- Paddle - this is also known as a flat brush. The paddle brush is designed to deliver a straight look for both long hair and straight bobs. The most common material used is nylon bristles, which can help to smooth areas of the hair. Use this brush while blow drying to increase the body of your hair.
- Round - the round brush is most popularly used coupled with a blow dryer to give volume and curl to your hair. These come in a variety of sizes which will determine how much volume is delivered to your hair. Start this brush under the root of your hair and lift here for the best results.
- Teasing - a teasing brush is one that is thin that includes rigid nylon bristles. This brush is most often used to add maximum height to your hair, especially with up-dos.