The first time I saw a wooden comb, I thought it was just for decoration. That’s what they do in the movies, right? But when my hair got so tangled up that I couldn’t brush it out with my fingers, I knew there had to be something more to these combs than meets the eye. After doing some research on their many uses and benefits over plastic ones, I found that not only are they better for your scalp and hair health (since wooden combs don’t snag or break hair like plastic ones), but they also make excellent gifts.
Difference between a wooden comb and a plastic comb
Wooden combs are great for your hair. They’re much gentler on the scalp and can be used with both wet and dry hair. On the other hand, plastic combs should only be used when you have already combed out tangles in your hair, as they can cause breakage to existing strands of hair if not taken care of properly.
Nowadays, it seems like everyone is using plastic combs because they are cheap and disposable. But what’s worth more than a dollar or two? Your health! So spend that extra dollar or two for something that will last longer than one use. You’ll thank yourself later.
Wooden combs are more natural than plastic ones, containing toxins that can seep into your scalp. Wooden combs also don’t produce static electricity like their plastic counterparts. However, wooden combs will need to be replaced now and then as they lose their shape with use. Plastic combs last longer, but it is unclear if the long-term effects of using them are harmful to your hairstyle.
Plastic Versus Wood: What’s The Better Comb?
Wooden combs are a great alternative to plastic ones. They are more durable, better for your hair, and come in many different shapes and sizes. The most common benefits of wooden combs are that they do not cause static electricity on the hair, will not break or melt when you use them with hot styling tools like straighteners or curling irons, they won’t pull at your scalp because they have no metal pieces to snag on the hair follicles. Wooden combs also promote healthy hair growth by distributing natural oils throughout the strands of your locks.
Wooden combs are typically made from wood like balsa or cherry tree. Wooden combs provide benefits such as being able to detangle hair without causing breakage, less static electricity, which leads to less frizzy hair. In addition, they may be easier for those with allergies since there is no chemical buildup on the comb’s teeth. Plastic combs can cause static electricity and breakage in your hair because it’s not as gentle. If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly choice, then wood is best, but plastic might be a better option if you want something more affordable.