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ghd max hair straightener

ghd max hair straightener

Professional ghd wide plate styler for sleek styling in half the time*

Perfect for styling long, thick or curly hair


Introducing the new ghd max - our wide plate professional hair straightener with dual-zone technology and 70% larger plates** for smooth and sleek results, with no extreme heat.

Fitted with wide 1.65" styling plates harnessing two new generation heat sensors for consistent heat distribution, the new ghd max hair straightener is ideal for styling long, thick and curly hair types in half the time*. Evenly maintaining the optimum styling temperature of 185°C from root to tip for premium results without compromising the condition of your hair, the ghd max delivers professional performance for quick, easy styling with flawless results.

The ghd max is engineered to maintain healthy tension and efficient heat transfer from the plates into the hair, to give 80% more shine† and up to 2x less frizz†† for a long-lasting, salon-quality finish. With smooth, contoured plates that glide effortlessly through the hair and a sleek design with curved edges, create glass like straight styles or loose natural looking waves with the ghd max.

With a 30 second heat up time and featuring an automatic sleep mode that shuts down after 30 minutes of non-use, you can style quickly and confidently with our best hair straightener for thick hair.

Style a superior sleek finish and high-shine, long-lasting results on long, thick or curly hair with the ghd max wide plate hair straightener. And for up to 3x less frizz††, pair the ghd max hair straightener with the ghd straight on – straight & smooth spray.

*July’20. 80% of 140 consumers agreed vs their current styler.

**vs ghd original

† technical test in a lab on brunette hair, measured vs naturally dried hair

†† technical test in a lab on frizzy hair, vs naturally dried hair

Price includes

  • ghd max hair straightener
  • Protective plate guard
  • Free delivery available

Product features

  • Dual-zone technology: patented heater system controls 185°C consistently across both plates, guaranteeing sleek and smooth results from root to tip, even on the thickest of hair, with no extreme heat
  • ghd's widest surface ceramic floating plates: smooth with high gloss coating to help eliminate frizz and provide enhanced shine
  • Sleek rounded design with curved edges: allows you to create straight styles or loose waves, snag-free and easily
  • Optimum styling temperature of 185°C: any hotter damages the hair, any cooler and the result is compromised
  • Time saving transformation: 70% larger plates**, perfect for styling all hair types even quicker
  • Plate dimensions: 3.54 x 1.65 inches
  • Universal voltage: for outstanding performance wherever you are in the world
  • Professional length 2.7m cable
  • Sleep mode: switches off if not used for 30 minutes
  • 30 second heat-up time
  • UK three pin plug

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Why does the gold max (wide plates) only come in the standard colours and not in the special edition range?

Been wanting a max styler for years but have only ever seen it in the plain black and I would like to get it to match my hairdryer.
Asked by: Kell12
Unfortunately we do not currently offer this product in a limited edition design and we apologise for any disappointment this may cause.
Answered by: ELIZABETHH
Date published: 2019-06-11

Should the plates close completely as mine are off at one end

Asked by: Motherhubbard
When ghd stylers are cold you will notice that the plates only meet at the tip. This is a design feature of the stylers to allow for thermal expansion to take place.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2018-06-26

Can the GHD V Gold Max be delivered in Dubai (UAE)?

I would like to order the above mentioned product, however im living in Dubai.
Asked by: Ellafspub
We are happy to confirm that we do deliver to Dubai, you will need the change the delivery Country when providing your delivery details.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2017-07-03

Do you ship to Italy? Because I'm not able to buy this item on your site

Asked by: Irenelana
The V gold max styler can be purchased from the Italian please follow the link
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2017-07-25

What is the width and length of the plates in cm/

Asked by: curlygirl123
The ghd V Gold Max styler plates, are 2 inches wide (4.4 cm) by 3.5 inches length (9 cm).
Answered by: REAB
Date published: 2019-05-11

When will that be back in stock?

Asked by: Virgy
The ghd max styler is in stock on our website, please visit the page This will take you straight to the product.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2018-03-15

Does thiis styler also have a universal plug pin for European use.

Asked by: DeliKat
The plug included with the product will vary according to the store i.e. items purchased on the ghd UK store will have a 3 pin plug. However, the ghd Max styler has Universal Voltage which means it will work anywhere in the world with the appropriate adapter.
Answered by: ELIZABETHH
Date published: 2019-06-04

Would the gold max styler be better than the gold classic styler for my type and length of hair

Asked by: Diapas
The ghd V Gold Max styler makes easy work out of styling long and thick hair so would be suitable for the described hair type.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2017-05-21

What straighteners are best for short hair?

My current straighteners are not as wide as the average ones and i would like to buy the same size
Asked by: Dunesby
The ghd mini styler is our only styler with a smaller size plate at of half an inch wide. Please see our reference guide for more information:
Answered by: MIKEM
Date published: 2018-11-14

Does the styler actually straighten your hair completely?

Does the styler actually straighten my hair?
Asked by: Iloveghd
The ghd V Gold Max styler is suitable for styling the described hair type and we believe that this would be perfect for you.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2017-10-08

Can you use them on real hair extensions

Asked by: Hospital74
Yes, ghd stylers work on weaves, wigs and hairpieces, as long as they are made from human hair.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2018-08-22

Would this straightner work for my hair as my hair is very thick and frizzy

My hair type is also dry
Asked by: amy123456
All our stylers are suitable for all hair types. For thick frizzy hair we would recommend the platinum styler as this has tri zone technology giving ultimate results and healthier hair in just one stroke. The tri zone technology has three sensors in each plate providing the ultimate styling results with Optimum, safer temperature of 185 degrees. To compare the differences in our models please follow the link below. This will provide you with the all the information you will need help you pick the perfect styler for you.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2018-09-02

What else do you get with it for example do u get a carry bag or something like a case for it

I'm so comfussed I'm 14 these will be my first GHD and I want to know if you get like a case with the max ones x
Asked by: Shannon472
The Gold max styler comes with a heat protect nose guard, this does not come with a carry case and heat mat.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2017-10-24

Is it possible to order the GHD V GOLD MAX STYLER with EU electric plug (2 pins)?

I would like to buy it in United Kingdom because it's where I live. Also, I travel a lot in Europe so I would like to know if it's possible to order the GHD V GOLD MAX STYLER with EU electric plug? Or do you offer an adapter to plug with it? Thank you for your time and your help.
Asked by: bouvreuil
All orders shipped from are dispatched with a UK 3 pin plug and we are unable to provide an EU plug. We can confirm that the ghd V gold max styler has universal voltage meaning it can be used world wide with an appropriate plug adapter.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2017-12-24

Can I use the gold max to straighten my fringe as well as my long hair or am I better buying the narrower plates?

Asked by: Kattyh
We can confirm that you can use the ghd V Gold Max styler on your fringe however due to the larger plate size you will not be able to get as close to the roots.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2018-08-02


Are these GHDs similar or as good as the original wider GHDs from years ago??
Asked by: Smortimer90
The max styler was launched in 2011.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2017-04-27

Are the plates of the GHD V gold max supposed to not be flush together? I just bought one and the plates don't touch, what do I do?

Asked by: Saraghon
We can confirm that when the plates of the ghd V Gold Max styler are cold they will only touch at the tip.This is to allow for thermal expansion and once the styler has heated up you will notice that this gap will reduce dramatically. The gap is a design feature and is not a flaw, this has been designed to allow for a smoother styling experience.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2017-11-27

What is the weight of this max styler and the platinum?

Asked by: Sabe
The ghd Max styler weighs 0.46 kg. The ghd platinum styler weighs 0.75 kg.
Answered by: ELIZABETHH
Date published: 2019-07-01

What is the difference between the ghd IV styler and the ghd V styler?

Asked by: Kiara
The IV styler is the original for everyday styles which has floating plates and a straight barrel the plate size is 1" The Gold max styler is perfect for people with all hair types especially for ones with longer hair, the plate size for the max is 2" with floating plates, Snag-free styling and shine Golden gloss finish. To compare the differences please follow the below link to compare all of the stylers.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2019-01-18

Do these straighteners work of Afro-Caribbean hair ?

My hair although relaxed, can be quite tightly curled. Will these straighteners straighten my hair properly?
Asked by: SunnyD
We can confirm that the ghd V Gold Max styler is suitable for all hair types however for Afro-Caribbean hair we would recommend the ghd platinum styler which can be found at the below link. This styler is best used for harder to style hair and hair that does not hold a style easily so should work well on the described hair. As the styler maintains a constant heat of 185 degrees it respects the condition of your hair as this is considered to be the optimum styling temperature. This means that your hair is healthier, shinier and stronger in one stroke.
Answered by: BeckiT
Date published: 2017-09-10

What Is the highest temperature this goes also is there any ghd straighteners thay goes over 200 degrees

Asked by: Ajade44
The ghd V gold max styler operates at a maximum heat of 185 degrees. The is the highest temperature of all our stylers.
Answered by: DanielM
Date published: 2017-01-08

where are the straighters made

Asked by: chichester
The ghd Max styler is made in China.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2018-02-09

How long is the delivery time to Singapore?

Asked by: januarie
The expected delivery time is 5-7 working days with DHL.
Answered by: VICKYM
Date published: 2017-11-22


Asked by: robotic
The ghd V gold styler has a cable length of 2.7 metres.
Answered by: DanielM
Date published: 2019-12-26

Can the product be delivered to Australia?

Asked by: Tatt
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