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Classic 1'' Styling Iron

Ghd

Classic 1'' Styling Iron

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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

See how to get ghd's Cool Girl Wave.
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
 
4.6

(based on 453 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (390)
  • Good quality (365)
  • Works great (317)
  • Smooths frizz (295)
  • Creates shine (283)

Cons

  • Limited settings (135)
  • Not effective (17)
  • Time consuming (17)
  • Damages hair (12)
  • Snags (9)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (254)
  • Thick hair (237)
  • Long hair (222)
  • Curly hair (215)
  • Humid conditions (169)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (13), Very curly hair (5), Straight hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (183), Product junkie (118), Survivalist / minimalist (92), Professional stylist (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5), Yes (5)

Reviewed by 453 customers

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Bad customer service experience

By Serr

from NH

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

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

Cons

  • power failure

Best Uses

  • Thin Hair

Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

I bought this product from Ulta in 2016, used it regularly until 2 months ago when it just stopped functioning. It would not turn on. I had been a good user of it, always disconnecting from power after use (I'm paranoid like that). When I brought it back to Ulta, with the original packaging and receipt, they told me that the 2 year warranty only worked through ghd and I would have to contact them. I called and emailed the company and it took them 2 days to get back to me. The process took nearly a month with me having to go through multiple steps to verify that I didn't damage it myself and was trying to get one for free. I finally got my "replacement" in the mail today, and it is NOT the classic "1 styler. it is some tacky, plasticy, purple, "limited edition" "like-model". I was NOT told that this would happen and feel very ripped off. I wanted the model I paid for, that failed. Bad experience all around, I will not be buying a ghd again.

 
5.0

Finally! A flat iron that works!

By Travel girl

from Chicago, IL

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Limited Settings

Best Uses

  • Frizzy Hair
  • Humid Conditions
  • Thick Hair

Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

My natural hair color is red- read " thick, coarse, with a mind of its own". I love summer but always dread my " summer hair" because it gets a bit unruly with the humidity. The first day that I used this product, I had an occasion to be on the lake, I couldn't believe it when I came home looking just like when I left the house. This straightener really works!

 
5.0

Love it

By Sara

from Michigan

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Frizzy Hair
    • Humid Conditions
    • Thick Hair

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

    Love this straightener. It makes my hair super shiny and soft. I have wavy course hair and this makes my hair straight.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    GHD flat iron

    By MB

    from stow, ohio

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

    Light keeps flickering, but still heats up. Is this normal? My previous GHD never did this or other brands I have used. May take back due to could possibly completely malfunction in a month. This is not the first time from Ulta. I have returned 2 in past. Are these refurbished?

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Simply Amazing

    By Aly

    from Miami

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

    This iron is so amazing! I have really stubborn hair that lasts like 1 hour before it's frizzed and waved after ironing with a Chi. But with this iron, my style lasts all day and it's leaves your hair so pretty and smooth. Sooo happy with this purchase.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Definitely purchasing again!

    By Darlene

    from Fresno, CA

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Limited Settings

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy Hair
    • Long Hair
    • Straight Hair
    • Thick Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

    I've had this straightener for about 12 years and it recently just died on me. It has been worth it's while and I would definitely buy it again for another 12 years.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Not impressed

    By Hepcat327

    from Cali

    Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

    I had such high hopes for this GHD iron. I have been wanting one for a few years now and decided to get one after my beloved Chi died after 9 years! I was not impressed at all. I have thick wavy hair with some frizzy spots at my temples. My Chi was a single pass one and done and this one had to be passed through several times to get it smooth. I even blow dried my hair super straight and still felt like this iron left my hair frizzy in some spots. I'm happy it works well for plenty of others but it's definitely not my cup of tea.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Have had this for 10 years, more reliable than any bfs

    By Hill

    from Ft Myers, Florida

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Frizzy Hair
      • Humid Conditions
      • Long Hair
      • Thin Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

      I've had this hair straightener since age 17, and I turn 27 next month. This thing keeps going, and still works as well as day 1. It was and still is expensive but I think it's worth the value. No regrets. Prior to this I owned chis that pooped out after 1-2 years so I probably would have spent much more over time had i continued with chi. I will never purchase any other brand hair straightener. You're welcome.

       
      5.0

      Love it!!

      By Meg

      from Florida

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Limited Settings

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

      Love this flat iron! After previously owning a sedu and chi for 8+ yrs, I like this better. No hair snagging. Light weight. Super shiny hair after use. Recommend!!

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Pattyflo

      from Fort Worth, tx

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Shine
      • Durable
      • Heats Up Fast
      • Smooths Frizz

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Frizzy Hair
        • Thin Hair

        Comments about Ghd Classic 1'' Styling Iron:

        Love it!! Better than chi!

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        • Q:

          Does this flat iron have dual voltage(110 v / 240v should be written on the plug)?
          Asked on 12/14/2017 by M from Orlando

          1 answer

          • Staff Expert

            A:

            This iron has universal voltage, but you do need to travel with an adapter in order to plug it in.

            Answered on 1/16/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
        • Q:

          Does the flatiron have dual voltage settings to use in Europe and does it need an adapter for European electrical receptacles .my travel hairdryer has dual settings and I need an adapter for it depending on the country I visit. Is the flatiron the same for its usuage
          Asked on 8/25/2017 by None from estero ,florida

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            All of our flatirons have universal voltage but you do need to travel with an adapter in order to plug it in.

            Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
        • Q:

          Does the straightener have an automatic turn off after a certain amount of time?
          Asked on 8/13/2017 by In case I forget from undisclosed

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Yes! All of our stylers have a 30 minute auto-shutoff for peace of mind.

            Answered on 8/14/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
        • Q:

          This product says universal voltage. Does that mean you can use in Europe with no converter?
          Asked on 6/8/2017 by carla from oklahoma city, oklahoma

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            You can use it anywhere in the world and it will reach the optimal temperature of 365 degrees, however you still need an adapter/converter since the plug is different.

            Answered on 6/9/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
        • Q:

          Does this come with some kind of pouch or travel case?
          Asked on 2/22/2017 by hanna from US

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            No, it does not come with a pouch, but our Gold Copper Luxe Professional Styling Iron does!

            Answered on 2/22/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
        • Q:

          What is the difference between Classic 1" Styling Iron and Gold Professional Styling Iron?
          Asked on 2/19/2017 by tasha from San Francisco, CA

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The Classic 1" Styler is the perfect tool for everyday styling from straightening to easy curls. The Gold 1" Styler has advanced ceramic technology and even more styling versatility. Either way, both will give you professional looking results!

            Answered on 2/21/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
        • 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 is the difference in this GHD Classic iron and the GHD Professional?
          Asked on 10/29/2016 by Cclue from Westfield, IN

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The Classic 1" Styler is perfect for easy, every day styling from straightening to waves. The Gold Professional Series (1/2", 1" and 2") can do the same, but has advanced ceramic technology for higher shine and a salon finish. Both have universal voltage, a 9 ft swivel cord and automatic sleep mode.

            Answered on 3/9/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
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