in 30 minutes. Ideal for me because I keep burning my carpet!! x
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    Yeah, I really would recommend you get GHD's. They are the most well respected within the hair world. I have very curly hair and these mantain straightness all day long! Buy some off ebay, it really is a lot cheaper. I got mine for £80, and they were RRP £120! Research which one is best for your hair type first, though. And invest in a good heat protection spray. I believe GHD actually do a heat protection spray, which is said to be really good.
    Hope I helped. X
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    GHDs are superb quality. I have had mine for 4 years and despite using them 3 times a week (at least) they are still working very well and looking perfect. I had a cheaper pair prior to them - they took longer to heat up and the plates were poor. You get what you pay for - and they're worth it.
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    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...3EBABYLISS.htm

    These. They keep my hair straight all day and don't snag my hair. I paid quite a lot more for mine though :rolleyes: Whenever I've had my hair straightened with GHDs at salons it never stays straight. Perhaps my hair is just no good with it lol. (I have a lot of hair and it's wavy but thin). 5 year manufacturer guarantee too. And also, any straightener will damage your hair. Just use a heat protector spray.
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    Remington or Babyliss. I absolutely detest GHDs, you're only paying for the label.
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    Tbh I was really disappointed; thought they were the same as any other ceramics and nothing special. You're just paying for the label. I've had a pair of Remington wet2straights for around 3 years, and I still use them. I got GHDs as a Christmas present, but still use my old Remingtons. Imo they're better.
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    I have 2 pairs of GHDs and numerous of other brands that I've been bough as presents etc and it's always the GHDs that are by far the best. My slim pair is about 5/6 years old now and still going strong, they're a bit faded and you cant see the GHD logo anymore but they are still frickin amazing and just as hot as my new pair (which I bought because they're the wider ones)
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    Get GHDs!

    When I bought them off the official website they had an offer on where you paid £115 for the new GHDs and you got a set of three sprays (one heat defence, one shampoo and one styling spray/serum) with a nice little bag to keep it all in :king1:
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    Meh, GHDs are over-rated - whenever the hairdresser uses them on my hair it goes fairly limp and dry. I use Remington Wet2Straights which more lock in moisture to your hair rather than burning it off. They're cheaper too. I've had mine for 3 years now with no problems.
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    (Original post by Bubbles*de*Milo)
    Tbh I was really disappointed; thought they were the same as any other ceramics and nothing special. You're just paying for the label. I've had a pair of Remington wet2straights for around 3 years, and I still use them. I got GHDs as a Christmas present, but still use my old Remingtons. Imo they're better.
    yay, me too! Pretty much exactly the same story with my Remingtons :woo:
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    i reccommend babyliss

    i have babyliss pro 230 straighteners and i love them, they dont snag my hair like other straighteners do
    i have had them for over 2 years and use them a couple of times a week and only take 15 seconds to heat up and you can move the dial to put them on any heat temp you want


    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...3EBABYLISS.htm
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    GHDs ftw, my hair actually stays straight when I use them, unlike my old remington ones that cost me about £70.
    They're magic!
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    I've had the ORIGINAL GHDs (from 7years ago or so) and they still work just as good.

    GHDs all the way!
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    thanks guys for the advice, its seems there are mixed reviews for GHD's. i will see i can find the cheapest pair of ghds then. thanks again!
 
 
 
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