“For natural curly hair (that is worn curly when dry), you only use a brush to detangle your hair when it is wet,” says Maza. “When you hair is dry, you should not use a brush in order to avoid disturbing the beautiful curl pattern. A wide-tooth comb would be the only tool to use when absolutely necessary on dry natural curly hair.”

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Everything you ever wanted to know about hair brushes!

Deena Campbell
May, 29, 2014

We’re hard on our hair. Between using extremely high heat, constantly putting it up, and not properly moisturizing it, our strands don't have it easy. What’s more, most of us are using the wrong tools which causes even more damage. We’re not saying you have to quit your favorite hairbrush, but it’s probably not as great as you think it is for your hair type.

We asked Anne Maza, CEO of Olivia Garden, and the team at Denman Inc., (makers of the original Denman D3 brush that was patented in 1938!) to clear things up and help us understand the facts we must know, and not, well, brush over.

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