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Which brushes are better for hair: plastic or wooden brushes?

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  • Adele
    Lv 5
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Hi The Darkest Hours,

    Wooden brushes are better for hair, As wooden brushes don't harm your skull there would not be scratches on your skull, and also stop dandruff and distribute sebum which would not make your scalp slippery. it may help in blood circulation. where on the other hand plastic brushes don't have these all benefits when we talk about plasticbrushes may produce electric charge and inert electricity and speed up in losing energy .furthermore, the plastic brush may harm your scalp and there would be scratches.At the same time plastic is not long-lasting as wood. 

  • 2 months ago

    I do prefer plastic brushes.

  • Blush
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    I think the bristles matter more, boar is supposedly best for hair.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    sandpaper is best with a bald head

  • 2 months ago

    I think wooden brushes because the bristles on plastic brushes usually aren't as flexible and are more rough on the hair.

  • 2 months ago

    It’s the bristles that count, not the brush.  I use a very expensive brush for decades, a mason Pierson, with boar mix bristles. But the paddle body is plastic

  • 2 months ago

    Wooden brushes or boarshead brushes are very good.

    Make sure you do NOT get water on them the wood I mean, because it will start rotting.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Honestly, I can’t believe people are saying wooden brushes on here. The wood brush has absolutely no effect on the hair. You need to get a plastic vented brush with round nodules on the ends to help maintain the scalp. I am a hairstylist and beautician, 26 years in the industry.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Wooden, unlike plastic or metal brushes/combs, wooden bristle brushes don't produce any static. Many people find that they get less breakage when using a wooden brush. The wood is smooth and your hair will glide over it.

  • 2 months ago

    just try them and see and then you'll know

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