Mason Pearson Brushes

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Mason Pearson Brushes is a British company specialising in the manufacture of hairbrushes.[1] In the mid 1860s a Yorkshireman called Mason Pearson came to work at the British Steam Brush Works, in the East End of London. In 1885 he invented the "pneumatic" rubber-cushion hairbrush which became the company's primary product and is still on sale, little changed from the original design. The "Junior" model, which has a mix of boar nylon bristles, has been called "the Ferrari of brushes."[2]

Mason Pearson hairbrushes are sold worldwide.[3] The family business is still passed down through generations and is currently run by the Pearson family in London today.


  1. ^ History page on official site
  2. ^ Moore, Booth (7 December 2003). "The Brush-Off" – via LA Times.
  3. ^ "The Most Beautiful Hairbrush in the World". The New York Times. 20 July 2008.