Do Ionic Hair Brushes Work?

Interesting thing is that most of these ionic hair brushes are affordable. You don’t have to go to a hairdresser. If you buy a good quality ionic hair-brush that will provide you sleek hair along with glossiness. So, the answer is definitely yes. Ionic hair brushes work and work well as it is used by hairstylists. 

Hair Brushes

To start, it is important to understand what is meant by ionic? This type of technology can do what type of wonders for your hair? Hairs of almost every human contain positive and negative ions. Positive ions are responsible for static, frizzy, and flyaway hair. While on the other hand, negative ions are used to balance the hair that keeps the hair manageable and shiny. The living atmosphere encourages positive ions and the moisture contents present in the air are responsible for a frizzy look that everyone tries to avoid. 

Ionic hairbrush emits both the positive and negative ions. This ionic hairbrush will help you to restore the ionic imbalance. This happens because of the heat released by the hair-brushes and this adds the required amount of negative ions back to your hair. It will make your hair manageable, soft and shiny. So it is important to know the pros and cons of a product before investing money in it. So there are lots of benefits of an ionic hair-brush and no well-known cons. So it can be said that the ionic hairbrush is a perfect choice. 

There are some other actions as well that encourage ionic changes. Towel drying hair or brushing hair strips for negative ions. That will result in hair with strands that usually work against each other and this is where the problem starts. Ionic hair brushes that are powered by electricity can help in this situation. They produce the negative ions which help to restore the ionic balance. The heat produced by these ionic brushes will activate the negative ions. As a result, the hair will be perfectly smooth, shiny, manageable, and frizz-free. 

The benefits of the ionic hairbrush?

This is the question asked by women. What are the benefits that we will get from this hair-brush that we can’t get from an ordinary hair-brush? 

  • Drying time is reduced
  • It is a perfect choice for the women that want great hair on the fly. It will cause water molecules to fall to the shaft much faster than an ordinary hairbrush. 

  • Different and quick styling
  • You can style your hair in lots of different ways. Styling will depend on your hair and the size of the ionic brush. If you want to create curl or waves ¾-inch brush will be used. For medium waves, a 1-inch brush is used but for large waves, 1 ½- inch brush is used. So choose the right ionic brush with the help of a stylist. 

  • It will make hair soft and shiny
  • These types of hairbrush lock in moisture to hair strands. As a result, your hair will be soft, healthy, and shiny. 

  • It will help to smooth split ends
  • Broken hair cuticles are close off by the bondage with negative ions. 

  • Moisture locks in
  • If you are worried about the brittle and dry hair, use the ionic hair-brush. It will help to penetrate the moisture deep into your hair and lock into hair strands. As a result, your hair will look well managed and shiny. 

  • Eliminate frizz
  • Ionic hair-brushes help to bring back the lost negative ions to your hair. This will help to eliminate frizz and minimize the static. 

  • Minimum heat damage
  • These brushes are handy and speed up the hair drying time. This will reduce the chances of hair burn or scalp. 

    Cons of an ionic hairbrush

    There are no well-known side effects of these ionic brushes. The only thing or precaution you need to do is to keep away from the range of children aged 10 or less. While using this brush electromagnetic field is produced that can be harmful to children. Not such an accident has been reported so far. 

    The difference between an ionic hair-brush and regular hair-brush

    Both the brushes are totally different. They might look similar by shape because the function of both hair brushes is to glide through hair. An ionic hairbrush is run by electricity while the regular hairbrush is a manual tool. The bristles in both of these are different. Bristles in the normal hairbrush are made up of nylon, plastic or boar so these are flexible. Ionic bristles are made up of ceramic materials so they heat up and are rigid in structure. 

    The function of bristles is to smooth and straighten the hair. Most of the ionic hairbrushes can be used for dry hair but there are some available, that can be used for damp hair as well. On the other hand, regular hair brushes can be used for both wet and dry hair. 

    What are the important features to look for in the ionic hair-brush?

    Ionic hair brushes are designed by keeping the home stylist in mind. So these brushes are easy and simple to use. They come up with slender and also a non-slip grip that will provide better user control. Such brushes are usually powered by electricity, batteries or sometime butane pack. These ionic brushes are available in different wattage power. High wattage is suitable for thick hair while low wattage is suitable for thin hair.

    The following are the important features to be considered while choosing an ionic brush.

    • For easy styling, there should be a long cord. It will be helpful for the back of the head
    • For the precision styling, there should be variable heat settings
    • There should be an LCD display so that you can see the temperature easily
    • There should be a safety precaution. Means it should shut down after a specific period of time
    • Ceramic or flexible bristles. As ceramic is a good conductor of heat

    Having all these features makes an ionic hairbrush a perfect choice. 

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    Sky Hoon
    Hair Lover, Idea Starter. He started HairQueenie, which is ranked #27 in the FeedSpot Top 40 Hair Care Blogs and mentions in ManeAddicts and Tempest. Hair is not everything but something. He started Hairqueenie to share great hair products. Over time, he found there are more value to share answers to hair problems that cannot be found easily.
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