A jogger's (journalist blogger) guide that chats away about beauty and wellbeing from an industry expert.
Friday, 22 November 2013
GHD straightens up
SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
My name is Jacqui and I’m a straightening addict. I
get panic attacks if the light on the power button doesn’t light up immediately
for fear they have busted and I will have to suffer kinky and frizzy hair. All
day. With this addiction, I have sampled and bought many a pair of
straighteners. I am an expert – even down to the cable length. Too short doesn’t
give enough arm leverage around the head which makes for limited styling. Each
year straighteners get better. Manufacturers up their game and competition can
be tough. But I have now discovered GHD’s Eclipse. I am no longer searching for
The One. I have found true hair love.
Two industry influencers – one a leading beauty
editor and the other a top session stylist told me about these straighteners, so
of course I just had to try them. For the science bods amongst you, what cuts the mustard is their patented tri-zone technology. Six smart
sensors – 3 in each plate ensure no heat loss during styling and unlike our
summers, a constant temperature is maintained every time you stroke. Stylish
and super-thin plates give ultimate heat control. Contrary to other straighteners I’ve
tried, the plates don’t stick and the chore, not to mention the potential sizzle damage to the hair of ironing over it several times to get a pleasing result is no more. One stroke is enough per section.
Crucially they don’t leave the hair looking poker straight, just-straight-enough. Incidentally, I’ve never had so many comments about
how good my hair has looked since I’ve started using them. Yes, they’re
expensive at £200, but totally worth it.