I can't use NoPoo but every 2nd cowash because it dries my hair out too. I put condish in & then NoPoo (like wavies do with lowpoo). Maybe that would help?

HCC is not drying at all so a DT isn't a must, but can't hurt. If your hair is that dry, it will only help to do a DT after using HCC.
3a/b mix
pw:curlyqs