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Why 2020 is definitely the year of self-gifting

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by Megan Burns
14th Dec 2020
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If this year has taught us anything, it’s that while we all like to plan ahead, the focusing on the present moment is sometimes all we can do. 


It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? When you think back to January and all your hopes for 2020, spending months indoors and not seeing friends or family probably wasn’t high up on your list.

However, this trying year has had some upsides. Many of us have re-evaluated what’s really important to us. Maybe you realised that you’d rather live in the countryside, or have turned a hobby into a small business. One thing so many people found is that their lives were so hectic before, they never had time to focus on the present, always looking ahead to the future.

This has manifested in ways both big and small, from spending more time with your children, to opening that nice bottle of wine just because, not saving it for a special occasion.

We’ve also rediscovered the joy in taking pleasure in daily rituals. As our worlds became smaller, we savoured the process of making coffee at home, noticed the trees outside change from day to day, and relished the texture of our favourite cashmere jumper that little bit more.

It’s inspired us to buy better, to invest in the things that we know will improve our daily lives. And while you may want to wait for a birthday or Christmas to ask for something special, there’s also a certain pleasure in treating yourself to such an item, knowing you will get exactly what you want.

These items won’t be the same for everyone, but if you’re a beauty lover, the Dyson Corrale should definitely feature on your wish-list. Not only will it transform your daily hair routine, making it fast, easy, and leaving your hair looking amazing, it’s also currently available in a limited-edition gift set, making it feel even more special.

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If you want to upgrade your styling experience, the Dyson Corrale is definitely for you. Not only can it achieve the same result as conventional straighteners, the Dyson Corrale with flexible plates achieves great results with 50% less damage*. It also offers up to 30 minutes** of cordless styling, so you can style your hair wherever you want.

The Corrale’s manganese copper alloy plates flex to gather hair for extra control, allowing you to create a whole range of styles. The special gift edition also comes with a paddle brush and detangling comb to optimise your styling experience, or you can opt for the gorgeous purple version to add a pop of colour to your dressing table.

Dyson Corrale

Our editors here at IMAGE have been raving about it, including beauty editor Holly O’Neill, who has been turning to hers throughout lockdown.

“While I can very happily remain make-up free throughout my days at home, for some reason, not styling my hair is different. Messy hair feels indicative of a messy mind and due to a lack of time restrictions, I’ve had a lot of time to get styling. I’ve been keeping the Dyson Corrale at my makeshift home desk because it can be used cordless, so I can smoothen my fuzzy bedhead ahead of video conference meetings.”

Editorial Director Dominique McMullan also is a huge fan, and loves that she can use it on her fine hair.

“After 18 months of avoiding any straightener at all costs, I can have beach waves back in my blonde bob and not worry about causing as much damage. The other revolutionary aspect of the Corrale is that it’s cordless. Meaning that once it’s charged, you can stick it in the car, or your handbag, and finish your hair when you don’t have a sticky 18-month-old on your lap. Game changer.”

So whether you want to smooth on the go or just enjoy exceptional styling, the Dyson Corrale is one treat to yourself that you’ll relish long past January.

*Thermal damage measured by hair strength, when creating an equivalent hair style. Tested on flexing plates vs solid plates.

**Exact run time depends on your hair and styling habits.


If you’re planning on treating yourself, the full Dyson hair care range is available from Dyson at Dyson.ie. Visit now to see the exclusive colours and benefits you can get when you buy direct from Dyson.