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Farouk CHI Gf1001usa Original Ceramic Ionic Hairstyling Iron, 1 Inch

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  • Straighten-curl-flip-style
  • Versatile ergonomic design
  • Flash quick heating
  • Swivel cord
  • Made in the USA

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Product Description

This genuine orignal chi ceramic hairstyling iron is an ideal tool for all your creative styling and finishing needs. achieve a variety of looks and styles with one versatile tool. ceramic & far-infrared heat for shiny, silky smooth hair.

Product Details

User Manual Manual [PDF]
  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 1.2 x 3 inches ; 8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B00480KPD0
  • UPC: 633911696781 633911677445 653119020119
  • Item model number: GF1001USA
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #157,744 in Beauty (See Top 100 in Beauty)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here

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Customer Reviews

It just wasn't the real thing.
David Fargo
Oh, and IF you get a fake one you should go to Farouk's website and report it so it can be investigated..there's a link on the left side of the product info page.
LeighLoo
Stopped working after 12 months!
Sjb

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

97 of 105 people found the following review helpful By Credo on September 30, 2012
I bought a counterfeit CHI from an Amazon vender. I called the manufacturer and discoved Amazon is being sued for selling these on their site. Fair warning, if any item reads "sold by JoeBlow fulfilled by Amazon" you stand a good chance of getting a counterfiet or refurbished product.

Overstock has a information available on how to tell if you got a counterfeit. The main way is that CHI's don't sell for 50-60 dollars. They cost about $100.

I never buy from Amazon if the product is "fullfilled by Amazon", which means it's sold by a third party vender. I'll buy from Amazon only. Don't waste your money.
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35 of 35 people found the following review helpful By LeighLoo on November 2, 2012
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I read the reviews on this and hesitated to purchase because of them but I made sure it wasn't through a third party seller...it was through Amazon and I felt safe with that, however I received it yesterday and upon opening it realized something just wasn't right. I have an authentic CHI from an "authorized distributor" to compare it to and this one is not legit. Its an amazing knock-off but according to the company Farouk, its fake. Disappointing, but my return label is printed and it's ready to go back. Some tell-tale signs of a fake: the LED light will be red in color constantly...the real ones are clear like glass and then red only when the unit is turned on. Safety stickers on the unit are the easiest way to tell from what I understand because the real CHI has the safety warning info engraved INTO the plastic. Also, the plug itself should have the grounded type with the safety reset button on it. The one I received had the first two signs but the plug was actually grounded so its obviously a "better fake." Too bad the market is so flooded with these counterfeits that you have to double check that you actually get the authentic product which is amazing, btw. The REAL CHI is a superb flat iron that doesn't fry hair in my experience. I was purchasing this one for my 13 year old because I don't want her to scorch her blonde hair into straw and I can't always share mine with her. Oh, and IF you get a fake one you should go to Farouk's website and report it so it can be investigated..there's a link on the left side of the product info page.
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer on August 28, 2012
This CHI is a fake. I reviewed the real product that I purchased elsewhere, but I feel I should take down my review, since it is not reviewing the correct product people are buying.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Heather on October 22, 2012
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I did a lot of research to find out what was the best brand of flat iron prior to my purchase, but the item I received was scratched on the swivel handle and did not perform as I would have expected based on all the reviews. I have Remington brand flat iron that is 2 years old and while it still works it takes longer than it used to to get the desired results with my hair and that is why I purchased the new CHI flat iron. When I used it the new CHI did not do as good a job on my hair as my current flat iron! Between the scratch and the lack of performance, I really feel like it was a possibly a refurbished flat iron rather than brand new. I returned it for a refund (which by the way was quick and easy!).
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful By K. Byrnes on September 26, 2012
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The Chi I received is not genuine. The power light does not go off when the switch it turned to off. The off/on switch is not a step down from the power light like an authentic Chi should be. It's a good quality fake but is not the real deal. Very disappointing.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By David Fargo on December 27, 2012
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LeighLoo's review earlier explains it well enough. I bought this Chi as a surprise for my wife only to let her down. I just shipped it back to Amazon yesterday, and I hope they address the issue soon for the rest of you. Before returning it , however, my wife bought one from an authorized dealer at the mall, and the differences are obvious. Sturdier construction, engraved labels in the metal, and an accompanied owner's manual with guarantee made it apparent that Amazon's vendors are getting away with shipping out cheap knock off's. Just so I'm not completely negative, the Amazon one did turn on, heat up quickly, and it straightened the hair quite well. It just wasn't the real thing. Please know that you're better off going to the store for this purchase.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kevin Mckinney on November 6, 2012
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My daughter bought this "CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Iron" from Amazon. The first time she plugged it in it got so hot that it melted / burned a huge chunk out of her hair. Upon closer examination it was discovered that the ceramic parts had melted into the handle and are now all crooked. When I called Farouk they claimed that this is a counterfeit product being sold on Amazon.

What? When did Amazon become a criminal enterprise!?!?
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By lizzy123 on January 14, 2011
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I love this product! It will smooth and shine your hair. It also keeps the humidity out in the summer! I am so glad I spent the money on a good straightener!
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