The first ingredient in detangling hair is patience.
Our fingers are next and probably the most ignored tools!
When we use our fingers to detangle [unlike a comb or brush] we can feel the knots and tangles easily. So always begin with your fingers and then follow with a comb or a brush. Like any other styling tools, hands must be kept in good condition. Your fingernails should be smooth and snag free, and your hands should be soft, moisturized and callous-free to prevent hair damage.
Have you ever wondered why silicone is bad for your hair? Read this article slowly & carefully, it may answer some of your questions.
What is silicone? Silicones are synthetic polymers. In layman’s terms: synthetic polymers are derived from petroleum oil and made by scientists and engineers. The word POLYMER is a more technical term for plastic! Which brings me back, again, to the same question: “Why would anyone want to put petroleum oil or plastic on their hair or skin?”