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The Knot Genie Review

By:Valerie Milano (The Hollywood Times)

If you have hair that tangles, or if your child has ever woken up with a rat’s nest atop their angelic little head, you have unfortunate familiarity with the nightmare of untangling. 


The Knot Genie detangling brush is designed to rid you of your frustration. These colorful, brilliantly designed brushes make school mornings the dream they should be. Wide set teeth, straight bristles designed to avoid catching in knots, and a simple grip make these little brushes a big help for parents. 

Designed by a mother who knows, the Knot Genie has gone on big acclaim. It’s been featured on the Today Show, in the Huffington Post and Parents Magazine, and countless blogs since it was first introduced. According to its founder, the brush does everything it says it does–both untangle hair and increase a child’s independence–these brushes are easy enough for a child to use effectively on their own.


Effective and gentle enough even for children who experience sensory issues or are on the  autism spectrum, the Knot Genie is becoming a staple for hair styling professionals as well as busy mothers. 

This genius brush actually does what it promises, making mornings a lot easier for moms, dads and kids alike. The Knot Genie Detangling Brush’s secret is in its design. Its bristles are different lengths, which makes it easy to separate knots without tugging. It’s also a hand-held brush, without a handle, which gives you more control as you’re brushing. And its bristles are straight, no little balls on the ends to catch on knots.

With the holidays approaching, it’s also a wonderful stocking stuffer for kids who consistently experience trouble with their hair. The company’s founder makes the bold claim that the brush can increase peace in a household.  


Anyone parent/child combination who’s ever attempted to get through a morning brushing without tears, pain, frustration, or hard words, knows that peace comes at a premium when it comes to issues of tangled hair.

It’s also great for swimmers, gymnasts and dancers, and it comes in a biodegradable, eco-friendly version that decomposes in compost in just 6 months. 


Learn more about the Knot Genie and it’s remarkable capabilities, and order gifts, at the official Knot Genie site.




More Reasons to Love the Knot Genie:

  • Great for ethnic hair, swimmers and gymnasts
  • Gentle enough for children with autism and sensory disorders
  • Gives kids independence – they can brush their own hair
  • Protects hair’s cuticle leaving it smooth and shiny
  • Comes in a biodegradable version which decomposes in compost in just 6 months
  • Comes in an array of fun colors

About the Knot Genie:

The Knot Genie was born out of necessity to solve a problem almost any parent can relate to. Its founder was tired of the stress and tears that occurred when brushing her daughters’ hair. So she set out to solve it and after a lot of trial and error, she came up with the perfect solution. Launched in 2010, the company prides itself on listening to customers. When customers wanted a pet product, The Knot Genie delivered. When customers asked for a brush with a handle and an environmentally friendly product, the Knot Genie delivered those too. The Knot Genie is committed to exceeding its customers’ needs with effective, quality products while doing what’s right for the environment.

The Knot Genie Detangling Brush can be purchased on Amazon.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and Entertainment Critic at, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board and tour coordinator of the Television Critics Association’s press tours. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and DAP Health, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.