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Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron

Item #: 2251063 Size: 1.5 in

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Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Flat Iron Far infrared penetrates hair from the inside out.

Key Features:

  • 1 1/2" Tourmaline ceramic plates
  • Adds moisture and shine
  • Far infrared penetrates hair from the inside out
  • Reduces frizz and static electricity
  • Creates silky shiny hair instantly
  • Versatile "all-in-one" ergonomic design
  • Professional Salon Model
  • Flash quick heating
  • Temperature of 392 degrees Fahrenheit (heat is non-adjustable)
  • Swivel cord
  • Dual voltage but it requires an adapter
  • Comes w/ silver pouch
  • On/Off button
  • 1 year manufacturer's warranty


(Model #: GF6122)

 

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Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron
 
4.0

(based on 117 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (49)
  • Works great (41)
  • Smooths frizz (39)
  • Easy to use (36)
  • Good quality (36)

Cons

  • Limited settings (21)
  • Not effective (10)
  • Poor quality (6)
  • Snags (4)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (35)
  • Thick hair (35)
  • Long hair (30)
  • Curly hair (25)
  • Daily use (24)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (28), Beauty conscious (26), Brand buyer (24), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Product junkie (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (33), 1+ hour (10), 10 minutes (9)

Reviewed by 117 customers

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3.0

Not great

By Patty

from Florida

Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

I had the original Chi flat iron that I purchased about 10 years ago and it just died so I thought I would buy this one. I guess they don't make them as good as they used to because I have to go over my hair a lot to get it straight. I do have long, thick wavy hair and it takes me an hour to straighten with this flat iron. So disappointed in Chi. So today I went and bought the Sedu flat iron and so far I like it.

 
4.0

Chi 1 1/2" Flat Iron

By Heather

from Wisconsin

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Women

    Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

    Good Value.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    4.0

    Ultra Chi

    By Melli

    from Connecticut

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • On-the-go
      • Weekly Use
      • Women

      Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

      The temperature gets very hot, which is what I need.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes
       
      4.0

      Update: Works Pretty Well!

      By Naturalista

      from Memphis, TN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly Use

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

        My previous review was not all that great, but once I switched up to lighter products (Design Essentials Serum) my hair came out sleek, straight, and shining. Just like I wanted it to. Another plus was that it didn't revert until I washed it. :)

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        3.0

        CHI is great!

        By Jenlynmed

        from Louisville, ky

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Takes some getting used to

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

        Takes some getting used to if you've always had the 1/2" size. Still not totally sold in it. May return for smaller one.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 1+ Hour
         
        3.0

        Maybe need to work on my styling products for better results

        By Naturalista

        from Memphis, TN

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Women

        Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

        I've heard that Chi produces some of the best flat irons and I watched several YouTube videos in which users had great success. However, for me, this product was no better than flat irons I've used at half the cost. I'm African-American with natural curly hair (type 3a-3b for those into curl pattern typing). My hair resists being straight and will reverse in a heart beat. I thought that by using a more expensive flat iron I would get better results than by beauty supply ceramic coated iron. I saw no difference with this one. I will say that it could be the styling products I used that caused my hair to be weighed down and not get the best results. In my attempt to prevent reversion, I used a mousse while my hair was still wet. In the future I'll try it with just the Chi or some other type heat protectanct and see if that makes a difference.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        4.0

        Works really good but damages hair pretty bad

        By rbyrd2160

        from Church Hill, TN

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly Use

          Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

          I've had this for over a year now. I have been straightening my hair for the last 17 years people, and this one has done the most damage. The plates make my frizzy curly hair so smooth and shiny...it really is a thing of beauty! BUT you absolutely must use a very very good heat protector with this. I was using Redken with it before and it was getting really damaged. Now I've switched to Alterna and it seems to be really helping.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I recommend this and would definitely buy it again

          By Summer

          from FL

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

              I love this product. It cut down the time I do my hair; instead of spending an hour straightening it now takes me 25 minutes. I have long, thick wavy hair and this flat iron makes it look like I got my hair professionally done. I don't like the color red which seems to be the only color they sell this flat iron in but it didn't hinder me from buying this product and falling in love with it. The only con that I've found is that I can't control the temperature, there's only an on/off switch.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes
               
              5.0

              must have

              By Kayla

              from Waukesha

              Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

              I have super curly thick Puerto Rican/ Caucasian hair (both sides with curly hair) and most things do absolutely nothing with my hair. Literally returned 6 different flat irons before I found this one. It is my holy grail flat iron.

               
              3.0

              Maybe if there was some updates

              By Stephanie

              from Canton, oh

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Ultra CHI Red 1-1/2" Hairstyling Iron:

                Was a little disappointed that it didn't have a control to set the temperature where I wanted it. To me it's to hot and will probably do some damage to my hair.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 10 Minutes

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                29 Questions | 29 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Does this product have a built in converter to use in Europe?
                  Asked on 1/28/2016 by JW from NJ

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it is dual voltage, so you'll just require a plug adapter.

                    Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  What about waves? Works?
                  Asked on 1/22/2016 by yaya

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can certainly use this iron to straighten, curl, flip, and wave hair!

                    Answered on 1/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  How long is the cord to the ultra chi red 1.25 flat iron?
                  Asked on 1/2/2016 by Brandi from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It is 9 feet long.

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

                  How long is the cord to this flat iron?
                  Asked on 12/30/2015 by Brandi from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It is 9 feet long.

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

                  i have very curly hair which is natural and it is also very thick and i am looking for a straightener to straighten my hair with that will do the job very quickly in(about 10 or 15 minutes). But in the past i have bought straighteners that wouldn't even begin to straighten my hair well and i wanna be sure once it's straightened that it will stay in and not start to curl again.
                  Asked on 12/11/2015 by Haley

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This tool works wonderfully for all hair types and textures! It reaches a maximum temperature of 392°F to quickly style hair, and its ceramic plates contain tourmaline, which emits negative ions to smooth and add moisture and shine to hair.

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

                  does it come in any other colors?
                  Asked on 12/8/2015 by amandagap

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  warranty
                  Asked on 11/23/2015 by dawn from PA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    All Ultra CHI tools feature a 1-year manufacturer's warranty with proof of purchase (ULTA receipt).

                    Answered on 11/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Does this flat iron work on wet hair?
                  Asked on 9/12/2015 by Oscaroni

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    No, this tool should be used on dry hair only.

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

                  I have very thin but curly hair, would this product work well on my hair or would it be too hot. I don't like to wear my hair curly so I straighten it daily and don't want it to get super dried out.
                  Asked on 7/31/2015 by Elizabeth

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This iron heats to a (non-adjustable) temperature of 392 degrees F, which is suitable for easy styling of almost all hair types. We recommend using a heat protectant styling product prior to using your heat styling tools, especially if you heat style your hair daily. CHI Iron Guard products are formulated to help shield hair from the damaging effects of heat styling:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/a/_/Ntt-chi%20iron%20guard/Nty-1?Dy=1&ciSelector=searchResults

                    Answered on 8/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  How many heat settings are on this iron?
                  Asked on 5/30/2015 by abc542 from South Jordan, UT

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This iron reaches a temperature of 392 degrees F. The temperature is nonadjustable.

                    Answered on 6/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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