As with all the other members of the Healthy Hair series the paddle brushes are made of bamboo, which is noticeably strong, yet light weight. Read more about the benefits of bamboo on page 10. Even the pins on the paddle brushes are made out of wood for a true natural feel. These paddle brushes are great for styling and detangling, while being gentle on hair and scalp. Ionic technology: Ion-charged bristles. Restores balance and shine.