We all know how fashion comes in a full circle and that holds true for beauty as well. We’ve seen the resurgence of vintage hairdos and costume makeup so it’s about time that a hair accessory makes a comeback and does this one have a history behind it or what! We’re talking about decorative hair combs whose origins trace back to 3,200 B.C. back when they were used for ceremonial functions. Later appearing in ancient China, they gradually began to include ornate craftsmanship of ivory and wood which trickled down to modern day society as well. Here’s everything you need to know about it...
 

What is it?

What is it?

A decorative type of hair comb is a hair accessory that has the utility of combing the hair with the bristles while accessorising the hair with attached crystals, flowers or rhinestones.

 

How do you use it?

How do you use it?

There’s nothing as simple as using a decorative hair comb. Decide the style you are going for, one that requires voluminous hair or sleek tresses and prep your hair accordingly by teasing it or straightening it. Then brush your hair thoroughly rid it of any frizz and flyaways. With the bristles of the attached comb, slide the accessory in the same direction of your hair and over strategic places of it i.e. on either sides of your temples, at the crown of your head etc.

 

Why we love it?

Why we love it?

It’s adorable as it is efficient. It does the heavy lifting of keeping your hair in place while looking terrific doing it. The decorative hair comb can be dressed up for a formal ball or dressed down for an impromptu walk in the park.