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What is Hair Comb in Tagalog? Description, Uses, and Evolution

What is Hair Comb in Tagalog? Description, Uses, and Evolution

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Comb or hair comb in Tagalog is called “suklay,” a grooming tool used for untangling, styling, and arranging hair. It typically consists of a row of narrow teeth or prongs extending from the handle. The teeth of a comb are designed to glide through the hair and are made of various materials, including bone, plastic, metal, and wood.  Combs come in different colors, shapes, sizes, and designs. The gap between comb teeth (tooth spacing) varies, depending on the type and intended use of the comb. The wider gap helps minimize pulling or snagging that can cause hair breakage. On the other hand, fine-toothed combs can help achieve a more polished and neater look. A lice comb (suyod) is a special kind of hair comb, while a payneta is an ornamental comb. For women, suklay is commonly use...