10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018

By | February 14, 2018
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10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018

It should come as no surprise that men also use combs and in this article on 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018, we will be looking at the world of combs for men. Men use combs for the hair on their head, sideburns, mustache, beard, and believe it or not, some even use combs for their chest hair!

Before we take a look at the 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018, let’s define the meaning for a comb.

What Is A Comb?

According to Wikipedia, ‘A comb is a toothed device used for styling, cleaning and managing hair and scalp. Combs have been used by humans since prehistoric times, having been discovered in very refined forms from settlements dating back to 5,000 years ago in Persia.[1]

So, you see, the whole idea of a comb as a hair care tool is not a ‘brand new idea’. The various forms might be as well as the various materials used to make the comb, but a novel idea it is not!

The comb is made up of a shaft and some teeth that are crossed ‘at a perpendicular angle to the shaft’.

Materials Used To Make A Comb

Combs can be made out of:

  • plastic
  • metal
  • wood – boxwood, cherry wood, sandalwood, and other fine-grained woods
  • ivory
  • tortoiseshell

In modern times, though, there has been a concern for the animals which produce the ivory and the tortoiseshell and this practice has been noticeably reduced. The beauty of a wooden comb is the craftsmanship – the finesse and the polished comb.

The standard comb has a wide set of teeth on one end and then a finer set on the other end. Sometimes, a thin handle or a large handle. It all depends on its use.

Types Of Hair Combs

There are various types of combs. We can find:

  • wide-tooth detangling combs
  • fine-tooth or rat-tail combs
  • picks (more commonly referred to as Afro picks)
  • nit-combs or flea-combs – to help remove parasites from the hair, also referred to as a fine-tooth comb

How To Clean Your Comb

As a great suggestion, whatever type of combs you may use, it is always a great idea to wash your hair comb and hair brush each time you wash your hair. It just makes more hygienic sense.

The simplest way to do this is to use a little shampoo or simply immerse the comb or brush in a solution of warm water, baking soda, and some vinegar for a few hours. When you return, you will see all the grime settled to the bottom and revealing a new comb or brush!

Benefits Of Using A Comb

There are a few benefits to using a comb on your hair:

  • it helps to detangle an otherwise knotted hair
  • it can be a source of a scalp or skin massage
  • depending on the type of comb, it helps to distribute the body’s natural oils throughout the length of the hair – long or short
  • it can also be used as a source of hair decoration

So, basically, the comb is really a simple hair tool which anyone can use whether they have different hair textures or hair length on just about any part of the body.

Let’s take a look at the 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018, to see how combs for men stack up against each other.

10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018

1/Wooden Beard Comb & Case – Striking Viking 

striking viking beard comb wooden

Using a wooden comb versus a plastic one is so much better for your hair! And as you will see, it is important when it comes to choosing the tools for your haircare whether you are a man or a woman!

This wooden comb is ideally used for the beard or mustache or very low cut hair. This brand –The Striking Viking is a well-known hair care brand and this set is quite popular in choices made by many customers based on their feedback.

The main features of this wooden comb and case set:

  • It has a nice size which makes it easy to carry and use on a daily basis
  • Its travel case is made of synthetic leather and comes in handy for on-the-go storage
  • It has dual-sized teeth – fine and course – which makes it easy to work on every hair type
  • It helps in reducing anti-static electricity unlike its plastic or metal counterpart
  • It is made from 100% natural sandalwood which is gentle on your hair as well as imparting a nice smell
  • Easily detangles your hair
  • Great for removing dead skin or dandruff from your beard or hair

I think this choice could be a great arsenal in anyone’s hair toolbox!

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2/ Rocky Mountain Beard Comb

Beard Comb - Sandalwood Natural Hatchet Style for Hair - Anti-Static & No Snag, Handmade Wide & Fine Tooth Contour Brush Best for Beard & Moustache with Carrying Case Pouch

Another popular hair care brand is the Rocky Mountain hair comb for men.

It’s main features:

  • A nicely contoured edge with multiple teeth widths which helps to give a nice massage as you comb your hair and balanced distribution of natural body oils
  • It is a precision style shaping hair tool for sideburns, the sides of your mouth, upper and lower lip hair
  • It comes with a carrying case for great storage
  • It has multiple teeth widths from 1mm to 3mm to groom beard and hair of various lengths
  • It is made from 100% Sandalwood which has a distinctive woodsy smell
  • Its size is compact for everyday use
  • Comes with a ratchet-style comb – cute and sleek design

Another great product that might be worth the investment of time and trial!

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3/ Grow A Beard Brush And Comb Set

Beard Brush and Comb Set for Men - Friendly Gift Box And Cotton Bag - Best Bamboo Beard Kit for Home and Travel - Great for Dry or Wet Beards - Adds Shine and Softness


This wooden comb by Grow A Beard brand is nifty and very popular judging by the feedback on this item.

The main features:

  • It has an ideal pocket-sized comb
  • Made with 100% boars bristles (the brush)
  • Anti-static wooden comb
  • Great detangler
  • Made from 100% bamboo which will be durable and lasting
  • Eco-friendly – using bamboo (which is farmed) versus wood (which has to be cut down), it is less damaging to the environment. It is also 100% biodegradable
  • 100% money back refund guarantee – no questions asked
  • Versatile for all hair textures and lengths

I like the eco-friendly aspect of this comb and brush grooming set for men. We need to be caring when it comes to our environment. We have to think about the ‘big picture’, not just now, but also the future that we create.

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4/Folding Wood Comb by Striking Viking Folding Wood Comb by Striking Viking - Great for Head Hair and Beards - Anti-Static Wooden Styling Comb for Men

Another great idea from Striking Viking – this time in the folding comb design. Also a popular choice for best hair combs for men.

The main features here:

  • 100% natural Sandalwood which is strong and durable
  • Reduces static electricity when coming in contact with your hair
  • Can be used for hair everywhere – beard, sideburns, and on your head
  • Helps to distribute your natural hair oils throughout your hair
  • Easy to use and portable
  • Using wood is so much better in reducing tangles and hair breakage
  • Gentle on the scalp and help in comparison to metal and plastic type combs
  • Easy travelling comb

Definitely, an easy comb to take anywhere and still be able to get the job done!

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5/Hunstman Beard CombDual Action Beard Comb & Protective Sleeve - Perfect for Balms and Oils - Sandalwood Scent, Fine/Coarse Tooth - Premium EDC Case and Gift Box Included

Beardsman is another popular name in hair tools and this seems to be a well-used comb based on the many positive feedback.

The features of this comb for men:

  • 100% natural Sandalwood which really has a nice woodsy scent
  • Dual-action teeth design to give precision grooming
  • Reduces the snags, pulling, and static associated with plastic combs
  • Made from strong and durable wood to give a long-life guarantee
  • Comes with a faux leather carrying sleeve and gift box

Based on the popular feedback, it surely does not hurt to give it a trial run!

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6/Rapid Beard Brush and Beard Comb Grooming Kit For Men

rapid beard com brush set

This Rapid Beard brand beard brush and beard comb set is a great combination for the man in your life! A very popular choice based on the feedback of many users.

The features are:

  • 100% boar bristle brush which works well with any hair texture – beard, moustache or hair on your head – long, short, curly, tangled, or you name it
  • The brush is a great combination when used along with oils added or natural oils to help evenly distribute it throughout the hair
  • 100% handmade
  • The comb helps to reduce static, pulling, and snags
  • Awesome packaging and cotton travel bag
  • The set is ideal as a pocket-size and is easy to use and is comfortable for travel as well as everyday use
  • Long-lasting warp-resisting 100% natural bamboo handle

This comb and brush set is perfect for all types of hair – head hair, beard, and moustache.

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7/Rocky Mountain Beard CombHair Comb - Wood with Anti-Static & No Snag with Fine and Medium Tooth for Head Hair, Beard, Mustache with Premium Carrying Pouch in Design in Gift Box by Rocky Mountain

Another Rocky  Mountain product, it is obvious that this company knows about product design and manufacturing for their customers.

The main features of this comb:

  • It has a wide wooden ergonomic designed handle
  • Easy to use
  • Comes with a travel case
  • Can be used on all types of hair textures
  • Has fine and medium widths to deliver versatile styling options for your hair on your head or beard
  • Reduces static in your hair
  • The comb weighs 1.5oz which is 4x heavier than typical combs but which also improves the ‘glide’ through your hair

Another product that comes highly recommended based on positive feedback. Indeed worthy to be on the list of 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018.

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8/Rocky Mountain Wooden Beard Comb

rocky mountain wooden combRocky Mountain seems to be the hair care brand when it comes to combs for men.

This classic wooden comb features:

  • Classic design made from 100% natural wood
  • Reduces static electricity
  • Helps to detangle
  • Sleek designed handle for easy use

A functional comb to get the job done easily.

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9/2Klawz Hair Comb for Men 

2Klawz Hair Comb for Men - Hair and Beard Comb with Wide and Fine Teeth Full Size 7" Combination Comb - Best Man Comb Grooming Gift

I love the name of this hair care brand – BushKlawz – it gives a rugged ‘feel’ to the products and definitely seems to showcase the ‘masculinity’ involved.

The main features of this comb for men:

  • It is a full-size comb
  • It has fine and wide teeth which can be used for any texture hair and any length
  • It helps to reduce frizz and static electricity by combing your hair
  • Made from 100% Pearwood.
  • It is made of solid design and is 4x heavier than typical plastic combs
  • The variance in teeth sizes helps to untangle your hair as well as help with precision styling
  • Helps to distribute natural hair oils evenly throughout your hair – head, beard or moustache
  • The smoothness of the wood makes combing ‘a breeze’

If nothing else, this comb certainly seems to cater to the ‘man-figure’ and its masculine needs!

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10/Majestic Samson Wooden Beard Combmajestic samson beard comb for men

I can’t say that I have heard of the Majestic Samson brand before this review, however, they seem to have a pretty good idea about wooden combs for men.

I would like to point out the features of their comb:

  • Dual action teeth which help to get you the best grooming option
  • Made of 100% natural red sandalwood with a woodsy scent, vibrant color, and craftsmanship tooled and polished
  • Ergonomically designed
  • Reduces static electricity
  • Designed to last a long time
  • Cute carrying case and travel size
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee and refund if not

This comb seems fine and I love the fact that the woodsy scent is what this brand focuses o as well as the craftsmanship.

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MY Final Thoughts On 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018

Whether you have long or short hair – on your head, sideburns, or moustache, these combs on the 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018 list are certainly a good place to begin your search for a handy-dandy hair comb for men.

Like most things, it comes with trial and error. One thing is for sure is the fact that a natural wood product is ‘way by far’ the best product to use in your hair versus plastic or metal!

I am biased towards natural products when it comes to hair care. It is generally much easier on the hair and is better gauged to reduce snags, reduce static electricity, and gives a nice massage to the scalp while using.

Whichever comb or brush that you chose, I hope that this review of 10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018 has been able to give you a starting point in your decision-making.

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16 thoughts on “10 Best Hair Combs For Men 2018

  1. Brittaney Verkuyl

    I never realized that wooden combs were better for your hair than plastic ones. i’ve always used plastic combs cause they were more availible to me than wooden ones. i guess i’ll have to start replacing my plastic combs with wooden ones then. Thank you for your very infromative post Michelle.

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello there, Brittaney,
      Thanks for visiting and thank you for your compliment.
      Yes, wooden combs are far better than the hardened plastic combs. They are also eco-friendly. You don’t have to throw your plastic ones out though, Brittaney, just try to purchase wooden ones from here on out. Treat yourself once in a while.
      Good luck.

  2. Lisa


    Thanks for such a detailed review of the 10 best brushes. It is amazing to know that some of the brushes reduce static electricity which is a huge problem in the winter. Not all of the brushes reviewed show that they reduce static electricity. Is this due to the material the brush is made of, such as metal, wooden plastic ect?


    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello Lisa,
      Thanks for stopping by.
      Yes, there are so many choices when it comes to hair tools. Yes, you are correct, some brushes will reduce the static in your hair versus others. Another helpful thing is the moisture balance of your hair. This also can determine the amount of static electricity that can be conducted between your hair tools and your hair.
      Yes, winter can do a ‘number’ on your hair. The dryness will not help the generation of static, so ensure that you ‘up’ your moisture use during this time.
      All the best, Lisa.

  3. Annie Collyer

    This is not a topic I have ever thought about before, but knowing how interesting your posts can be, I had to check it out.
    I just never thought about men with facial hair – and even chest hair – needing a product to come their beards before. It makes sense.
    Where else but here will they get the information they need to make good choices>
    As always, very clear and thorough review!

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello there, Annie.
      Thanks again for visiting. Thank you as well for your compliment and recommendation. I appreciate it. Yes, I enjoyed the research on this article, it was interesting on more than one account!
      Come again as you wish, I try to add content on a regular basis.

  4. Craig Ostrander

    Even though I am getting thinner and thinner on my head I still do need a comb. You have lots of nice options here. I really had no idea how to effectively clean a comb until I read your tips above. I just throw mine away and buy a new one when it gets dirty but you made a good point about regular cleaning so if I follow your advice maybe I won’t buy so many. Now if I can just keep from losing them haha

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello there, Craig.
      Thanks for stopping by. Your comment made me smile. Yes, as long as you have some hair left, it makes sense to care for it. Yes, I have also found that most men prefer to use a comb until it ‘dies’ or disappears – it must be a ‘guy-thing’. Cleaning your hair tools is very important. I am glad that you found value in this article that you can implement. Good luck on keeping the combs you buy!

  5. Sue Dixon

    Hi Michelle,

    I had no idea there were so many combs for men available. I would have to buy one for myself because my husband cuts his hair very, very short. Any of these would make great Christmas and birthday presents too.

    Thanks, Michelle.

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello there, Sue.
      Thanks for stopping by.Yes, Sue, in doing my research, I also was amazed at the types, shapes, and materials used to make hair combs. I am glad you found some value in this article. And I hope your husband will appreciate your thoughtfulness.

  6. ariel

    Hello Michelle,
    “Combs have been used by humans since prehistoric times, having been discovered in very refined forms from settlements dating back to 5,000 years ago in Persia.” Wow and I thought we were just more vain recently! HOw interesting to read this article. And that there would be specific combs for me.
    In peace and gratitude, ariel

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello there, Ariel 🙂
      Thanks for visiting! Yes, our ‘vanity’ is not new by any means. Combs have been around for centuries. I am happy that you found this article interesting.
      In peace and gratitude as well.

  7. David Bishop

    Hi Michelle, whenever you write something it always makes sense and it does work. Although I am bald, I do grow my beard from time to time, so the rocky mountain wooden comb would be a good fit for me.

    I am always around my nephews and young men with my son, so sharing this website would be great for them. Thank you for showing me the importance of using wooden combs.

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello David,
      Thanks for dropping by. Thank you for your compliment. I am also happy that you found some value in the article. Yes, please share the article with anyone who you think can benefit from the information. Come and visit anytime as I will always be busy writing…something!

  8. Paul

    Dear Michelle,

    Such a Great Article about Combs for Men. I was surprised and this is the first time I came to know about this many type of combs so excited while reading. Its very interesting. Thanks for sharing about combs.

    Your Friend,

    1. Michelle Post author

      Hello Paul,
      Thank you for stopping by. Yes, there are quite a few options available when it comes to ‘combs’ – not only for men but also for women. I am glad that the information was interesting to you. Come back and visit anytime.



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