Are You Using The Right Hair Brush? Yes! Each one of us do a lot of thinking and research when it comes to our hair. Be it the kind of shampoo, conditioner, styling products; in fact we are particular about the salon where we get our hair cut. But I am sure that there will be very few amongst us who have given the apt hair brush a thought. Take a moment and think, when was the last time you thought about what type of hair brush would be suitable for your hair? Yes, not many of us have thought about that.
If you want the perfect hair, you must have the perfect hair brush to take care of them! Here are some suggested hair brushes that will help you determine your type of hair brush.
NATURAL BRISTLE BRUSH
Natural bristles are generally sourced from boar hair which help them smoothen the hair cuticles. This type of hair brush is helpful in distributing the natural oil in your hair and keeping your strands healthy, silky and shiny. These bristles are gentle on all types and textures of hair. These are appropriate for intensely thick hair that require more control.
SYNTHETIC BRISTLE TYPE
These bristles are ideal for styling. They are generally made up of nylon, rubber and plastic. These bristles are not quite flexible and this stiff characteristic of these bristles are the reason for hair fall by breaking them. They are in fact of very less help, so avoid using them on fine hair. They are good for detangling and work well for thick hair.
MIXED BRISTLE BRUSH
As the name suggests, this is a mixture of natural and synthetic bristles. The mixed bristle is in fact an excellent combination for all hair types and apt for textures from medium to thick hair. You get a perfect combo of boar bristle’s shiny and smooth hair and the detangling powers of synthetic bristle. These are very popular for styling.
VENTED BRISTLE BRUSH
Vents are very common in brushes. Vents are nothing but a small opening that permit airflow and the teeth of this brush are spaced pretty far apart. Now, any brush that has vents will speed up your drying time as it lets the dryer blow through the brush and reach out for different angles. These brushes are known for creating volume for all types and textures of hair but do not exactly help in hair smoothening. Round brushes are often vented for styling.
Denman is actually a brand. This brush is widely known as the “hairdresser’s hairbrush”; so, if a stylist refers to a “Denman” we are referencing a flat brush, without air vents. This brush looks exactly as depicted in the picture. It has a black handle, a soft red colored rubber pad with white nylon rounded pins. They are in fact amongst the very useful ones. These are perfect for blow dry, detangling and back combing. Anyone wanting a smooth straight end, will get it along with a little volume.
Radial or Round brush is a must when you opt for volume while styling. They are good for blow outs and soft curls. These are good for hair of all types and textures. They usually have nylon, synthetic or natural bristles. These brushes are available in many sizes. From the small ones for curly hair to the big ones for luscious waves with lots of volume. Pick one knowing your hair.
This is a large, flat brush that might be rectangular or oval in shape. This brush is somewhat like a Denman as it has many teeth close together which are helpful for providing tension for drying and smoothing the hair. The wide base although gives more exposure to the dryer for long hair. Also the teeth of this brush are more flexible. It works best for detangling, blow drying and flattening frizz. Volume isn’t an advantage with this brush.
As the name clearly suggests, this brush is used for teasing your hair. This brush is usually thin with less bristles. Remember the time when you want those knots on purpose while doing your hair up do? Yes, teasing brush is perfect for styling your hair giving them a lot of volume along. Opt for the one with natural or boar bristles in order to keep your hair damage minimal.
WIDE TOOTH COMB
Wide tooth comb is the best choice for detangling your knots without tearing your hair. It is apt for hair of all types and textures without causing them any kind of breakage. These are very good when it comes to taming the frizz in your hair. This comb can also be used for spreading the conditioner while in shower. This comb is a must in every girl’s vanity kit.
This is a great styling tool for almost all hair types and textures. The teeth of these combs are good for teasing and smoothing your hair. The long handle seen is useful in making sections for styling your hair with braids or maybe a flawless curl or flat ironing. It is also helpful for coloring your hair.
THESE ARE SOME OF THE IMPORTANT HAIR BRUSHES YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF. I HOPE THIS ARTICLE HELPS YOU WITH FINDING THE RIGHT HAIR BRUSH FOR YOUR HAIR.
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