Hair brush is one of the most basic yet effective tools for hair care. A distant cousin of combs, hair brush is a preferable alternative for hair styling and smoothening. Additionally, it provides a great massage to the scalp and encourages blood flow. However, this versatile hair essential easily accumulates dirt, dust, grime, dead skin cells, hair strands, natural hair oils and even some of the products used. This not only reduces the efficiency of the brush, but also adds this accumulated layer to the tresses. It is, thus, advised to clean the hair brush on a regular basis. Here is how you can clean your hair brush and ensure a hygienic hair care routine.
How To Clean Your Hair Brush
1. Remove the hair strands
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2. Prepare the cleaning solution
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3. Soak the hair brush
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4. Shake within the bowl or scrub off the buildup
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5. Rinse and dry
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Tips For Cleaning Hair Brush
You can also clean a plastic hair brush by dipping it in rubbing alcohol or vinegar.
Remove the caught up hair strands from the hair brush as soon as you comb your hair.
For electric hair brushes, remove the stray hair stuck between the bristles after use and clean it with a damp cloth.
Make sure that your electric hair brush, rolling hair brush or straightening hair brush are completely dry before wiping them with a cloth.
Frequently Asked Questions About How To Clean A Hair Brush
Why should I clean my hair brush?
Hair brush accumulates dust, dirt, grime, natural oils, hair products, dead skin cells and hair strands over time. This not only makes the brush inefficient but also increases the risk of scalp infections. Thus, it is recommended to clean the hair brush regularly.
How should I clean my hair brush?
Remove the visible strands of hair with your finger or with the help of a pointed object, such as scissors. Now your soak your brush in a mixture of warm water and shampoo or baking soda. Dip and shake your comb. Wipe it with a dry cloth and leave it to dry, with bristles facing downwards, on a clean dry cotton towel.
How frequently should I clean my hair brush?
Clean your hair brush weekly if you use thick creams and gels for styling your hair. If you do not use many hair products, clean your hair brush once every month.
How should I clean a lice comb?
Remove any nits or lice from the hair brush using a paper towel, after each swipe through the hair. Soak the brush in warm water for 10-15b minutes. Dry the comb thoroughly and pour rubbing alcohol over it.
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How To Clean Hair Brushes?
|Product||Price in India|
|Tyaga Handmade Neem Wood Anti-Dandruff Comb - Pointed (Pack of 2, Brown)||₹ 275|
|Desire Pure Baking Soda Jar 100g||₹ 155|
|Rey Naturals Tea tree oil for Aromatherapy - Tea Tree Essential Oil for Healthy Skin, Face, and Hair - 100% Organic Remedy for Dandruff, Acne, Stress, and More - 15ml||₹ 269|
|Colgate Slim Soft Charcoal Tooth Brush||₹ 300|
|Amazon Brand - Solimo 100% Cotton 4 Piece Hand Towel Set, 500 GSM (Olive Green and Turquoise Blue)||₹ 499|