Silicones preventing nutrition of hair? (Chemistry and common sense. Your opinion?)
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Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 08:00PM
: Silicones preventing nutrition of hair? (Chemistry and common sense. Your opinion?)
I have a question for all of the experienced and knowledgeable curlies out there:
Consider the idea of using
conditioner, but not wanting to use a sulfate-y cleanser. Hello Hydration contains an
, a silicone that is chemically incapable of building up upon itself (though it does still coat the hair temporarily).
is great, but I
if it still might
of my hair.
Silicons, when used, prevent the loss of moisture, i.e.
the hair shaft in a aerosol state.
Does it stand to reason that silicons also prevent substances from
the hair shaft? Things like fortifying
? Or the ingredients of my
leave-in conditioner? I need those things!
Curlies like myself just want to make sure that our hair will still be able to get what it needs. Will silicons hurt that?
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