What is my hair trying to tell me?

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I get very bad knots. And I mean really bad. TN does a pretty good job getting them out, but the best detangler is KCKT; however, I can't get it right now.

I have been noticing my knots are really bad near the roots. Why is that? What is my hair trying to tell me?

For my night routine, I used to pineapple, but I noticed when I did, my nape hairs would get all these ridicoulous mini knots. Then I tried pineappling with a scarf on top. That was ok for a bit, but then I didn't like the way my hair looked out of the pineapple. I then bought a bonnet and I hate it. It would bend my curls. Now I just wrap a silk scarf around my hair at night, but I still get really bad knots. I am just trying to be as proactive as possible in preventing really bad knots.

By the way, when I say silk scarf, no it's not pure true silk.
CG, High Porosity, Fine, Low Density, Medium Elasticity
Suave, V05, GF Go clean gel, ACV rinses, CO, and Gelatine PT.
Curls
Maybe you have build up from protein or shea butter or a wax? Or maybe you need to wash more often so the tangles don't get as bad? Do you have a silk or satin pillowcase as well as the scarf?
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
I get really knotty/matted when I'm over conditioned. Since I've been using protein heavy ROs I rarely get tangles
2bc/ f / ii. low porosity roots + normal porosity shaft. normal elasticity.

Currently using:
Low-poo: Seaweed Bath Co. Unscented shampoo
Cowash: Cure Care
RO: Cure Care, V05 KL, G SAS
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF, DE Shine & Refine, AB Strong Hold gel, SM C&S milk
PT: IAgirl's gelatine, CJ Repair Me

hydrolized protein, jelly stylers
guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, sulfates, jojoba oil
Neutral on cones.

iherb discount code: CFN646
^have to add hydrolized protein
2bc/ f / ii. low porosity roots + normal porosity shaft. normal elasticity.

Currently using:
Low-poo: Seaweed Bath Co. Unscented shampoo
Cowash: Cure Care
RO: Cure Care, V05 KL, G SAS
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF, DE Shine & Refine, AB Strong Hold gel, SM C&S milk
PT: IAgirl's gelatine, CJ Repair Me

hydrolized protein, jelly stylers
guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, sulfates, jojoba oil
Neutral on cones.

iherb discount code: CFN646
^have to add hydrolized protein
Originally Posted by wavydaze
HMM...I will up the ante on my pt's, just been lazy lately. Thanks for the tips, I never thought of that.
CG, High Porosity, Fine, Low Density, Medium Elasticity
Suave, V05, GF Go clean gel, ACV rinses, CO, and Gelatine PT.
Curls
Maybe you have build up from protein or shea butter or a wax? Or maybe you need to wash more often so the tangles don't get as bad? Do you have a silk or satin pillowcase as well as the scarf?
Originally Posted by Firefox7275
Well I was washing every other day. But as stated, no specific pillowcase. the scarf is all I use (which is not real silk either). I re-tried pineappling this week, and it was better. Thanks for the advice!
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CG, High Porosity, Fine, Low Density, Medium Elasticity
Suave, V05, GF Go clean gel, ACV rinses, CO, and Gelatine PT.
Curls

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