African American hair tends to be very coarse and has very tight curls. A detangler that is suitable for this type of hair should be fortified with conditioners to loosen the curls slightly while preventing frizziness.Continue Reading
According to the Black Girl Long Hair website, there are several products that can effectively detangle African American hair. One example is U R Curly Quinoa Protein Conditioner, which contains menthol to provide a cool sensation on the scalp while detangling. The product can also keep the hair from getting tangled during washing.
Knot Today conditioner from Kinky Curly is another product that can get rid of the tangles in African American hair. The product is lightweight and conditions the hair to give the coif a shiny and healthy appearance.Learn more about Hair
To stop hair breakage, use a good moisturizing shampoo and conditioner, along with a detangler, and handle your hair gently when brushing or styling. Additionally, get your hair trimmed regularly, and use a deep conditioning treatment once a week.Full Answer >
A moisturizing texturizer for African American hair straightens tightly coiled hair strands so that they lay in gentle curls or waves. Added moisturizers circumvent the natural drying tendency of the straightening chemicals. Texturizers are part of a group of chemical hair treatments called relaxers.Full Answer >
According to Smithsonian.com, humidity causes hydrogen bonds to form between water molecules present in humid air and the proteins in hair, which causes curls and frizz. Those with dry hair are more susceptible to frizz in damp conditions because their hair soaks up moisture like a sponge.Full Answer >
A texturizer does not make hair curly; it provides curly or frizzy hair more manageable, defined curls. Texturizing hair is best performed by an experienced stylist. A stylist knows which products to use and how long to leave them in the hair in order to achieve the desired results depending on the hair's specific needs and natural texture.Full Answer >