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Old 04-18-2013, 01:28 AM   #7
LadyPlymdale
 
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Glad your hair is improving!

The Shea Moisture DT is awesome, but it contains algae & avocado oil, which can bother some protein sensitive curlies.

I used it for a long time when first going CG & I couldn't figure out why it moisturized my hair, but still left it frizzy, until I realized algae acted like a protein. My hair likes avocado oil, thankfully.

Having coarse hair doesn't seem to be the norm & lots of products have either proteins or protein analogues. The search for something truly moisturizing & only moisturizing can be quite challenging.






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2C/3A--med-coarse, slightly porous (highlighted), very dry & protein sensitive

No-Poo: Naturally Amari Berry No-Poo (w/o Aloe & Horsetail)

Condition: Suave Daily Clarifying & Sun-Ripened Strawberry

Stylers: 4Naturals Spring Back, L'oreal Everstyle Curl Defining Gel

Avoiding: sulfates, ‘cones, parabens, polyquats/cationics (except stearamidopropyl dimethylamine), most proteins/extracts.
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