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Anyone know of a good intensive conditioner without silicone?
I have been following the curly girl/low poo regime for a while now and my hair has been looking so much better lately... I have been using the Tresemme Naturals range which seems to suit my hair but I couldn't find an intensive treatment in the 'naturals' range - they all had 'cones. Anyone know of a good one?
I use Lush Jasmine and Henna Fluff Eaze mask. It has a small amount of SLS in it, which I know is supposed to be a no for curly girls, but I think a small amount in a mask as opposed to a shampoo is fine. I use it in conjunction with no SLS/no silicone shampoos and conditioners and it makes my hair super silky. Smells very strong though. I had a free sample form Lush which I got several uses out of, very generous. I pop it on as soon as I get up and wash it out in the shower half an hour later.
Silicones coat your hair searching and aren't good in the long run as the shampoo you then use has to have stronger chemicals (can't remember the name - sulphates maybe) to wash them out and then the conditioner just re-coats it again. It's meant to make it look nice and shiny but if you have curly, dry hair in particular then this combo is not a good thing, believe me!
Now I have gone 'low poo' (google it) I don't use the harsh chemicals therefore can't use anything with silicone in it as it won't wash out.
wally i presume you are talking about water-soluble silicone which is better, but still not good for my curly locks!
I use Dr O shampoo and conditioner - do they do an intensive mask Mousey? I'm working my way through the range, love the soaps and handcream too.
Lush really don't do themselves any favours with the strong smelling shops, I love the smell, but so many hate it. They've got lots of fabulous products, many of which don't smell strong and are just putting people off.