A good set of tools for de-matting and de-shedding is essential for any salon! From the prep work through to brushing, there are products to make your life easier when it comes to thick and shedding coats. And, with warm weather on the way, we are well into shedding season! So, now is a great time to make sure you’re stocked up on the best tools for de-matting and de-shedding coats.
Start De-matting with Dirty Beastie Shampoo
De-matting and de-shedding starts with a good shampoo! The Wahl Dirty Beastie Shampoo is perfect for thick and matted coats to thoroughly cleanse and deodorise. It contains natural ingredients, including extracts of peach, pear and kiwi fruit to give a fresh, fruity, long-lasting scent that helps to eliminate any odour. With an easy-rinse formula and a high concentration to ensure it’s as economical as possible without compromising on cleaning power. This shampoo leaves a healthy, manageable coat that you’ll love working with.
Double Row Rake & Shedding Blade for Double Coats
This 2-sided Double Row Rake & Shedding Blade has been specifically designed to cater for pets with double coats. The rake side gently and effectively removes the hair from the undercoat. You can then switch to the shedding blade, which does the same for the topcoat. With a soft grip handle that moulds to your hand, it’s super comfortable to use, especially when de-shedding larger breeds that take a little longer!
Sheddy Brush for Smooth & Short Coats
Great for short and smooth coats as the rubber pins cling on to the hairs and lift them away. It can be used in a gentle, circular motion to lift the hair and provide a nice massage at the same time – so there will be no complaints from your clients! You can use the Sheddy Brush during washing too, as this helps lift any dirt and debris. It will also double up as a brush to use on surfaces to make cleaning up quicker and easier!
Slicker Brush for Trapped Hair
The firm and fine stainless-steel pins on the Slicker Brush are ideal for detangling knots and trapped hair. It comes in a large and small size, so you have options depending on the size of the dog. Ideal for use while bathing on impacted undercoats with Wahl Easy Groom Conditioner to soften the undercoat and make it easier for the hair to come out when blasting.
Easy Groom Detangler for Smooth Results
Designed de-mat any pet’s coat without pulling the hair. The Easy Groom Detangler can be sprayed on as a leave-in conditioner and is suitable for use coats of all lengths. It works best on long and double coats, to make brushing easy. The formula contains vitamins, proteins and minerals to nourish the hair while moisturising, for a smooth and silky finish.