Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Nicky Clarke desiRED Wide Plate Straighteners - Review

If like myself you have thick hair you will know just how much of a chore achieving 
straight hair can be, I can often get half way through straightening my hair and give up
as it's so much work and being hot and sweaty is not my idea of a good time.

Well if that sounds like you hair story then let me introduce you to Nicky Clarke desiRED Wide Plate Straighteners, not only are the absolutely gorgeous to look at in all their glossy red chicness
but they make straightening  long, thick and unruly hair a breeze.

With variable heat and a top temperature of 230°c, worldwide voltage and wide floating plates with advanced nano silver technology, this straightener has the substance to match the style, 
with performance and great features.

• Top temperature 230C
• Advanced ceramic heating technology
• Floating plates
• Ceramic
• Variable temperature
• Automatic worldwide voltage
• Salon length 3m cable
• Auto shut-off

I adore any styling product that allows you to adjust the heat setting as it can save you damaging your hair
from heat damage, the desiRED Straighteners can be adjusted in terms of heat to suit your hair requirements
and Nicky Clarke take the guess work out of it for you with settings for fine, medium, thick and max
heat settings - most days I use the thick setting, max is saved for those pesky bad hair days.
The floating ceramic plates glide through the hair effortless and do not snag or tug at the hair
and of like myself you are a little OCD about worrying "did I switch off my straighteners?"
you can rest easy as this wonder set of straighteners will shut itself off saving you fretting 
that you may have burnt the house to the ground!

The Nicky Clarke desiRED Wide Plate Straighteners get a big fat thumbs up from me
and my temperamental hair!

Nicky Clarke desiRED Wide Plate Straighteners* £79.99 - link

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  1. My sister owns these, I had a wee shot (I don't own a working pair at the moment, wah!) And they are honestly amazing!
    Great review :)

    1. Haha just steal hers that's what sisters are for ;)

  2. I'm so worried about buying and using anything else but GHDs; my hair is so thick and wavy I have to have the highest heat setting regardless of there being an option to adjust it! I once had some remington ones which were the closest i've been to GHD... but I suppose there will come the dreaded day when my GHDs pack in and I'll have to consider my options. These nicky clarke ones look really chic but I'm not sure I could work with the wider plate, it'd be weird when I'm used to the thin GHD one! x

    1. I'm the same my hair is insane (you'll see in an upcoming post) and these make light work of it. I prefer wider plates as they are quicker but I know not everyone enjoys wide plates :) these also come in the GHD narrow sized plates and I do recommend them as an alternative for when your GHD's pack in (I think we all dread that day haha).

  3. I never like the wide straightners, idk why!

    Sophierosehearts x

    1. It's like everything else isn't it :) I think most people dislike wider plates because they are so used to narrow plates like GHD's?

  4. I have the regular sized version of these and i love them! granted, i've never tried ghds but i see no need to as these do the job perfectly! i didn't know about the auto-shut off feature, but that'll save me a lot of worry from now on :)

    1. If it ain't broke don't fix it :) and I think these are amazing.
      Ah really? glad I could help haha :)

  5. I had the regular version of these too, but they stopped working after about a year and a half! I now own the Jewel Collection ones and they are the same style, but purple, MY FAVOURITE COLOUR! I <3 Nicky Clarke! :)

    1. Oh no :( but yay to the purple jewel ones, I saw them online and they are beautiful! :)

  6. Sold on the "self shut off"! I always leave the house wondering if I've turned off my iron :-) Nice wide plates on this too!

    1. Haha I'm so glad i'm not the only one who panics about things like that!

  7. how much did you pay for the wide plates


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