7 Curly Hair Detangling Hacks
It's important to detangle your hair to prevent your hair from matting or forming knots. With curly hair especially, detangling has to be a careful process. Otherwise, you can lose hair unnecessarily from pulling and would need to take the time and care to repair your hair from breakage.
Here are 7 tips to help you detangle with ease.
Use a wide tooth comb to detangle your hair.
A smaller comb would pull out more hair than we’d like and a brush would disturb your curl pattern. Using a wide tooth comb will allow you to remove any knots and tangles without putting to much of a strain on your hair.
Comb your hair from End to Roots
Starting from the bottom and working your way up is the most gentle way to detangle your hair. If you start at the top of your hair, tangles start to form at the ends of your hair.
Comb through your hair while you’re in the shower.
The water will help the comb slip through your curls and separate the strands. So instead of washing your hair during the shower and getting out to detangle, also detangle under the water then put your hair in chunky twist to dry.
Switch to a satin or silk pillowcase
This doesn’t directly relate to the detangling process but sleeping on satin or silk vs cotton can prevent your hair becoming matted throughout the night.
Use your fingers as much as you can.
Although it is more time consuming, detangling your hair with your fingers is actually a very gentle way to get through the tangles.
Coat hair with conditioner
If your last style caused a section of your hair to tangle against itself, add some conditioner to give it some slip before using a wide tooth comb to
7. Alter your Denman brush
Take your Denman brush, take out the rubber piece that holds the bristles and pop out every other row to give it more of a wide tooth comb feel. You would have to purchase a brush that can pop out the bristles area because not every brush can.