How many times a week do you wash your hair and why?
I low-poo daily, but I used sulfates daily for years and years with no serious issues before that (well, I'm not sure about NO issues because I wasn't trying to be curly at that point so I have no comparison but my hair wasn't particularly dry or damaged) -- my hair seems to be pretty impervious to anything I do to it, fortunately/unfortunately.
I hate the feeling of dirty hair and also my hair is fine so it plays nicer when I start with a "clean slate".
Do you co-wash/low-poo/something else and why have you made this decision?
I low-poo because it cleans my hair pretty much as well as the sulfate poos do and I want to be gentle to my hair when I can, and I don't use silicones anyway.
What washing techniques (so things like warm/cold water, etc) work particularly well for you? Why have you opted for them?
I wash upright but then I condition, etc. upside down a la the Ice Queen method...I'm not sure how much good it does because I end up having to untangle the back of my head every time I flip back over after my shower so I'm disturbing a lot of the clumps, but I guess if it does a little good it's still worth it.
I also try to use really warm water to help open my cuticle for conditioner because my hair doesn't absorb ANYTHING.
2c/3a, fine, low porosity.
Low-poo: L'Oreal EverSleek
Co-wash: I've pretty much quit co-washing, my hair didn't like it
Rinse out: Aubrey GPB (for protein) or GVPCB (for moisture) - I don't PT/DT, these seem to be enough for my hair
Leave in: FOTE AVG with Tresemme Naturals on top and a TINY bit of SM Smoothie on the ends
Summer style (humid): LALSG
Winter style (dry): KCCC, then LALSG
Last edited by Trick; 05-13-2013 at 11:59 AM.