7 Tips for Detangling the Knots
What will you feel if your hair tangles in mess in the morning and no matter what we do, it just can’t be gladly served under you. That would be definitely ruin our brand new day’s mood, i guess. It’s said that all hair textures are prone to tangles and the curly hair are more at risk. Maybe it is because of the curly hair is often dry and coarse, so it is of large probability to lead to annoying snarls. However, it is not worth losing our good mood due to the tangled hair. Have a look ate these tips for taming your naughty hair decently.
1. Detangle Hair in Sections
Please do yourself a favor and detangle your hair in sections. I have made this mistake several times trying to rush through my detangling session and not taking my time to do it in sections. By detangling your hair in sections, you make it easier for yourself. Trust me you don’t want to do this task with huge sections. Your arms will hurt and it will not be a wise choice for your hair. Use clips to help you section off your hair with the process to make life that much easier!
Please remember detangle your hair sections by section, don’t try to work them all in one time. It’s easier to detangle and it can save your time actually compare to rush all your hair in one time. Your arms will hurt and it’s not good to your hair. Use the clips to help you section off your hair while detangling your hair, it will keep your hair detangle healthily and save more time.
2. Opt for the Proper Combs
If your hair is long, a wide-tooth comb will help distribute conditioner and de-tangle snarls. Just start at the ends and work your way up with the comb gently.
For thick hair, you’ll need a flat paddle comb that can make its way through all of your hair without breaking a sweat.
For curly hair, a wide-tooth wooden or bristle comb is good to skin and hair.
3. Use Hair Conditioner Every Time You Shampoo
Shampoo your hair in conditioner for few minutes and use your fingers or a wide-tooth comb to run the hair conditioner through your hair form root to top. This will help to loosen your knots and recover your damaged hair.
4. Loosen the Knot from Bottoms Up
Usually we combs our hair from the roots to the end of our hair, however, while loosening a stubborn knot, take it easy and work from the bottom up. Every time you encounter a knot, start to with a wide-tooth comb in a opposite way as usual, you will work it out!
5. Strategy According to Your Hair
Hair is consisted of protein, so it will be easier to detangle the hair for adding some water in normal case. However, to those women with natural hair, then wok on dry hair with the fingers first will be better. When water didn’t work, try to put some coconut oil on the fingers and detangle the knot first, or use hair conditioner on dry textured hair.
Tangles happen. And when they do, you should be armed with a hair conditioner, a wide-tooth comb, and tons of patience, of course, your patience too.
6. Sleep on Silk Pillowcase
If you’re using the cotton pillowcase. Changing your pillowcase into silk or satin material, never use the cotton pillowcase again. Because of the cotton material will absorbs all the moisture, leaving you dry and frizzy the next morning. While the silk or stain pillowcase will maintain the oil nourishing your hair.
Pineapple your hair into a high ponytail and tie a protective silk scarf around your pony to help your curls retain even more moisture. That would be better to fight tangles away from your hair. By the way, take off your Clip in Hair Extensions before going to bed, so that it won’t hurt your natural hair nor the hair extensions.
7. Detangle While in the Shower
If your hair is highly textured or damaged badly, you might want to detangle it in shower. Loosening up the knots with your fingers after shampooing your hair properly. But remember don’t get your hair in wet for a long time.
Do you struggle with tangling? Tell us what helps you unlock your hair smooth, sailing in the comments.