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Proper care for natural hair is essential, and one of the overlooked routines is how to safely detangle natural hair, it doesn’t matter if your hair is short, long, thin, thick, softer or coarse.

The best way to detangle natural hair is to work in small sections. Yanking at your hair haphazardly is a surefire way to make the detangling process as miserable as can be. Add lots of moisture, keep a spray bottle with water (You can add a bit of your favourite conditioner into it, creating a leave in conditioner) it will help soften your hair and ends.

Use a wide tooth comb or detangling brush, always start at the ends and work your way down to the roots. Never detangle dry hair, it will damage your head and prolong growth.

Give yourself time, detangling natural hair isn’t a quick job.

Detangling your hair the right way

It doesn’t matter what your hair texture is, as long as you have hair and want to retain your length and have strong healthy hair, you have to detangle your hair when it’s damp and use a detangling brush or wide-tooth comb. You can also invest in a detangling spray or use a leave-in conditioner to dampen your hair and easily comb knots out.

Part your hair in sections
Spray hair with water or leave-in conditioner
Use a wide-tooth comb or detangling brush, start from THE ENDS and slowly work your way down to the roots.
Be Gentle and don’t yank out the knots.

I would rather not comb my hair at all if i don’t have time for properly detangling my hair, I would instead wear a hair scarf. I hope you will start treating your hair with patience and love.

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