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How to: Style your hair using either the hair dryer, straighteners or airwrap multi-stylerTIPS - HAIR CARE
Stuck with which style to try next or simply need some inspiration?We’ve made it even easier to find a style to suit you and to achieve the look at home. From an easy on the go curl, to those more defined, a sleek and straight look to voluminous loose waves, we’ve collated a range of styling video guides from across our Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer, Dyson Corrale™ straightener and Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler, and brought them into one place - Including a list of accessories to use. To get started, select from our Easy Hairstyles, Curls, Waves, Volume or Smooth and Straighten. Easy HairstylesC-curlCreating C curls with the Dyson Corrale™ straightener.Reproduce this style using: Dyson Corrale™ straightenerSmooth c-curlSee how to create a smooth look with Korean-inspired c-curls with the Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler.Reproduce this style using: Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler Small round volumising brush Round volumising brush Coanda smoothing dryer CurlsCurly blow outSee how to create a glam
How to: Share posts to social mediaTIPS
If you’ve come across an article, topic, or conversation that you think would be beneficial to your social media followers, a group or you simply wish to highlight it across your newsfeed, the Community provide you with a way to do just that.The Community ‘Share’ button enables sharing across other social channels.To begin, simply follow these easy steps:Navigate to the article, topic, or conversation that you’d like to share. Beneath the content body, where the ‘Like’, ‘Quote’, ‘Subscribe / Unsubscribe’, and ‘Share’ options appear, hover over ‘Share’. Click on either the Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn logo. Sign-in to the chosen platform and create your post.Share Option For a chance to be featured on Dyson official social media channel, don’t forget to add the #MyDyson to your post. What exactly is it that is share?Before the content is posted, you’ll be provide a preview. This preview includes a ‘Shared image’, a description of the post, the URL and an estimated read time.This doesn
Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler: How to curl your hairTIPS - HAIR CARE
To help with curling your hair, our team of dedicated experts have shared a short film and step-by-step guide showing just how to curl your hair with the Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler.Our team thought there would be no better place to highlighting it, then on our own Community. Step-by-step guideStep 1. Begin with wet hairStep 2. Then dry to damp using the Pre-styling dryerStep 3. Use the 30mm barrel to practiseStep 4. Select full power and high heatStep 5. Take a small section of hairStep 6. Hold it about 10cm from the endStep 7. Introduce the ends to the arrowsStep 8. Move the barrel towards your head without twistingStep 9. Hold for 15 seconds, or until hair is dryStep 10. Push the cold shot for 5 to 10 seconds to set curlStep 11. Switch off and pull down to release the curl Want to watch a quick, step-by-step guide to achieve your ideal style?Take a look at our Tips for achieving your style and Tips for longer lasting curls articles. If you have any questions on curling or if you’d
Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler: Unique features explainedHAIR CARE
Multi-directional barrelUtilise airflow in both directions with one barrel for ease and speed. Choose from a range of barrel sizes to create loose waves, voluminous curls or tight ringlets.Enhanced Coanda to styleHarness a continuous flow of air to create your style. Re-engineered attachments use Enhanced Coanda airflow to attract hair for faster, precision styling without extreme heat. Harnessing the Coanda in both directions to achieve volume from the roots, shape the hair and align each strand to create a smooth finish. Airflow and temperature settingsThree airflow speeds and three precise temperature settings, including a constant cold shot.Ergonomic controlsEasy-to-use controls for comfort when styling.Dyson Digital MotorThe 13-blade impeller spins at up to 110,000rpm, generating 3.2kPa. Powerful enough to produce the air pressure that creates the Coanda effect – harnessed by our attachments to curl, shape, and hide flyaways.Intelligent heat controlMeasures airflow temperature o
Cordless Vacuums: Fully-sealed advanced filtration explainedCORDLESS
Five-layer filtration All our cordless vacuums use at least five layers of advanced, whole-machine filtration to capture 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns.¹ Every machine is tested to ensure it’s fully sealed, so it traps dust and dirt inside and expels cleaner air into your home. The Metal mesh filterAdvanced chemical etching ensures the mesh sieves particles from the airflow. Powerful CyclonesGenerate strong centrifugal forces to capture fine dust with no loss of suction.² Pre-motor filtration Electrostatically charged filter attracts smaller particles that would otherwise pass through. Bin cycloneInitial cyclonic separation removes the larger particles.To read more about Filtration at Dyson, visit our Filtration: Newsroom articles. ¹Filtration tested to EN 60312-1 CL5.11 in boost mode.²Data based on internal experiments or collection of Dyson data, except where the source is indicated otherwise.
How to: Maintain/Wash your cordless vacuum's filter(s)TIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
The filter in the Dyson cordless vacuum cleaners is designed to capture microscopic particles. Over time these particles can build up and reduce performance. By washing the filter(s) at least once a month, it helps to maintain optimal performance, the suction power of the vacuum and should prolong the filter life.To help you maintain these filters, we’ve designed 5 quick and easy steps to follow: 1. Remove the Dyson filter(s).Remove the Dyson filter(s) from your vacuum cleaner 2. Remove excess powderGently tap the filter on a sink or container to remove excess dust. 3. Wash the filterWash the filter with fresh water.Do not use detergents. 4. Remove excess waterFill the filter with fresh water. Cover both ends of the filter with water and shake the filter to remove excess dirt. Repeat the process until the water runs clear. 5. Let it dry for more than 24 hoursAfter washing the filter(s), let it dry for at least 24 hours in an area with plenty of airflow, such as next to a fan or open wi
How to: Remove household dustTIPS - CLEANING
Understanding household dustDust is made up of various microscopic particles, and indoor dust can be a collection of bacteria, pollen, smoke, dirt, pet dander, hair, skin cells, and pollution. According to the Dyson Global Dust Study, it can be displaced by sitting on a sofa or turning on air conditioning. This means it's airborne before settling on surfaces, in corners, and under furniture.Not only is dust unsightly, but it can contain allergens, which can trigger allergies. Reducing household dust is therefore important for our wellbeing. Some common symptoms of dust allergies include:sneezing itchy, watery, red eyes stuffy or runny nose wheezing or coughing.In this article we look to answer questions on the importance of cleaning, washing, and purifying the air we breathe, as well as providing some hand tips to help get rid of dust. Where does dust accumulate?There are many areas around the home where dust can accumulate, including corners of walls and floors, skirting boards, the t
How to: Clean hardwood floors, remove stains and which accessories to useTIPS - VACUUM CLEANERS
We all have different approaches when it comes to cleaning hardwood floors. In many homes, families are accustomed to spending time on the floor – whether it is children playing, sitting to watch television or even having meals together on a low table.With this, achieving a “barefoot clean” is essential. We explore different cleaning methods and habits to understand what really works best when aiming for “barefoot clean” on hardwood floors - as well as what does not.In this article we look to answer questions on the importance of hardwood cleaning, how to build this into a daily routine and how to remove stains. Top tips to keep your hardwood floors dust free and cleanVacuum DailyVacuuming the high traffic areas in your home ensures that dust does not build up in any areas.Use the right brush head to avoid scratchesThe Dyson soft roller head (Fluffy) is specially made for hardwood floors and coated with antistatic carbon fiber filaments removes dirt and fine debris.Use the right acces
How to: Clean carpets, remove stains and which accessories to useTIPS - VACUUM CLEANERS
Despite the popularity of carpets and rugs in homes around the world, few people are confident on how to maintain and clean them. On top of regular cleaning to prevent the visible build-up of dust and dirt, understanding how to manage embedded fine dust and remove stains can be a challenge.In answer to the question of how to clean carpets, the method of cleaning and how to remove stains, the team at Dyson have pulled together their top tips and advice. How to clean your carpetVacuum slowlyVacuuming slowly gives the airflow and brush bar more time to “agitate” the dust and dirt between the carpet fibres and remove them entirely. It also means you are more likely to capture invisible allergens hidden deep in the carpet pile.Go over the same spot – but not too oftenMore passes over an area will give the vacuum the best chance of cleaning carpet well, but any more than two or three times gives minimal increase, according to our research in the laboratory.Use the right accessoriesWhile it
Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler: Tips for longer lasting curlsTIPS - HAIR CARE
To help you achieve longer lasting curls, our team of dedicated experts have shared a short film showing just how to get the best results from your Dyson Airwrap™ styler, along with their step-by-step guide detailing each step along the way.Our team thought there would be no better place to highlighting it, then on our own Community. Here it is: Step-by-step guideStep 1 : Preparing for StylingFor best results start with freshly washed hair Dry your hair until damp with the Pre-styling dryer If styling from dry, use a water sprayStep 2: Sectioning your hairSection your hair into 4-6 sections depending on hair type and thicknessStep 3: Wrapping techniquesFor a neater wrap, create tension with the barrelStep 4: Creating Symmetrical CurlsAttach the clockwise barrel Curl hair on one side of your head Switch to the anti-clockwise barrel and curl the hair on the other side of your headStep 5: Creating a natural lookFor a natural look, alternate barrel direction and size as you goStep 6: Creat
Get the most out of your machine this festive seasonSPOTLIGHTED POST
Over the holidays its easy to predict well be spending more time indoors, cosying up from the cold. It’s therefore important that you keep your machine running at its best.Here are some of our top helpful Christmas tips on how to keep your home clean this festive period. Keep pet dander at bayIf your pets are getting cosy over the holidays, stay on top of pet dander. Vacuum fur and microscopic allergens from pet beds and other furnishings with our specialised tools.Visit our ‘Vacuuming for pets’ article to watch a video and read more on which tools and accessories help to de-tangles hair automatically, remove it from all surfaces and can be used to target pet beds, car seats and stairs, fast. Tools for delicate tasksChoosing the right tools will help with your festive cleaning. Use your smaller, more precise attachments on surfaces to remove excess dust and glitter, without disturbing ornaments and decorations.For help in choosing the right tool for your machine and home, visit our ‘V
Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer: Hair Styling Tips for MenTIPS - HAIR CARE
Since Dyson launched the Dyson Supersonic™ hairdryer, stylists have put it to good use during Men’s Fashion Weeks around the world. To celebrate, we’ve compiled the top looks for men, which can be created using the Dyson Supersonic™ hairdryer in just five easy steps. Style hair when hair is damp as its hydrogen bonds are broken, making it easier to reshape. Fringe AffairIdeal for hair with long top or sides.Fringe AffairSuitable for men with straight to wavy hair, this stylised adaption delivers a smooth finish yet retains the hair’s volume. Re-create this style with the help of two attachments – the Gentle Air Attachment and Smoothing Nozzle. The Gentle Air Attachment can be used for rough drying and is kinder to fine hair and sensitive scalps, while the Smoothing Nozzle helps to dry hair with controlled airflow for a smooth, natural finish.Attach the Gentle Air Attachment to the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer. Pre-dry hair by selecting the #2 heat setting which is set at 60°C for cool
The Advent of a Healthy HomeSPOTLIGHTED POST
In the lead up to the festive season, cleaning can be major source of stress, which can be exacerbated by spending more time indoors. In recent years our Dyson engineers have share a rather fitting ‘24 days of Christmas cleaning’ in their own unique calendar. The Advent of a Healthy Home.We couldn’t think of a better place to share it than with our community! We hope you get a much enjoyment out of it as we have. Read the full ‘The Advent of a Healthy Home’ article for these festive cleaning tip in more detail.
12 Dyson styling tips for the festive seasonFESTIVE STYLING TIPS - HAIR CARE
From diagnosing your hair type, taming flyaway frustrations, through to maximising your look. We think we’ve found the best article for our community members this festive season and beyond. Dyson Hair Care Engineers and Styling Ambassadors come together to offer advice for ending the year on a healthy hair high. Read through their styling secrets and learn how to keep hair healthy during the holiday season and into the New Year.Read the full article on our newsroom - 12 Dyson styling tips for the festive season.Do you have your own tip on securing that seasonal look? Share these in the comments below. Related community articlesDyson Lead Stylist Amy Johnson’s top styles for seasonal celebrationsDyson Supersonic™ hair dryer - Styling guidesDyson Corrale™ straightener - Getting the look you wantDyson Airwrap™ multi-styler - Achieving your style
How to: Maximise your cordless vacuum's battery lifeTIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
Whether you’re new to owning a Dyson Cordless vacuum cleaners or you’ve had one for a number of years, we’ve collated four of our top tips to help you optimise the runtime and lifespan of your vacuum's battery. Maximum power. Only when you need itWe recommend only using Max or Boost mode for short bursts of intensive cleaning. Using these modes more regularly can speed up the degradation of your battery.Stick to using Auto, Normal or Eco mode for everyday cleaning. Avoid use in extreme temperaturesVery hot or cold environments can speed up battery ageing. So, it's best to avoid cleaning the car in hot weather or leaving your vacuum in a cold porch or garage.Your machine won’t operate or charge if the ambient temperature is below 3°C (37°F). This is designed to protect the motor and the battery alike. Give it a restLet the battery run down to empty at least once a month to help prolong its life.If you have a spare battery, swap them out so they both have time to naturally discharge. Gen
Airwrap making my hair greasy
Hi all,I love my Dyson airwrap but I find that every time I use it my hair is extremely greasy and needs immediate wash.It doesn't happen when I use my normal hair dryer or leave it to dry naturally. I also tried changing shampoo/ conditioner but saw no impact.Please help! (Edited by moderator – Tags added)
How to: Take control of pet allergiesTIPS - CLEANING
Experiencing allergic reactions to pets can be difficult to manage. Fortunately, there are several approaches to help improve your allergen exposure. With tips and specifically designed machines, reducing exposure to pet dander and particles can help you to reduce symptoms.Our experts have answered some of what we believe to be the most important questions, as well as providing information to help those that are struggling the most to understand the sources of pet allergens. These cover:What causes pet allergy symptoms? Which animals cause pet dander allergies? How to ease symptoms Socialise outdoors with pet owners Clear dander efficiently What if you’re an animal lover?Read the full article on our Newsroom by clicking on the ‘How to help take control of pet allergies’ link.
Keeping your vacuum performing at its bestTIPS - VACUUM CLEANERS
Knowing which part of your machine should be cleaned and when can make all the difference in your home. Become familiar with the user manual, more specifically the areas that detail the ‘Cleaning’ and ‘Washing’ of the vacuum’s components can help you do just that! Here are some of our top tips to help you maintain optimum air flow, performance and pick up in your home: Filter maintenance is key - Keeping the machine’s filters clean is more important than you might think. It helps to ensure optimal performance, suction power and that all important removal of ultrafine particles. Instructions on filter maintenance does vary between category, so make sure you’re refereeing to your manual for recommendations. These articles can help to: Cleaning the filter(s) on your cordless vacuum cleaner Cleaning the filter(s) on your corded vacuum cleaner Cleaning the filter(s) on your robot vacuum Maintaining the brush bar - Regularly checking for hair, dirt, and debris will help to ensure optima
How to: Clean the common areas of your houseTIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
Did you know with the right tools, accessories, and vacuum cleaner, it’s possible to keep your home looking spotless?To help you tick all the boxes during your next dedicated deep clean, here’s Dyson’s step-by-step guide to cleaning common, high-traffic areas of the household, such as the staircase, hallway and living room, including tips on removing household dust and cleaning different floor types. How to: Remove household dust How to: Clean your staircase How to: Clean your hallway How to: Clean your living room How to: Clean carpets, remove stains and which accessories to use How to: Clean hardwood floors, remove stains and which accessories to useEach of these article not only feature the step-by-step guide, but highlight three top preparation tips and a list tools you’ll need to get started. Read the full article on cleaning the common areas of your home by clicking on our ‘How to clean the common areas of your house’ link.If you’d like to share your own tips on cleaning, feel fr
How to: Clean your living roomTIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
The last of three articles focused on cleaning the common areas of your house.This edition covers, in detail ‘How to clean your living room’.With the right tools, accessories, and vacuum cleaner, it’s possible to keep your home looking spotless. To help you tick all the boxes during your next dedicated deep clean, here’s Dyson’s step-by-step guide to cleaning common, high-traffic areas of the household, such as the staircase, hallway and living room.To cut down on cleaning time, here are our top three preparation tips:Gather your supplies and accessories before you begin. Work on one area of the house or room at a time. Clear any clutter from the floor or other surfaces.What you’ll need to get started:Cordless vacuum cleaner Soft dusting brush Light pipe crevice tool Low reach adaptor Hair screw tool A dry rag A cloth and warm waterStep-by-step guide:Re-attach your Soft dusting brush accessory for the curtains or blinds where dust likes to gather. The soft nylon bristles will gently ca
How to: Clean your hallwayTIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
The second of three articles focused on cleaning the common areas of your house.This edition covers, in detail ‘How to clean your hallway’.With the right tools, accessories, and vacuum cleaner, it’s possible to keep your home looking spotless. To help you tick all the boxes during your next dedicated deep clean, here’s Dyson’s step-by-step guide to cleaning common, high-traffic areas of the household, such as the staircase, hallway and living room.To cut down on cleaning time, here are our top three preparation tips:Gather your supplies and accessories before you begin. Work on one area of the house or room at a time. Clear any clutter from the floor or other surfaces.What you’ll need to get started:Cordless vacuum cleaner Combination tool Dusting brush Stubborn dirt brush A cloth and warm waterStep-by-step guide:If you're vacuuming both the ceiling and the floor, start with the ceiling so that you capture any airborne dust that may land on the furniture or floor below. Attach the Com
How to: Clean your staircaseTIPS - CORDLESS VACUUM
The first of three articles focused on cleaning the common areas of your house.This edition covers, in detail ‘How to clean your staircase’.With the right tools, accessories, and vacuum cleaner, it’s possible to keep your home looking spotless. To help you tick all the boxes during your next dedicated deep clean, here’s Dyson’s step-by-step guide to cleaning common, high-traffic areas of the household, such as the staircase, hallway and living room.To cut down on cleaning time, here are our top three preparation tips:Gather your supplies and accessories before you begin. Work on one area of the house or room at a time. Clear any clutter from the floor or other surfaces.What you’ll need to get started:Cordless vacuum cleaner Crevice tool Mini-motorised tool A damp, lukewarm clothStep-by-step guide:Begin at the top of the staircase with the Crevice tool, which can be attached to the vacuum in handheld mode for ease of use. Make your way around the edges of each step, especially the back
How to use the Ambient Light Sensor on your Dyson lightTIPS - LIGHTING
Dyson Task Lights have an ambient light sensor button.Using the ambient light sensor, allows the light to automatically adjust depending on your environment. Ensuring the background light maintains a constant brightness on your work surface.To get started with customising this feature, you’ll need to have your machine connected to the Dyson App. Then simply navigate to the home-screen and select the In-App remote control.To read more on the different lighting options available to you, visit our ‘The In-App lighting modes’ article YouTubeThe Dyson YouTube channel hosts a vast amount of content that can support on this process. As well as those that provide tips on using, maintaining, and getting the best out of your Dyson machine. Simply use the on-screen search option or navigate through the playlists to start viewing these.
5 ways to improve indoor air qualityTIPS - AIR TREATMENT
Whether you’re new to owning a Dyson purifier or you’ve had one for a number of years, you’re probably clued into the benefits of protecting the air in your home. The sources of indoor air pollution that affect indoor air quality include but are not limited to:Pollen and other common allergens Dust (which can be composed of skin cells, pet debris, and bug droppings among other things) Mould Bacteria Carpeting and furniture Cleaning chemicals Air freshening products Personal care products Radon Formaldehyde Gas stovesWe’ve collated our top tips to help optimising your home set-up even further, protecting it from the likes of dust particles, allergens, pollen and VOCs. All with the help from our own in house scientists and research engineers. Start freshIt's likely that there are already sources of air pollution in your home, so a thorough deep clean is a good place to start.The best way to start fresh is with a thorough deep clean. Begin with the basics like vacuuming carpets and hard
How to use the movement sensor on your Dyson lightTIPS - LIGHTING
Dyson Task lights have a built-in infra-red motion sensor, which detects movement and automatic switches on or off after 5 minutes if someone isn’t nearby. The light will brighten, dim, or turn off completely as someone approach or leaves the lights area.This can be customised through the Dyson App, where the movement sensor can be switched on or off. To get started with customising this feature, you’ll need to have your machine connected to the Dyson App. Then simply navigate to the home-screen and press the settings icon in the top right, then select ‘Your light’s settings’. YouTubeThe Dyson YouTube channel hosts a vast amount of content that can support on this process. As well as those that provide tips on using, maintaining, and getting the best out of your Dyson machine. Simply use the on-screen search option or navigate through the playlists to start viewing these.
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