ghd Max Wide Plate Styler

ghd Max Wide Plate Styler

 VerifiedMPN:219
ghd Max Wide Plate Styler
3.7

68 reviews

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Hair Length Medium and Long
Hair Style Straight, Wavy and Curly
Straightening Time 14 minutes
Build Quality
3.7
Value for Money
3.4
Ease of Use
4.2
Hair Care
4.0

This product was previously known as the ghd V Gold Max.

Reviews

68 reviews
68 reviews
Kathy P.
Kathy P.4 posts
 

It’s great

My first hair straightener ever. And had to buy for my teen daughter.
I am really against these things as it may cause so much damage. She has very long hair past her waist, very thick and dry.
It’s working well with ease, it’s safe to use and the end result is great. The product stands up to its brand. Show details
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Ivy
IvySydney, NSW2 posts
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Nadine
NadineSydney, NSW5 posts
 

Faulty Item Terrible Service

I purchase the Max Wide Straightener in June and after 3 mths it would not turn on just flashed red and turned off. I contacted GHD and was given an address to send my item back for repair which I did.
That was now 5 weeks ago and I have heard nothing. I have emailed multiple times with no response, I went onto their Customer Service Whats App twice and again no response. I am at a loss what to do looks like I have lost $300. I have tried to look up a Head Office contact number and there is nothing absolutely no way to contact them or get a response. From such a large company this is terrible service. I would not purchase GHD again. Not worth the trouble. Show details
courtney89
courtney89New South Wales2 posts
 
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Lucy Beare
Lucy Beare
 

Horrendous customer service and faulty product

I bought the GHD max last year and it stopped working after about a month. So I went back to using my old straightener. I went to use it again about a month or two ago hoping it would work again but still flashing red. I had never dropped it and kept it in the packaging. I sent my ghd back a month and a half ago on warranty and have received nothing, not even an email. The tracking number says it’s been with them for a month. Their customer service makes it almost impossible to get in contact with someone and just hangs up after a while, it’s as if they only have 2 people working the customer service lines. Incredibly disappointed and feel robbed Show details
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Brenda
BrendaPerth15 posts
 

GHD Wide plate

I would not recommend this product. I bought this for my daughter who turned 18 in April. Stopped working only after a couple of weeks, red flashing light and would not heat up. I then returned it under warranty and after only 2 months the new one they sent is doing the same thing. There is obviously a problem with this product and it is very disappointing as GHD use to be great when I first purchased one 20 years ago but I have nothing good to say now and if I can recommend to anyone to save the hassle and buy a different product. I am also still waiting for them to return my email and give me my money back as they just want to send me another faulty product Show details
Christine
ChristinePalmerston 2913, ACT10 posts
 

Great start, sad finish

I've had GHD, Cloud 9 and a cheaper iron SAS and the SAS has outlived them all. I love the GHD but I'm tired of throwing money at them with a few failed purchases dying just after warranty ends. The newest was the wide plate styler which died a month after warranty ended (2years) with a flashing red light and won't heat up. My first GHD back in 2007 was the best at 10 years longevity, they don't make them like that anymore. Show details
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Deb N.
Deb N.Southern and Hills, SA2 posts
 

Game changer - waited too long!

I have been using the same hair straightener I purchased in 2004 and thought it was good (purchase through a salon). This one is brilliant! Heats quickly and let’s you know when ready. Lightweight and easy to manage. I have fine hair - naturally curly and can frizz easily. One pass through the hair with this - straight and no frizz. Yes I use a heat protectant product and it feels great and looks super shiny. I can’t believe I waited this long. Forever grateful to my hairdresser using it on my hair last week and telling me the best way to purchase! Show details
faulty ghd
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i just received my ghd max wide plate literally a few days ago and has STOPPED WORKING

I heard the ghd max wide plates were awesome hair straighteners , and i literally only recieved them a few days ago, and have only used them under 4 times and they have just suddenly stopped working, very disappointed! my remingtons have last me like 2 years and still going well, and wanted to upgrade to something nice. will be in contact with customer support regarding this. Show details
Emz
Emz
 

Snagging my hair

I was super excited for the ghd max 2021 edition with black sparkly plates..was very disappointed.. it does a great job straightening but no matter what I do it snags my hair in-between the plate and the plastic bit..I got a warranty replacement and the same thing with the new one so it's a design fault. Makes it super painful and takes even longer than normal as I'm trying to avoid getting my hair caught
.very disappointed
brambleinnovations
brambleinnovations2 posts
 
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MelissaF
MelissaFRyde6 posts
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Teish
Teish5 posts
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Its good

This has been a great find for my hair. I have very thich hair and this makes straightening a breeze. The plates being wider i find more effective. I find after awhile it may not be working as well as its new self but i am happy to recommend this product. Show details ·  1
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Meg
MegBrisbane
 

Lasted about 30 times and died. Out of warranty. Don’t buy ghd

The straightener worked very well it was great. However after about 30 uses it just stopped working. warranty only lasts for 2yrs and it was 2 years 6 months olds.

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Georgie
GeorgieSydney, NSW6 posts
 

Straight hair like you can't imagine

I have incredibly thick and curly hair, and I've always had problems straightening it as no straighteners could handle my hair. With the wide plate of the gold max, It can handle larger parts of my hair. So easy to use, and it cuts down the time it usually took for my hair.

Questions & Answers

Kylie F.
Kylie F.

Can ghd max be used on fine hair or will it damage it ?

MAYA
MAYA

How do i chose between the v gold max and a v gold classic?? i am totally lost !! please help my hair's length just about reaches my shoulders so it is not very long but not very short either,, its very thick also ,,but i saw that the original gold has two censors where the max only has one and im afraid i wont be able to curl my hair so easily with the max but i dont wanna spent hours straitening my hair with the original if it could have taken me half the time with the max PLEASSSE HELP

Abb’s
Abb’s  

Hmm good question, I’m not sure really.. I have never been able to curl my hair with a straightener one thing I really struggle with. Personally I think they would both work fine for straigtening thick hair. Can you go to a shop to try both maybe?

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Nomiiiee
Nomiiiee

Just got my ghd gold straightener 3months ago and now it keeps beeping red and wont heat up why?

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Details

CategoryHair Straighteners
Price (RRP) $320
FeaturesAuto Shut-off and Universal Voltage
Plate TypeDual Floating
Plate MaterialCeramic
Max Temperature185 °C
Cord Length2.7 m
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)
Colour / FinishBlack
ManualDownload manual
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  • MPN: 219

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