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Where to Buy: Amazon.com
My Rating: 9/10
The GVP Hot Pink Ceramic Flat Iron 1 Inch was my first and only ‘flat iron love’. This was not the first flat iron I have ever owned but it’s the first one I have loved. It is another one of those must-have products for the ladies who appreciate quality hair styling tools and love the color pink. Even if you don’t love the color pink, you could just grab a different color!
This hot pink flat iron is special for the same reasons my pink curling iron is.
Why the GVP Hot Pink Ceramic Flat Iron 1 Inch ?
It is not overly expensive.
There are brands that will have you paying over $100 for the same quality as a GVP flat iron.
The GVP Hot Pink Ceramic Flat Iron 1 is made for grown princesses, like me. Pink is such a lovely color.. so lovely that having a collection of pink styling tools will make you feel pretty awesome.
It heats up in seconds.
I love this straightener because you don’t have to wait long to begin styling your hair. It heats up quickly and you don’t have to go over each piece a hundred times to get it straight.
It has astounding ratings.
This flat iron has been rated 4.9/5 stars by customers.
Q & A
♦ Question: How hot does it get?
Answer: It heats up to a whopping 420°F. Just like any hot styling tool, you should not automatically put the flat iron on the highest heat setting. Set it according to your hair. Thin hair should use a lower heat setting (as low as you can go with it still working to straighten your hair) and thick hair will probably need more heat. Using the hottest setting won’t make your hair straighter or last longer; it will only potentially damage your delicate hair.
♦ Question: Will it fry my hair?
Answer: You should never use any heat products without first spraying a heat protectant. The ceramic plates on the GVP flat iron maintain an even temperature at all times so there aren’t any damaging hot spots but a heat protectant is still necessary. My favorite ones are Hot Off The Press, Milkshake Incredible Milk and Just Natural Heat Protection.
♦ Question: Is this flat iron hard to squeeze?
Answer: This straightener has a lightweight ergonomic design which makes it so you don’t have to squeeze very hard to press your hair between the plates. This is especially good for those with arthritis or any wrist problems overall, which is something that I have issues with.
♦ Question: What is the length of the cord?
Answer: The cord is one of the many great things about the GVP flat iron. It has a lengthy 9 foot cord that swivels 360º. This makes it very easy to use without getting tangled or having short-cord problems.
♦ Question: What is the size of the plates?
Answer: The plates are 1 inch wide.
♦ Question: Are there any cons?
Answer: Straighteners are likely to burn the surface they are set on because most of them don’t have a stand, which is typical. I set my flat iron on top of a glove to keep it from burning the wood on my vanity set. I honestly can’t think of anything else. I have never even had to clean my flat iron before.
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UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE
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Here’s an update to this flat iron review. I have some new favorite straighteners that are cheaper and work just as good as this one.
This first one is if you prefer the thinner flat irons:
And this is if you prefer the wider ones:
I hope you enjoyed my review. Feel free to leave any comments and/or ask questions below.