A camel hair brush is a paintbrush used in artwork and, despite its name, is not made of camel hair. These brushes are created with the hair of various other animals, including goat, pony, ox and squirrel. Camel hair brushes may also be a combination of other animal hairs.Know More
Camel hair brushes range in quality and price. They are also used for different purposes, depending on their hair type. Brushes made of squirrel hair are often used for lettering, to paint china and for watercolors. The least expensive brushes are typically made from the back or mane hair of a pony. Because the mane is long, it is cut in numerous pieces to make multiple brushes. While this is cost effective, it limits the number of brushes that include the tip of the hair. These tips promote good brush performance. Camel hair brushes are soft and are often mixed with synthetic fiber brushes to increase their softness and absorbency.
Natural artist paint brushes are also made of weasel, fitch, badger and mongoose hair. Bristle brushes are made from the stiff hair of boars, pigs or hogs. They work especially well with oils on a canvas. Synthetic brushes are best for stenciling and fabric applications.Learn more about Hairstyling Tools
Chase Products created a hair spray-style product in 1948. Helene Curtis was the first company to use the term hairspray in 1950.Full Answer >
To straighten your hair perfectly, wash and condition it, towel-dry it, apply straightening balm, blow dry the hair, flat iron it, and apply smoothing serum. This one-hour process requires shampoo, conditioner, a towel, straightening balm, a blow dryer, a round brush, hair clips, a flat iron and smoothing serum.Full Answer >
To keep hair straight, start by washing, conditioning and combing the hair. Towel dry the hair, and apply a silicone-based serum, divide hair into sections, and dry it with a paddle brush. Finish by using a flat iron to completely straighten the hair.Full Answer >
Use of a crimping iron can create sawtooth-style waves in straight hair. To crimp hair, you need a crimping iron, a comb, hair clips, a piece of tissue paper, a misting bottle filled with water and hair spray. The process can take up to an hour or longer.Full Answer >