Yvette White. Hair Brushes. January 14th , 2018.
This brush acts like a flat iron, smoothing and straitening the hair when used with the heat of a blow dryer, thus leaving it with not bend or lift. Whichever brush you use, hold the hair taut with the brush to create tension. This stretches the hair so it can form the new shape. It also adds shine and polish to your look. In closing, be sure to look for brushes that have ball tips that are molded as part of the bristle. Ball tips that are glued or otherwise attached can pull hair and damage it. Good brushes are an investment; if they are good quality and well cared for, they should last for years and your hair will be much healthier because of the extra attention you have given to selecting the proper brushes.
With long hair, round hair brushes are often used in conjunction with the paddle brush to give curl to the ends. The Vented hair brush. This has spaces in the center of the brush to create a sort of vent between the hair and the blow dryer. This is the most basic and simplest of brushes. When hot, vented air passes through the brush and hair, it dries the hair faster and makes it easier to blow-dry. These brushes also detangle the hair and boosts overall volume. When it comes to buying a hair brush, women in ancient Greece or Rome werent so lucky, ladies! The worlds earliest brushes were constructed of natural materials like shells, bones, coarse animal hair, porcupine quills, wood, bronze and copper.
The Spornette mini styling tools have a rounded shape and are created with boar bristles for great hold. They come in two different sizes and are great for an overnight bag. These brushes work especially well with shorter hair because of their small size and firm hold. The Porcupine oval is a cushion brush with a flatter surface than the other rounded brushes. The cushion in this brush allows hair to easily flow over the bristles without creating snarls or tangling. This brush has a wooden handle and boar and nylon bristles which makes drying damp hair super easy. This brush is great for achieving a smooth silky finish and eliminating curls from hair. The ZHU brushes have a rounded shape which makes curling and flipping hair while blow drying very easy. The handles of this brush are made of bamboo and the bristles are tourmaline nylon. The barrel of the brush is made of ceramic so it heats up and helps lock in the style. After using this brush to dry hair, set the hair in pin curls and spray with hairspray to create big, voluminous curls.
Mason Pearson brushes also clean the hair as it is brushed. Depending on hair type, grease and dry flakes are removed with each brush stoke to the hair. The larger Mason Pearson brushes come with a brush cleaner that removes all dirt and debris taken from the hair by the brush. For smaller brushes it is possible to purchase a brush cleaner separately, and this is recommended to keep the brush clean and in good working order. These luxurious hair brushes are quality items that arent mass produced and are still overall handmade. They might be considered quite pricey, but you will not need to replace them for years if they are properly cared for and cleaned on a regular basis. I myself have only ever used Mason Pearson hair brushes and though in my thirties, I have only ever owned three of them - a child sized one, a popular (a MP brush size) one, and a popular one to replace the previous popular brush that got lost.
Hair will remain strong and healthy if they are brushed properly. The boar bristle hair brush absorbs oils and dirt from the hair. The edges of the brush which are round helps in massaging the hair and scalp gently. It is not advisable to use nylon hair brushes. They are rough since nylon bristles are inflamed and sharp. This results in breaking up of hair. Adequate blood circulation is essential to promote hair growth. Scalp should be kept clean with little amount of oil. Dirt will accumulate in hair follicles on account of excess oil. Hair should be brushed properly if it is dry. Gentle pull of hair stimulates the scalp and increases the blood circulation.
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