Best for a speedy blow dry
If you're in a rush and need to dry your hair quickly, try a vented brush. It allows more heat from the blow dryer to blast the hair directly. Goody Start Frizz Controlling Blow Dry Gel Vent Brush, $7.
Best for all hair types
If you're looking to invest in a hair brush that will last you decades—seriously, it will—a Mason Pearson brush is what the hair professionals recommend.
Best for detangling wet hair
For fine, thin, medium-length hair, use a comb with wide-set teeth to untangle knots. GHD comb, $17.