There are some pretty universal hair tools that naturals need, no matter what the hair type, porosity, or thickness. Yes, our tresses are different, and yes we are all unique women, but as we have similar hair types, the tools to allow us manageability are oftentimes one in the same. Our hair is fragile and extremely curly or coily, and with this comes knots, snags and tangles.
Our hair tends to curl or coil around itself which makes detangling challenging, and it certainly also makes hair length goals harder to obtain when our hair is not properly maintained. There is an art to caring for your tresses that requires certain techniques that allow for obtaining every hair goal you plan for yourself. Once such technique is detangling carefully, but effectively.
Detangling is a crucial part of natural hair care, as it makes it easier to wash, style, and distribute products throughout our tresses. Detangling is just removing the accumulated shed hair, tangles, snags and knots from your hair, all the while using tools that will not cause damage.
You can use your fingers, a wide-tooth comb and a brush, but without the right product with great slip. You will be doing more harm than good. Slip is just the slipperiness of a product and how well it will dissolve or remove tangles, snags and knots.
Finding products that give ultimate slip, so you can successfully remove tangles and snags without ripping your hair, or creating damage is always a challenge for newly Naturals (and even some veteran Naturals), so we complied a list of the top 8 that will give amazing slip and make for easier detangling sessions.
Hey, we all want the ease of detangling, but we don’t want to spend all day doing our hair right?
Without further ado, here are our top 8 products…
Reggie Brown says
Our Company makes an exceptional detangler that isn’t mentioned in this article. Our Nutress Stop Break Healthy Hair Enhancer is used by individuals and stylists alike with exceptional results. Oil and Alcohol free with salon-grade moisturizers and conditioning agents, this product works on all hair types, including natural locks and weaves.
Shericka Presley says
Steen How says
I’ve tried a few on your list for detangling and they weren’t too bad. Now I use the Indian Hemp Masque for detangling and that product works awesomely!
Help! I’ve been doing twists in my hair at night to make them curly. I unfortunately let a busy schedule get in the way of washing and detangling them for over a month! Now they’re almost like dreadlocks, and I’m terrified to get in there and undo the mess. Any recommendations that will make the process effective with less shed hair and less pain?
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