Nothing sends children running faster than when you tell them it’s time to brush their hair. But no matter the age, many people know how dreadful brushing one’s hair can be, especially if you have fine hair. As you may know, fine hair tangles easily and brushing through knots and tangles can be a very painful experience. Good thing there are a number of detangling brushes available on the market today that makes brushing one’s hair a less painful and time-consuming process. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Our #1 Choice
Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Brush
Why we say so:
- Brush is Macadamia oil-enhanced smoothes the cuticle layer
- Lesser chances of breakage, splitting or damage to hair
- Highly recommended for chemically-treated or fragile hair
Best Detangling Brush 2017
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|Knot Genie||Flexible bristles suitable for all hair types; easy-to-grip handle; comes in three colors: green, fuchsia, & silver||Very Good||Moderate||4.2 / 5|
|The Wet Brush||Ultra thin & flexible Intelliflex rounded tip bristles with cushioned base; rubber-coated non-slip handle; perfect for men, women & children – even for hair extensions & wigs||Very Good||Low||4.4 / 5|
|The Tangle Teezer||Unique ergonomic hand-held brush glides through wet or dry hair; teeth flex immediately removes knots & tangles; for both adults & children - weave-friendly & perfect for all hair types + brushing wigs & hair extensions||Very Good||Moderate||4.3 / 5|
|Conair Wet or Dry Hair Detangling Brush||Focuses on children’s hair ; suitable for both wet & dry hair - best used after shampooing; cushioned base with soft & flexible bristles||Good||Low||4.0 / 5|
|Michel Mercier Ultimate Detangling Brush||428 soft, perfectly-placed bristles of various length prevent painful scalp & damaged hair cuticles; suitable for different types of hair; works well on wet & dry hair but not suitable when used with a hair dryer||Very Good||Moderate||4.2 / 5|
|Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Brush||Soft, easy to hold & infused with macadamia oil to remove knots & tangles; reduces split ends & breakage; ideal for fragile or chemically treated hair + curly or thick hair||Superb||Moderate||4.5 / 5|
|Cricket Ultra Smooth Detangling Brush||Ergonomically-designed; perfect for all hair types, infused with special formula of argan oil, olive oil + keratin protein; suitable for both wet & dry hair||Good||Moderate||4.0 / 5|
The Knot Genie is made up of flexible bristles that ensure the gentle detangling of hair. Made especially for everyone who had to endure the usual screaming that comes with brushing a child’s tangled hair, this detangling brush is suitable for all types of hair, even the curliest and the most knotted of them all. It has a handle that is easy to grip, making it a huge help for independent kids who’d rather brush their own hair. It comes in three colors: green, fuchsia, and silver.
Overall, customer reaction about the Know Genie is very positive. Many parents can attest to the detangling capabilities of this unique looking brush.
The Wet Brush
The Wet Brush may look like your average hairbrush but believe it or not, this is a huge hit among many hairdressers. It features a cushioned base and what its manufacturer calls as “intelliflex” bristles. The bristles are ultra thin and flexible, allowing you to use the brush both on dry and wet hair. Each bristle has a rounded tip that gently massages the scalp and promotes blood circulation to ensure healthy hair follicles and great-looking hair.
The Wet Brush comes with a rubber-coated non-slip handle that makes gripping the brush a breeze, even when removing tough knots on your or your child’s hair. Perfect for use during or after showering, at the salon, or on the beach, this brush is suitable for men, women, and children. It can also be used on hair extensions and wigs.
The Tangle Teezer
Made by the U.K.-based Tangle Teezer, this detangling brush stands out for its unique design. This ergonomic hand-held brush is designed to glide through wet or dry hair without the painful pulling and tugging that often come with brushing tangled hair. It has uniquely designed teeth flex that immediately removes knots and tangles as soon as you start brushing your hair, helping reduce the risk of hair breakage. These flexible bristles can also help de-stress, detangle and smoothen your hair cuticles.
The Tangle Teezer is perfect for adults and children alike. It is also weave-friendly and can be used for all hair types. Like The Wet Brush, the Tangle Teezer is also great for brushing wigs and hair extensions.
Conair Wet or Dry Hair Detangling Brush
Made by the same company known for creating a wide range of hair styling products and equipment over the last five decades, Conair’s Wet or Dry Hair Detangling Brush features a cushioned base and soft, flexible bristles to make brushing through knots and tangles a piece of cake. Designed with children’s hair in mind, it will not snag or pull hair and cause massive hair breakage. Whether you have straight, curly, fine, or thick hair, you can be sure that this detangling brush will help you get the job done. Suitable for both wet and dry hair, this brush is best used after shampooing.
The Conair Wet or Dry Hair Detangling Brush has received many favorable reviews from consumers. One of the things they like best about this product is that it is relatively cheaper than other detangling brushes on the market today.
Michel Mercier Ultimate Detangling Brush
You may be wary of products you often see on TV infomercials but this “As Seen on TV” line of brushes must never be underestimated. The Michel Mercier Ultimate Detangling Brush has over 400 points of contact that allows it to glide through tangled hair with ease. It is equipped with 428 soft, perfectly placed bristles of varying length to prevent a painful scalp and damaged hair cuticles after brushing your hair.
Michel Mercier Ultimate Detangling Brush is suitable for different types of hair. Whether you have straight, curly, thick, or fine hair, you can count on this brush to get rid of those knots and tangles for you. It also works well on wet and dry hair. However, the manufacturer warns against using it with a hair dryer as the brush must be kept away from heat sources at all times.
Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Brush
How would you like to use macadamia oil to keep your hair healthy and tangle-free? The Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Brush is infused with macadamia oil to help gently remove knots and tangles in your hair. It can also help reduce the risk of split ends and breakage by keeping the cuticle of your hair smooth and healthy. Although this detangling hair brush is a bit pricier than other hair brushes available today, it is a worthy investment to make, especially if you have fragile or chemically treated hair.
Customer reviews about the Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Brush are generally favorable. One of the qualities consumers love about this product is that it is soft and easy to hold. It also works well with other types of hair, including curly and thick hair.
Cricket Ultra Smooth Detangling Brush
Perfect for all hair types, Cricket Ultra Smooth Detangling Brush is unlike any other detangling brushes in the market. It is infused with a special brand of argan oil, olive oil, and keratin protein to keep tangles away. This replaces knots with smooth, shiny, and more manageable hair. Cricket Ultra Smooth Detangling Brush is suitable for both wet and dry hair. You can use it after shampooing so you can massage your scalp and effectively spread conditioner throughout your hair.
This brush features and ergonomic design to make detangling your hair a walk in the park. It can also help reduce frizz and minimize breakage.
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