Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer looks amazing. I have to admit being a fan of all things Dyson, and this hair dryer seems like a game changer.
I love luxurious beauty gadgets, but I hate drying my hair. I go to pretty much any length to avoid it, even though I have a pretty pricey professional dryer. I get bangs just so that they are the only piece of hair that I have to blow-dry! Blowdrying just takes forever. And it’s not fun. If I had the money, I’d honestly get a blowout every couple of days just so I never had to do my hair.
But the Dyson Supersonic just might change my mind about blowdrying (and even with its high price tag, it might save me money in blowouts).
What’s special about the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer?
Like all their products, the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer comes with all sorts of bells and whistles. First of all, it’s much quieter than the average dryer, due to some sort of acoustic silencers (I like to listen to podcasts using ear buds while I dry my hair, so maybe a quieter dryer will keep me from turning the sound up too high).
In addition to being quieter, it uses magnets to connect the attachments (no more struggling to remove that smoothing piece). It’s also much lighter, and dries hair eight times faster than conventional dryers. The attachments themselves look fantastic, too. The dryer comes with three separate attachments: the smoothing nozzle (for a more natural look), the styling concentrator (for a more classic straightening effect), and the diffuser (for gently drying curly hair). I was impressed with the videos on Dyson’s US website showing that the airflow doesn’t disrupt the surrounding hair you aren’t working on. Also, there’s a chip in the dryer that makes sure your hair never gets too hot! Imagine – it’s actually impossible to overheat your hair.
How much will it cost?
It’s not cheap, though. The luxury hair dryer will cost $399 USD, which seems in line with Dyson’s premium pricing. It comes in two different colours, the fuchsia/silver combination, shown above, and an all silver model.
The special edition, available for $50 extra, comes with a leather case, which I found sort of disappointing. Why would Dyson choose a leather case? I can’t think of any other hair care brand that sells leather carrying cases. Even if you aren’t vegan, you probably know that leather gets damaged around moisture, and it’s a terrible choice for an item that is around water constantly (plus, don’t most people store their dryers in the bathroom?). So, save yourself $50 and order the dryer sans carrying case.
For being an engineer, I don’t think Dyson thought this out very well. Once again, I think the designers assumed that leather equals luxury – a connection that is both outdated and impractical.
Personally, I can’t wait to try out this hair dryer. Especially the smoothing attachment, which claims to be able to smooth your hair without sectioning it OR using a brush (be still my heart).
The dryer won’t be available in North America until September, so you have some time to save up! In the meantime, you can sign up now on Dyson’s website and be notified when it’s available.