How did Marsha on "The Brady Brunch" maintain such lustrous blonde mane? She brushed her hair 100 strokes every evening before bed, of course. But if beauty-minded Marsha had known where the common "100 brush strokes per day" hair regimen originated, she might've put her nightly routine to rest.
While extensive hair brushing might've been helpful for keeping Victorian scalps lice-free, one hundred strokes per day ultimately is an unhealthy beauty regimen for the hair itself. It's fine to gently brush out tangles, but going overboard promotes breakage and split ends. In fact, some hair experts suggest the less brushing, the better.
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