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The Best Hairbrush To Prevent Breakage According to Hair Health Expert

December 9, 2021

5 Min read

Hair breakage can take a toll on your hair health. Thankfully, there are brushes and products that can significantly help your hair and make caring for it much easier. 

Thankfully, at Prose, we offer four different brushes that are made for all different types of hair. We cover all of the bases so that you don’t have to worry about searching for the best brush.

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The boar bristle brush

Boar bristle brushes are gentle on your hair and provide smoothness and shine. They can also help to detangle, exfoliate the scalp, and help avoid static. Many stylists agree that this brush trumps all the others. 

Because the composition of boar hair is so similar to that of human hair, boar bristle brushes have swiftly become an industry favorite. Keratin, one of the primary structural proteins present in human hair, is one of its most well-known ingredients.

Keratin is a kind of protein found in hair, skin, and nails. Keratin can also be found in the body’s organs and glands. This protective protein generated by your body is less likely to be scratched or torn as Keratin is highly resistant. 

The boar bristle brush works best for fine to medium hair but can be used by anyone.

Details of the boar bristle brush

 Here are some of the benefits of using a boar bristle brush:

  • They evenly distribute your hair’s natural scalp oils from the roots to ends.
  • They remove any remaining dead hair strands, leaving you with healthy hair.
  • They help seal the cuticle to enhance hair to reflect light and shine.
  • They help stimulate your scalp blood flow which may aid in promoting hair growth. 

Other brushes offered at Prose

All of our brushes are personalized and made with you in mind. These are hairbrushes created with time-honored tradition and designed for a lifetime of luxury. Find the ideal match—or the ideal gift—and personalize it with a monogram to make it your most personal essential yet. 

We turned to the experts for true professional quality. Our brushes are carefully created by artists skilled in the art of brush-making and who use sustainable European beechwood and hevea rubber to create each brush.

Read more about our collection of brushes:

  • Agave Bristle Brush (For Fine to Medium Hair) – Made with a blend of agave fiber and nylon bristle that mimics the classic boar bristle brush with zero animal ingredients
  • Boar and Nylon Bristle Brush (For Medium to Thick Hair) – Double duty bristles work two ways: longer nylon gently stimulates the scalp and detangles ends; shorter boar redistributes oil through lengths 
  • Tipped Metal Bristle Brush (For Thick or Curly Hair) – Wire bristles move with your strands to add definition and detangle— resilient but flexible enough to work through fragile knots. 

 

You can read more about the behind-the-scenes process of crafting a brush here. From a raw piece of beechwood in France to a personalized hairbrush in your hands, Prose customized hair brushes go through a highly advanced ten-step process.

Finding a brush that is best for you

After taking a look at our brush choices and options, you may have an idea of which brush would work well for you. Using the correct brush for your hair type can tremendously help to style hair and for the overall health of your hair. 

The type of brush that you choose can also depend on the type of styling that you wish to do. Learning which brush is the best for your hair can help your hair and put you in the right direction to help restore your hair.

Even though boar bristle brushes are the gold standard for anti-breakage and caring for your hair, mixed bristle brushes combine the shine-enhancing qualities of boar bristles with scalp stimulation and detangling properties of nylon or wire bristles. Those with long or thick hair will benefit the most from this combo.

The best way to brush your hair

Brushing your hair requires specific techniques. To begin, apply a detangler or leave-in conditioner to your hair before brushing to prevent damage or breakage.

It’s also a good idea to begin brushing from the ends and work your way up to the mid-shaft, then the roots. This approach will eliminate any knots and limit breakage as it does not create unnecessary pulling and tugging.

Finally, use a wide-toothed comb in the shower after applying conditioner to prime your hair before brushing. This can save you time and help prevent damage when detangling your hair.. 

Read our expert brushing guide to learn more about using the correct brush and how to brush your hair.

How do I receive my customized brush from Prose?

Simply complete our online consultation and a customized brush will be recommended to you based on your hair type and needs. As you learn which products would be best for the health of your hair, you can also receive information on the best brush for your hair.

How do I care for my Prose brush?

Each Prose brush will come with full instructions on how to use it and how to care for it. However, because your brush is designed to be a care product rather than a styling tool, limit exposure to intense heat. Also, keep your brush dry by storing it on its back. 

The best brushes and products at Prose

Our brushes are top-notch, with attention to detail in everything from the bristles and cushion to the handle. In our hair care products, we never use parabens, sulfates, phthalates, mineral oils, GMOs, or animal testing in any of our products. Your formula can be made vegan, gluten-free, silicone-free, dye-free, or fragrance-free, depending on your requirements. We fully believe that objects that care for you should be made with equal care and the same for the products that we create. 

Try Prose today, and see how natural ingredients, sustainable products, and ethically sourced brushes can truly transform haircare as you know it. We guarantee you’ll be pleased with the outcome.

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