As far as hair tools go, few are as massively undervalued as the humble brush. It might not be as fun to use as, say, a Beachwaver, but the right brush can be a serious gamechanger for both the look and health of your hair. The issue: All brushes are not created equal. In fact, figuring out how to actually choose one for your texture can be a tedious exercise: boar, metal, or nylon? Round, vented, or paddle? To make things easier, we enlisted the help of top stylists who break down the exact types of bristles that play best with every type of hair.
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