Archive for the scritching Tag

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.

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What does the X number on the Horn Comb pages mean? (e.g. 1X, 2X, 3X, etc.)

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 […]

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Do I need to rinse out my pre-treat before Scritching and #18-ing in the morning?

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.

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