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Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron

Item #: 2120130 Size: 1 in

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Instantly straighten and shine your hair with the Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron.

Key Features:
  • 1" tourmaline ceramic plates with rounded edges
  • Ion technology
  • Max temperature is 392 degrees Fahrenheit (heat is non-adjustable)
  • Light will flash when max heat has been reached
  • Flash quick heating
  • Dual voltage 120-240V
  • Adds moisture and shine
  • Penetrates hair from inside out
  • Reduces frizz and static electricity
  • Versatile "all in one" ergonomic design
  • Professional salon model
  • Create silky shiny hair instantly
  • 40W
  • 8' Swivel cord
  • Free white thermal pouch included
  • 1 year manufacturer's warranty

(Model #: GF1333)

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Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron
 
4.2

(based on 832 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (713)
  • Works great (568)
  • Smooths frizz (530)
  • Good quality (516)
  • Creates shine (449)

Cons

  • Limited settings (328)
  • Damages hair (70)
  • Time consuming (61)
  • Poor quality (50)
  • Not effective (49)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (410)
  • Thick hair (381)
  • Long hair (378)
  • Curly hair (347)
  • Humid conditions (273)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (420), Survivalist / minimalist (202), Product junkie (116), Professional stylist (22), Budget shopper (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (7)

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2.0

No automatic shut off

By Kalima

from Maryland

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Heats Up Fast

Cons

  • Limited Settings

Best Uses

    Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

    Surprised that for the high price there is no automatic shut off

     
    4.0

    Love it

    By Mickey Mouse lover

    from Columbia Mo

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Quality
    • Heats Up Fast
    • Works Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

      I straighen my hair evetyday. It heats up quickly so saves me time in the morning.

       
      3.0

      Sometimes the most expensive is not the best

      By LeAnne

      from Ernul, NC

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Does Not Get Very Hot
        • Does not smooth hair
        • Limited Settings

        Best Uses

        • Thick Hair

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

        I have wavy hair on humid days and thought a higher end product would replace my inexpensive flat iron that finally stopped working after 3 years. Very disappointed I used my rewards and gift card to purchase. Should have bought another Revlon for a third of the price.

         
        5.0

        best iron!

        By J

        from FL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

        Love this iron so much!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Disappointed again

        By Khloe

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Limited Settings

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

            Have purchased this product twice before and had issues with the heating plates so i gave it another chance and it would not heat up again....so done with this product.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By Mom

            from Buford, Georgia

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

                2nd CHI that I have owned. Would Recommend product.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Long awaited buy!

                By Rachel the Ultimate

                from Chicago

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Frizzy Hair
                  • Humid Conditions
                  • Long Hair
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thick Hair
                  • Thin Hair

                  Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

                  Worth the money

                   
                  2.0

                  Nope

                  By Lovely Rita

                  from OKC

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Heats Up Fast

                  Cons

                  • Not Effective
                  • Time Consuming

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

                    I was told this would give great curls as well as straighten hair. My hair is super thick and I never got desired look. Returned for chi curling iron, which is amazing!

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Not Worth the price, even on sale

                    By Ellie87

                    from Riverside, Ca

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Limited Settings
                      • Not Effective
                      • Poor Quality
                      • Time Consuming

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

                        I received this flat iron as a gift for Christmas and was very excited to try it out. I've only ever used another competitive brand from another beauty store and have always been loyal to it. I decided this would be a good change and would work better than my current flat iron as it did cost almost twice as much as the current flat iron I own. Boy, was I so wrong! Before even plugging this iron in, I read the box and noticed that it 9th heated to 392°F. That's okay if you want to take an hour to flat iron your hair. And it did not adjust to a lower temp (not that I care to do so). And before and anyone starts saying that my hair must be damaged, it is not. My hair is extremely long, dark, shiny, and healthy.
                        After trying the flat iron on my head for about 15 mins, it was frizzy and wavy is some spots. I could only achieve the level of straight I desire by running the flat iron over the same piece of hair several times. Which really defeats the purpose of using a flat iron at a low temperature. Finally, I decided to give up and take out my old flat iron midway through my hair (which I have tons of).
                        I definitely do not recommend this one anyone which thick long hair. It will not provide the results one is seeking.

                         
                        5.0

                        Love my CHI flat iron!!!

                        By Terri

                        from Sacramento

                        About Me Minimalist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • Can't Think of Any

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair
                        • Frizzy Hair
                        • Humid Conditions
                        • Long Hair
                        • Thick Hair
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic Flat Iron:

                        I had this product for almost 10 years. Due to frequent use all these years,started to show wear and tear. It still worked but wiring started to be exposed. since over the years I received so many compliments of my hair looking straight and shiny, which is normally very curly, frizzy, and dry looking, I had to by the same flat iron. I love my CHI!!!

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                        • Q:

                          Does anyone know if this straightener automatically shuts off if its been on for awhile?
                          Asked on 1/7/2016 by myr

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No, this model does not feature automatic shut-off.

                            Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          i have model GF1332 can i use this in Germany? it only says 120 volt on the flat iron
                          Asked on 1/4/2016 by rach from texas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This tool is 120-240V, so it will work!

                            Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference between this product and the black CHI "ceramic hairstyling iron" Item#:2091315? On the product descriptions they are described exactly the same yet the price is different.
                          Asked on 12/28/2015 by NA from Virginia

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            For starters, the Ultra CHI Red 1" Ceramic flat iron is "Ultra CHI" branded vs. the classic "CHI" brand of the other iron in question. What does this mean? Not to worry, Ultra CHI products are still made by CHI, but CHI collaborates with Ulta Beauty to create exclusive tools with you in mind! For example, this red 1" iron comes with a white thermal mat that you will not find with the other iron or any other CHI tool elsewhere. On the flip side, because the other iron is "CHI" branded, CHI can back a two-year warranty on it vs. the one-year warranty on the red iron.

                            Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          does this iron have floating plates?
                          Asked on 12/13/2015 by Blue

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, it does.

                            Answered on 12/15/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Where is this product manufactured?
                          Asked on 9/13/2015 by Silvia from Texas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is made in China.

                            Answered on 9/15/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this straightener have an automatic turn off?
                          Asked on 9/7/2015 by Katie

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No, this model does not feature automatic shut-off.

                            Answered on 9/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this product also have infrared feature? What is the difference between this and the g2?
                          Asked on 8/24/2015 by Julie from California

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the Ultra CHI Red 1 Inch Ceramic Flat Iron features infrared technology.

                            The G2 Iron (Item #: 2262629) also features infrared technology, but unlike the Ultra CHI irons, the G2 has adjustable temperature controls with LCD readout, titanium-infused ceramic plates (ideal for quick styling of coarse, textured and difficult to style hair types), and a 2-year warranty (vs. Ultra CHI's 1-year). The G2 also reaches a higher maximum temperature - 425 degrees F (vs. Ultra CHI's 392 degrees). If you have coarse, thick, textured, and/or hard-to-style hair, you may prefer the G2. We hope this helps! :-)

                            Answered on 9/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this seriously have an 8 foot cord?
                          Asked on 8/24/2015 by Jessica

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The cord length is actually 11 feet.

                            Answered on 9/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this Ultra Chi flat iron come with a travel pouch?
                          Asked on 7/12/2015 by Sunshine

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product includes a white thermal pouch.

                            Answered on 7/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have an Ultra Chi with dual voltage. I assume I can use it in South Africa, where the voltage is between 220 to 240. I just need a plug adapter coming from the US, correct?
                          Asked on 7/5/2015 by gracett1 from Dallas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            That is correct!

                            Answered on 7/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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