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Ghd Classic 1%22 Styling Iron

Ghd

Classic 1" Styling Iron

Item #: 2239639

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Make every day styling even easier with ghd's award-winning Classic 1" Styler. Operating at the optimum styling temperature with a rounded barrel, it ensures professional styling results for smooth, frizz-free hair - easily.

Key Features & Benefits:

  • Easy styling: floating plates glide through hair easily
  • Professional results: ceramic heat technology operates at 365 degrees F to make your hair as smooth and straight as your stylist does
  • Styling flexibility: round barrel helps create curls and waves
  • Sleep mode
  • Universal voltage
  • 2-year manufacturer's warranty


 

 

Achieve straight, sleek locks: Mist hair with ghd heat protect spray and place a fine section of dry hair between the plates of your ghd Classic Styler. Ensure that the styler is as close to the root as possible before closing the plates. Then gently move toward the tip of the section in one simple gliding motion. Repeat the process with each section of hair, gliding once from roots to ends.

Achieve stunning curls: Mist hair with ghd heat protect spray. Section the hair and lightly mist with a curl hold spray. This will help give hold when creating each curl. Place a fine section of hair between the plates of your ghd Classic Styler vertically 1 inch away from the root. Gently close the styler with minimum tension. Turn the styler clockwise by 90 degrees; continue to turn the styler by another 90 degrees as you glide from root to end. For an intense curl, pull the styler very slowly away from the head in a continuous smooth movement. An s-shaped vertical curl is created. To complete the style, repeat through all sections. Finally, separate and brush out the curls with your fingers.

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GhdClassic 1" Styling Iron
 
4.4

(based on 117 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (78)
  • Good quality (69)
  • Smooths frizz (58)
  • Works great (55)
  • Creates shine (53)

Cons

  • Limited settings (25)
  • Not effective (9)
  • Time consuming (6)
  • Damages hair (5)
  • Snags (5)

Best Uses

  • Thick hair (52)
  • Curly hair (49)
  • Frizzy hair (44)
  • Long hair (44)
  • Straight hair (33)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (13), Very curly hair (5), Straight hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (45), Product junkie (30), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Professional stylist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5), Yes (5)

Reviewed by 117 customers

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5.0

Love it...

By Michelle

from West Covina, Ca.

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Shine
  • Durable
  • Good Quality
  • Heats Up Fast
  • Smooths Frizz
  • Versatile
  • Works Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair
    • Thin Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

    Works great.

     
    4.0

    Love it

    By Nono

    from North Carolina

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Shine
    • Good Quality
    • Heats Up Fast
    • Works Great

    Cons

    • Limited Settings

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair
    • Thick Hair

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

    I have very thick 4a/4b hair and this makes my hair straight, bouncy, and shiny. Worth every penny!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not for me...

    By PictureTaker

    from Houston, TX

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Heats Up Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

        I wanted to have a backup flat iron as there are 3 girls in my house with lots and lots of hair. I love my Paul Mitchell Pro that I have had for about 3 years now. Unfortunately, this GHD just didn't stack up to my Paul Mitchell. My hair felt extremely dry after using it and I had to go over the same hair several more times versus the PM. I have extremely thick coarse wavy hair. The GHD may work better for thinner hair, but I'd be afraid it may cause damage or dry it out.

         
        3.0

        Thought it would be better

        By Beauty looker

        from Wyoming

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Heats Up Fast

        Cons

        • Limited Settings
        • Not Effective
        • Time Consuming

        Best Uses

        • Straight Hair
        • Thin Hair

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

        I bought this being told it was top of the line and great product. Well it isn't in fact the one I bought from Sally's beauty I believe it's called psi is a lot better then this and cheaper by a ton! I used this on my daughters hair which is really wavy and thick and very frizzy and it took me over 30 minutes to get her hair which is just above her shoulder finished. I didn't fully time it but come on! It shouldn't take that kind of time especially if this is suppose to be top line stuffSo not impressed and if I didn't live so far away from an ultra I would return it also HATE you can't control the heat settings.

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Not hot enough flat hair

        By Carliq

        from York pa

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

        Does not do anything

         
        5.0

        quick, easy, and leaves hair silky

        By JB

        from Minnesota

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

        I don't need to go over my curls multiple times - only 1-2 times before the hair is how I want it, but I don't sacrifice my volume for straight hair!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        TIme Saver

        By Primpology

        from Olympia, WA

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

        I debated back and forth about spending this much on a hair tool. I'm glad I did. This is an amazing product. I had been using $20 hair irons for the past 5 years and was ready to up my game. This cuts my styling time down considerably. It leaves my hair soft, straight and healthy looking. It glides through my hair like butter. No snagging at all. I'm glad I took the plunge.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Flat Iron Ever!

        By BekahJo

        from Stevensville, MT

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

        • Creates Shine
        • Heats Up Fast
        • Smooths Frizz

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Frizzy Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

          This is amazing! I can't believe I've been investing in makeup all these years, but it took me until now to invest in my hair. So much better than Remington, or Conair. Don't buy a cheap brand, this is worth the money, my hair felt soft and smooth after using it, and there wasn't a frizz to be found.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great product but not for think curly hair

          By Tricia

          from Orange, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Shine
          • Durable
          • Good Quality
          • Heats Up Fast

          Cons

          • Limited Settings
          • thick natural curly hair NEEDS higher temp.heat

          Best Uses

          • Travel
          • Works for 110 & 220 European travel

          Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

          I traded mine in for one I could select a higher temp with. If I had different type hair it would be a great flat iron!!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By Ashli

          from Orlando, FL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Good Quality
          • Heats Up Fast
          • Smooths Frizz
          • Versatile
          • Works Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Humid Conditions
            • Long Hair
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Ghd Classic 1" Styling Iron:

            I was looking to get a new flat iron and I went through a lot of reviews before settling on this one. it was one of the brands my stylist suggested to me, and it works great! there is only one setting, but it still gets hot enough to straighten my hair quickly with no frizz! definitely recommend, especially if you can get it on sale.

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            6 Questions | 6 Answers
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            • Q:

              I just bought one and tried it but it never stopped blinking and in the instructions says that it stops blinking to let you know that it is ready to be used. Is it damaged?
              Asked on 12/28/2016 by Karina from North Chicago, Illinois

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Karina,

                Thank you for the note. Please email customerservice@ghdhairusa.com and they will be able to lead you through some diagnostics to determine if the product is defective.

                Best,
                Alex (ghd)

                Answered on 1/17/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
            • Q:

              How hot does this iron get?
              Asked on 12/16/2016 by JenR

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This iron operates at the optimum temperature of 365 degrees F.

                Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
            • Q:

              Does this straighter have an adjustable temperature setting?
              Asked on 11/7/2016 by Nikki from Wisconsin

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The ghd Classic Styling Iron operates at the optimum temperature of 365 degrees F. There is a single off/on switch and it is not adjustable.

                Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
            • Q:

              What type of plates are on this straightener?
              Asked on 9/27/2016 by whitney from Sugarland, TX

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                They are ceramic coated plates.

                Answered on 10/17/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
            • Q:

              This says "universal voltage" - does this mean it can be used abroad in Europe where 220V is the norm (as opposed to 110v in the US and North America)?
              Asked on 8/19/2016 by ml

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi,

                Yes, that is correct. it can be used abroad.

                Answered on 8/24/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
            • Q:

              Does this straightener have rounded edges so it can be used to create curls?
              Asked on 7/11/2016 by Caitlin from Florida, USA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, the edges are rounded and you can create curls without creasing.

                Thanks!

                Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
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