As any parent knows, detangling curly hair can lead to tears and tantrums, but one mother believes she’s found the ultimate solution.
Michelle Lowe, from Newport, Wales, shared her trick for tackling her daughter’s ‘thick and curly’ hair with the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group, revealing she uses a £6.99 de-tangling conditioner by Aunt Jackie’s, combined with the Denman D90 Tangle Tamer and some argan oil.
In a post that has gathered 284 likes and 460 comments, the mother wrote: ‘For anyone who struggles with their daughter’s hair this combination is amazing.
‘My daughter has very thick curly hair and it gets matted just by washing it. I’ve tried absolutely everything and I’ve finally found something that works and doesn’t rip her hair out cause screaming fits every time I brush her hair.
Mother-of-two Michelle Lowe, from Wales, has praised the combination of a conditioner, hair brush and argan oil with helping to tame her daughter’s curly hair
Michelle Lowe’s daughters. One of them particularly doesn’t like her hair being combed, and trying to detangle her hair would always end in tears
‘Hope this helps anyone with hair like my daughters,’ she added.
The conditioner, called ‘Knot On My Watch’, is from the Aunt Jackie’s haircare line. It retails at £6.99 on Amazon but can also be purchased for £5 on Ebay.
Michelle combined it with some argan oil and Denman’s Tangle Tamer Brush, which costs between £5.50 and £6.99 depending on shops.
In a subsequent comment, Michelle added that the brush was the only one she could get through her daughter’s hair and added that the combination of the three product as ‘a dream come true.’
The ‘Knot of My Watch’ instant detangling therapy is available for £6.99 on Ebay and for £5.00 (pictured)
Many members of the Facebook group thanked Michelle for her recommendation while other agreed the conditioner worked wonders
She reassured followers that the oil and conditioner did not leave her child’s hair greasy.
‘This stuff is amazing, I use a few of Aunt Jackie’s products, they’re sulphate free as well as free from a few other things,’ commented one member of the Facebook group.
‘I use all the Aunt Jackie’s products on my son’s afro, best stuff I have found yet,’ agreed another.
‘Aunt Jackie’s range is amazing! I love the pink curl activator,’ commented another.
Michelle combined the detangler with a special Denman D90 Tangle Tamer brush. Other users said the brush was amazing (pictured)
The conditioner is available on Ebay and Amazon for £5.00 to £6.99 and members of the Facebook group added it was cheaper in specialised shops
‘My daughter’s hair is the same, I trawled Amazon, read all the reviews and got this, it’s the only thing that worked, it’s absolutely amazing,’ added another.
The detangling brush also received some love, as one mother wrote: ‘I have this brush, brilliant.’
Some users also suggested that the conditioner could be found for cheaper in shops that specialised in Afro hair.
‘Love aunt Jackies! Go into any Afro hair shop will be fraction of what you pay on Ebay and wider range of their products,’ recommended another.
And many desperate users were delighted about the recommendation and said they would be trying it themselves.
‘I need this shampoo, my hair is the worst,’ wrote one.
‘I use argan oil on my little girl but it is really expensive. Thanks for the share,’ wrote another.
‘You, lady, are quite possibly the answer to my prayers!!! I have an almost five-year-old old with waist-length hair and doing her hair is like a MMA match with a drunk octopus! If this works I will owe you a serious drink, my friend,’ wrote one.
The product seems to work particularly well on afros and Black hair and doesn’t leave the hair greasy