The bad news: theres no damage-free way to brush wet hair, says Michael Boychuck, a celebrity colorist and owner of COLOR salon in Las Vegas. Brushing wet hair causes damage because when hair is wet, its weakened. Brushing is one of the roughest actions and brushing wet hair can lead to broken strands and split ends.
Is a Wet Brush better than a comb?
While there is no completely damage-free way to brush wet hair (anytime you’re tearing through wet hair, you’re risking breakage), if you have to choose one or the other, choose a comb, but make sure it’s wide-toothed. If the teeth are wide enough apart, then it doesn’t tug on the hair as much.
What race has thickest hair?
In most cases, ethnicity has been classified into three groups: African, Asian and Caucasian. It has been reported that Asian hair is generally straight and is the thickest, while its cross-section is the most round-shaped among these three.
How often should you wash your hair?
How Much Should You Wash? For the average person, every other day, or every 2 to 3 days, without washing is generally fine. “There is no blanket recommendation. If hair is visibly oily, scalp is itching, or there’s flaking due to dirt,” those are signs it’s time to shampoo, Goh says.
Why do wet brushes work so well?
Normal paddle brushes typically tug hair because their thick, stiff bristles that easily get stuck in the knots. But the Wet Brush’s thin, perfectly-spaced IntelliFlex bristles are extra bendy and designed so that they’re firm enough to get through the tough spots, but soft enough not to rip the hair.