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Old 02-15-2013, 08:01 AM   #8
lucyprimrose
 
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Originally Posted by coilynapp View Post
CAPB is not a primary surfactant and therefore will not be present in any formulation on its own. It is not as effective on its own. It is a foam booster for other surfactants and makes anionic surfs milder.

If you are seeking a more gentle shampoo, look for shampoos that have conditioning ingredients in them. Come Clean was a horrible shampoo IME.
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 -

Ingredients
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.
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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.
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