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Old 05-02-2013, 12:41 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Firefox7275 View Post
That 'cream' sounds more like a whipped butter than a cream - to someone with a pharmacy or formulation background a cream is an oil and water emulsion.

A conditioner would usually contain water or a humectant, plus an emulsifying agent, and would be able to 'reset' the hair's pH to acid after washing. Oils and butters don't have a pH and don't attract water so they can only coat the surface not close the cuticle or moisturise.

I struggle to believe curly girl friendly products don't exist, cheap basic light conditioners tend to be silicone free, you can add a little of your own oil if you want them richer.
Very true this cream smells like butter and I feel it coats my hair and retain moisture only if my hair is wet.
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