For starters, Ona Diaz-Santin, curl expert and owner of New Jersey-based, 5 Salon and Spa, wants to emphasize the Denman brush is not a detangling tool. That being said, there are specific brushes she recommends for styling curly hair types. “There is a 5, 7, and 9-row Denman brush that is used as a styling brush for a blow drying and shingling method,” she says. But she does note: “If you already have a healthy amount of shrinkage, the Denman brush will definitely add to the shrinkage.”
Additionally, Atlanta-based celebrity hairstylist, Deaundra Metzger, says before you start, “only use the brush on fully saturated and detangled hair for which you have applied a leave-in conditioner, moisturizing foam, or cream styler [and] carefully brush through your hair in a downward motion.”
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