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How should you brush your hair to avoid damaging it?

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Proper hair brushing can do as much for the condition of your hair as any over-the-counter product. Using a proper brush, apply full strokes from the scalp to the tips of your hair to distribute the hair's natural oil. Be gentle, and avoid brushing your hair when wet, when it is especially fragile. It is best to use a comb on wet hair.

SOURCES: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. American Academy of Family Physicians.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

SOURCES: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. American Academy of Family Physicians.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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