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Old 01-24-2011, 10:05 AM   #21
 
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Has it cut down on anyone's detangling time at all?
yes! and it doesn't hurt and it gets the hair balls out! it's really like magic (ok i'm being dramatic) but seriously. this is big for me! if you already have something that works well this might not be a big deal but i was trying to do fingers only and this is hands down the best tool i've found for my hair!

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Question though: when you use it, do you start at the ends of your hair or at the roots? The TT website says you can start at the root, but the thought of that freaks me out!

Oh, and has anyone tried it on dry (moisturized, of course) hair? Just curious.
i start from the ends!! they also have a blond, straight hair white woman in the little mini booklet, i figure that method might work for their hair. i know we have to start with the ends. by the time you work the ends the parts closer to the roots area breeze.

i used it on damp hair that had a creamy moisturizer. i'm not sure i'd use it on dry hair. everything i've read for "us" is don't comb dry hair. this is sorta like a comb so that was my logic.
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:23 AM   #22
 
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hum...I'm going to keep an eye on this. My issue is that I can detangle in the shower with conditioner and my paddle brush like a breeze but I'm a heavy shedder so I loose a lot of hair naturally. I'm not sure if this is going to make that much of a difference since I shed so much, but it might make getting those dayum little balls out. I'm on the fence about purchasing right now.

My question: for folks that are heavy shedders, does it make that much of a differnce? For folks that get knots and balls at the ends of thier hair, does it make removing the balls/knots easier?
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:38 AM   #23
 
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hum...I'm going to keep an eye on this. My issue is that I can detangle in the shower with conditioner and my paddle brush like a breeze but I'm a heavy shedder so I loose a lot of hair naturally. I'm not sure if this is going to make that much of a difference since I shed so much, but it might make getting those dayum little balls out. I'm on the fence about purchasing right now.

My question: for folks that are heavy shedders, does it make that much of a differnce? For folks that get knots and balls at the ends of thier hair, does it make removing the balls/knots easier?
Im a heavy shedder as well & this removed all of the excess VERY well. Im sure of this b/c I collect all my shed hair in a little ball to see how much Ive gotten out (IK..gross). With the Tangle Teezer, it was much better than with anything else Ive tried. The paddle brush was a no go for me. It snagged my strands too bad even with my hair wet & soaked with conditioner.
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Old 01-24-2011, 11:09 AM   #24
 
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A hairdresser used this on me before a long time ago and I didn't realize it was suppose to be like Jesus hand detangling your hair himself! I would have brought stock in it back then lol.

I may have to go get it now.
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Old 01-24-2011, 11:33 AM   #25
 
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I Just called the Sally store by my job and they're in stock... headed there after work to buy one...

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Old 01-24-2011, 11:53 AM   #26
 
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I love love love this thing, Detangling is sooo much easier and I don't feel like its ripping my hair out unlike the devil denman lol, Im gonna buy a few more for back up and a giveaway on my channel
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I got it. Five stores were sold out. My steamer arrives tomorrow so I'll be trying both out. Woo-hoo! I guess...
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yup lola , im doing a valentines day giveaway on my blog and this will be included, gotta share the wealth

this is a great tool
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:36 PM   #29
 
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I bought this back in September and prefer to any other comb or brush I've tried. It doesn't pull or rip my hair. My only complaint is I can't really get close to my scalp but I'm a lazy detangler anyways. I really should be detangling by sections.
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A hairdresser used this on me before a long time ago and I didn't realize it was suppose to be like Jesus hand detangling your hair himself! I would have brought stock in it back then lol.

I may have to go get it now.
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so i'm guessing it's not hard to hold? i've been reluctant to buy this b/c i normally like my tools to have handles but the way everyone's raving i think i'll have to give it a shot.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:56 PM   #32
 
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For those of you who wash and go, do you have to deal with the lost of definition that typically comes with detangling? I know that when I use a wide tooth comb or denman, I get a massive fro, which is cool sometimes, but not when I want to wear my coils defined. I have been finger detangling as of late, but I know that doesn't get out of the shed hair.
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Old 01-24-2011, 03:41 PM   #33
 
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You alll have me wanting this thing really bad now. I saw reviews but that thing looks like a monster to me especially considering what a disaster that denman (aka the ripper) was for me. I have yet to read a bad review about the tangle teaser. So my question for you all is, is this the only comb you are using or are you dentangling with a wide tooth comb first? Also, is it akward to hold?

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Old 01-24-2011, 04:42 PM   #34
 
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So my question for you all is, is this the only comb you are using or are you dentangling with a wide tooth comb first? Also, is it akward to hold?
this is ALL i used. i detangled a section then twisted right up. i did this all over. it's not really hard to hold. it's probably supposed to be ergonically correct but it's shaped for the right handed people. i found myself holding it in all different directions. it didn't slip out of my hand even though they had product. one thing i would suggest, don't get black or a dark color. i think it would be easier to see and clean the hair out of the pink one but it's not that big of a deal.

the teeth are soft and pliable. the bend and move with the hair. no snapping or popping. the teeth are 2 different lengths and very close together and soft. i only need to go over and area 2 times, maybe 3 if it's tangly. like someone else said. it didn't get retangled, not when i took the twists out or the next day. awesome!!
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So my question for you all is, is this the only comb you are using or are you dentangling with a wide tooth comb first? Also, is it akward to hold?
this is ALL i used. i detangled a section then twisted right up. i did this all over. it's not really hard to hold. it's probably supposed to be ergonomically correct but it's shaped for the right handed people. i found myself holding it in all different directions. it didn't slip out of my hand even though they had product. one thing i would suggest, don't get black or a dark color. i think it would be easier to see and clean the hair out of the pink one but it's not that big of a deal.

the teeth are soft and pliable. the bend and move with the hair. no snapping or popping. the teeth are 2 different lengths and very close together and soft. i only need to go over and area 2 times, maybe 3 if it's tangly. like someone else said. it didn't get retangled, not when i took the twists out or the next day. awesome!!
LMAO!!! This is exactly what I said when I vlogged about the tangle teezer! But yea I love the TT my shed ball is less since I have been using it
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I didn't realize it was suppose to be like Jesus hand detangling your hair himself!
This is EXACTLY what detangling hair with the tangle teazer is like. Its a miracle worker.
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As a Transitioner with lots and lots and lots of coils that like to tangle, this tool just melts through my hair...it's utterly mindblowing and I love it.
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ugh, why did i open this thread???
*eyeballs the munchkin's tangle prone head. eyeballs my bills.* Lord give me the strength not to go out and buy this thing today...
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I just ordered from the website after calling all of the Sally's in my area and they are sold out.
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I have fine/thin hair and dread the thought of a Denman ripping out my out my strands so I'm curious to see if I can use this brush.
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