We are very conscious about the cleanliness of the house, but sometimes we forget to clean the very important things in the house. One of them is the comb. A dirty comb can be an important reason for getting dirt and infection in the hair. You may not have noticed, but many people's combs are very dirty and they do not even try to clean them.

Using a dirty comb causes many problems, in which scalp infections, hair problems, dandruff, hair fall etc. are common.

Many people don't clean their combs just because they are lazy and think it will take up too much time, but did you know that there is an easier way to clean it too? Today we are going to tell you about some easy hacks to clean the comb.

How to clean comb?

The things we will use for this are easily available in our homes.


  • hot water as needed
  • 2 teaspoons detergent powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

What to do?

  1. First, take hot water in a plastic tub.
  2. In this, you add 2 teaspoons of detergent and 1 teaspoon of baking soda.
  3. Keep in mind that we do not have to add too much water.
  4. Put the dirty comb in it. You can wash multiple combs at once.
  5. After 10 minutes, clean it with a toothbrush or laundry brush. By the way, just by adding it to this mixture, it will start shining like new and the scum will swell out.

If you love hair, then keep these tips related to combing in mind

We have told you how to clean the comb in a few minutes, but if you do not want to try this hack, then soak it in the solution of normal shampoo for 1 hour. After that, you clean it with a brush.

Make sure to clean the comb at least once a week. Most of us clean the comb with tweezers, needles or anything else, but it does not remove the oil and it makes the hair dirty. In such a situation, you should wash it thoroughly with water once a week.

Do not use anyone else's comb at all. Everyone's comb in the house should be different, which reduces the risk of any kind of infection in your head.

Wash the comb with shampoo or detergent to remove bacteria.

The hack that we have told you about is very simple and will clean your comb as quickly as possible.

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