Best For Detangling
Woke up with knotty hair? This is the ultimate must-have tool to have. Plus, you can use this brush on wet hair (try it after slathering on some conditioner or hair mask), damp hair post shower, or dry hair whenever you need to use it.
“Great for extremely knotty situations, this brush glides through the hair leaving it smooth and perfect,” says Hayden. Try Tangle Teezer Salon Elite, $29.95
Best For Blow-drying
No perfect-looking blowdry is complete without using a round brush.
“This style of hair brush is your trusty companion, as it helps you create an array of styles; from towering volume, to Victoria’s Secret curls, to sleek and sexy, and many more.” Try ghd Natural Bristle Radial Brush, from $32
Best For Smoothing
The humble paddle brush is one that you’ll reach for everyday – we can guarantee that.
“This brush is great for a soft and effortless blow-dried look. Smooth it through the hair for a relaxed finish.” Try Scunci Brushology Paddle Brush, $14.95
Best For Adding Shine
You can improve the health of your hair simply by brushing it every day.
“A Mason Pearson is the cream of the crop when it comes to hair brushes,” continues Hayden. “ Made with natural bristles, it promotes brilliant shine and is great for brushing out tonged waves and setting styles.” Try Mason Pearson Handy Pure Bristle, $255