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Shark is launching a Dyson Airwrap competitor that costs half as much

It's a comparative bargain at just $249.99.

Want the style of a Dyson airwrap without the price tag?

Want the style of a Dyson airwrap without the price tag?

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At the beginning of the summer, SFGATE reported was on top of the release of the long-awaited next generation Dyson Airwrap, months after its announcement. It’s a great styling tool, but not everyone can’t justify the $600 price tag.

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Thanks to Shark, you might not have to pay that much for similar results. The soon to be released Shark FlexStyle Air Styling & Drying system is a clear competitor to the Airwrap and only costs $249.99. The FlexStyle is available for pre-order now, and you can even opt to pay just $21/month if you use Affirm at checkout.

When buying the FlexStyle, you'll have the option to choose any three of the available five stylers when you place your order. You can choose from:

  • Auto-Wrap Curlers
  • Paddle Brush
  • Oval Brush
  • Curl-Defining Diffuser
  • Styling Concentrator

In addition to the three stylers, you’ll get the drying system ,so you can easily dry and style your hair all with one tool. Shark’s styler uses air and low heat to dry and style instead of higher heat, which helps prevent damage and promotes healthier, longer-lasting styles.

The biggest difference between the Dyson Airwrap and Shark’s new FlexStyle (besides the price) is that the Airwrap comes with all of the attachments included, whereas you get only choose three stylers with the FlexStyle. This might seem like a lot to give up on the front end, but you can buy the additional attachments separately with the $350 in savings and still have money left over.

In the end, it all comes down to how much you want to spend and what you want to get out of your styler. For those looking for something comparable to the Airwrap, without having to pay the equivalent of a month's rent, the Shark FlexStyle is as close as you’re going to get.

If you’re in the market for one, visit Shark’s website and pre-order the new FlexStyle for $249.99.