When you’re searching for the best hair products for your hair, in addition to shampoo, conditioner and mousse, you’ll want to purchase a hairbrush that works well with your hair type, whether it’s fine and straight or thick and curly. A great brush will help you achieve the style you’re going for but because there are several types of brushes in different shapes, it can be hard to figure out which one will do the trick. Fortunately, there are quality, multitask hairbrushes in the $3 to $18 price range, so you’ll be able to buy more than one type to achieve the look you want.
The paddle brush is a must-have because it detangles hair, ensures a smooth blowout, and it can be used to add volume to your hair. If you pick one that has rounded nylon pin bristles, you’ll find that they massage your scalp when you brush. The Goody Finish Paddle Brush has anti-static bristles and an anti-static grip and its large three-inch wide surface area will help you maintain a smooth brushing motion while reducing flyaways. The Goody Finish Paddle Brush comes in black and it’s available at Wal-Mart for just $3.16.
The DENMAN Paddle Brush is perfect if you have medium to long hair that needs detangling, smoothing or grooming. The brush is ergonomically designed for balance and it has a textured non-slip handle. The ball-tipped nylon pins provide comfortable styling and massage the scalp. You can purchase the DENMAN Paddle Brush for $11.95 online.
Sephora sells a large rectangular cushion paddle brush with nylon ballpoint-capped tips designed to massage the scalp and promote shine by evenly distributing the scalp’s natural oils. The brush is black, super lightweight and its ergonomically-designed, non-slip handle makes it easy and comfortable to maneuver and style your hair. The Sephora rectangular cushion paddle brush retails for $18.
The bristled round brush, like the paddle brush, is a multitasker that adds waves, bounce and shine to your blowout. The brush’s shape and bristles condense the cuticles and they allow it to hold your hair with just the right amount of tension without creating tangles.
The Ion Ceramic Round Boar Bristle Brush is made from a blend of Tourmaline and 30 super-moist ceramic minerals that create silky, smooth hair. The brush seals the cuticle layer, locks in moisture and distributes the hair’s natural oils to create a sleek, shiny finish. Boar bristle brushes work best on thick, wavy and curly hair and you can buy the brush atSally Beauty for $9.99.
The Conair Brush Performers Full Round 100% Boar Bristle, Large adds shape and curl to long hair, smooths and straightens curly or coarse hair, and distributes your hair’s natural oils for a healthy shine. The brush is gentle, easy to use, and durable for everyday use and it sells for $10.99 atDrugstore.com.
Remember to take care of your hairbrush by regularly removing loose hairs with a comb or pick, occasionally washing the brush with mild soap in warm water, and drying the brush away from direct heat and sunlight.