GHD Gold Wave and Double Pony: Tutorial (With VIDEO)

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When it comes to your hair, don’t ever settle for second best. Always aim for the gold. With the all-new GHD Gold styler, you will have the tool you need to create the sparkling hairstyles that will surely have heads turning. Are you ready to don the hottest hairstyles of the season? Check out our detailed tutorial below to find out how you can re-create your own GHD Gold Wave and Double Pony hairstyles below.

GHD Gold Tutorial


GHD Gold Wave - before

The GHD Gold Wave hairstyle offers the best of both worlds in one hairstyle. You can get a sleek straight hair but with a tousled front. This is the ideal hairstyle to wear for an elevated everyday hairstyle while also being ideal for parties and special events. Either way, you will turn a few heads.

To create the GHD Gold Wave hairstyle, you will need a few GHD stlying essentials:

Step 1

Step 1 - GHD Gold Wave

Prep your hair by using the GHD Straight and Smooth Spray. Spritz it onto your hair to prep your strands.

Step 2

Step 2 - GHD Gold Wave

Use the GHD Air Hairdryer and point the nozzle downwards. This will enable you to achieve a smooth and shiny finish to your strands.

Step 3

Step 3 - Gold Wave

Divide each section of your hair. This will enable you to work on one section at a time.

Step 4

When sectioning your hair, use the sectioning clip. Secure the upper half of your hair.

Step 5

Step 5 - Gold Wave

Working on the bottom half of your hair (one that isn’t clipped), style your hair using the GHD Gold Styler. Start from the root and work all the way towards the ends using a slow but gradual motion.

Step 6

Step 6 - Gold Wave

Repeat the entire process working on one section of the hair at a time.

Step 7

Step 7 - Gold Wave

When you are done styling, mist the GHD Curl Hold Spray onto your strands. Do this on the front section of the hair.

Step 8

Step 8 - Gold Wave

Take the GHD Gold Styler again, place it at the root with the tip pointing towards the floor.

Step 9

Step 9 - Gold Wave

Rotate the styler in a 360-degree motion and keep pushing down as you go. Do this until you reach the end of the section of your hair.

Step 10

Step 10 - Gold Wave

Do this on the other side of your hair. Let both sections of hair cool.

Step 11

Step 11 - Gold Wave

Once cooled, use the GHD Oval Dressing Brush to help expand the wave. This will make the curls look less tight and more natural.

Watch the tutorial video here to see how it’s done:


GHD Gold Wave

Related: GHD Gold Styler: The New Gold Standard of Styling


GHD Gold Double Pony

Want to try a millennial take on the traditional ponytail? Double it up with the Double Ponytail hairstyle created using the GHD Gold Styler. It combines edgy with a chic look so you are sure to turn a few heads at your next party. You can also choose to add more drama to this hairstyle by adding hair wefts but feel free to leave out the wefts if you are not keen on wearing one. See more below to find out how you can create this hairstyle for your next event:


before-Double Pony

Here are a few of the supplies you need to create this hairstyle:

Step 1

Step 1 - Double Pony

Prep your hair by applying the GHD Straight & Smooth Spray onto your hair.

Step 2

Take the GHD Brush and GHD Air Hairdryer. Blow dry your hair with the nozzle pointing towards the floor. Start from the root all the way to the ends.

Step 3

Step 3 - Double Pony

Use a GHD Tail Comb to create a center part.

Step 4

Step 4 - Double PonyStep 4 - Double Pony

Once your hair is parted at the center, brush each side and secure with hair ties on each side. Secure your ponytail as high as possible.

Step 5

Step 5 - Double Pony

If you are going to use weft extensions, use an elastic as a base so you can bind the wefts. This will serve as base for the grip.

Step 6

Step 6 - Double Pony

Do this on each side of the hair.

Step 7

Step 7 - Double Pony

Use the GHD Gold Styler on the wefts. Start from the root and glide slowly to the ends. This will make it super sleek and shiny. Wrap the weft onto your hair and make sure to secure it with an elastic after every fourth wrap. Do on both side of your hair. Once you reach the base, wrap it again to secure everything in place.

To finish, mist with the GHD Final Fix Hairspray. Run the GHD Gold Styler once again for a high gloss finish.

Ready to recreate this look? Check out this video tutorial:

Which of these hairstyles are you keen to try: GHD gold wave or double pony?

Abigail is a travel enthusiast who enjoys trying new foodie destinations. She graduated with a degree in Creative Writing and has worked as a web content writer since 2010. She enjoys writing about travel, lifestyle, beauty, hair care, and wellness.

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