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Palmers Coconut/Olive Oil Formula products for curly hair?

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Laquila Thu 05-Feb-15 11:38:29

Is anyone using these for curly hair, either co-washing or otherwise? I've just tried the Coconut Formula shampoo and quite liked it, and was wondering whether to give the leave-in conditioner a whirl too? Or maybe the co-wash?

TheVeryThing Thu 05-Feb-15 11:40:43

I have been using the olive oil shampoo but haven't seen the other products (must look out for them).
It's my favourite shampoo for curly hair, much prefer it to some of the more expensive ones I've tried.

MamaLazarou Thu 05-Feb-15 11:45:33

I have used the Palmer's olive oil co-wash and it's an OK budget option but nowhere near as good as my usual co-wash (AsIAm coconut co-wash) which is about £10 a tub.

If you're going to try the Palmer's co-wash, I'd recommend mixing it with a fair bit of water before applying to the hair. It seems to need emulsifying to get a good clean result.

SpanielofDoom Thu 05-Feb-15 11:54:57

I've used the olive oil wash and it's ok, but my hair needs washing again within a couple of days of using it which is unusual for me. So it's one of those products that I have on hand, and use now and then, but not my go-to choic.e
Hvae noted MamaLazarou's advice and will try mixing with some water when I wash again later.

UnityQuilt Thu 05-Feb-15 12:28:36

Olive oil co-wash is ok, quite heavy tho' so builds up quickly. Cheap mind.

Laquila Thu 05-Feb-15 12:54:55

Ooh thanks very much all. Has anyone used the leave-in conditioner? I've never actually tried co-washing but have quite liked the shampoo so am more inclined to stick with that and try the leave-in, in the hope that that will be the magic miracle my poor sad post-baby hair needs. Hah! laughs bitterly

Bubbshjs Thu 05-Feb-15 13:34:50

Apologies for my ignorance, but what's co-washing please?

Bubbshjs Thu 05-Feb-15 13:51:52

Oh, OK I googled it. Washing with conditioner as in Curly Girl method.

avagosling Fri 06-Feb-15 15:35:30

Just try the natural coconut oil, or argan oil is even better. I've found Fushi Really Good Hair Oil very good for my hair.

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