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A New Detangling Tip for Natural Hair

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by Shelli of Hairscapades I’ve mentioned a few times that I have been experiencing some pretty beastly detangling sessions in the last month or two. I mean, whether dry or wet, I’ve been battling matted, snarled, knotted hair like a mug!! Well, these shower skirmishes have required me to pull out ALL of my detangling big guns and invent a…

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A Curl is a Curl!

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by Camille of During a recent conversation about hair with an Italian American friend of mine, she mentioned how she has lost so much hair from tearing through it when detangling. She told me that she usually combs through it dry on wash day. It is such a laborious task for her that she said she puts off wash day…

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Finger Detangling 101

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by Shelli of Hairscapades As many of you know, I’m a fan of finger detangling. I started employing this method of detangling almost exclusively in February 2011 when I joined the Curly Nikki presents Kim Coles’ Grow Out Challenge. Prior to that, I used a wide tooth comb in the shower with conditioner saturated hair. However, last year I started…

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How to Detangle Natural Hair

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I heart Naptural85!Check out her detangling routine and tips… and note, she starts with a thorough finger detangle! “Here’s my updated routine on how I detangle my natural hair. This is long over due, since my hair has grown, I have had to change things up slightly in my detangling process. Also, the natural products I use to detangle are…

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Dry, Damp or Wet Detangling Natural Hair

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Tosha writes: I’m confused. I’ve read several places that our hair is at its weakest when wet and manipulation should be kept to a minimal. Many of these articles recommend I detangle my hair while dry. Other articles mention the fragile nature of hair and argue against dry detangling. These articles recommend I detangle my wet hair with lots of…

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The Best Tool for Detangling and Curl Definition

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Leeza writes: I have a question about hair detangling and curl definition. I dislike the Tangle Teezer and Denman Brush due to them both ripping and breaking off my hair (4a/4b/4c). However, I loved the curl definition they both offered. Are there any other tools out there that can give me curl definition without the breakage? Thanks in advance. CN…

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Top Tools Used to Detangle Natural Hair

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by Chai of Back to Curly A few months back I put together a few tips and methods I’d learned over the years for properly detangling natural hair, the majority of which I still practice today. The basics still apply especially after embarking on this year’s hair challenge, but after recently reading through many of your regimens, I thought it’d…

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