There’s a wide variety of hair tools at the disposable of black people. Depending on our needs, the right tool will emphasize the beauty of our kinky coily strands. It’s important to learn the significance of the most popularized tools to understand why you may need it. Our hair is too special to not address it’s needs without excessive breakage and strain from improper usage! Here’s a quick breakdown our of most essential hair tools. Be sure to have them in your arsenal!
There are several types of brushes to choose from here on the site! Brushes are vast and optimal in styling due to their versatility. Whether they’re bristled, plastic, wooden, etc., hairbrushes distribute the hair’s natural oils from root to tip and stimulate the scalp. Nowadays, there are more brushes emulating the style of combs to detangle easier. For example, the Rizos Curls Pink Detangling Flexi Brush and CurlMix Flex Brush are brushes that are flexible in their design. They help you work with the natural motion of brushing rather than against to possibly break your strands from resistance. As with combs, it’s important to start from the ends and work your way up to diminish knots. They’re great for detangling with soaking wet hair!
Combs are the best for detangling wet hair. Because the teeth of combs are usually rounded and wide spaced, your curls can slip through easier and properly distribute product. Wide tooth combs such as the Rizos Curls Pink Wide Tooth Styling Comb are perfect for detangling without excessive strain to inevitably style! The KAZMALEJE - Kurls and Detangler Comb is also great for detangling for minimal stress on all hair textures and lengths. If you’re looking for something a little different, the KAZMALEJE- Kurls and Detangler Paddle Comb is uniquely designed to mimic a brush without the bristles! Its paddle shaped to give you more grip in tackling knots and retaining a softer look.
A stable in the black community! Due to its design, the pick is exclusive to kinkier and coiler hair textures since it’s best for stroking hair in an upward/outward direction. Our hair naturally grows this way, so the pick embodies our unique texture. It’s perfect for exaggerating one of our best features! Because the teeth of picks are thicker than typical combs, the denser your curls, the better your style will be with a pick. The Rizos Curls Pink Hair Pick Comb and KAZMALEJE - Kurls and Detangler Pick both detangle and fluff without the risk of harming your strands. First, it’s important to first address the root of the hair and work your way down to prevent breakage and possible headache from strain. If you’re looking to elongate your curls without losing your curl pattern, these picks will surely volumize your style!
If your hair is in need an extra dose of curliness to accentuate your hair, the sponge is optimal. This tool works best for short hair lengths to gently coil and twist your curls within minutes. Rather than finger twisting your hair, the sponge cuts down your style time! The Obia Naturals Legendary Hair Sponge is evenly spaced to make your coils pop! It’s available to make your styling process easier and faster than you’ve ever thought possible.
The right styling tools will make your hair journey that much easier. Your strands will encounter minimal damage to preserve your style and strength!
Feel free to comment your favorite styling tool! Which tool is your favorite? For what purpose to do you use it for? If you’ve tried any of the brands shared above, tell us how it worked out! If you’ve found the right styling tool but desire new hair care products, take our personal Hair Quiz, to let us help you out. After finding your best-suited hair care products, don’t hesitate to subscribe to our Killin’ The Game Beauty Box for $50! If the Beauty box doesn’t fit your current needs, our Winter Collection is still available for a short period! Its selection is featured on the Home Screen so browse to your heart’s desire. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @ericasbeautyshop to stay informed on restock alerts, new articles, and much more exciting news!