USE A WIDE TOOTH COMB WHEN HAIR IS WET TO GET RID OF TANGLES AND NOT A BRUSH
Brushes are awesome styling tools when you want to achieve certain results. But you need to be careful when you use them. Incorrect brushing, and the wrong type of brush, can cause damage to your hair and scalp.
For example, aggressive brushing can remove the outer layer of the hair shaft - which eventually weakens it and causes breakage.
Constant traction from brushing can also pull hair out, while sharp points from certain brushes are capable of removing the top layer of skin from your scalp.
While wide combs are gentler and better for your hair, they will not give you as much control when styling.
The best styling results are achieved when you use a comb to ease out tangles and a brush to style your hair into shape when blow-drying.
1. How should I choose a brush?
Choose a brush with long, widely-spaced plastic bristles, not natural bristles. Plastic bristles are smoother, blunter and kinder to you hair, while natural bristles are sharper, often barbed, and tufted close together.
A paddle brush is my all time fave. - GHD have an amazing paddle brush which help to massage the scalp and distribute natural oils evenly from roots to ends.
2. Avoid brushing the hair when it’s wet.
Regular brushing can help in hair growth and can lessen the breakage of hair. However, this is not the case when your hair is wet!
Wet hair is at it's weakest and is stretched by as much as 20-30%, so applying a brush to your hair when wet can snap it like a rubber band. To avoid unnecessary breakage, use a comb, to remove tangles, and always work tangles out starting from your ends.