2nd day, 3rd day, or 4th day hair sometimes requires manipulation. The best way to handle an old style is to first damp the hair with water or oil. Styling dry curly hair can result in tearing, knots or tangles. To make the hair more manageable without disturbing the curl pattern, spray lightly with water or rub oil in hands and refresh your style. Coconut oil works well with refreshing the hair because it adds shine and make the hair slippery.