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The Knot Genie Makes Hair-Care Wishes Come True

by BUST Magazine

I’M A JEWISH WOMAN with mixed-texture hair. Wavy, often frizzy, and with inexplicable straight patches throughout, my tresses have long been a source of stress, because they become tangled so easily—but not anymore. Ever since I discovered the Genie Supreme hairbrush by Knot Genie ($22.99)—invented by 46-year-old Denver, CO-based mom Rikki Mor—detangling has been a breeze. Its bristles are different lengths, which somehow allows the brush to gently pick apart knots as it moves through hair without yanking the scalp. Plus, there are no little balls on the ends of the plastic bristles to get snagged on tangles. It works on both wet and dry hair, comes in lots of cute colors, and there are versions with and without handles and even a biodegradable model. Find it at

By Emily Rems

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!


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