Your leave-in may be too alkaline and causing your cuticles to frizz out and affect adjacent strands. Kinky KT has a pH of 7.0. Hair cuticles respond best to a pH 4.5-5.5.
I suggest cowashing again, doing a rinse a Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) rinse to restore the pH balance to your hair. A good mix is 2 cups water to 1/4cup ACV. Saturate your hair with the rinse. massage your scalp. Smooth hair in a downward motion. After 2 minutes Rinse.
To Fix the Knot Today problem - just add an equal part of aloe vera juice to the product and mix well. This will bring the pH down to the desired range.