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A comb is a toothed device used for styling, cleaning and managing hair and scalp. Combs are ... Hot combs were used solely for straightening hair during the colonial era in North America. A Punjabi...

Who invented the first hair comb? | Reference.com

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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 ...

Who invented the comb? - Quora

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Aug 13, 2015 ... We don't know about the inventor of the comb yet. The earliest use of the comb can ... In ancient China, combs were worn as hair accessories that reflected one's social status. Over time, combs have evolved into more efficient ...

History of Headgear #7: Combs and Brushes | Hair Accessories Store

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Dec 6, 2010 ... The first hair brushes were most likely made with wooden handles and ... invented a pneumatic rubber-cushioned hair brush; Lyda Newman ...

History Of Comb - Interesting & Amazing Information On Origin ...

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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 louse comb: past and present

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of the combs were two-sided: one side of the comb was used to untangle knots in the hair while the other side with the fine teeth was used to remove lice and ...

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

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... and she invented the world's first hair-straightening formula and/or the hot comb. ... Ferguson drew, blacks in turn-of-the-century America were excluded from ...

Plastic Forever: Combs and Toothbrushes

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Jul 6, 2011 ... The first plastic combs were made from nitro-cellulose or celluloid and ... good to unsnarl the hair and run the nubs of a brush or comb along the scalp. ... Hogback bristles were widely used until the invention of nylon and in ...

Lice Combs in History - The Nuvo Method for Treating Head Lice

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Feb 1, 2008 ... 1<sup>st</sup> Cent BC Head lice were found on hair combs excavated in Israel and dated from the 1<sup>st</sup> century BC to the 8<sup>th</sup> century AD.[Mumcuoglu ...

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

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May 29, 2011 ... For most of history, combs were made of almost any material .... but he did have a knack for invention—at the age of twenty-three, he'd patented a knife sharpener. .... irons—and, of course, styled their hair with Bakelite combs.

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History of the Comb | LEAFtv

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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 ...

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

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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.

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

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Sep 8, 2010 ... "There is a misconception that the hot comb was invented by Madam ... who were trying to replicate the styles worn by the ancient Egyptians.” ...