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I couldn’t resist picking up the brand new Dyson Airwrap because I am obsessed with wavy hair and also things that look like magic! I bought the complete set and have photos, thoughts and a demo video right here for you.
At a starting price of around £400, this really isn’t a flippant purchase. If you are going to get it, you need to be as sure as possible that it is going to work for you, especially as it may not be for everyone. When I posted on Instagram about the Dyson Airwrap (available here), I got lots of questions which I will try to answer here.
Dyson Airwrap Video
If you like to watch, rather than read, check out this demo video I made which covers how to use it, pros and cons and the main question of value for money. Enjoy! If it doesn’t answer all your questions then please pop back for my Q&A below.
Dyson Airwrap Styler Q & A
Do you find it heavy to hold when curling?
It looks pretty chunky, I have to confess, however I have used it quite a few times now and never noticed it being heavy or cumbersome.
Is it significantly more effective than ghd tongs?
I think it gives a different result to tongs. For example, you can’t leave the ends straight with the Dyson Airwrap as it curls from the bottom up. You can use it on wet hair and it you heat to hair up enough, and then let it cool, you will get a curl that’s as good as a tong.
Is it worth the hefty price tag?
I think it is very expensive. If you get weekly blow dries, and would use it instead of doing that, then maybe it would pay back its value over time. Also, it includes a mini Dyson dryer, so if you need a hairdryer, then this also increases value for money.
Other than technology, what makes it better than a standard tong?
You can style your hair from wet, it makes curls super bouncy, it doesn’t subject your hair to extreme heat and it leaves it feeling much softer.
Does it work on thick hair?
I have thick hair, so I need to do it in smaller sections which means it takes a lot longer. I think it would be easier on finer hair, but having said that, I love the effect it has on my thick hair.
Does the curl last?
I find that the style lasts pretty well. The curls do drop, but it leaves lovely shape and volume in my hair until I wash it. It is key to ensure the hair gets pretty hot, and then cools down before you start playing with it.
Does it last on hair that doesn’t usually keep curls?
This is a difficult question. Before I had my hair cut, my curls used to last much longer when I used my GHD tongs. Now that it is shorter, it doesn’t. I find that my hair stays looking nicer, with a better shape with the Dyson Airwrap, but not necessarily curly. If my hair was longer, the curls would maybe stay longer.
Can it produce loose waves?
Yes absolutely. The look is mainly about loose waves.
Is it difficult to use because of the size?
No, I find it pretty easy to use and haven’t found it bulky at all.
Is it also a normal hairdryer?
Yes, the Dyson Airwrap also has a mini Dyson Dryer attachment which is very effective. It isn’t as powerful as the original dryer, but it is still very good.
Please let me know if you have any questions – I love to chat on Instagram.
The Dyson Airwrap starts at £399 and is available HERE.
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