Which hair brush should you be using?

Let's talk about your hair brush. Many of us have that one hair brush we don't know how we acquired or how long it's been around but we use it every day no matter how we're styling. It seems like the simplest of things, something that everyone does (ok, maybe not everyone) and a very easy task. However, chances are you're like most of us with that old hairbrush and not using the best brush you could for different styling situations. Don't worry we're guilty of this too so we're breaking down the basics of hairbrushes so you never have to guess again. 

Detangling Brush

It's all in the name with this one. The Detangling Brush is your go-to for smoothing out your strand whether you do this on wet or dry hair. There's been lots of debate on which one is best and we have to agree, the evidence speaks for itself. When detangling, it's best to brush when your hair is dry since wet hair is more prone to breakage. Whichever you prefer, make sure to start from the ends and work your way up to the crown. The detangling brush will help minimize breakage and keep your locks smooth, healthy and tangle-free. If you're worried about breakage or your hair gets really tangled reach for something like Leave-In Mist to help detangle before brushing... bonus that it will leave your hair soft and frizz-free!

35mm Round Brush

You've probably seen your hairstylist use a round brush and that's for great reason! Not only is this super versatile for all styling situation it's also slim and easier to use for round brush beginners. Looking to add some volume to your hair or maybe a straight and sleek 'do? The 35mm Round Brush can do both! This ceramic 35mm round brush makes it easier to blowout your hair thanks to the ceramic barrel that retains heat from the blow dryer creating volume and allowing your hair to hold the style.

If you're looking to achieve a sleek look, you can use this one plus a few Verb products to get the look down. Apply a quarter-sized amount of Ghost Prep into damp hair and section for extra heat protection. Take a section and place the head of your brush underneath the sectioned hair. Use your free hand to press the hair into the brush. Turn on your blow dryer and direct the heat downwards towards the hair on your brush. Brush in a downward motion while simultaneously following with the blow dryer. Continue on all sections until hair is completely dry and finish with a pump of Ghost Oil.

55mm Round Brush

We know what you're thinking, the 35mm brush is great, but what if I'm looking for a more dramatic volume? Say no more! The 55mm Round Brush adds maximum volume and has the best wave-creating potential. For those of you looking for extra volume, apply Volume Spray on damp hair from roots to ends (really work it through), then add a dime size of Ghost Prep into damp hair for heat protection. We recommend rough drying your hair by flipping your head upside down and drying like this until about 70% dry. Now it's time to section, take a section of your damp hair and place the head of your brush underneath the sectioned hair. Start brushing upwards (lifting at the root) and follow with your blow dryer, concentrating heat lightly at the root. Continue this process on all sections until hair is completely dry. Finish with Sea Texture Spray for light, touchable hold and all the dry volume you could want!

Blow Dry Brush 

Sometimes you just want to go simple and quick-dry so your hair is done fast, frizz-free and sleek. But why does it take so long? We may not have the answer, but we do have a great solution! The Blow Dry Brush has an open vent to let air flow through while detangling. The airflow helps to smooth hair and speedup your blowdry time. Just start brushing at the ends and work your way up towards the crown while you blow-dry. 

Pro tip: Having a rough day? This brush doubles as a great scalp massager. You can thank us later.  


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