Lovely lady 2's, low poo, nopoo, cowash? HELP please

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  • 1 Post By Corrina777
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Right now I cowash. Should i add lowpoo or nopoo? How often?
2b/2c, Med density, Med Porosity, Fine/Med width, Med length, layers start below ears. Just my shot in the dark for my hair properties. Growing out bleached highlights Fall 2012, growing out dyed hair March 2013. Makes for a confusing mix of properties. Learning how different processes affect hair properties. Using lot of drugstore products right now. Determining what's right for my hair in my climate. Pittsburgh has a little bit of everything weather wise. Modified CGM since March 2013.
It all depends on how your hair feels. If your hair starts to feel heavy or gunky, then add a low-poo. If you're happy with co-washing, then feel free to stick to that. There are no hard and fast rules for frequency of various cleansing methods- that really comes down to personal preference.
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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
I'm a 2, but my hair is fine, so I lo-poo. No-poo left my hair flat and gunky-feeling.

I agree with Corrina: do what works for you.

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Most wavies low poo, more often than 3s or 4s. Drives me crazy when people say curl pattern doesn't matter at all, it does need to be taken into consideration with the whole picture. I low poo every 4 days.

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2c, some straight pieces on canopy, curlier underneath. Fine, thin, unsure on porosity - sent in my sample and waiting to hear back. Products - have a bunch I am trying out, CJ, Deva, SM Yucca, TJ.
Do both! I have 2C/3A hair that is baby fine and low porosity. I wash with a "low-poo" style shampoo bar 2-3 times per week. The rest of the time, I co-wash. I let my hair be my guide, and whenever it starts looking lank (it is easily overmoisturized) I wash it the next morning. Lately that's happened more often - I used to wash about once a week. I'm doing a PT (protein treatment) this weekend to remedy the overmoisturized situation.
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Hair: curlybob, fine, dense, low-po, big waves/ringlets (2C/3A)
Co-Wash: Nature's Gate Herbal Conditioner
RO: YTC Carrot, Aubrey Organics GPB
LI: BS Shea Soft Styling Cream (HG)
Styling: KCCC, Garnier P&C Gel
1xWeek: low-poo, gelatin PT or Joico K-Pak
Hair Likes: aloe, coconut oil, humidity, protein, long walks on the beach
I "wash" my hair twice a week. In the winter, I low poo once a week and cowash once a week. In the summer, I low poo each time.
Hair Properties: 2A/2B, Medium-fine, Normal porosity, Normal elasticity, Medium density
Low Poo: DevaCare, Yes to Cuc's
Rinse Out: DevaCare One Condition, Yes to Cuc's
Cowash: Suave Naturals Lavender, Yes to Carrots Scalp Conditioner
Curl Cream: AG ReCoil, Organix Moroccan Oil Curl Cream
Gel/Mousse: Sweet Curls Elixirs FSG w/ Mag Sulfate added, Sweet Curls Elixirs hard hold gel, DevaCurl Frizz Free Foam, Aquage Uplifting Foam
Protein: Spiral Solutions Protein Spray for daily use
I low poo 2-3 xs a week. I rarely co-wash.

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2a-2bFii NP?

Low poo: Deva Low-Poo, Jessicurl GLS, Moroccanoil Volumizing Shampoo, Aveda Be Curly
Condish: Cure Care, Redken Body Full, Deva One C, and Jessicurl Aloeba
LI: Aveda Be Curly Style Prep <3
Products: Deva FFVF & Jessicurl Spiralicious (LOVE), TRESemme Curl Boosting Mousse
Hairspray: Aussie Sprunch, TRESemme Curl
locking Spray
Experimenting with lots of products in my cabinet...


My hair loves protein, plopping, and diffusing! Trying to find a way to style and air dry.

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