-it helps to eliminate harmful environmental deposits on your hair.
-it helps to distribute your natural oils, which are responsible for maintaining moisture levels.
-it helps stimulate your scalp, specifically the capillaries and sebaceous glands. Scalp massages are also super great for stimulating blood flow. And a nourished scalp means healthy hair.
-low quality synthetic bristles facilitate too much friction. This leads to cuticle damage and breakage. So this option is for no-one.
-nylon bristles are good for everyone; sparser situated bristles for fine hair and denser bristles for thick hair.
-boar bristles are great for smoothing thick, coarse hair and enhancing shine.
-a brush with flexible bristles and a curved body is perfect for curly hair.
-brush dry hair from ends to roots. Start an inch or two from the bottom and work your way up the hair (but brushing in downward motions).
-do not use a brush to detangle; use a wide toothed comb.
-use a tail comb to gently pull hair apart when it is matted together.
-most hair types should be detangled while still dry, simply because hair is more susceptible to damage when it is wet.
-the exception to the aforementioned tip is curly hair. Curly hair should always be detangled in the shower with conditioner and a wide-toothed comb.
-misting your brush with hairspray before using it helps to tame flyaways.
-clean your brushes regularly! Be gentle so that the bristles don't get damaged.
-have permanent extensions? They now make a brush just for that.
As always, you're welcome.
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