DIY: Hair Styling Tools to consider during lockdown

Style and fashion is a representation of the era we live in. The modern era adds a novel statement to fashion. Nowadays, almost everyone sports a different hairstyle. However, due to the lockdown, people are finding it impossible to style their hair, while at home.

We have a solution to the problem above.
The latest hairstyles, hair strengtheners, and Hair damage prevention have shown that hair care has taken a completely new dimension.

Confusing as it may seem, the abundance of tools serves their own purpose, and knowing how to use them can serve in your hairstyling while chilling at home. From curling, crimping, smoothening, and straightening your hair; right to combs and brushes the variety may startle you. The questions you need to pose are?

  1. What hair styling accessories do I need?
  2. Will that tool work on my hair?
  3. What is the function of this styling appliance?


Wide toothed combs are devised to detangle and smooth hair that is dried using a towel whereas small toothed combs are designed for smoothing and finishing short hairstyles. Conditioning your hair will give more reliable results and using a detangling spray is also helpful.


The idea of brushes is similar to that of combs. But the number of bristles and space between them, as well as shapes and sizes, vary remarkably. Bristled brushes are used for finishing and smoothing a hairstyle. These are also used for dispensing natural oils and massaging the scalp to maintain hair and scalp health. Other types of brushes that are used are the paddle brush which has several rows of tines on a flat base. The paddle brush is used in blow drying straightened styles. It helps to keep hair smooth and flat. Round or curved brushes have rows of tines on a flat base and in the blow drying process are used to add soft curves to styles. The vented brush has widely set rows along with air holes or openings at the base to allow circulation of air. These are intended for use with blow dryers.

Hair Dryers

A controlled stream of hot air from the hairdryer is used to dry wet hair. A good blow dryer has a concentrator accessory to narrow the stream of heated air and direct it better. The diffuser is another attachment meant to soften the stream of heated air. It is most often used to dry curly hair.

Hot rollers

For changing the curl pattern of hair hot rollers are used. These rollers use a combination of heat and moisture to cool hair, Hair is covered around the heated tools to curl. The roller is allowed to cool and the hair is set. It is the most convenient method for curling hair.

Irons Curling/flat

If you need to straighten your hair then the flat iron is the ideal choice. Curling irons allow you to add curls in specific places. The type of sizes and shapes could be used depending on the extent of your hair. Tiny, pencil-thin barrels are used for tight spirals and large barrels for big soft curls.

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