I purchased the Babyliss Crycocare brush over two years ago, the concept of freezing hair in order to lock in moisture is accurate, but after using it on my own hair for nearly three months, I did not see a difference. My naturally fine hair, on the oily side, really did not benefit since I have plenty of my own natural oil.
I then embarked on a journey to use the brush on moisture-depleted hair, i.e. curly hair, natural hair, and hair extensions. I was more concerned about the ends of hair extensions that were over six months old.
In theory, the brush does not freeze hair, the actual temperature is approximately 50 degrees, mainly because of the vents in the brush that blow out hot air.
1) It is essential to detangle the ends of the hair, prior to using the cold brush because the steel bristles can rip the hair.
2) The brush can be used in both wet or dry hair, the brush did absolutely nothing for dry hair. The concept is the freezing brush helps to align the hair cuticle, thus promoting shine -- no bueno -- it did not work.
3) I used the brush on coarse curly hair, dried partially, and I did notice the brush stretched the hair and promoted some shine!
4) Wash and blow-dry curly hair, add leave-in conditioner, use the cryobrush to stretch the curl, and you will see how shiny your hair will be. It is best to use the brush in horizontal sections of the hair.
5) I did not understand how this brush aligned the hair cuticle any more than any other type of hair brush.
6) For hair extensions; I recommend using the brush as soon as they are applied. After a six-month trial, I found the hair extensions to be hydrated.
I gave my brush to a client with curly/frizzy hair, she used it once per week, and after 6 months, her hair was more resilient, healthier, and shiny!
I believe in the cold brush on curly, frizzy, or kinky hair, other textures will not benefit. Babyliss Cryocare brush is in need of a redesign, the warm airflow prevents the brush from truly freezing the hair.
You can also take any metal brush, place it in your freezer overnight, and you will get the same result.
If you think you may benefit from a "cold brush" try the Fernida Cold Brush, sole on Amazon for a third of the price of the Babyliss model. I do not think this is a "must-have," but if you have exhausted all resources to create healthier hair, it may be worth a try!
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Hair Extensions Background
At Noelle Salon, they evaluate your natural hair, and listen to the client's wishes on styling, color match, and look. They use human hair extensions like 100% Remy human hair, or Virgin Hair (unlike Bellami hair). Hair extensions can be used for short hair or 24 inches of a full head of hair, and they have worked with different methods like tape-in extensions, clip-in hair extensions, Keratin and enjoy using the Veila Pull-thru method with the Veila Hair Extensions for ease of hair care. Styling can vary from flat iron, natural curl, or curly hair. Whether you are looking for a change of style or look for a day such as a Clip-in ponytail, having a high-quality ponytail extension can mix it up for you. Your natural hair journey with your hair growth can be enhanced with Hair extensions when protective styling is applied, and regular maintenance is used. You can change your hair in one day - feel free to reach out and explore the possibilities.