Find Your Perfect Hair Brush
One side springs in and out to press a section of hair into the comb, allowing you to pull strands taut while flat-ironing.
Amika Straightening Tension comb, $15;loveamika.com.
For Static-Prone Strands
This high-tech wonder releases a stream of active ions that instantly tame flyaways.
Braun Satin hair brush, $75; ulta.com.
For Detangling Thick Hair
Thanks to its wide surface area, this flat paddle brush can easily glide through dense strands, says L.A. stylist Robert Ramos.
Corioliss Fashion brush, $25; corioliss.com.
For Blowing Out Thick Hair
Silicone rods enhance shine, while tourmaline-infused bristles emit ions to help flatten and smooth cuticles.
John Frieda Small Curl Nylon round brush, $15; at Ulta.
For Detangling Wet Hair
Keep this one in the shower: Wide-set teeth "help distribute conditioner and untangle snarls. Start at the ends and work your way up," says N.Y.C. stylist Paul Labrecque.
Y.S. Park No. 452 comb, $22;shearworld.com.
For Combing Curls
Take a brush to natural curls and it's frizz city! Use this comb -- with two sets of wide-spaced teeth -- and it's smooth sailing through wet ringlets.
Ouidad Double Detangler comb, $24;ouidad.com.
The bristles are coated in copper, a natural fungicide, which can help prevent the itching and flaking caused by dandruff.
Goody Styling Therapy Reduce Dandruff Copper Infused brush, $13; at Target.
For Blowing Out Fine Hair
"Soft boar and nylon bristles provide gentle tension for fragile strands, creating volume without damaging hair," says L.A. stylist Alex Polillo.
Ibiza B4 brush, $45; ibizahair.com.
For Detangling Fine Hair
Don't be put off by its weird, amoebalike appearance: The soft, flexible bristles in this palm-size workhorse remove snarls without a trace of breakage, says N.Y.C. stylist Kattia Solano.
Tangle Teezer, $16; rickysnyc.com.
For Coarse Hair
Add this comb attachment to most blow-dryers and it will firmly brush through sections as you work.
Solano 2-in-1 dryer attachment, $21;solanopower.com.