The first number (325 in this example) is the comb design. The second number (1, 2, or 3 in this example) is the thickness of the comb in that design. The letter on the end (W in this example) stands for the color – this comb design comes in White, as opposed to Ox, which would be B. You […]
Take a soft, damp towel and gently (without twisting) wipe the comb clean. To do this easily and best, pinch the damp towel or facecloth over the tines, starting at the spine and pull outwards (away from tines) repeatedly. Use a clean area of the towel or facecloth every time. An old toothbrush, nail brush, or old […]
We have a special rate for Scritchers or combing horn combs only, (under 1 kg so sneak some products samples into there? Yessss.) Small packet-style-postage mailings (like combs) starting at $8.-10 US dollars and up..depending on your location in the United States.. Feel free to check for shipping special . Small Packet for USA and […]
Use nothing on your horn comb to treat it but lanolin, preferably our unsulfonated lanolin, because it is from the same animal – a sister to the horn, you might say. Oil is not just oil, and it is not a matter of being ‘good’; the oil must be correct – and yes, it does […]
Am I required to use specific types of Horn Combs for specific jobs? Can I comb through my hair with any of the combs or do I need to use a certain type?
Absolutely! There are no restrictions for use, other than that the comb you use for scritching needs to be one of the finer ones (regardless of the thickness of your hair). The categories we use are just options – the most common usage of the different combs.
The letter X is used to show you the thickness choices available on our horn combs (link opens new tab); it can be seen as a light-to-heavy scale that is specific to that horn comb style. Some people know that they like a certain weight or solidity to the tool(s) they use, but if you don’t […]
No, you don’t need to rinse out your pre-treat before #18-ing. It is usually dried by morning and doesn’t goop the scalp at all. The coast should be clear for a clean application of #18, and any sweat is OK to Scritch over.