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ChiG2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron
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G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron

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Item #: 2262629

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ChiG2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron
 
4.0

(based on 41 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (31)
  • Effective (31)
  • Gentle (17)
  • Good value (17)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (22)
  • Normal hair (19)
  • Color-treated hair (15)
  • Dry/damaged hair (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (22), Product junkie (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Very curly hair (10), Straight hair (6)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Not as expected

By BH

from Jax, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Value

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Color-treated Hair
  • Dry/Damaged Hair

Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

I have been using CHI for decades. CHI is not owning up to their name in the last 5 or 8 years. I have purchased many different types and hoped this one would be the change I needed. I was looking for high settings that would actually reach 425 in temp. but it fails to do so. It never seems to get hot enough. Moving on to another brand at this point.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE!

By Nicole

from Illinois

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

      I LOVE this straightener! I have very thick and course hair and this straightener does wonders. I also love how you can adjust the temperature. I use this straightener not only to straighten my hair but to curl it as well. This straightener is definitely a must for me and i would recommend it to anyone with all hair types!

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Defective

      By Burned & Frazzled

      from Illinois

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective
        • Strong smell

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

          This is the third CHI I have owned over several years. During the first months, it seemed to work great. Around month 5, I started to notice my hair changing texture, drying, etc... After a couple weeks of this, my hair literally burned off and fell to the ground when it touched the flat iron. The iron was malfunctioning causing extremely high temperatures despite the setting. My hair was burned. I will note Ulta returned my money in full even after the appropriate date and CHI sent several hydrating products for me to use on my damaged hair. I do appreciate the customer service, however, I can not recommend this product at all.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product!!!

          By Americanbabe439

          from Columbus, Ohio

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry/Damaged Hair
            • Frizziness/Flyaways
            • Normal Hair

            Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

            This product works great! I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a great hair straightener. We'll worth the money

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome

            By Rush

            from Lafayette,la

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle
            • Good Value
            • Super Easy Awesome

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Frizziness/Flyaways

              Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

              Awesome straightner

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Such a waste of money

              By Z

              from Houston, Tx

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Abrasive
                • Faulty
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                • Dry/Damaged Hair

                Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

                Unfortunately I bought this iron twice because I thought the first one was defective. The heat settings would constantly lower every couple minutes and nothing was consistent. It kept pulling my hair and forcing me to go over spots again. My hair is very curly but it doesn't take more than three tries to straight a piece of hair, so a normal Chi is perfect. With this tool however, I found it kept lowering the heat settings and made it absolutely difficult to use.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Yolanda the Fabulous One

                from Cincinnati, OH

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Color-treated Hair
                  • Dry/Damaged Hair

                  Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

                  I use this product several days per week. What is great about this product is that it is light weight, it has various temperature settings for all hair types, and the ceramic and titanium plates provide a smooth glide on your hair when straightening it. I really have not had any bad experiences with the product since my recent purchase.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Ok but not as good as regular CHI

                  By GA girl

                  from Athens, GA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Heats Up Quickly

                  Cons

                  • Overheats
                  • Shuts Off Randomly

                  Best Uses

                  • Frizziness/Flyaways
                  • Thick hair

                  Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

                  I have had two CHI's before but when my last one stopped working I decided to try this version instead. I thought the adjustable temperature would be a nice feature. My hair seems to be more dry like this straightener is frying it. I use this straightener on 350 or 360 usually. The original CHI which is not adjustable goes to 395 and it never damaged my hair. Also, about two months after I got this it started shutting off. It was too late to return to ULTA and so I am contemplating going to CHI about it. Sometimes it shuts off 5 or 6 times in 20 minutes. I don't know why it shuts off when I set the temp low. It shouldn't be overheating, although I will say I believe it gets way hotter than the temp it is set on. I wish I had gone with the original CHI like I had before.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Absolutely PERFECT.

                  By Lindsey

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle
                  • Gets Rid Of Frizz
                  • Makes Hair Shiny
                  • Makes hair soft
                  • Straightens easily

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Eliminating Fly Aways
                    • Frizziness/Flyaways
                    • Limpness/Lifelessness
                    • Normal Hair
                    • Smoothing hair
                    • Straightening Hair

                    Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

                    This straightener is absolutely amazing. I had always researched CHI straighteners and I had always wanted one but I never had enough money to get one. I always just bought drug store straighteners that were like $25 dollars. I had a 20% off coupon for this and I am SO GLAD I got it. It's the most amazing straightener I've ever used. You only have to go over your hair one time with this and it's completely straight.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Product

                    By Working Mama

                    from Carlsbad, CA

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color-treated Hair
                      • Dry/Damaged Hair
                      • Frizziness/Flyaways
                      • Normal Hair

                      Comments about Chi G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron:

                      This works great after I use a round brush & blow dryer to straighten my hair. It also gets the waves out that I missed. I love being able to change the heat settings. Sometimes I need more heat than others but I never like to go any hotter than necessary.
                      The screen on my first one started flashing nonstop after only having it for a month or so. I exchanged it for a new one and haven't had any problems with this one after several months.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      • Q:

                        What is the lowest temperature the G2 can be set?
                        Asked on 11/12/2014 by Nic

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          G2 Ceramic and Titanium Hair Styling Iron's temperature settings range from 180 degrees F (lowest) to 425 degrees F (highest) and can be adjusted in 5 degree F increments.

                          Answered on 11/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Are the plates solid titanium and or ceramic? Or is it just ceramic plated?
                        Asked on 11/7/2014 by jenn from Cambridge ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          The plates are not solid ceramic and titanium. The plates feature a ceramic and titanium coating.

                          Answered on 11/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this product have a swivel cord?
                        Asked on 11/4/2014 by Ava from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, G2 features a swivel cord for comfort.

                          Answered on 11/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this product only set to the 3 preset temperatures or can I go lower than 370 perhaps by 5 or 10 degree intervals to a temperature of 340?
                        Asked on 10/30/2014 by MNpickle

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Temperature settings are adjustable beyond the three presets, so you can customize the temperature you use!

                          Answered on 10/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Will this product give a shiny look to hair?
                        Asked on 10/21/2014 by KK from Alabama

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, the ceramic and titanium plates provide ionic heat to enhance your hair's shine.

                          Answered on 10/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Do the plates go all the way to the edges of the flat iron?
                        Asked on 9/28/2014 by holly from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Due to safety requirements, the plates do not extend to the very edge of the iron.

                          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this product come in a 1.5 inch?
                        Asked on 8/25/2014 by Waves from Williamsburg, va

                        2 answers

                      • Q:

                        Would you recommend this product over the Chi Miss Universe? Or what kind of needs each one meets? (The Chi Miss Universe doesn't have too many details on the description)
                        Asked on 5/24/2014 by Leilani from Logan, UT

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Both have digital display and feature adjustable temperature settings. The main difference is that the G2 has ceramic plates and the Miss Universe iron has titanium plates (heats up faster, higher ionic charge for quicker styling).

                          Answered on 6/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What's the difference between a chi and chi g2
                        Asked on 5/14/2014 by Shear from Ontario, Canada

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          The main difference between CHI G2 and the original CHI styling iron is that the G2 features adjustable temperature settings so that you can customize styling by hair type, plus a higher maximum temperature, which is especially great for thick, coarse hair.

                          Original CHI: max temp 392 degrees F; nonadjustable heat settings

                          CHI G2: max temp 425 degrees F; 3 heat settings: fine hair, medium hair, thick/coarse hair

                          Answered on 5/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can this product straighten and curl? Because I really need a product that can do that. Do you have any recommendations that can do both?
                        Asked on 5/3/2014 by fran

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, all CHI and Ultra CHI hair styling irons can be used to both straighten and curl hair, depending on the technique you use!

                          Answered on 5/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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