Ever go out in
the wind and end up with a mass of tangles where your hair used to be?
Have a rough night and wake up with a bird's nest on top of your head?
Getting rid of the tangles at that point can be miserable and can
damage your hair, but by following a few steps you can minimize the
split ends and the headaches. Shampoo your hair as you normally would, but be careful not to pull on knots while you work the shampoo in.Condition
your hair, and before washing it out, comb it through your hair with a
wide-tooth comb. start and the ends and gently work up to the top. If
some spots are more difficult than others, apply more conditioner and
let it sit for a minute. This will allow your hair to slip out of the
tangles more easily.Rinse the conditioner out of your hair, gently combing the hair with your fingers as you do.>
Some people will tell you that your
hair is the most vulnerable when it's wet. Actually, wet hair stretches
more than dry hair does, which means that with gentle detangling, you
can go easier on your hair by working on it while it's wet, which is
why the following steps are for detangling in the shower.
Pat your hair and wrap it in a towel, but don't rub it too much - that can cause new tangles and won't be helpful.Comb
through the hair again, starting at the bottom. If there are still
knots, work them out carefully, using a single tooth of the comb when
necessary If you must blow-dry your hair, do so on a low setting while preventing the hair from tangling while brushing from the bottom.
In the end, you should end up with smooth, tangle-free hair.