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How to clean hair brushes and combs?

How to clean hair brushes and combs?

Hair brushes and combs

In today’s world, we always want quick results. We want the best at the earliest. Grasping a hold on things from a young age, every one of us learns to run before walking. We decided to learn to drive when we turned 18 years old. We decide to choose our life partner by 25 and take a plunge into marriage as soon as that age is attained. Naturally, the idea of starting on a healthy regime to keep body and mind in good shape is left far behind.

If you are reading this article, you must surely be one of those who have been following the above-mentioned trend. The trend of doing everything fast and furious. You have started working out in order to stay fit and look fine. Yet, you are unhappy with the way your hair looks and feels.

If you are doing everything right but still not getting the kind of change in your lifestyle that you desire, then maybe, you are not taking good care of your hair. The way your clean your hair and scalp to keep them free from dirt, likewise you need to clean your combs as well to prevent your hair from getting damaged.

What is the purpose of brushes and combs?

The brush used for the hair is known as a comb. Combs are not only meant for straightening the hair but are also used for finishing haircuts and hairstyles. There are specific brushes for styling wavy and curly hair. It is important to know the various types of combs available in the market and how to clean them.

The primary purpose of any comb (or brush) is to remove tangles from the hair. Whether you have long, short, curly or straight hair, a comb or brush can help you go through the day with a little more ease. Brushing your hair not only gets rid of tangles but also spreads the natural hair oils to every strand and minimizes dryness. 

How often should you clean your hair combs?

The condition of your combs depends upon the types of products you apply to your hair. If you use styling products and tools frequently, you need to clean your brushes once a week to remove the unwanted residues from them. 

If you don’t use many hair products, you can clean your brushes every 2-3 weeks.

How to clean brushes and combs?

After prolonged use, your hairbrush will definitely act like a sponge that can trap all sorts of residue in its bristles, both from your hair and from the surroundings in the form of pollutants. Brushes also contain dead skin cells that can get transferred to your hair every time you comb. 

Every girl knows that having a collection of super cute hair styling accessories like combs, hair bands, barrettes, headbands and more is the best way to give your hair that extra bit of style! But how do you take care of these little wonders? Whether it's your wooden hairbrush set or the retro plastic combs, here are some handy tips on how to clean hairbrushes.

How do you clean a roller comb? 

Well, just use a rat tail comb to remove the hair from the roller comb and swish the brush in a bowl filled with warm water and a mild shampoo. Place the brush bristle side down on a towel and let it dry before using it again. 

You can also use a toothbrush to clean brushes made up of plastic or other materials.

How to clean a wooden comb? 

Simply pull out all the hair from the comb and sanitize your brush to remove bad odour or dirt by washing it in a tea-tree solution. Do not use baking soda solution for your wooden combs.

You can also use a mixture of water, soap and oil to clean your wooden comb. Soak the comb in this mixture for 5 minutes and use a soft, cotton washcloth to wipe off the water from the comb.

Which hair comb is best?

Hair is the most vital part of your body. It gives a person a very attractive look. Without hair, you can say goodbye to your charm. You need to take extra care of your hair at all times. If you are someone who wants to keep their hair healthy and strong, then you should always comb your hair using a wooden comb. A wooden comb is the best option for healthy hair growth. 

Combing tips

  1. Always divide your hair before combing and do not be harsh on your hair while doing so.
  2. Avoid combing dry hair as it can lead to excess hair loss because wet hair is always more fragile.
  3. After every hair combing, throw away the pieces of hair stuck in your brushes because that could build up excess oil in your scalp. This can eventually lead to hair breakage.
  4. Always clean your brushes and combs gently so that the bristles do not break apart.
  5. Never use your fingers to scrub your combs as it can damage your nails.

Take Away

Hair plays an important role in your appearance. It makes you look beautiful, healthy and attractive. Hair is the crowning glory of a person. Hair not only makes you look good but also gives you a personality. So, to keep looking attractive and confident, follow an effective hair care routine and comb twice a day to keep your locks frizz-free.