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How-to hairstyles: Straight

Get professional straight hairstyles from the comfort of your home with the ghd platinum+ styler. 

Achieve straight hair perfection with a subtle sleek style you can create without any hassle. From a day in the office to a night out with the girls, straight hairstyles suit all occasions and can add that touch of glamorous sophistication to your look. Let ghd turn your waves into luxe polished locks for instant attitude.  

Using ultra-zone technology, the ghd platinum+ styler offers healthier looking*, long-lasting straight hair in one stroke – minimal fuss with maximum styling results. Make sure you’ve got the right tools to partner the ghd platinum+ styler. Smooth out your locks with a ghd oval dressing brush and pay attention to those delicate details with a ghd tail comb for the ultimate smooth finish.  

Follow this simple step-by-step guide on how to get straight hair, taken from the live shoot with ELLE, featuring the ghd platinum+ styler.


Here’s how to straighten and style straight hair

1. Glide styler through hair

2. Take diagonal section of hair and tuck hair behind ear

3. Smooth hair, secure in place and spritz with hairspray


step one: Glide styler through hair

Take a one to two inch section of hair and place it in between the plates of your ghd platinum+ styler. Start at the roots and pull down in one straight motion to get that salon-straight finish.

step two: Take diagonal section of hair and tuck hair behind ear

Use your ghd tail comb to take a diagonal section of hair, running from your parting to behind your ear and tucking it back.

step three: Smooth hair, secure in place and spritz with hairspray

Smooth your hair from root to tip using the ghd oval dressing brush. Secure this signature straight hairstyle with a clip to hold everything in place and finish with a spritz of ghd final fix hairspray

Tip:When gliding the ghd platinum+ styler over your hair, lead with a brush to remove knots and provide tension so you can get that salon quality finish


Channel that model chic style with the help of ghd - guilt-freestyling never looked so good. Straight hair adds instant glamour to any outfit and acts as the perfect base to create a standout look with fierce headpieces, stunning hair jewellery or glitzy clips packed with attitude. Once you’ve mastered the chic straight look, play around with different straight hairstyles with ideas from our inspiration hub

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