Hair Pressing Tools?

Answer Marcel Grateau, a French hairdresser, invented a comb he could heat and use to wave European women's hair in 1872. However, the hot comb wouldn't crimp naturally straight hair. Grateau later develo... Read More »

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What Is Hot Pressing & Pulling Hair?

To straighten tightly coiled hair, many African-American women hot press or flat iron their hair. The hair is sectioned and "pressed" with a temperature-controlled hot comb that is pulled through t... Read More »

What is hot pressing&pulling hair?

Hot pressing and pulling hair is normally done on thicker hair textures, like African Americans and other ethnic women. This process straightens out the hair without the use of hair chemicals.Histo... Read More »

How to Achieve Bone-Straight Hair With a Pressing Comb?

Using a pressing comb can help you achieve a straighter hairstyle over other heated tools. Pressing combs that create straight styles come in two different varieties: electric pressing combs, which... Read More »

What types of tools were used with traditional horse hair plaster over wood lathe How does one use these tools to make perfectly smooth walls?

Answer I would assume a simple, but long wooden trowel similar to a mortar trowel, perhaps with some upturned skids at the end so overlapping strokes do not make unwanted marks in the plaster. I ... Read More »