Follow these 5 steps to take control of your rat’s nest.
1. Shampoo: First thing’s first- clean hair is easier to work with. Forgoing our
process and diving at your detangling brush will do more harm than good.
Get the gunk from the road out of your hair and start with a fresh, buildup
free slate. Make sure to massage the shampoo into your hair, in a downward
motion. Do NOT scrub.
2. Condition: After shampooing, apply your conditioner in the same manner as
your shampoo. Leave the conditioner to absorb into your hair for a few
minutes. Rinse with cold water. (We know. You’re probably sunburned or
tired and cold water is the devil. Trust us.) The cold water will help to hold in
moisture and seal split ends, making it easier to comb through.
3. Towel: Wrap a towel around your hair and gently squeeze excess water out.
Roughing up your hair, as if you were scrubbing a potato, won’t help release
any water. It will only cause more tangles.
4. Products: Silkening treatments, leave-in conditioners, and detangling sprays
are all great tools to help minimize your time detangling and help the health
for your hair recover from the road and sun.
5. Detangling: Use a wide-tooth comb or a detangling brush to finish the job. Be
sure to start at the bottom of your hair and work your way up to the root,
allowing you to tackle small portions of the tangle rather than plowing
through the whole massive roadblock of hair. After you’ve finished
detangling, style (or don’t style) as you desire.
Visit Mandy Wills at Savi Salon Suites to check out the products and consult with Mandy!