The detangling comb has become my best friend over the last two years. I cannot believe how rough I used to be with my hair. Actually, I can, because I still experience it everyone time I go somewhere to get my hair done. Being gentler and more patient with my hair means that I spend far less time combing it than I did before and it is also far less painful. In fact, it is almost pain free.
Finger combing my hair before washing and then washing it in four sections and detangling it while I wash cuts down on so much time and is very effective.