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Join Date: Nov 2011
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 07:39AM
You don't need a sulfate shampoo. A low poo containing Cocamidopropyl Betaine or Cocobetaine will remove any silicones from your hair, without the stripping effect of a sulfate shampoo.
You can id a silicone in an ingredient list if it ends in -cone, -conol, or -xane. If there's a PEG or PPG in the beginning, that means it's a water soluble silicone and a cowash will remove it. If the silicone isn't a PEG or PPG one, then it's not water soluble, can't be cowashed out and requires a low poo for removal... not CG friendly. Dimethicone Copolyol is an exception to the rule, as it is water soluble. However, it's often paired with other silicones that aren't CG friendly, so read the ingredients carefully. Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone look like silicones, but they end in -none and are preservatives.
2c /3a F /Mii,
Clarifying: Herbal Essences Tea
Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
Co-washes: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut or Daily Clarifying
Tresemme Expert Selection Perfectly (un)Done
, Cure Care, Suave Tropical Coconut or Daily Clarifying
LI (if needed):
Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Renpure Brazilian Keratin Straightening (old formula),
Stylers: HETT, AIF