Top 4 Essential Detangling tips you need to know.

Hello mane embracers, I hope your crowns are growing and your skin glowing. Thank you for stopping by and welcome to my natural hair blog.

Detangling process is one of the stages that make wash day an extreme sport, I mean, who doesn’t dread it?. If you read my natural hair tag, you already know detangling is the annoying part of my hair regimen.

It’s annoying but very essential and gets easier with time especially when you learn the art of detangling, products and tools to use. To y’all new to natural hair journey, detangling is simply the process of getting rid of tangles and knots. Let’s get down to detangling simplified.

Detangling tools.
Spray bottle
Instant conditioner/detangler/oils
Rat tail comb & Wide tooth comb/Fingers

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How to detangle.
Section– I’ll repeat this over and over again, always work with sectioned hair. Section your hair using a rat tail comb of your fingers into 4-8 parts depending on your volume, length and tangles. Clip each of the sections.

I do 4 parts when the tangling is minimal and on those days when I have enjoyed wearing my hair out, over styled it and the tangles are full blown, I work with 8 or more sections. Sectioning makes it super easy since you work with a section at a time rather than having a whole chunk of tangled hair to work through.

sectioning prior to detangling

Apply your instant conditioner/detangler/oils.
Now that you have dampened your hair, you’ll need a product that will give you a good slip for easier detangling. Use a conditioner, instant detangler or an oil of choice. I have tried using a instant conditioner and olive/castor oils for my detangling which has worked perfect for me.

Detangle– You can detangle instantly or have the products act as a prepoo, let them sit in your hair for a few minutes, hours or overnight like your girl here does. Letting the products sit in your hair aids in proper product penetration to your strands, adds moisture to your hair, makes detangling easier and reduces the stripping effect of shampooing, what I meant to say is the products acts as a prepoo treatment.

Detangling each section at a time and stat with your ends all through to the roots. Separate the tangles and the knots first using your fingers cause fingers are gentle and using fingers reduces breakage. Make sure you’ve detangled the whole length and most importantly gotten rid of shed hair since it tends to tangle and knot with your hair if left.

You can almost detangle by combing through your length with a wide tooth comb starting with the ends going up your length. I would advice you finger detangle first before using the comb to avoid excessive breakage. Clip the detangled section or loosely twist or braid.

Well, I hope you’ve learnt a new tip and your detangling process will get easier. In other news you can ease your detangling process by reducing tangles, knots and wearing protective styles.

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Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.

Tangles! Tangles! Tangles! Let’s talk about causes of tangles and how to properly detangle even the worst tangles. Long time no post but here we are. Hello ManEmbracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it here for hair care tips. 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. 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. 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.

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