I hear you about the smells me too. I am using some products from the Devacurl line and it's driving me insane because I don't like the smell....but it works for my hair so far....
Here are the ingredients. Maybe the girls will help you figure it out! I do see some 'cones in it, don't know about water soluble ones...
DI Water (aqua) - purified water that has had the mineral ions removed. No health risks noted that I could find.
Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate - moderate hazard (3). It is potentially linked to contamination concerns that are associated with cancer among other health risks.
Cocamidopropyl Betaine - moderate hazard (5). It is potentially linked to contamination concerns that are associated with cancer among other health risks.
Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine - low hazard (0)
Glycol Distearate - low hazard (1)
Dimethicone Copolyol - low hazard (0)
Cetyl Alcohol - low hazard (1)
Cocamide DEA - Moderate hazard (6), and has been linked to health risks such as cancer.
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride - low hazard (1)
Polyquaternium-11 - low hazard (0)
Panthenol - low hazard (2)
DMDM Hydantoin - high hazard (7-9). noting contamination concerns with formaldehyde among other health risks. Formaldehyde has been linked to cancer among other serious health risks.
Silk Amino Complex - low hazard (0)
Coconut Milk - low hazard (0)
Egg White Protein - hazard rating not listed.
Coconut Oil - hazard rating not listed.
Tocopheryl Acetate - moderate hazard (4)
Fragrance - high hazard (
Check out this interesting review, this is where I got the ingredients list: