Your trusty hairbrush, where would you be without it?!
They’re our essential tools in our daily grooming routines, but they often accumulate dirt, oil, and residue from hair products over time.
Regular cleaning not only ensures hygiene but also maintains the effectiveness of your hairbrush.
If you have a Knot Dr hairbrush it couldn’t be easier to keep your brush clean! Click here to find out how.
If you have another brand of brush, here's a comprehensive guide on how to clean your hairbrush effectively to make it last longer and keep your hair looking smooth:
Gather Your Supplies For Cleaning Your Hairbrush!
Before you begin, gather the necessary supplies:
• Comb or another clean hairbrush
• Scissors or a cleaning tool
• Mild shampoo or dish soap
• Warm water
• Towel or cloth
1. Remove Hair
Start by removing any hair tangled in the bristles. Using your fingers, a comb, or even scissors, carefully loosen and pull out the hair strands from the bristles. This step will make the cleaning process a breeze!
2. Prepare a Cleaning Solution
In a basin or sink, mix warm water with a small amount of mild shampoo or dish soap. The warm water helps dissolve any buildup, while the soap helps break down oils and residues trapped in the bristles.
3. Soak the Brush
Submerge the hairbrush in the cleaning solution, ensuring that the bristles are fully immersed. Let it soak for about 10-15 minutes to loosen any remaining dirt and oils.
4. Scrub and Rinse
After soaking, use a cleaning tool, such as an old toothbrush or a comb, to gently scrub the bristles, base, and any other parts of the hairbrush. Pay special attention to areas with stubborn residue or buildup. Rinse the brush thoroughly under running water to remove the cleaning solution and dislodged debris.
5. Dry Properly:
After cleaning, shake off excess water from the hairbrush and pat it dry with a towel or cloth. Avoid using a hairdryer as the heat may damage the bristles or handle. Instead, let the hairbrush air dry completely in a well-ventilated area, preferably with the bristles facing downward to prevent water from pooling in the base.
6. Maintain Regularly:
Make cleaning your hairbrush a part of your regular grooming routine.
Think about how frequently your brush touches your head!
Aim to clean it at least once a month, or more often if you use a lot of hair products or have particularly oily hair. Regular maintenance will prolong the lifespan of your hairbrush and keep it hygienic for everyday use.
Taking extra care of your Knot Dr Hairbrush
Our FLEXALITE™ bristles have indeed a unique design that allows them to bend and move through hair easily and reform their shape quickly. To keep them in good form we recommend cleaning the pad and bristles using our KLEEN brush to remove hair build up. Simply run the Kleen several times across the bristles for any of The Knot Dr. line of brushes to remove the loose unwanted hair, dirt and other fluffy stuff from the pad.
No need for cleanser or other chemicals to clean the pad. We also do not recommend the use of any comb.
Our protective traveller cases protect also the pad and the bristles when transporting the brush, keeping it away from damage and dirt. Your brush remains clean and pristine between uses.
Our Phd Hairbrush Kit comes with our slimline, strong detangling brush alongside our KLEEN brush head cleaner and a handy traveller case to keep everything protected and in one place!