Why are Kent brushes so expensive?

Why are Kent brushes so expensive?

Kent Brushes (as they are now more commonly known) was founded in 1777 by William Kent in the reign of George III. With continual pressure from cheap foreign imports branded with ‘designer’ labels and sold at extortionate prices, Kent has not buckled to the temptation of selling a lesser product at a high price point.

Where are Kent hair brushes made?

Made in the UK.

What are Kent hair brushes made of?

Traditionally, many of the hairbrushes in Kent Brushes product range have used boar bristle from India and China, whilst badger bristle is used in its shaving brushes. Inspired by the rapid growth in veganism in recent years, the company has just debuted its first animal-free range – The Curve line.

Are Kent brushes good?

The quality of the brush itself is great. It is a decent size paddle brush, made of good quality wood and bristles. I checked with Kent, and the PF07 brush is 100% Boar bristle. I have quite thick hair, so to use this brush I section my hair off to make sure that, when brushing, the bristles can reach all strands.

How do you clean a Kent brush?

Wash occasionally using warm soapy water, but never use ammonia or harsh detergents. Submerge just the tufts (and not the brush back) and jiggle the brush to clean. Rinse in cold water, flick off surplus water, and gently wipe dry with a clean towel.

Are Kent brushes made in England?

Kent’s philosophy runs far deeper than just creating a great brush. We are extremely proud of our British manufacturing heritage and wish to maintain our spectacular reputation through our dedication to exceeding all customer expectations and by continuing our devoted commitment to each and every customer.

Is a comb or brush better for hair?

Which causes more damage — a brush or a comb? Unfortunately, there’s not a ton of publicly available, hard scientific evidence on if, as a whole, combs or brushes are better for hair health. Brushes were more likely to break off long strands of hair, while combs were more likely to break off short strands of hair.

Is brushing your hair good or bad?

It can also keep your hair healthy, shiny, and free of tangles. Hair care experts recommend brushing your hair twice a day — morning and night — to help distribute your scalp’s natural oils through your hair. It’s also important to use a different approach when brushing wet hair versus dry hair.

What bristles do Kent brushes use?

A Pleasant Surprise! My new Kent large shaving brush with its super soft ‘Silvertex’ bristles is every bit as good (or, perhaps, even better) than the old Hoffritz European badger hair brush that I used for many years.

Are boars killed to make brushes?

The animal is not killed. The hair is cut multiple times during the animal’s life. Plucking hair, on the other hand, refers to extracting the hair with the root. The boar bristles in Dovahlia brushes are sheared.

What kind of hairbrush does Kent use?

Discover Pure Flow, Kent’s first FSC™-certified and vented range of wooden hairbrushes. A carefully crafted collection featuring the first-ever wooden comb by Kent Brushes. Introducing Kent’s NEW Synthetic shaving brush – the traditional shave for the modern era.

When did Kent brushes start making toothbrushes?

By 1882, Kent Brushes had 600 employees, with more than a quarter of them dedicated to making toothbrushes. The turn of the 20th century saw the first cars appearing on British roads, and Kent Brushes was quick to latch on to this new form of transport.

What did Kent brushes do in WW1?

The outbreak of World War I saw the country unite in the war effort, and Kent Brushes played its part, supplying hundreds of thousands of brushes for the War Office. The brushes formed a key part of a soldier’s kit, featuring a hairbrush, toothbrush, shaving brush, shoe-polishing brush and button brush.

What are the different types of hair brushes?

The range includes bristle, headhog and quill brushes. When it comes to achieving your perfect look, choosing the right hairbrush should be top of your list. Whether you need one for home, the gym or the office, your hairbrush will become your daily companion, helping you style your hair just how you like.