Hair Brush Guide
Wide Tooth Comb
Wet hair is weak and easily broken and susceptible to breakage, so for working out snarls and snags from any type of hair, use a wide tooth comb instead. A detangling wide tooth comb is great for getting knots out on the go.
Rat tail Comb
The long handle on this type of comb makes sectioning hair to create cool braids. Not only does that pointed end help you achieve the most precise line possible, but the thin teeth also help smooth strands down so that you don’t have flyaways around your crown.
Perfect for all h air lengths and types, the teasing brush is used for backcombing, which adds significant amounts of volume to parts of the hair at the root. For hair with layers, use this brush that can lift hair section by section.
Round bristle brushes also help create serious volume. There are many different sizes. The way to pick the right size is the smaller the brush, the tighter the curl is. Try blasting the section of hair with cold air before you take out the brush, since this will help set the style. Many round brushes are made of ceramic or tourmaline and vented in the center, which speeds up dryin g and protects hair from heat.
Natural Bristle Brush
To be extra kind to delicate hair, look for a brush with especially soft natural bristles set in a rubber cushion, which makes bristles more flexible in the hair and gentler on the scalp. It gentle on the hair, helps smooth the cuticle, and redistributes sebum throughout the strand to moisturize and create a beautiful, glossy finish.
Synthetic Bristle Brush
Synthetic bristle brush usually made from nylon. They are not as conditioning as natural bristles, but they can be helpful in detangling, especially for thicker hair. When it comes to blow-drying, t hough, stick to natural bristles. synthetic bristles are best for super thick hair types. They don’t create as much static as natural versions, like boar.
Mixed Bristle Brush
To get the perfect combo of a boar bristle’s shiny hair benefits plus a synthetic’s detangling powers, go for a mixed bristle brush. They are gentle enough and provide medium tension, making them suitable for all hair textures. The mixed bristles of this brush help to give you a touchable softness while distributing your natural oils for a glamorous shine.
It’s best for thick, Coarse Hair These
brushes have holes or slits through the back and are designed to help decrease blow-drying time by allowing air to flow through the brush.
A paddle brush is usually quite large, flat and wide. These paddle brushes are best for keeping long, straight, or wavy hair smooth and sleek without adding volume. The extra surface area makes the task of brushing long hair go by more quickly. A paddle brush with rubber cushion helps decrease friction, so you won’t have any static.