I am a Bindashi Boxwood Comb. The more I'm used, the better for us both... My teeth will feel smooth and your hair will too!
Boxwood combs have a long history in Japan as both supernatural objects and cosmetic accessories. Today the combs are appreciated, as much for their aesthetic beauty as their functionality and Jusun-Ya has become renowned for their high-quality versions. Since 1875, the company has been using original production methods from the Nara period (8th C.). They gather boxwood boards, fumigate the wood, then store the bundles for ten years making them thoroughly dry and warp resistant. When the wood is ready, each comb tooth is measured by eye and sawed by hand. The combs are resistant to static electricity and help promote healthy hair. We love how the teeth will smooth out and glide easier with frequent use and how the amber colour of the wood deepens with age! In contemporary times, many of the combs have a multi-purpose function. The Bindashi Boxwood Comb is used to straighten the sides and backs of traditional coiffures while the tail adjusts loose ends.
Bindashi Boxwood Comb was curated by Stevenson Aung
Dimensions: 1.4” (w) x 5.3” (l) x 0.2” (h) or 36mm (w) x 135mm (l) x 5mm (h)
Weight: 0.2 oz or 5.7 gr
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