Thursday, 19 December 2013

Ditch the comb! Finger Detangling Your Natural Hair is the way forward!

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Hi ladies!
   A couple of weeks ago, I took down my 3 months old kinky twists. After a long period of pulling and tugging the tiny twists, i finally had a mane filled with kinks, relaxed ends and knots. As a typical Nigerian, I reached out for my cutting comb to try and unravel the knots. After several failed attempts, I took my pair of scissors and chopped the knots off. After which I went on to wash and deep condition hoping the knots would disappear and I would be able to comb freely. If only I had known. Smh. Anyways, when I was done, I stood in front of the mirror with my wide-toothed comb to straighten my hair and try and look half-decent.

Ladies, I didn't realize I've had so much growth, I mean I am 9months post relaxer, what was I expecting? My natural hair had caught up with my relaxed ends so I had little left. So combing was a no-no even with the biggest one.

Eventually, I cut off the rest of the knots. [Growth retention here was the last thing on my mind] and started detangling with my fingers. I gradually had control of my hair and fixed a quick updo. Gosh! My neck hurt for days. This was my official introduction to the technique of detangling. Would you believe I haven't held a comb since then? *inserts audience clap here* LOL!

So my dear transitioners, take a cue from me. Practice the art of detangling so that by the time you get to that stage of your hair journey, you would need to reach out for a comb anymore.

Till next time

Stay Beautiful
@eBunite

4 comments :

  1. Lol. Don't worry, if one doesn't learn while transitioning, by the time the person is fully natural, she will learn. Trust me.

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  2. Nice, but the best way to remove and detangle , matted hair, knots and tangles is by using the Take Down Remover cream. It really softens the hair and prevents breakage with detangling your hair.

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  3. Take down removal cream! What that all about?
    From experience I also know that a well trimmed and filed nail is necessary when finger detangling so as to avoid breakage.

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