I get big bad knots at the nape when I wear scarves (i.e., all winter long). The only things that work for me are either applying oil before trying to detangle, or soaking the area with conditioner before I shampoo.

I also hate the feeling of a comb getting stuck in a tangle. It pulls, it hurts, and it makes me very cranky.

My hair type is 2.

Hope that helps you.

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