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If You Buy One Thing Today, Make It This Mason Pearson Pocket Brush

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After spending the last few months scooping a (quite frankly) alarming number of broken hairs out of my sink, I decided that drastic measures were called for. Enter the Charlotte Tilbury-approved Mason Pearson. This is a brush with a pedigree. But it is not a cheap date. It is very rarely — almost never — on sale anywhere, but it is today! Normally $120 (I know, I know), Violet Grey is offering $15 off of purchases of $100 and more, plus free shipping on this fine Cyber Monday. Which brings the Mason Pearson down to $105.

Now, I understand that that is still a pretty penny. But again, drastic measures. My hair is thin fine, greasy oil-prone, and needs a haircut grown out. All of this, plus a minor case of alopecia areata routinely makes me want to pull out whatever hair hasn’t already fallen down my drain. This brush is designed for gals like me. The rubber cushion pad stimulates and massages the scalp, promoting growth, while the boar bristles evenly distribute sebum to create shine and prevent breakage.

And don’t let the pocket size fool you. It does everything a standard size brush can do. Plus, I think there’s something comforting about knowing I can take this little bit of luxury with me wherever I go.

Annie Dillard once said, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” I am content to spend the rest of my life with this brush. Until death do us part.

But, if you’re looking for a hair brush for less than $100, there are plenty of other options on sale at Dermstore right now, too.

A life-saving detangling brush in mint green that would look right at home on any vanity.

And here is one specifically designed to work on wet hair, so you can detangle knots fresh out of the shower.

The Tangle Teezer also comes in a handheld style that is ideal for thicker hair.

The perfect round brush to cut your blow-drying time in half.

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If You Buy One Thing Today, Make It This Mason Pearson Brush