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Some of the polyquats are mentioned in articles on one of the more science based blogs, otherwise it's a case of Googling. Your dews are low, humectants like glycerin could be a problem. Kinky Curly Knot Today is not a true conditioner it is a detangler, it contains no oils and little emollients (fatty alcohols and cationic surfactants), the Rainforest Moisture is better especially for your dry/ porous canopy.
Humidity, Humectants and the Dew Point
Polyquats as Conditioning Agents
All About Another Hard-to-Pronounce Compound
No-poo Jillipoo: Silicones, polyquats, and soap
on YouTube has several videos on second day hair
waterlily716 - curly hair & beauty @:-) - YouTube
Porosity and hygral fatigue (water damage)
Porosity and Curly Hair
Mineral Oil Versus Coconut Oil: Which is better?
THE NATURAL HAVEN: Part 1 of 2: Porosity - Definition and Causes
THE NATURAL HAVEN: Does your hair have hygral fatigue?
What deep conditioners are you making and how are you cleansing the excess out? Conditioner only washing will shift many oils, some are too heavy or thick - olive oil, shea butter and castor oil have been reported as an issue.
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.
Treatments: Komaza protein, Komaza Matani, coconut oil with sugar syrup. Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots curl creme, Rockin RInglets
Experimenting with: Mega-Tek, Curl Harmony reviver, Elvive Full Restore 5.
Last edited by Firefox7275; 07-01-2013 at 04:16 PM.