The question on everyone's mind — can the ghd get any better than it already is? The answer? Yes. The Eclipse ($300) has been three years in the making, and the main point of difference from the original styler is a greater focus on protecting the hair. That's right, we've moved on from frying our strands, now we're merely taming them. The Eclipse has patented tri-zone technology which sounds very fancy because it is. Just like smartphones, stylers are becoming intuitive and more efficient.
Now, the clincher. The Eclipse has just one heat setting: 185ºC. Unruly-haired women do not fret — there's good reason. Because the snag-free plates consist of six "quick thinking sensors", the styler delivers precise thermal control. What this means is different hair types take only the heat they need. You? You'll probably take most of the heat, and ghd claims 185ºC is optimal for styling and straightening. Other things to note: The Eclipse takes just 20 seconds to heat up, and is cold to touch thanks to aerogel insulation. Click through for more Eclipse facts from ghd.
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