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The science behind style

Beyond the art of styling lies the science of understanding hair.

Inside Dyson Hair Laboratories

Our obsession with hair has led us to create one of the most sophisticated hair laboratories in the world. Everything we learn informs our engineering decisions.

Play the video: Learn how Dyson invented new methods of testing real-world hair problems.

Inventing new methods of testing to solve real-world hair problems.

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    Real hair, not just cloth
    By challenging convention, we uncovered the role velocity plays in the hair drying process.

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    Pulling things apart
    The tensile test measures hair strength. Discover how extreme heat weakens the hair.

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    Testing the water
    See how damaged hair absorbs water more quickly than healthy hair, which can weaken it.

The science behind style

Beyond the art of styling lies the science of understanding hair.

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    The science behind shine
    Our obsession with hair led us to go above and beyond to understand shine, what effects it, and why we created a hair dryer to help protect it.

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    The science behind frizz
    Damaged hair absorbs water quickly, causing strands to swell, creating frizz. That’s why we engineered a hair dryer with intelligent heat control.

Hair science. Or myth?

Our journey to redefine hair care has helped us to challenge common misconceptions about the health of hair.

Play the video: Find out if treatments and serums really repair underlying hair damage?

Prevention, not repair

Can treatments and serums really repair underlying hair damage?

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    The cold truth
    It's said that rinsing your hair with cold water will make it shine. But that's not science. Let us show you why.

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    The power of airflow
    Does higher hair dryer wattage really mean more powerful airflow? Discover the science behind the myth.