Tools of the Trade: Cricket Brushes and Combsfeaturing Cricket
Stylists need professional brushes and combs designed to meet their demanding daily needs to create the best results. Each client requires a different tool while sitting in your chair - for sectioning, during cutting, detangling, blow-drying, teasing, styling, smoothing. Thermal appliances are getting hotter and the need for styling tools that can hold up to these increased temperatures without damaging the hair are a necessity. Ergonomic design, as well as lightweight construction can reduce your wrist and hand-stress in the salon. These details, as well as quality of manufacturing and low cost, all affect your decision when purchasing professional brushes and combs. Cricket offers a wide selection, with choice of colors, sizes, materials, and handle shapes, accommodating any style or technique.
Cricket Technique Brushes
Technique Thermals feature tourmaline ionic bristles that infuse moisture into the hair shaft and scalp. Heat resistant static free bristles eliminate fly away hair and utilize antimicrobial protection against the growth of bacteria. Hair sectioning pick conveniently stores in the base of the suede-like grip. With this brush, you have it all at your fingertips. Available in various sizes for different styling techniques from .75” to 3.25”.
Cricket Friction Free Brushes
Manufactured using a proprietary blend of polymers to reduce friction caused by brushing, combing and styling hair, Friction Free brushes reduce damage and create a smooth finish and shine. Bristles are ion infused with tourmaline to impart moisture into the hair, reducing static electricity and creating incredibly smooth shine. The ergonomic design has a non-slip rubber grip to offer stylists all-day control and comfort. The line contains paddle, round and vent brushes, as well as thermal options with a seamless ceramic coated barrel for improved heat retention and faster drying time. The Pick Comb is ideal for lifting or fluffing to add volume and the Rake Comb has wide teeth that are ideal for detangling or conditioning treatments
Cricket Static Free Brushes
Static Free brushes help eliminate fly away hair, have reinforced "stay-put" ball tips and non-slip grips for maximum control and comfort. This line comes in a variety of brush styles to meet the needs to any stylist. The Cushioned Brush, with cushioned pad and metal bristles, is the perfect choice for heavy, thick and/or curly hair. The Sculpting Brush, with nylon bristles and cushioned pad, works well with styling lotions, glazes and gels. The Tunnel, Volumizer and Fast Flo brushes have quick drying vent pattern and non-snag bristles. The RPM models come in three sizes to shape hair for the perfect finished look.
Cricket Amped Up Styling Brush
The Amped Up Styler was specifically designed for updo styling for any hair type - fine, curly, or coarse - and will not pull or snag even on coarse or curly hair. The 5-row boar/nylon multi-level bristle pattern enables stylists to create various degrees of volume for ultimate styling and finishing, while minimizing damage, breakage and helping to eliminate frizz/ split ends. Resistant to heat and chemicals, this brush stands up to professional use. The ergonomic handle provides maximum comfort during the styling process.
Cricket Amped Up Teasing Brush
Increase volume and perfect updos with the Amped Up Teasing Brush. The boar/nylon mixed multilevel bristles allows for creative control of volume, while the bristle pattern and texture minimizes damage, breakage, and split ends. The ergonomic handle reduces hand fatigue with a specially designed sectioning tip for ease of separation and texture variation. Heat and chemical resistant.
Cricket Silkomb Combs
Silicone-injected Silkombs employ state-of-the-art technology and quality molding techniques to produce finely polished, seamless teeth, allowing these tools to glide effortlessly through the hair. Antimicrobial protection inhibits the growth of bacteria in plastic and is designed to last the life of the product.
Pro-20: With two distinct teeth patterns, this is the perfect all-around cutting comb, providing even distribution instrumental for zero tension cutting techniques.
Pro-25: A consistent tooth pattern provides even distribution and wider sectioning ability when cutting or applying semi-permanent hair color. Slightly longer teeth allow for maximum penetration - great for detangling curly hair. Sectioning pick speeds up working time
Pro-30: This “Power Comb” is essential for moving, controlling and elevating heavy, thick and coarse hair. It has minimum flex and sizing to provide stronger direction even with large sub-sections.
Pro-50: The fine tooth pattern of this model is perfect for proper tension when wrapping perms, distributing hair color into nape or sideburn areas and teasing when styling hair. Metal tail is ideal for weaving, sectioning and/or lifting teased hair.
Pro-55: Wider tooth pattern is perfect for weaving or comb applied color techniques, especially on thick, coarse or curly hair. Metal tail is ideal for weaving, sectioning and/ or lifting teased hair.
Cricket Carbon Combs
Cricket Carbon Combs are one of the lightest, strongest, most durable combs in the professional industry. Because of the composition of the carbon material, they are completely static free, eliminating fly away hair during the cutting process. They weigh less than an ounce which ensures ultimate comfort during usage. Manufactured with "seamless teeth", smooth flow through the hair is guaranteed with no snagging or pulling. Cricket Carbon Combs are heat resistant, making them a great tool to use with straightening irons.
C-20: This is the perfect all-around cutting comb. The two distinct teeth patterns expand cutting options, allowing for even distribution, zero tension cutting techniques.
C-25: A consistent tooth pattern provides even distribution and wider sectioning ability when cutting or applying semi-permanent hair color. Slightly longer teeth allow for maximum penetration. Great for detangling curly hair. Sectioning pick speeds up working time.
C-30: The ideal comb for moving, controlling and elevating heavy, thick and coarse hair. Minimum flex and sizing provides stronger direction even with large sub-sections.
C-50: Fine tooth pattern provides proper tension while wrapping perms, texture products or the distribution of hair color products into nape or sideburn areas. Perfect for teasing and/or backcombing. Tail is ideal for weaving, sectioning and/or lifting hair.
A final thing to consider when purchasing professional brushes and combs is that they are great retail items to carry in your salon. Cricket makes this easy for you with a variety of eye-catching retail brush displays. With all these options that encompass innovation, creativity and style, Cricket brushes and combs are must-have tools for any stylist!