No you definitely don't need silicones, shea butter mixed with grapeseed oil is a really good heat protectant and natural.
At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc
LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
PT: EO Keratin co
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO
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