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You've probably heard the myth about having to brush your locks 100 times a day to keep it healthy, but doing this with the wrong kind of brush can actually make your mane much worse! Below are a few tips on how to select the right brush based on the style you want to create:

Paddle

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This is your basic everyday brush. Available in both oval or rectangular shape, and is ideal for detangling hair. Depending on the bristles, it can also give locks a lot of shine.

Round Brush

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Use a round brush when blow-drying to create curl and volume, or to give some bend to the hair. A round brush with a ceramic barrel with add more volume by transferring the heat to set your hair and extend the life of your curl.

Denman

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A brush so popular that's its named after the company that created it. The denman gives a slight bend to the ends of your hair while blow-drying, and creates lots of shine. The slightly curved shape makes it perfect for bobs.

Wide tooth comb

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Use a wide tooth comb to detangle and comb product through damp hair before blow-drying. A great alternative if you don't like getting your hair tangled with your fingers.

Fine tooth combs

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Use this tool when creating a more sculpted or wet look type of style. Do not use as a brush or you may get split ends!

Synthetic vs. Natural Brushes

The bristle you choose should reflect your hair type. Synthetic bristle brushes are better suited for people with thicker, more textured hair as the synthetic fibers won’t create as much static when blow-drying. For those with fine-to normal- hair textures, a natural bristle is best. These softer bristles are kinder to thin locks, and the stimulation will cause your scalp to release natural oils, which encourage hair growth and keep fine locks healthy.