That's interesting. Do you know about conditioners that have Coco Betaine in without any other surfactants? I always thought they might be more cleansing as a co wash but maybe I was wrong. The one I'm thinking of is an Urtekram one that sometimes says coco glycerides but is coco betaine according to the bottle -
Water, coconut oil products, vegetable glycerine*, apricot kernel oil*, shea butter*, corn starch*, vegetable polysaccharides, citric acid, levulinic acid, citrus seed extract, anisic acid, rose geranium oil*, rose extract*, vegetable vitamin E. *
International list of ingredients (INCI)2010: Aqua, cetyl alcohol, glycerin*, prunus armeniaca kernel oil*, cocamidopropyl betaine, butyrospermum parkii butter*, zea mays starch*, xanthan gum, glyceryl caprylate, levulinic acid, citrus grandis seed extract, citric acid, sodium citrate, p-anisic acid, pelargonium graveolens oli* (aroma), rosa damascena extract*, tocopheryl acetate, citral", citronellol", geraniol", limonene", linalool". * from Organic farming. "Essential oil.
UK based wavy
Mostly waves, but curls and straight bits too!
Fine to medium, high porosity, medium density, very low elasticity
Highlights damage (growing it out), seems to like protein and need lots of moisture.
Cleanse - CJDF, trying out low poos ; Co wash- Uk chemist brands, Urtekram Rose or Aloe, Hairveda Amala Cream Rinse; RO - varies, Tigi Moisture Maniac, Desert Essence Coconut ; Leave in - Keracare natural textures; Sealant - argan oil
Trying out new things, still looking.