Sam's Playlist - When, Why & How To Use a Boar Bristle or Thermal Round Brush

Knowing and understanding which round brush you should use for your hair makes all the difference when you want to achieve a desired outcome. Andrew Carruthers, education director for Sam Villa demonstrates the what, why and how behind using boar bristle brushes and ceramic thermal styling brushes Ceramic round brushes or thermal styling brushes are excellent for fine to medium hair types and are designed to add smoothness and volume to your blowouts. The core of these brushes hold heat longer making them great for extending the shape of your hair and to add shine & eliminate frizz. Boar bristle round brushes and ideal for medium to coarse hair types as they provide more stretch and tension. Boar is more gentle on the scalp and redistribute natural oils from your scalp which adds more shine. You can achieve amazing volume, create sexy waves or straighten the most stubborn hair with greater ease. 

About: Sam Villa is founding partner of the Sam Villa brand (Allvus, LLC), designed to bring “More Sam to More People.”  The educational world of this Favorite Platform Artist and Educator (2012, 2011 and 2007), Favorite Overall Educator of the Year (2015) and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, can be experienced on www.samvilla.com.

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