Dyson vs DryQ:

Which High-End Hair Dryer Dries Your

Hair Faster with Less Heat Damage?

As a celebrity stylist, I know how important it is to find a hair dryer that’s fast, easy to use, and gives you a soft,bouncy, frizz-free blowout.

As a celebrity stylist with a couple decades worth of blowouts under my belt; I've had my fair share of hair dryers. They all promise the same benefits: no frizz, faster drying, you know, the works. But when it comes to hair dryers, it's not just about looking good; it's about the health of your hair, too. 

So, when clients ask me, "Beau, what should I look for in a hair dryer?" I focus on two things: quick drying and minimal damage. Sure, there are tons of fancy features out there, but if a dryer can nail these two – it's a winner.

Now in past times, Dyson was always considered the cream of the crop. You know, the kind of hair tool you brag about owning. But then the DryQ stepped into the picture — quickly becoming the new crowd favorite.

The DryQ caught my attention because it offers everything the Dyson Supersonic offers, but more, and it’s much nicer to your wallet. 

So, I want to put these two powerhouse dryers head to head. It's time to see which one truly delivers those salon-perfect results without frizz and damage.

Before we get to the nitty-gritty, let's break down the top four features you should be looking for in your next hair dryer. Trust me, your hair will thank you for paying attention to these. 

4 Features You Need for Beautiful, Healthy Blowouts

1. Red Light Therapy

This is a game changer in hair dryers. Not only do they speed up drying, but the red light therapy also helps stimulate hair follicles while promoting growth. It heats hair from the inside, ensuring each blowout leaves hair smooth with lots of bouncy volume.

2. Ionic Technology

Ionic technology is essential to achieve a flawless, frizz-free blowout. This technology works by producing negative ions that break down water molecules faster — slashing drying time and preserving your hair’s natural moisture content. Ionic technology is a staple in my toolkit for creating smooth, luscious styles.

3. Ceramic + Tourmaline Air Outlet

Regular dryers can be harsh, but those with a ceramic and tourmaline barrel provide a gentle, even heat. This is crucial for a glossy, shiny finish in every blowout. It's all about maintaining the hair's health while styling.

4. Smart Technology

Modern hair dryers come equipped with intelligent heat control. This is vital for protecting hair from damage during styling. As a stylist, maintaining the hair's integrity is as important as the style itself.

Comparing the SRI DryQ and the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer



Dries your hair from the inside out, enhancing hair health, shine, and texture.  


Designed to amplify air flow to help reduce drying time. 


Automatically adjusts airflow to protect your hair from heat damage. 


Go right back to the settings that gave you that gorgeous blowout. 


 Never compromise on looking your best, no matter where you are.


At 11.8 ounces, you can style your hair without your arm feeling like it’s about to fall off. 


Enjoy premium hair care technology that won’t break the bank.

And the Winner Is….

The SRI DryQ

The DryQ has features that actually help nourish and protect your hair and the price makes it a much better value. Don't get me wrong, the Dyson is a well-engineered hair tool, but it feels more like a fancy badge of honor than a tool.

If you're searching for a hair dryer that matches the Dyson Supersonic feature for feature — and then some — the SRI DryQ is your answer.

The DryQ is super light, just 11.8 ounces. That's a big deal compared to Dyson's 1.8 pounds. Trust me, during a long blowout session, every ounce matters!

Then there's the travel-friendliness factor. As a celebrity stylist, I'm always on the go. But the DryQ's foldable design is a lifesaver. Just toss it in your bag or suitcase and you’re good to go!

But the tech features are what really wowed me. The DryQ comes with infrared technology that styles and helps strengthen your hair. And the memory feature? It remembers your favorite settings, so you can recreate your go-to blowout every time.

Another standout is the venturi effect for faster drying. We're talking major time savings here. The cherry on top? As mentioned above, these incredible features come at a price that's more wallet-friendly than Dyson. You can also take advantage of their first-time shopper offer with the DryQ.

So, why wait?

Get your hands on the SRI DryQ now and experience the difference for yourself.

Here’s What Everyone is Saying About the SRI DryQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The DryQ operates at 100,000 rpm and 1300 W — Drying your hair faster with powerful wind speeds.

Yes! It comes with three magnetic attachments — one diffuser and two nozzles for versatile styling options.

We want to make sure you are 100% satisfied with your DryQ purchase, so all DryQ purchases come with a 1-year warranty and a 60-day, money-back guarantee.

Height: 8.23 in
Width: 8.74 in
Weight: 11.8 ounces (without cord)

Red light technology is also known as infrared technology. Not only does it help improve the texture and appearance of dry, damaged hair by locking in your hair’s natural moisture, but it also stimulates circulation and encourages hair growth for thicker, fuller hair.

One of the other benefits of red light technology is that it heats your hair from the inside out, drying it faster, with less exposure to harmful heating elements that cause heat damage.

The DryQ sound level is 79 decibels. This is very low compared to traditional hair dryers with 91-100 decibel sound levels.

Yes, it is! The DryQ’s light, compact, foldable design makes it the best choice for your travel needs.

The DryQ operates at 1300 watts.

No, unfortunately, the DryQ does not have dual voltage capabilities.

The DryQ is one of the few smart hair dryers on the market with intelligent heat control. It automatically regulates the heat output so your hair doesn’t experience damage from excess heat.

You’ll also find the memory function since it allows you to go right back to the setting that gave you the results you fell in love with.

The power cord is 6.5 feet.

The DryQ works for all hair types! The blend of innovative technologies provides a styling tool that works to dry, style, and define thick curls or give volume, body, and shine to fine, thinning hair.

The Skin Research Institute is a BBB-accredited business based in the USA. We believe in researching the most effective ingredients and products for self-care. Your skin and hair deserve the best, so we’re committed to using only the safest, most effective ingredients to help you reach your beauty goals.

Your happiness is a top priority at the Skin Research Institute. If you’re not 100% happy with your purchase for any reason at all, you’re able to receive a refund within 60 days of your purchase.

If you’re not happy with your SRI DryQ, all you have to do is return it within 60 days of your order date. To ensure you get your refund processed successfully, you must include an RMA #.

Here’s a clear breakdown of the return process:

1. Call us at 1-800-958-1094 or send an email to: Support@SkinResearchInstitute.com to start the return process — within 60 days of placing your order.

2. From here, one of our award-winning Customer Success Team members will provide the two things you need to process your return — your return authorization number (RMA#) and the mailing address to the proper Authorized Return Center.

3. Send your product back to the address provided with the RMA # and you will receive your refund.

Please note: You are responsible for paying for the shipping + handling fee associated with shipping the product back to the Authorized Return Center.

Your Information is Secure - All online orders are 100% secure. We do not share your personal information without your explicit consent.

Customer Satisfaction is Our #1 priority - The SRI DryQ is lightweight, powerful, and it folds for easy storage and travel needs! Don’t miss out!

We conducted extensive research and development so we know the SRI DryQ is a high-quality product that will last you for years, but we still give our customers a one-year warranty in case anything happens!

If you experience any technical issues with your blow dryer, we’ve got your back with a 1-Year Warranty.

We aim to make this process as simple as possible with transparent details and directions should you have to activate your warranty.

Here’s a clear breakdown of the warranty process:

1. All manufacturing defects and technical issues are covered if your blow dryer stops working.

2. Once you contact our customer success team, they’ll provide a return authorization number (RMA#) and the address of the proper Authorized Return Center to ship the product back.

3. Ship the product back to the Authorized Return Center address provided and receive your new DryQ soon after!

Please note: You will be responsible for a restocking fee of $39 — but we’ll cover the shipping & handling fees needed to get your defective product to the proper Authorized Return Center.If you have any questions or concerns throughout any part of the process, please don’t hesitate to contact our Customer Success Team!

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