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Last Night a Hairbrush Saved My Life

Readers, I have fallen off the wagon. I have a strange desire (during this particularly humid week) to blow-dry my hair straight. I know it's not the best thing for my hair, but this time I got a reinforcement: I bought Conair’s Infiniti Tourmaline Brush ($12.99) after realizing I no longer even owned a round-barrel brush.

I've had blowouts in swank salons where they hold a round brush upright at the end and pull it straight down to create a perfect wave at the bottom of your hair. The spiral openings in this Tourmaline-infused brush some how make it possible to do that yourself, without getting one strand of hair caught on the bristles (OK, or handle. I have a lot of hair). Do you guys have a Holy Grail hair brush?

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JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I have a lot of hair and round brushes are always an issue for me.
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
i haven't airbrush flat my hair in years, i think the flat iron has make me lazy
simbaspaws simbaspaws 8 years
aimeeb...aveda has a great wooden paddle brush that is not too pricey...i like it a lot!
longhornlass04 longhornlass04 8 years
I have long thick wavy hair and the S-Factor ceramic round brush from toni & guy was my saving grace: http://www.sleekhair.com/1692.html It's huge! So it makes a beautiful blow out easy to do myself and takes only a few minutes.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I don't have any special brush that I love but I may have to try that one, I also have a lot of hair.
scissorz scissorz 8 years
we have monroe brushes at work that we sell -- for a sleeker blow out, less waves more smooth -- try an ovular brush. the ones we have have first cut boar's hair bristles as well as plastic bristles which grip your hair super well. you use it just like a round brush but you just get a less round result
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
I adore my T3 small round brush and plan on buying the medium or large version soon (since I am growing out my shoulder length hair.) It never tangles! Plus, it does work so well with my T3 dryer.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 8 years
Bellaressa - lol, I am getting this brush tomorrow if I can find it! Oh, and this week so far, I have only bought 3 pairs of shoes from Nordstrom. ;-)
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I use to have this all wooden paddle brush from Bath and Body Works that was divine, I miss it. :( I checked Ulta for ont with no such luck...
wickedcupofjoe wickedcupofjoe 8 years
I didn't like the brush -- I tossed mine. :| My favorite round brushes are the Spornette Prego 270 and 275: http://www.spornette.com/prego.html. I use both when drying my hair.
SmileyFace26 SmileyFace26 8 years
I use my T3 round brushes and I love them. I am trying to master the round blow out.
kelliegonzo kelliegonzo 8 years
bella you should post a vid of the blow-dry technique you mentioned, because i honestly can't imagine it. blow drying is the bane of my existence, it will truly kill me one day, of this i am sure. but w/ my latest disaster of a hair cut, i'm doomed to straighten or i have a nasty pile of mushroom shaped frizzy worms atop my crown :)
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
ChristinaMUFE ---is that the silver flat one or no. I got a flat brush free and it's a great tool.
ChristinaMUFE ChristinaMUFE 8 years
I'm obsessed with my T3 paddle brush. That baby is a lifesaver.
kahribar kahribar 8 years
yep, here we all go, more shopping, like i really need an excuse...
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 8 years
I have to try this brush. Although, I think first I may want to pick up a blowdryer...
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
Walgreens or CVS
Bksuga Bksuga 8 years
i wanna try this. can i buy this is the drug store or sephora?
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I think you should. The retractable one is great especially if your no expert of the round brush technique - I am a work in progress. The flat brush - I am all on top of that. What have you bought this week? :lol:
MartiniLush MartiniLush 8 years
Wow, I need to buy one of these brushes! Bellaressa - not a word! LOL! :rotfl:
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I love this brush too, Bella. They also have one that retracts if your hair gets tangled. I have that one too.
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