Dyson Airwrap vs Drybar Double Shot – Which Styler Should You Buy?

Drybar Double Shot hair dryer brush vs Dyson Airwrap Styler, It is really a stiff competition.

We all know that it is good to have a round brush & hair dryer combination tool by purchasing the Drybar Double Shot, but the premium Dyson Airwrap is an ultra hair styler that everybody dreams about.

For this comparison, we’re taking a look at the Drybar Double Shot and the Dyson Airwrap, and we are going to show you their differences, strengths, and weakness in detail. (If you are more interested in the blow dryer category, you can go to the comparison between the Dyson Supersonic dryer vs. Drybar Buttercup blow dryer)

Dyson Airwrap vs Drybar Double Shot: Tech Specs Comparison

Styler NameDrybar Double ShotDyson Airwrap
Weight2.8 Pounds1.3 Pounds
Heat Settings3 Temperature Settings 4 Temperature Settings 
SpeedsNone3 Speed Settings 
TechnologyIonic TechnologyIntelligent Heat Control
VersatilityHair Dryer

Round Brush
Hair Dryer

Round Brush


Smoothing Comb

Things that The Dyson Airwrap Does Better Than The Drybar Double Shot


Removable Attachments

The Dyson Airwrap and Drybar Double Shot stylers don’t take very similar approaches to design and build. Dyson Airwrap is a hair tool that completely relies on its attachments while Drybar Double Shot is a simple two in one hair tool.

The Dyson Airwrap can become various hair tools if you change different attachments. So Dyson Airwrap is more versatile than Drybar Double Shot.

Besides blow dryer and round brush, Dyson’s attachments can turn Airwrap into a smoothing comb and a curling wand that help you detangles your hair and define your curls.

More Airflow Settings

It’s no surprise here that the Dyson Airwrap has more precise airflow control since the v9 patented motor is the secret of this premium hair tool.

Compared to Drybar Double Shot, the Dyson Airwrap has 4 temperature settings and 3 speeds to adjust.

If you need something that can provide the most precise and accurate airflow while styling your hair, the Dyson Airwrap is better than the Drybar Double Shot hair dryer brush.

Smart Heat Control

When it comes to the temperature control system, you’ll get a secure intelligent heat control that measures temperature 40 times every second from the Dyson Airwrap.

According to Dyson, the Dyson Airwrap styler can detect and regulate the heat efficiently. The Dyson Airwrap can keep the temperature below 302°C, which helps your hair get away from heat damage, dryness, and frizz.

Things that The Drybar Double Shot Does Better Than The Dyson Airwrap

Ergonomic Handle

The handle of the Drybar Double Shot is more ergonomic than the Dyson Airwrap. You can see that the handle has a nice curve that allows you to hold this hair tool comfortably. Besides, the texture of the handle finish is good too. It does not slip off your palm easily and the matte coat will not have your fingerprints after use.

While the Dyson Airwrap is using a straight handle that may make your hand a little tired if you style your hair with it for a long time.

Ionic Technology

We know Ionic technology is always not a strength of Dyson’s hair tools, but the Drybar Double Shot blow dryer brush is equipped with an ion generator that can seal our hair cuticles and provide protection while using it.

Unfortunately, it is still very hard to tell if the ionic technology really works since the Dyson Airwrap did not cause any hair damage at all.

Large Barrel

You can see from the picture that the Drybar Double Shot has a bigger size than the Dyson Airwrap. And the big barrel with boar bristles of the Drybar Double Shot allows you to pull out more hair, creating more hair volume.

But this feature can be a disadvantage for people who has thin and short hair because it is going to be difficult to roll the barrel.

Lower Price

The Drybar Double Shot blow dryer brush’s sales price is $150.

The Dyson Airwrap styler starts at $499 by having different attachment options and the complete set is $549, which means it is much more expensive than the Drybar Double Shot styler.


The Drybar Double Shot blow dryer brush offers a larger barrel than the Dyson Airwrap, along with more easy-to-use product design and a cheaper price point. If you don’t need a luxury hair tool, then this blow dryer brush can perfectly replace your hair dryer & old brush.

The Dyson Airwrap meanwhile, has more styling possibilities, advanced temperature & speed settings compared to the Drybar Double Shot blow dryer brush. But obviously, you have to spend more on this hair tool for its premium high-end features.

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