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Old 07-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Firefox7275 View Post
Mineral oil is incapable of penetrating and may build up if you don't shampoo. It's a cheap ingredient. Why don't you make your own deep conditioner with a basic conditioner plus coconut, olive or avocado or argan oil? You can add honey or sugar syrup as a humectant if it suits your climate.

The actives in the Curly Kinks renew are likely the panthenol and the glycerin, maybe some of the slippy film formers much like in Kinky Curly Knot Today. Only the panthenol will penetrate, given that I wonder how that would work as a leave in or with a much thinner layer used as a deep conditioner? Agree with KathyMack, that is a whole lot of conditioner per use.
Its very arid over here and the dew point is usually less than 20. It was 0 on a particular day so I've been avoiding humectants. They don't have much products here really. But they do have The body shop. Are their hair products good? I do have all the oils you mentioned perhaps mix them with Mayonnaise?

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