Are You Making These Big Hair Brushing Mistakes?

Face it ladies our hair is very important to us, whether it’s the style, color or even texture. But according to a new survey, it seems most gals aren’t taking care of their hair the way they should be, and they’re making some simple mistakes that could be ruining it.

A new poll finds:

  • 40% of women admit they didn’t know certain things could damage their hair, like brushing too hard or too soft.
    • Among the top ways women are brushing their hair wrong include:
    • Avoiding brushing when it’s wet over fears this will break the hair
    • Brushing too hard
    • Brushing from the scalp downwards
    • Using an old and worn hairbrush
    • Using a hairbrush that isn’t specifically for detangling
    • Sharing a hairbrush
    • Ripping out big knots / tangles
    • Not using a hairbrush specifically for their hair type
    • Using a hairbrush that doesn’t have flexible teeth / bristles
    • Using one hairbrush for everything
  • When it comes to hairbrushes, experts say you should be using different combs and tools for different hair tasks…. But it turns out, three quarters of women use the same brush for all their hair needs.
  • More than half of women admit they don’t know if they are using he right brush for their hair.
  • The average American updates their hairbrush every three years.
  •  As for women’s biggest hair worries, the top concerns iclude:
    • Split ends (40%)
    • Frizz (34%)
    • Thinning (29%)

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