Tangles! Tangles! Tangles! Let’s talk about causes of tangles and how to properly detangle even the worst tangles.
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Let’s talk about tangles for a minute but first, is your hair always tangled? Here is why. Tangles and knots can be such a pain but can be minimized.
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Table of Contents
How to minimize tangles.
- Keep your hair moisturized. Moisturize properly and regularly.
- Let go of damaged and split ends.
- Don’t keep your two strand twists for too long and re-twist when you notice your roots are getting fluffy after cleansing.
- Detangle properly
- Consider low manipulation styles to wearing your hair out
- Wear low manipulation & protective styles on stretched hair.
- Pat your hair with an old t-shirt/ towel to absorb the water after cleansing or use a microfiber towel. Avoid vigorously rubbing your hair with a towel.
Essential detangling tools.
- Spray bottle
- Hair clip or scrunchies
- Wide-tooth comb
- Micro-fiber towel
- Conditioner/ Detangler
- Detangling brush
How to properly detangle/ ultimate detangling steps.
- Work with sections. First, section into smaller parts. Detangling smaller sections is easier and not as time consuming.
- Start with damp hair. Spray water on your hair until damp.
- Add a conditioner/ detangler with a good slip to smoothen the tangles.
- Start detangling from the ends to the roots with your fingers. Don’t snap off the tangles, slowly separate the strands from the tangle.
- Comb with a wide tooth comb from the ends to the roots of each section then run it through your entire length. You can also use a detangling brush to detangle.
- Twist / braid or clip the detangled section and repeat the same for all other sections.
24 Best Detanglers for Tangled 4C Natural Hair
Detanglers & conditioners to check out / purchase.
- TGIN Quench 3-in-1 Co-Wash Conditioner and Detangler
- SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Extra-Moisture Detangler
- Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils Knot On My Watch Instant Hair Detangling
- Kinky-Curly, Knot Today, Natural Leave in / Detangler
- Oyin Handmade Oh My Glide! Prestyling Detangler
- Taliah Waajid Curls, Waves & Naturals The Great Detangle
- Marini Naturals 3 IN 1 Leave-In Conditioner
- Saru Organics Tea Tree And Peppermint Detangler
- SHETH NATURALS Detangling Instant Conditioner
Share with the tribe your detangling tips and detangling products and tools that have worked for you.