Besides using your hands to style your curly hair, the wide tooth comb can also be a great tool to have in your styling kit. Wide tooth combs can be quite useful when it comes to smoothing and detangling your curls. However, it can occasionally miss small sections that can contain knots. To overcome that obstacle work through your curls one small section at a time, combing from the bottom and working your way up to the root, slowly detangling as you go. Wide tooth combs come in a great variety of shapes and sizes so you should have no trouble choosing one that is right for you.