Reducing tangles and spreading scalp oils to the ends prevents tangles. Detangling brushes and wide-toothed combs reduce breakage.
After washing, conditioner softens and smoothes hair, making it less prone to tangling. Apply conditioner to your mid-lengths and ends, which are more prone to knots.
Straighteners and curling irons may dry and tangle hair. Heat styling tools should be used sparingly and with heat protectant spray.
Sleeping with loose hair may cause tangles and knots. To avoid this, sleep on a silk or satin pillowcase or braid or bun your hair before night.
Use a microfibre towel or old t-shirt to gently squeeze out excess water. To avoid breakage, use a wide-toothed comb or detangling brush on moist hair from the ends up.
Try a braid or bun to keep your hair from tangling. Use a leave-in conditioner or detangling spray for extra protection and simpler hair combing.