Ask The Beauty Department
By Didi Gluck
Q: IS THE COMB . . . OVER? — Melissa Homsi
A: Sometimes it seems that way-but it's time for a revival, say many hair experts. Much has been written about the merits of the natural-bristle brush, and how it redistributes the scalp's natural oils and imparts shine, yada yada, but little ink has been spilled on the innate talents of the humble comb. Philip Kingsley, the famed British trichologist (the tricky way to say "hair specialist"), strongly advocates using a comb as often as possible, since you're more apt to be gentle with it, thus causing less damage to your hair.And parting your hair with a brush just doesn't cut it, does it?