According to Details Magazine, the invention of the first straightening comb is attributed to Frenchman Marcel Grateau, an innovative hairdresser who created hot irons. The Marcel ...
The hot comb was an invention developed in France as a way for women with
coarse curly hair to achieve a fine straight look traditionally modeled by historical
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 ...
African-American Educator, Entrepreneur & Inventor. In the 1920s, 30s and 40s,
..... who invented the device. Annie Malone was the first to patent a hot comb.
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 ...
Oct 8, 2015 ... 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 1, 2009 ... Even though many people still want to believe that the straightening comb was
invented by Madame C.J. Walker, the black entrepreneur, it was ...
Feb 9, 2013 ... Inventor of black hair straightening comb: Marjorie Stewart Joyner “Marjorie
Stewart Joyner (1896–1994) was the first African American to ...
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 ...