Raydene Salinas Hansen
I recently complimented a friend on her blowout, and she told me that she did it herself with her hair straightening brush. Her words: “I’m obsessed.” My reaction? Total skepticism. A hot tool that promised to detangle, smooth, and straighten my hair? It all sounded too good to be true. But because I’m a beauty editor and test new products for my job, I reluctantly gave one a try. Guys, I’ll admit it. I was so wrong. The hair straightening brush was ridiculously easy to use and truly, my hair looked like I just walked out of a Drybar.
But be warned: there are a lot of straightening brushes that talk a big game…and don’t actually work. So, how do you separate the real from the fake? Keep reading below—I’ve rounded up the 10 best hair straightening brushes for every hair type.
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Best Straightening Brush for Fine Hair
Remington Pro 2-in-1 Heated Straightening Brush
You know when you wake up in the morning and your hair is going in, like, a million different directions? This hair straightening brush can help with that. The bristles have an anti-static coating to make sure your hair looks as sleek as a Hadid’s. It also goes up to 450 degrees, but don’t worry about burning yourself. It has cool tip bristles to prevent you from singeing your scalp.
Best Straightening Brush for Wavy Hair
InStyler Straight Up Ceramic Straightening Brush
The worst thing about a flat iron? The annoying creases and bends that it can leave in your hair. Thanks to the hair gods, this straightening brush exists. The brush distributes a consistent amount of heat through your hair to easily straighten waves without any folds.
Best Straightening Brush for Thick Hair
Glamfields Straightening Brush
This straightening brush can smooth the thickest of hair—yes, even yours. The ion-coated bristles straighten hairs from roots to ends without tugging or pulling. You’ll be left with shiny hair that has almost zero flyaways. Oh, and another bonus? The brush heats up in 30 seconds.
Best Straightening Brush for Curly Hair
Dry Bar The Brush Crush Heated Straightening Brush
If you have curly hair, you might think that a hair straightening brush won’t work for you. Well, think again. By sealing your hair cuticle, this brush is able to straightening even the curliest of hair, without damaging your curls.
Best Straightening Brush for Frizz & Flyaways
Revlon XL Hair Straightening Heated Styling Brush
You know that one hair that will never lay flat, no matter what you do to it? It’s finally met its match—this hair straightening brush. The long bristles (which are able to get all the way to your roots) plus the ion generator (which seals the hair cuticle) makes sure every single hair lays smooth.
Best Straightening Brush for Thick, Curly Hair
CNXUS Ionic Hair Straightener Brush
Yes, you can use a hair straightening brush on thick, curly hair and not end up looking like a poodle. The brush heats up to 450 degrees and has ceramic, iron teeth bristles that will glide through your hair without causing frizz or damage . The result? A smooth and sleek, blown out finish.
Best Straightening Brush for Thick, Wavy Hair
Amika Polished Perfection Straightening Brush 2.0
If you’ve got thick hair, listen up: You don’t have to deal with brushes that tug and pull on your hair making it weak and damaged. With this hair straightening brush, you’re able to get to the root without worrying about burning yourself or pulling out your hair.
Best Straightening Brush for Tight, Curly Hair
MiroPure Enhanced Hair Straightener Brush
A lot of hair straightening brushes say they work on naturally curly and coily hair, but that ain’t always the case. This one from MiroPure (which has almost 3,600 reviews on Amazon) actually lives up to the claims though. Just run the brush through small, separate sections of hair (instead of larger ones) to make your hair lay flat.
Best Straightening Brush for Fine, Wavy Hair
Conair Infiniti Pro Ceramic Smoothing Straightening Brush
Shout out to the combo of nylon, silicone, and ceramic bristles on this hair straightening brush. They literally glide through your fine, wavy hair so you don’t have to struggle to get a smooth and shiny look.
Best Straightening Brush for Fine, Curly Hair
Dafni Hair Straightening Ceramic Brush
If you’re into more of a natural looking vibe when you straightening out your hair, try this hair straightening brush. It’ll lightly smooth out your hair without making it look super flat. Side note: Don’t use it on wet hair (you could end up majorly damaging your hair).
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