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Faq

There is a missing pin on the brush. Why?

We let one hole free in order to let the hair pass through, making the brush pneumatic.

Which kind of brush is right for my hair?

There is a very simple rule: the more the hair is long the more the brush’s teeth has to be long.

Shall I wash my brush?

It’s a good hygienic rule to wash the brushes with water and neutral soap. Once it’s washed, wipe with a towel, and not under a direct heat source.

Could I use a wooden comb while showering?

For sure, all our products are waterproof. For use under running water, combs with wide teeth are preferred. They are made with a double opposing grain that makes the structure of the comb very resistant. For easier distribution of balms or specific products on the lengths, we recommend a 2040-03 comb with handle.

Which is the difference between a bristles brush and a wooden teeth brush?

Brushes with wild boar bristles are perfect to give volume to the hair; brushes with wooden pins are perfect for the health of both hair and scalp.

Which is the difference between a thermic brush and a wild boar roll brush?

Thermic brushes let the styling time be quick, because it reflects the air heat of the hair dryer. Round brushes with wild boar bristles make hair shiny and straight.

How many times a day should I brush my hair?

There are no rules about this. However, we suggest using a brush at least 2 times a day (morning/evening), starting from the root until the length of hair.

In my hair take shape a lot of nodes: shall I use a comb or a brush?

Comb is useful to unwrap the nodes that take shape on the hair. Once the nodes have been removed, you could go with brushing.

If I use a plastic comb or brush, what’d happen to my hair?

Brushes and combs with plastic pins are produced by printing machine; so they can be imperfect, and, due to this imperfection, they can deconstruct your hair. In addition, plastic causes electrostatic hair. Wooden combs and brushes are perfectly smoothened.

Which material is used for the pneumatic part of the brush?

All the pneumatic parts of Tek® brushes are produced with natural pure rubber. We use rubber because is softer and is antistatic. Plus, it’s entirely biodegradable. We don’t use any petroleum derivative in any of our brushes.

What kind of wood we select as Tek® brushes and combs?

All brushes and combs are made of ash wood. Pins are made of hornbeam wood because it’s more flexible and so perfect for unravel knots, and brushing hair.

Why should I use brushes with wooden pins?

A wooden pin has many healthy functions: it massages the skin, absorbs the sebum excess, reactivates the blood circulation, doesn’t rip the hair. Finally, it’s hypoallergenic and antistatic.

What kind of colorants are used to paint brushes and combs?

All Tek® items are colored with non-toxic vegetal origin pigments: while the natural brushes and combs are treated with linseed oil and pure beeswax, this treatment needs to maintain wood incorruptibility.

Which brush is perfect for a ponytail or different hairstyles?

We recommend a 1573 brush. It is made of cruelty-free eco-boar and nylon bristles: this mix allows to better and easily pick up hair.

I’ve got extensions. Which brush shall I use?

For extensions, there’s a specific brush: 6170-03. Produced with long wild boar bristles, it gives volume to the locks of hair and, thanks to its softness, it avoids any bonding keratin substance breaking.

I keep on losing hair. What shall I do?

You can use specific anti-fall products, like shampoo and vials. We suggest you to use the scalp massage brush 1960-03, to apply both shampoo and anti-fall product. This massage brush allows to keep the active principle inside the scalp, and reactivate the blood microcirculation.

I’ve got very curly hair. Which brush shall I use?

For curly hair, the perfect brush is named 1650. With its very long pins, it penetrates inside the curls, avoiding the risk to rip the hair.

For creating waves or a particular bangs, which brush shall I use?

The perfect brush is named 1120. It’s half-rounded and, if it is used with the hairdryer, allows to create perfect wave effects.

I’ve got a baby: better using a brush or a comb?

For newborns, it’s better using the little brush with natural bristles (7180-03). It’s extremely soft and just perfect to remove any trace of “cradle cap”. As soon as the baby is growing up, use a brush with wooden pins (7190-03) or a small comb.

My little daughter has very long hair, and cries every time I happen to brush them. What can I do?

It’s all normal because, until adolescence, the skin is very hypersensitive and, sometimes, it can be really painful. To avoid this to happen, we suggest you use a 1650-03 brush with bending and very long pins. During the brushing, hold the hair in one hand and, with the other, brush gently starting from the tips until the skin.

How often shall I change my brush?

We highly recommend you change our brush every 2 years.

By using wooden brushes and combs, do we deforested the planet?

Tek® brushes are handmade with a 100% FSC® certificated woods. FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) is an international organization to certify wood isn’t as not coming from a wild deforestation. Instead, through this organization, we commit ourselves to replant any tree we’re using, to promote a sustainable circle. Finally, each piece of wood is trackable through its whole journey.

Where do brushes’ bristles come from?

There are different kinds of bristles: they can be synthetic or coming from animal – like wild boar –, or vegetal – like coconut or tampico. All bristles are put under a productive process to be sterilized. Finally, all bristles are certificated and granted.