Brush your luscious locks with this smart hairbrush. The Keratase Hair Coach powered by Withings is the world’s first ever smart hairbrush, developed in collaboration with L’Oréal.
The $200 brush, unveiled at the CES Technology show, was awarded the International CES Innovation Award. The brush was designed after research by L’Oréal found forceful hair brushing can cause hair damage, including breakage and split ends. To minimize this damage, the brush has multiple sensors to provide information on the quality of hair and brushing patterns.
The brush has a built-in microphone which listens as you brush to identify your hair type: dry, frizzy, split ends and more. The accelerometer and gyroscope within the brush provide information on brushing patterns, as well as count brush strokes, using haptic feedback to alert you if you’re brushing too forcefully. The conductivity sensors distinguish between wet and dry hair to ensure correct readings.
The brush sends the information it gathers to the related app over Bluetooth or WiFi, allowing the app to factor in environmental conditions such as the temperature, humidity, UV index and more to provide you with a hair quality score, details on how well you brush your hair and tips to improve. The app also provides users with product suggestions — Kerastase-brand specific, of course.
The brush itself is a simple paddle brush with a mix of detangling plastic bristles and nylon and natural boar bristles. The mix of bristles ensures your hair will be detangled without pain while smoothing your hair. Boar bristles are the best for hair, as they naturally distribute your hair’s oil while you brush, but also promote hair health and circulation at the scalp.
As airlines start nickel and dime-ing their way into the world’s wallets, travelers have had to get crafty in order to get around newly enacted add-on fees, especially when it comes to in-flight meals. Since this luxury is no longer guaranteed on some flights, particularly on low-cost, long-haul vessels, and because airport food is notoriously overpriced, passengers pack their own food to bring on these long flights. But what types of food are allowed to pass through security and also last multiple hours on a plane in varying temperatures?
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
I lived in San Francisco during college so coming to visit the city and see all the changes was exciting. The Hotel Zeppelin was built in a once slightly shabby area that has since come alive with new hotels and restaurants for travelers looking for something different. We arrived at noon on a Friday afternoon and were immediately greeted by the hotel staff at the front desk. They were able to accommodate an early check-in, completed in just a few minutes. The lobby is as hip as the hotel name sounds, but it also offered a cozy atmosphere, with a roaring fire and comfy couches and chairs in the lounge area. Unique wall art, statues and lighting remind you of the cool factor.
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While there are about as many museums in Italy as pieces of art, there are more than a few you should add to your must-see list ahead of your next (or first!) trip. Work your way through the country’s rich history in the arts with this list of suggestions.