Massage, semi-circular and skeletal comb, brushing and comb … We deal with an expert in the types of combs for hair and the material of their manufacture. Which are suitable for thick and straight hair, and which are suitable for thin and curly hair, read our article.
“Many people pay attention to hair care products, forgetting that the comb also affects the quality of our strands,” says Elena Sultanova, a hair stylist from the Keep Looking salon chain. - First of all, its choice depends on the type of hair: for example, for very thick and voluminous hair, combs with teeth of different lengths are ideal, for thin ones, it is better to choose soft semicircular combs, and for a scalp prone to oily hair, a natural brush can be useful wood.
Elena Sultanova also recommends paying attention to the quality of the comb, trusting professional brands. It is important not to forget about hygiene: you should not give your comb even to very close people, and ideally it should be washed every day.
It is necessary to understand the types of combs: for example, massage will never replace brushing during styling, and brushing cannot be used as unraveling strands.
hair stylist at Keep Looking
Massage and semicircular comb
Suitable for daily use of all hair types. But for combing wet strands, you should choose a comb without round balls on the teeth. If you have fine hair, the teeth should be sparse.
The comb is suitable for combing thick hair, straight or curly. It is also used during styling to divide hair into strands, to make a parting. Even with the help of the comb, it is convenient to distribute hair care products: conditioners, masks, oils. Recently, natural wooden combs are especially relevant, which help get rid of static electricity.
This type of comb with sparse teeth is sometimes referred to as "fishbone". It is used to create root volume. Suitable for all hair types.
A round comb that can replace a curling iron or iron. At the same time, brushing with natural bristles is best used for straightening, and with ceramic - for creating curls. It is worth paying attention to the diameter: a large diameter (45-60 mm) is suitable for straightening long hair and curling the ends, a medium diameter (35-45 mm) is ideal for straightening medium-length hair, creating curls and root volume, and a small diameter (less 35 mm) are used to straighten very curly hair or create fine curls.
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