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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

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Question:
Do I have to use a Denman Brush?
Answer:
You absolutely don't have to use a Denman. I'm only suggesting the things I've found that give you the very best results for tightly curly hair, but ultimately it's up to you to use what you feel most comfortable with.

It's true you should never, ever brush your hair with a bristle brush. If you have to choose between a comb with wide teeth and a bristle brush, always go for the comb.

The reason I suggest using a Denman is if you have tight curls, brushing with a Denman actually emphasizes your curls. Brushing with a regular bristle brush will just create a mess and will damage your hair. You never should use a regular bristle brush.

Denman brushes are more like combs with a few extra teeth. Plus, they have a rubber base has give, so when you comb through your hair, the give comes from the brush, rather than your hair.

A wide tooth comb is okay but it has no give, so it stretches your hair as you comb (which can damage it). In addition, I've found that it combs my curls apart, while the Denman puts them all back together again (keep in mind that this only works with wet hair that has a good combing conditioner).
 

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