A comb is a toothed device used for styling, cleaning and managing hair and ... Combs made from ivory and tortoiseshell were once common but concerns for ...

A Very Brief Glance at Hair Combs in History | W.U Hstry

Nov 4, 2012 ... Today, we might consider hair combs to be little more than a practical ... As you might expect, it's impossible to pin-down an 'inventor of the hair comb. ... their owner of lice, meaning they were a necessity for both rich and poor.

Who invented the first hair comb? |

Historically, combs were used more often for keeping sections of hair in place, either for long-term use or for other maintenance and care, as opposed to being ...

History of the Comb - eHow

As early as 5500 B.C. the ancient Egyptians carved out combs among other remnants of the emerging cultures. In ancient China, combs were worn as hair ...

History of the Hot Comb — Natural Hair, but Healthy Hair First ...

Feb 7, 2012 ... She studied hair textures for nearly a decade before developing her own line of products that were later marketed and sold door to door by trained saleswomen, one of ... [ii] Annie Malone, Millionairess & Hot Comb Inventor.

Madam Walker, the First Black American Woman to Be a Self-Made ...

... she invented the world's first hair-straightening formula and/or the hot comb. ... and many other women were going bald because they washed their hair so ...

Combs - Lifestyle Lounge -

It is interesting to know that the initial uses of comb were not restricted to hair care and straightening. They were also used as decorative accessories. Combs are ...

The History of Hair Brushes • Brigitte's Brushes

Apr 2, 2013 ... The one thing that is known is that they were all made from natural materials. ... Unearthing Egyptian tombs revealed hair brushes along with combs ... Another Englishman invented the automatic brush boring machine in 1885 ...

A Brief History of Plastic's Conquest of the World - Scientific American

May 29, 2011 ... For most of history, combs were made of almost any material humans had at .... prompting female fans across the country to take scissors to their own hair. ... As with celluloid, Bakelite was invented to replace a scarce natural ...

The History of the Hot Comb | Black Girl with Long Hair

Sep 8, 2010 ... "There is a misconception that the hot comb was invented by Madam ... Hot combs were a significant improvement from the older methods used ...

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