The 15 Best Hair Straightening Brushes Ever

Marsha Brady could never.

2 Women with Straight Hair
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What if I told you that there's a styling product that dropped from the heavens to save you time and money on blowouts? (opens in new tab) Get ready to love me forever, my friend, because after reading this I have faith you'll make the right decision and choose to own a hair straightening brush. It's a brush (opens in new tab) that can do both. A lady in the streets but a freak in the sheets, but it's a hair tool.

How do hair straightening brushes work?

Like a flat iron, a hair straightening brush makes use of heated ceramic plates to gently lay lifted hair cuticles flat, creating smoother and sleeker strands. Unlike a flat iron, (opens in new tab) though, a hair straightening brush is somewhat less damaging—you're just using one plate instead of two—and creates a breezier sort of finish, not a fried and overly stiff vibe. Basically, hair straightening brushes detangle and straighten your hair at the same damn time. Plus, these two-in-one stylers are made with different heat settings and bristle heads to suit all hair textures. (And no matter what, you should always be using a heat protectant!) (opens in new tab)

If you're questioning the legitimacy of a hair straightener brush, I get it, I really do—but once you try one of these game-changers, you'll never go back to skepticism again.

Hannah Morrill is a writer and editor based in Portland, Maine. She’s an avid reader, an indifferent face-washer and a sunscreen/retinol evangelist.