Boar Bristle Brushes for Shiny, Smooth Hair

You’ll never want to use another brush again.

Woman smiling with shiny, tangle-free hair.
Boar bristle brushes evenly distribute your scalp’s natural oils for shiny, tangle-free hair.Unsplash

Sick of having hair that frizzes at the ends, but flattens at the roots? Look to a boar bristle brush, which glides through stubborn tangles and evenly distributes your scalp’s natural oils. Not only does this smooth your hair, it also keeps oil and product from building up at the scalp (which means you may be able to prolong wash day a little longer). Keep reading for our favorite boar bristle picks.

BESTOOL Hair Brush, Boar Bristle Hair Brushes for Women men Kid, Boar & Nylon Bristle Brush for Wet/Dry Hair Smoothing Massaging Detangling, Everyday Brush Enhance Shine & Health
Give yourself a gentle scalp massage with this option.BESTOOL

A mix of stiff nylon and soft boar bristles stimulates the scalp and tugs through knots on thick hair. If you brush your hair straight out of the shower, make sure you’ve slathered on enough deep conditioner beforehand—otherwise, delicate strands might break off.

Boar Bristle Hair Brush Set for Women and Men - Designed for Thin and Normal Hair - Adds Shine and Improves Hair Texture - Wood Comb and Gift Bag Included (black)
This option won’t snap fine strands.Dovahlia

All natural boar bristles are great at massaging the scalp, detangling knots and distributing healthy oils through hair strands. Because of how soft and flexible the bristles are, they work best on detangling fine hair.

Mason Pearson Popular Hair Brush, Ruby
This product features a rubber cushion that’s built to last, and top-quality boar bristles for ultra smooth, glistening hair with every use.Mason Pearson

The 100% boar bristles on this brush are long, thin and flexible, which means they won’t snag or create unnecessary tension on fine or thinning hair types. Give yourself a scalp massage with the long bristles by gently moving the brush in circular motions.