I don't know who the OP is because I have responses from several different people however I just want to say this...

An accurate title would be " I am having challenges with co-washing", not a dramatic statement as though co-washing is bad for everyone.

There are many newbies on here as well as those who are struggling in their "hair journey" and the last thing they need to see is "scare tactics".
My hair is "exotic, beautiful and free",,,yeah, that be ME!!!
3B/C - Easy to straighten, [no heat ever/no protect. styling].

Low Porosity/Medium Density
Mid Width/BSL-stretched/
BC - 12/2012

I am a "Co-Wash/Finger Comb Lady!

Scalp Cleanser - SM ABS Purification Hair Masque
Co-wash - Tresemme Naturals
Hydration - SM CH Curl Smoothie
DIY - Flax Seed Gel
Styler - SM CH Curl & Style Milk
Deep Cond. - SM Manuka & Mafura DC