Dyson Supersonic Magnetic Attachments Powerful Hair Dryer, 1200-Watts

Last updated: June 1, 2023

This model is lightweight and well-balanced, which makes drying your hair a breeze. In addition to the high-velocity air flow, this powerful hair dryer uses heat-shield technology to keep the surfaces of the dryer nice and cool.

We looked at the top Powerful Hair Dryers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Powerful Hair Dryer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This well-balanced powerful hair dryer will help you achieve your desired style in no time.

In our analysis of 30 expert reviews, the Dyson Supersonic Magnetic Attachments Powerful Hair Dryer, 1200-Watts placed 12th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer is engineered to protect hair from extreme heat damage, with the fastest drying+ and controlled styling to help increase smoothness by 75%, increase shine by up to 132% and decrease frizz and flyaways by up to 61%.* Fastest drying+: The small, powerful Dyson digital motor V9 combined with Air Multiplier™ technology, produces a high-velocity jet of controlled air, for the fastest drying+ and precision styling. Prevents extreme heat damage to help protect shine: Intelligent heat control measures the air temperature over 40 times a second, to prevent extreme heat damage. Engineered for different hair types: Through research in our hair laboratories we’ve engineered a range of attachments designed to style different hair types. Lightweight and balanced: Dyson has turned convention on its head and put the motor in the handle, completely rebalancing the dryer’s weight and shape. Magnetic attachments: Only the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer comes with magnetic attachments, so you can adjust quickly and easily. Acoustically tuned: The powerful motor is tuned to produce one inaudible frequency. Precise speed and heat settings: Delivers fast drying and styling, regular drying, and gentle drying with a constant cool flow. Negative ions: Help reduce static in the hair. Cool to touch: With Heat Shield technology, the surfaces of the attachments stay cool. Even during close-up styling. Magnetic styling attachments, Styling concentrator: The wide thin design of the Styling concentrator creates a high-velocity blade of air that’s perfect for styling. Smoothing nozzle. Dries hair with smooth, controlled airflow, helping to create a smooth, natural finish. Diffuser. Engineered to disperse air evenly around your curls, and simulate natural drying, helping to reduce frizz and define curls and waves. Long prongs allow you to style hair with control – and reach deep into the hair.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This dryer has an unusual design that makes it extraordinarily nice to use. It doesn’t vibrate and its simple-to-switch magnetic attachments make styling with a diffuser or a concentrator easier. The dryer has a 9-foot cord. This dryer has the fastest wind speed. The Supersonic has a two-year warranty.
Dyson administered 7,000 acoustic tests targeting noise, weight, and speed before launching the game-changing dryer with celebrity hair guru Jen Atkin.
- Elle
This one-of-a-kind design (the motor is in the handle!) had the strongest airflow and dried hair faster than any model in the history of Beauty Lab hairdryer testing. In Lab evaluations, it dried an eight-inch hair sample in only 54 seconds. Testers loved how sleek it looked.
The Dyson Supersonic doesn’t look like a traditional hairdryer, nor does it work like one but both of these are positives. Its design makes it easy and comfortable to use, it has been expertly engineered to be incredibly quick while being surprisingly quiet, and its compact size makes it portable.

What reviewers didn't like

No one needs to spend $400 on a hairdryer. The airspeed also tangled my hair more. The position of the speed and heat buttons makes them hard to reach, and the cool-shot button is in an awkward spot. The cord has a small power bar, which itself is bulky.
Not as quiet as you'd hope. The Dyson Supersonic is an extremely expensive product – it’s around two to three times more expensive than even professional-grade hair dryers.
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