I think I can speak for most naturals when I say detangling is NOT FUN! Tangles and knots – it really can just be a mess. Well, unfortunately it’s something we have to do. But I’ll let you in on a little secret to make your life a lot easier…
Most women don’t bother to detangle their hair before they wash, but I suggest you start. Before washing your hair, on dry hair, use an oil to go through your strands. You can also take this as an opportunity to put your in sections so you’ll be ready to section wash (another way to cut down on detangle mania).
After washing your hair, make sure to dry hair thoroughly with an old t-shirt. Have a good detangling leave-in conditioner handy and work it through each section of your hair as you detangle for the second time. I know it seems like a lot, but trust me you will see how much easier it is. Why? Because you already did the work in the beginning!