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"What Happens When You Stop Brushing Your Hair For a Week?" - Women's Health

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"What Happens When You Stop Brushing Your Hair for a Week

Six women ditched the bristle—and each one had a very different seven-day experience.


"The article was repurposed with permission from Refinery29.

So much of our identity is tangled up in our tresses. Our hair shows the world who we are—or who we want to be. And our combs and brushes play a big role in getting it to that point—so to say we rely on them heavily would be an understatement.

But what would happen if you were asked to give up your hairbrush for an entire week? Would your mane go crazy? Could it affect the way you feel about yourself in the day-to-day?

Actually, bidding farewell to your brush could benefit your strands (if not your confidence). Over time, brushing can lead to significant weakening and damage to your hair. Not good.

Of course, we had to know for sure if ditching the bristles could make our manes look better. So we decided to test that theory with six of our brave staffers. Their hair types run the gamut, and their experiences did, too. Some found the week liberating, while others found it insanely stressful. Most of them came to one final conclusion: Maybe we don't need our brushes as much as we think we do." ...

Read More at "Womens Health".


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