Learn About Types of Combs and Their Uses
Choose good quality combs with sawcut teeth. This means that each individual tooth is cut into the comb, so there are no sharp edges. Avoid cheap plastic combs that are made in a mould and so form lines down the center of every tooth. They are sharp, and gradually scrape away the cuticle layers of the hair, causing damage and often breakage.
Types of combs
Wide tooth combs: This is generally used for smoothing out tangles, keeping hair healthy by making it free of tangles. Use a wide-toothed comb for disentangling and combing conditioner through the hair.
Rat tail combs or fine tooth tail comb: This type of comb is nice for styling and parting hair.
Picks comb: This type of comb is very good in lifting the hair away from the head, it is also used to add volume and in styling and also for parting hair.
Styling combs with metal pins: This type is used for styling and smoothing. Styling combs for grooming.
Fine and wide tooth comb (regular comb): This type of comb is divided in two parts and one part have a close and the other a wide tooth. This type of comb is used regularly. It can be used to smoothen hair. Fine tail-combs are for styling.
Teasing combs: This type of comb is used in teasing hair.
Comb - A sturdy, all-purpose comb is ideal for detangling hair, creating parts, dividing hair into sections for braids, and back combing.
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