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Every Christmas, we wait in anticipation for the newest Christmas packs and limited edition products to hit our shelves. From cult skincare favourites such as Alpha-H and asap, to makeup bundles from Jane Iredale, Napoleon Perdis and more, there’s always something for everyone on your gifting list (or yours truly, because treat yo’ self).
One limited edition release we’ve come to expect, year after year, is from ghd. Their highly-coveted range of styling tools always receives an exciting makeover come Christmastime, and 2017 is no exception. Enter the ghd Nocturne Collection…safe to say, we’re absoutely drooling.
The ghd Nocturne Collection is inspired by the transition from day to night, and features a stunning mix of deep violets and light lilacs as its primary colour scheme. Many of the bestselling products within the core ghd range have undergone a nocturnal transformation, including the ghd Platinum Styler, ghd V Styler, the ghd Air Hair Dryer and the ghd Curve Creative Curl Wand.
Keep reading to find out which products within the ghd Nocturne range are ideal for gift-giving this festive season.
The Platinum Styler is the newest innovation in the ghd range, however has been around for quite some time now–it’s just so good, that no other straightener can beat it! Give your loved ones the gift of a good hair day with the ghd Nocturne Platinum Styler Gift Set ($310), which features a beautifully designed, limited edition floral pattern. With a metallic aubergine encasing the straightener, and the unique, almost other-worldly design on the outer plates, this will look absolutely stunning on any bathroom counter.
The ghd Nocturne Platinum Styler features patented tri-zone technology, which ensures the hair is heated at the most appropriate temperature from root to tip. The unique plates minimise any damage inflicted upon the hair, preventing against breakage and splitting. Throw in the 30 minute sleep mode, universal voltage and a whole slew of other features, and we can say with total confidence this is the top of the top in the straightener world.
To give you a little extra Christmas pressie, the ghd Nocturne Platinum Styler Premium Gift Set also comes with a heat-protective bag in coordinating colours, as well as two bonus nail polishes from beloved brand OPI. Go for a snowy white with Happy Anniversary, or a deep purple with Black Cherry Chutney.
If you really want to give a loved one the gift of luxury styling this Christmas, opt for the Air Professional Hair Dryer and V Gold Styler Gift Set ($330) as part of the ghd Nocturne Collection. This two-in-one pack features the coveted ghd Air Hair Dryer in addition to the beloved ghd V Styler. Each item reflects just a hint of that mysterious, dark Nocturne style. The V Styler comes in a gorgeous metallic, light purple shade, whereas the Air Hair Dryer incorporates purple elements into the chic, streamlined black design.
Despite being the second-most recent styler available from ghd, the V Styler still has a massive fan base–and for very good reason. Ceramic plates ensure you can straighten and style your hair with ease, as they glide through the hair effortlessly. It also features all of the modern conveniences we’ve come to expect from our straighteners, including 30 minute automatic switch-off, universal voltage and a professional swivel cord.
Alongside the V Gold Styler sits the ghd Air Hair Dryer, the most adored blow dryer within the entire ghd range. Combining professional strength and ease with a stunning, sleek design, you’ll be able to experience a salon quality blow dry from home with this product. This gift set also comes equipped with a heat-proof mat featuring the ghd Nocturne Collection motif.
The ghd Air Professional Hair Dryer, now with a Nocturne Collection makeover ($169) is a cult favourite in the ghd range. It’s light yet powerful, making it perfect for everyone from stylists to your average gal. Instead of grabbing it in the gift set, you can simply pick up this hot item on its own, in the beautiful Nocturne colour scheme.
Advanced ionic technology works to give you the ultimate blow dry without causing excessive damage to the hair. The 2100 watt motor is powerful enough to leave your locks looking luscious within just minutes, however you won’t have to stress about frying or overheating. Throw in temperature and power controls, a cool shot function and ergonomic design to suit any user, this is the queen of hair dryers. Make it your Christmas gift go-to for all the haircare-loving ladies in your life.
Will you be purchasing something in the ghd Nocturne Collection for a loved one this Christmas? Or, perhaps you’re planning on treating yourself? Let us know over on Facebook or Twitter.
I'm a journalism grad and avid makeup fan with an unhealthy addiction to buying nude lipsticks, no matter how similar they all may seem. I love chatting to anyone who will listen about my new favourite products, skincare dos and don'ts and practically any other beauty-related topic under the sun. That doesn't mean I'm frivolous with my recommendations, though--you can count on me to give you the nitty gritty on all your wishlist products. In my spare time, you'll find me binge-watching old episodes of Gilmore Girls or at brunch with a large iced coffee in my hand.
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