I have luck with a paddle brush. Then again Im a wavy so it straightens fairly easily. If you need more tension Ide prob stick with boar bristles. They are natural and help to slick down the cuticle later of the hair.
Kelly~A hairdresser embracing her inner curl
CG since July 2009 and LOVIN IT!
2b wavy/modified CG. No cones no sulfates.
Lowpoo: BTB Blue Lavendar 1x/wk
Cowash: Suave Nats Aloe & Waterlily
Rinse-out: LPVNG/BTB Jasmine Curl CO
Leave-in: Sexy Pumpkin Potion
Style: Biolage Gelee, plop then SOTC w/cone free pommade