One of the main things naturals do everyday, combing to detandata:text/mce-internal,gle their hair, could make a huge difference with their hair maintenance routine.
The way natural hair is combed, a simple task that many wo
men do everyday, could be the difference between hair growth and hair breakage.
Unnecessary pulling and tugging from combing is sure way to break natural hair off during a detangle. While a head of hair can be strong ad healthy, it can only withstand so much abuse. Hair is nothing more than dead protein produced by the body. That fact it is already dead, regardless how healthy it is, is enough reason to be more gentle with the comb.
The best way to avoid unnecessarily combing and detangling is to ditch the close-tooth comb for the wide tooth comb. Wide tooth combs do not create as much traction to the hair as other types of combs. And frankly, it makes sense. Really, would a curly headed woman use a small tooth rattail comb to detangle or a large hard plastic comb? A small tooth comb would require more time, more sectioning and more unwarranted pulling.
In order to properly detangle hair, follow these simple steps to better detangle natural hair and retain length: