It’s not always easy to decide which hair brush or comb works for your hair type. Brushing your hair is an important step in your haircare regimen, so make sure you get your tools right. Here is our guide to the best hair brush or comb for you.
 
Boar bristle brush
 

Boar bristle brush

This is a great staple for almost any kind of hair. The natural boar bristles distribute your scalp’s natural oils along the hair shaft. This brush is great for styling frizzy hair. Some of these brushes have a mix of stiffer nylon bristles which help in detangling the hair. 
 

Classic brush
 

Classic brush

The classic hair brush has a rubber base and nylon bristles that come in several sizes from small, medium to large. The best thing about this brush is that it takes care of detangling, blow-drying and styling. It works for curly and wavy hair as the nylon bristles help smoothen the hair.

Paddle brush
 

Paddle brush

If you have long and straight hair, hen a paddle brush can become your best friend. It will help you detangle your hair. It helps detangle your hair and keeps the frizz at bay. This also comes handy when you’re blow-drying your hair.

 

Wide-toothed comb
 

Wide-toothed comb

This is best for detangling wet hair. It is also one of the best tools for thick, curly hair, since it detangles curls without spoiling their shape. It reduces breakage owing to the wide space between the teeth. Thus, it’s also the perfect option if you have weak hair that is prone to damage and fall.

Round boar bristle brush
 

Round boar bristle brush

These hairbrushes are good for creating voluminous styles. An apt choice for blow-drying, it helps create smooth curls and waves. If you’re a newbie with blow drying, just make sure that you don’t wrap too much hair around the brush as you risk it getting stuck. If the brush has a smaller barrel, you can wrap a section of hair twice. Round brushes come with variations of nylon, boar or both bristles. The inner barrel can be ceramic or heat-conducting, in which case it can speed up your styling process.