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Gold Professional Styling Iron

Ghd

Gold Professional Styling Iron

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Item 2290314

Size:2 in

Designed to operate at the optimum styling temperature, the ghd Gold Professional Styler's smooth gold plates glide effortlessly through the hair to make straightening on all hair types and lengths even quicker and easier, while their contoured edges help to create perfect curls and waves enabling versatile professional styling results and enhanced shine that last - effortlessly.

Key Features & Benefits:
  • Healthy looking hair: operates at the optimum temperature of 365 degrees F, leaving hair smooth and frizz-free
  • Enhanced shine: smooth, contoured, snag-free plates for a salon shine
  • Effortless professional styling: advanced ceramic heat technology for quick salon results that last
  • Styling versatility: easily creates curls waves and the perfect straight
  • Protective plate guard
  • Sleep mode
  • Universal voltage
  • 2-year manufacturer's warranty

See how to get ghd's Cool Girl Wave.
To achieve straight, sleek locks: Mist hair with GHD Heat Protect Spray (sold separately) and place a fine section of dry hair between the plates of your GHD Professional Styler. Ensure that the styler is as close to the root as possible before closing the plates. 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 seductive soft movement: Mist hair with ghd heat protect spray. Section the hair and lightly mist with a curl hold spray to add shine and hold when styling. Place a fine section of hair between the plates of your ghd Gold Styler vertically 1 inch away from the root. Gently close the styler with minimum tension. Turn the styler clockwise by 90 degrees. For a soft curl, pull the styler quickly through the hair away from the head in one 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 a wide-tooth comb.

To achieve stunning curls: Mist hair with GHD Heat Protect Spray (sold separately). Section the hair and lightly mist with a Curl Hold Spray (sold separately) to add shine and hold when styling. Place a fine section of hair between the plates of your GHD Professional Styler vertically one inch away from the root. Gently close the styler with minimum tension. Turn the styler clockwise by 90 degrees. For an intense stunning curl, continue to turn the styler by another 90 degrees as you glide from root to end; pull the styler very slowly away from the head in a continuous smooth movement. For a softer curl, pull the styler quickly through the hair away from the head in one 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 for more extreme curls, or with a wide-tooth comb for soft, loose waves.

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GhdGold Professional Styling Iron
 
4.5

(based on 70 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up fast (61)
  • Good quality (53)
  • Works great (48)
  • Smooths frizz (44)
  • Creates shine (41)

Cons

  • Limited settings (24)
  • Damages hair (4)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizzy hair (33)
  • Long hair (29)
  • Thick hair (29)
  • Curly hair (28)
  • Thin hair (28)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (26), Product junkie (21), Survivalist / minimalist (16)

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5.0

Easily The Best Flat Iron I've Ever Used

By BlairWaldorf19

from Paris, KY

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

    To start, I have crazy thick, very textured, wavy, frizzy, very long hair that is a nightmare to tame. I've been straightening it for about about 15 years now, have gone through about 6 flat irons in that time period, and this one is by far the best I've ever used. It fully heats up in about 15 seconds, never snags, has never burned me, glides smoothly, protects my hair against humidity, leaves it super soft and shiny, and straightens perfectly in 1-2 passes (2 for my crazy hair but should take 1 pass for most hair types). With other straighteners, Chi in particular, I would have to go back over sections of my hair every morning to get some light waves and kinks out from sleeping and/or humidity, but I rarely ever have to do any touching up with this iron and I can usually go 5-7 days between straightening. On top of all that awesomeness, it doesn't get as hot as other irons, because it doesn't have to, which makes a big difference if, like me, you're worried about heat damage. And, it automatically shuts off, so all of the OCD people of the world won't have to drive home in the middle of the day to check and see if they forgot to unplug it. ;) Seriously, this thing is worth every penny and I would absolutely pay more. Buy it!

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Just buy it already!!!

    By Kristin

    from Herrin il

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Frizzy Hair
      • Humid Conditions
      • Thin Hair

      Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

      I've had this straightener going on 7 years and it's still working like day 1! Before, other flat irons would always have issues such as plates not heating up, snagging etc. The price is very fair for a iron that lasts this long with no issues.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great for thin relaxed hair

      By Kat

      from Silver Spring, MD

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Limited Settings

      Best Uses

      • Thin Hair

      Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

      Needed a new flat iron and I have thin relaxed hair. This was recommended by the black stylist in the in-store salon. It works great!

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I would definitely recommend

      By Lilipad

      from Fresno

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

        I love how it smooths my frizzy hair into perfect sleek hair, also creates beautiful curls or waves, very effortless and versatile, it's by far my favorite flat iron!!!!

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This is my third ghd! They last so long!

        By Brittany

        from Richland

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Long Hair

          Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

          The way it makes my hair feel is so different than any other product. It's almost like it protects my hair while it styles it.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again.

          By Dot

          from Alabama

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Frizzy Hair
            • Humid Conditions
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

            Heats up super fast One pass through creates the straight hair I've always wanted..

            (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Not worth the money imo

            By Annie

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Heats Up Fast
            • Smooths Frizz

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

                Don't get me wrong, this product works! Heats up fast (but only one setting) and my hair looks great afterwards. However, this thing is so darn expensive! I returned it because I couldn't justify the price at all. There's other flat irons out there that give me the exact same result and cost half the price. You're definitely paying a lot for the name.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                It's good but not outstanding

                By Eve

                from Charleston, WV

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Heats Up Fast
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Limited Settings
                • Snags hair

                Best Uses

                • Straight Hair
                • Thick Hair
                • Thin Hair

                Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

                My hair is on the thick wavy side with a decent amount of bleach damage. So I was in search for a tool to help add shine back in as it tamed...I do like this flat iron a good deal. However, it doesn't add any luster to my hair and it borderline snags on it when I use it to curl. It's great quality but not great on my hair.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                love!

                By Lina

                from Davis

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Limited Settings

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Humid Conditions
                • Straight Hair
                • Thin Hair

                Submitted as part of a sweepstakes entry

                Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

                this is my go to heat styler. I use it to straighten/curl my hair. I have shoulder length hair and with my GHD it takes me about 5-10 mins to style it because of its superb heat setting and versatility.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great iron

                By Jenny

                from Phoenix, AZ

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Submitted as part of a sweepstakes entry

                  Comments about Ghd Gold Professional Styling Iron:

                  This iron saves me so much money from going to the beauty salon . Is such a great and long lasting product. I bought one that lasted me 7 years and I got this one and is way better. I love it!!

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                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between GHD gold professional styling iron or the 1" GHD classic iron
                    Asked on 6/1/2017 by gabbs from renton, wa

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The ghd classic 1" styler and ghd gold 1" styler are both perfect for quick, everyday styling and can create versatile styles from straight to wavy. The main point of difference is that gold has advanced ceramic technology for enhanced shine.

                      Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from GHD
                  • Q:

                    Can i use this device in India??
                    Asked on 12/15/2016 by deep from jersey city, india

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Gold styler has universal voltage which means it works all over the world. You will need an appropriate power adapter for India.

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

                    Is this iron good for medium thin hair
                    Asked on 10/4/2016 by Val

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, ghd gold works on all textures and is set at the optimum styling temperature (365 degrees) for great results every time.

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

                    A LOT of flat irons pull my hair when you get to the ends of your hair, freshly cut or not. Its like the hair gets caught between the plate and the iron. Does this iron pull on your hair?
                    Asked on 9/9/2016 by Meredith from Hilliard, OH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi,

                      This would be the perfect iron for you! The plates are smooth and contoured with a high glide coating for snag-free styling.

                      Answered on 9/15/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
                  • Q:

                    I noticed the description states there is a sleep mode. How does the sleep mode work?
                    Asked on 6/11/2016 by Marisa from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi,

                      It automatically shuts off after 30 minutes of non-use.

                      Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from GHD
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