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What You'll Get
- Women’s Haircut and Style
- Single Process Color and Haircut with Botanical Treatment
Boar-Bristle Brushes: A Prickly Path to Hair Perfection
Many stylists will use a boar-bristle brush during blowout sessions. Learn why they turn to this natural tool with Groupon’s quick guide to boar bristles.
Boar-bristle brushes work as sort of a public transit system of the head, transporting natural oils from the roots down to the ends of the hair and thereby a healthy shine throughout your locks. This has the added benefit of fending off static electricity and balloon-animal herds. The motion of the bristles can also fight frizz by sealing up cuticles against outside moisture, making them a go-to tool for blowouts. And their texture contains microscopic scales, which can yank dirt and other contaminants away from stands as you brush. (For this reason, boar-bristle brushes need a little more cleaning than synthetic hair tools do.)
Tufts of all-natural boar bristle—taken from the skin of boars, and often sheared or just collected after shedding from living farm animals—are ideal for hair that’s of fine or medium thickness, though a mix of boar and nylon bristles can help tackle tough tangles in thicker hair. Although high-end models can set you back more than $100 (and up to $150 for a coveted Mason Pearson brush), it’s not difficult to find them at a drugstore or beauty supply shop starting at around $10.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Highlights or Balayage upgrade options available, ask when booking appointment. Valid only for select stylists. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.