How to clean your hairbrush

how to clean hairbrush, how to clean combShampoo, Hair conditioning, styling cream, hairsprays all keep your hair in a good shape. But this takes a toll on the single most important tool for hair care - your hairbrush! The residue of styling products, gels, oils, dead scalp skin and environmental dirt get stuck between our hairbrush bristles. If used without cleaning, it can make cleaned hair dirty and leave oily, dirt layer on the hair. Therefore, it is important to clean the comb or hairbrush, atleast once in a week. Keep your comb or hairbrush dirt-free and clean in inexpensive way by following some simple tips.

hand soap / Shampoo:
Before cleaning, remove hair stuck to the comb, in any. Take a mug or container in which comb can easily fit in. Fill the container with warm water, add approx a spoonful of hand soap. You can use shampoo instead of hand soap. Give a stir and soak the comb for 15 to 20 minutes. Soaking makes the fibrous dirt and dead skin cells swollen and easy to remove. Use tooth pick to remove the dirt. To make it quick, use an old toothbrush and gently brush between comb bristles. After cleaning the comb, wash with clean water to remove soap residue. Pat dry with a towel.

Both, round and flat hair brush have difficult places to reach. First, remove any hair embedded. Use comb-tail or wooden skewer to remove the hair. Soak the brush into warm soap water for 20 minutes. If the hairbrush is wooden, do not soak. Soaking wood in the water can deteriorate the texture of the brush. Clean with toothpick or toothbrush to remove all the dirt out. In the end, wash the brush with clean water and pat dry.

Soak hair brush or comb in the mixture of vinegar and warm water for 20 minutes to remove oily substances.

Baking Soda:
Dissolve 2 tbsp baking soda in 2 cups of warm water. Remove the hair stuck between the comb bristles and soak the comb for 15 minutes. Scrub with the tooth brush in between the bristles. Rinse with cold water and pat dry with a cloth. After rinsing, hair brush should be kept bristles side down to drip off all the water.


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