best detangling conditioners?

hi all,
I've been "lurking" for quite some time but this is my first post.
My 3b fine hair gets super-tangled and I'm in search of some suggestions for detangling conditioners that I can use in the shower with a wide-tooth comb to get out the snarls. Currently I use sulfate-free and dimethicone-free products which help to keep my hair from getting weighed down. The best detanglers I've found to date are DevaCurl One Conditioner and Carol's Daughter Tui Deep Conditioner... but the Tui is a little heavy for daily use and to be honest I do not like the scent of the DevaCurl One conditioner, although it doesn't weigh my hair down.
Any other suggestions would be most welcome.
Happy holidays and thanks in advance for your help... the reason that I'm posting this is the last time I could find a discussion for us 3b girls was from 2009 so I'm hoping that there are some newer products out there that you all are finding helpful.
This is part bump, cause I want recs too and part advice.

So far the best detangling conditioner I've used is Generic Value Products Conditioning Balm from Sally's. It's about $7 and is super thick. The slip is moderate, but it really dissolves tangles for me. I just rub some in the tangle, leave it for a minute or so and gently comb out the tangle. Sadly, GVPCB hasn't been cutting it for me lately, so I'm on the hunt for something new.
Curl Style: 3b/3c
Texture: Fine
Porosity: Normal

Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut
Styling: As I Am Leave In, Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets & Confident Coils, DevaCurl Set Me Up, Curl Keeper
Gel: Ecostyler Olive Oil, BioSilk RHG
My hair detangles best wet with absolutely no product. However my daughter's hair loves tresemme naturals. It melts her tangles away.

On my EVO
Kinky Curly Knot Today seems to melt my tangles away, and I mean that in a good way. I apply it to my hair as a LI, just out of the shower, before a comb ever touches my hair. 2nd runner up is Beauty Without Cruelty LI -- same results, it's just a bit heavier conditioner for me (so I use it on CO wash days and use KCKT on WO wash days). I have been using both of these for years.
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Salon Care Honey Almond, Acure Argan Stem Cell+Argan Oil, Mill Creek Botanicals Keratin Repair
Leave-ins: BWC, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG, CJ Pattern Pusha
DT: Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak, Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
I'm not a 3b but Vo5 moisture milk its a light rinse out conditioner that I can use as much as I like because its only 79 very good slip.

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Aussie moist. Its so Slippy. Gets rid of my many tangles.

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Almost MBL Coils
spongy, low porosity, dense awesomeness

Shampoo: Curly Kinks Cleansing Cream
Rinse Out/Detangler Conditioner: Aussie Moist, V05 Strawberries and Cream, Suave Naturals Coconut
Leave in Conditioner: Trader Joe's Nourish Spa and Giovanni Direct Leave in
Styler: Eco Styler Krystal and Blue, Herbal Essence Totally Twisted Gel and Flax seed gel
Sealer: Grape seed oil
Deep Conditioner: Curl Junkie Repair Me
Protein Treatment: Karishma and Jamilla Henna
I just detangle with whatever my CoWash is, so the really cheap Suave stuff or VO5 (I noticed VO5 moisture milk was the best so far). Just take it nice and slow and be patient. I've tried using KCKT as a detangler, but didn't notice an tremendous difference. Once my hair mostly detangled and KCKT's in, then it's super slippery.
CG Birthday: 7/25/11
Type 3a/2c
Dense, Fine in front Coarse in back, Low porosity
Low-Poo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Rinse Out: Tresemme Naturals
Leave In: ^^^^
Stylers: AIF, Natural Silks Curly Gel
*Desert Curly*
I feel like a total idiot, but what do you all mean when you mention your CoWash?
Sorry for being so clueless!!!
thanks :-)
I feel like a total idiot, but what do you all mean when you mention your CoWash?
Sorry for being so clueless!!!
thanks :-)
Originally Posted by mlbower1977
Cowash is washing your hair with conditioner instead of shampoo. So when people say "cowash" they mean the step in the shower of washing their hair, even though they don't use shampoo.
All bets off on finding the perfect products for the curls - focusing on regrowing (50%) hair loss due to
A) Depo Provera (injectable birth control)
B) seborrheic dermatitis
C) stress/diet
Oddly enough, my favorite is the Loreal Kids strawberry smoothie 2in1 conditioner. It gets knots out really well in the shower, and also keeps your scalp clean (conditioner buildup is the worst). It will dry your hair out if you use it too often, though-- best to stick to once a week and use a sturdy conditioner as well.
I feel like a total idiot, but what do you all mean when you mention your CoWash?
Sorry for being so clueless!!!
thanks :-)
Originally Posted by mlbower1977

Cowash is washing your hair with conditioner alone.
Kinky Curly Knot Today was a great detangler for my hair. I used it as a conditioner but many people love it as just a leave in too!
Type -3a/3b
Products- Herbal Essences TT Mousse
GVP Conditioning Balm! Seriously!
2c/3a, botticelli/s'wavy, thick hair
Devacuts 3.5.14, 7.16.15
CG 9.11.14, on & off for years before

GOD really loves you. ∞
HGs: SM Shampoo, SM conditioners (RO), LA Looks Sport gel
*I love scalp scrubs, bangs, clipping roots, and diffusing!*
I wash my hair 1-2 times a week, usually 1
Okay I'm gonna post this question that really itches me all the time and I always see aussie moist reccomended and think the same thing. Is Aussie Moist cg? Because boy do I want to buy that galloned pump sometimes lol. I would reccomend kckt. But my holiest of the holy grails of any conditioner is the Curl Junkie Argan and Olive Oil. But I just came back from the store two seconds ago and picked up a new bottle of Tresemme Naturals (I'm not going to lie, I don't use it on the regular but I think it's one of the best things I have ever gotten that isn't high end and super expensive). I also bought my bestfriend a V05 in Free me Freesia because that fragrance is hard to come buy and whenever I see it or just V05 in general-especially at like the 99 cents only store- upon smelling it, I always feel like I'm seven years old again or a happy kid in the 90's. It just always takes me back. My favorite is also the Tea Therapy-chamomile V05. I reccomend those guys but suave coconut mixed with some actual coconut oil can be godsend as well. KCKT is the boss and I have it as a back up as well. Most of the time I am just a shea moisture girl and I'm not too picky because I just love natural ingredients but I think VO5, Tresemme Naturals, and Suave are good things to have on hand. The GVP conditioning balm is wonderful as well but it just isn't my thing. It can get tricky doing the slip thing without silicones sometimes but I know some modified cgers really like their Herbal Esscences Hello Hydration and I would say aussie moist as well but I still need to know about that!
Shea Moisture, Kinky Curly, & Curl Junkie = ride or die

*Current Routine*
DC: SM Masques (the vegan ones), DIY
Sealers: an oil, SM Elixir, JC N&S
Stylers: *just CO usually; KCCC, Aloe, FSG
Once in a while: ACV, Lemon-Aid

Oils to seal, RO, and/or pre-poo as needed

2c/3a/3b coarse, normal porosity
CG since 2007

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