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Old 06-18-2013, 08:36 PM   #6
Firefox7275
 
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Originally Posted by alslgirl2002 View Post
Firefox- I have been really wanting to try the oyin handmade pomande for finishing and looking at some of their other products I like the whipped cream hair butter - it has shea and all kinds of oils. I am having a mind block on how to use a product like this. I find it weird to consider putting oil based products on my wet hair. I am getting used to wet application of products and really like it. What are your thoughts on these products?
I wouldn't touch shea butter haircare products with a ten foot pole, it doesn't absorb, can be sticky and can build up. Love it for skin tho. Castor oil can also be quite sticky, I like it as a minor ingredient because it's a rare oil with humectant properties but I would be wary as a main ingredient.

Personally I prefer penetrating oils in conditioner form which are easy to distribute and easily removed, but I do have wavy caucasian hair and co-wash so can take rich but not heavy products if you can see the difference. You might get away with heavy products if you are low-pooing tho.
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2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut
Treatments: Komaza Matani, coconut oil, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume, Inecto argan
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Experimenting with: going back to basics
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