A hot comb is a metal comb that is used to straighten moderate or coarse hair
and create a ... It is uncertain who invented and manufactured the first hot comb
or heated metal straightening comb in ...
Sep 8, 2010 ... "There is a misconception that the hot comb was invented by Madam C.J. Walker,
the first self-made African-American millionaire. In all actuality ...
Madam C.J. Walker, the first black millionairess in America, invented the ... and
she invented the world's first hair-straightening formula and/or the hot comb.
Who Created the Hot Comb? Annie Malone or Madam Walker? The answer is
neither. It is reported that in 1872 a hairdresser named Marcel Grateau used a ...
While the exact inventor of the hot comb is unknown, an American woman by the
name of Annie Malone holds the first patent on the design. The design was ...
According to Details Magazine, the invention of the first straightening comb is ...
to Frenchman Marcel Grateau, an innovative hairdresser who created hot irons.
Nov 25, 2007 ... Madam Walker did use a hot comb--which she did NOT invent--in her system, but
she was by no means the first person to employ such ...
Oct 31, 2016 ... The "hot comb" was and is used by many Black girls' mothers and grandmothers
to occasionally straighten their hair. I remember as a child, the ...
Feb 7, 2012 ... Many people including myself have believed or assumed at one point in time that
Madam CJ Walker invented the hot comb. However, the first ...
Feb 1, 2009 ... Mosetta gets the straight story on the hot comb. ... straightening comb was
invented by Madame C.J. Walker, the black entrepreneur, it was not.