It's very confusing. Cetyl alcohol is a "lubricant and thickening agent." Behentrimonium Chloride "is used as an anti-static agent and a disinfectant. In water treatment, it acts as an algaecide."
Couldn't find the exact ingredients for the Oudid cowash; however, the website said it contained a "naturally-derived coconut cleanser for a truly unique experience that never dries or strips hair." That's a definition of coco b.
In reviewing the Wen ingredients, I couldn't find that I could identify as a cleansing ingredient. It does have the "a cone," so many of us wouldn't use it.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08
HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me