Help Please

Hi, I've been trying to find the perfect leave-in/moisturizer. I've been trying shea moisture curl enhancing smoothies but its a bit to heavy, and doesn't feel as moisturizering. I want something preferably silicone free, not a cream or butter, and possibly easy to find?

Thanx in advance!
Can we have a little bit more information?

Does your hair like protein? Hate it? Is it fine (and therefore in danger of over conditioning)? Is it thick? What other products have you used?
Hair Type: 3c, Med-High Density, Low Porosity
Low Poo: KC Come Clean
Condish: AOHR, TN (Avocado), TJ Balancing Moisture
Leave in: GDL, KBB
Curl Lotion/Gel: CHS/CK
Others: CJ Curl Rehab, Jojoba Oil


CG since '09
Yes, I think my hair likes protein such as hydrolized silk and keratin. And my hairs in the middle not too thick and not to thin, but fine. I've tried shea moisture curl enhancing smoothie but it seems too heavy and makes my hair feel dry in areas but with greasy film. And neutrogena triple moisture silk leave in, which i liked but it has cones.

Last edited by LalaCntHearU; 10-06-2012 at 07:55 AM.
I live Giovanni as a leave in. I have tried many leave and I always end back with Giovanni.
I so did my make sense on that last post lol....... I love Giovanni !!! My hair craves moisture so I use Giovanni and a little bit if curl junkie coffee coco curl creme
I so did my make sense on that last post lol....... I love Giovanni !!! My hair craves moisture so I use Giovanni and a little bit if curl junkie coffee coco curl creme
Originally Posted by allnaturalchick
Lol its ok. But thanx. I've heard good things about both brands! I plan on checking out curl junkie products so i think ill try giovanni too. Do you use the direct leave-in?
Here's a link to help you determine your hair properties Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics. It's the best way to determine what ingredients/products to use. Once you determine your properties, you can look with people with hair like yours and see what they use (in signatures.)
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

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HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams
Here's a link to help you determine your hair properties Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics. It's the best way to determine what ingredients/products to use. Once you determine your properties, you can look with people with hair like yours and see what they use (in signatures.)
Originally Posted by kathymack
Thank you
What about Shea Moisture Milk leave ins? Those aren't as heavy since they don't have butters in them.
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength

What about Shea Moisture Milk leave ins? Those aren't as heavy since they don't have butters in them.
Originally Posted by poemaXX
I've tried the curl enhancing smoothie, but I didn't like it. left my hair feeling dry. I also tried the yucca and aloe growth milk which I like, but its like my hair eats it up lol. after a few hours its not as moisturized
My hair felt so dry with the curl enhancing smoothie & Giovanni only let me moisturizer for a day or so. Curl Junkie Smoothing Lotion is my holy grail leave in. I don't have to use a lot & my hair is always moisturized until the next wash!
The Shea Moisture smoothie leaves a weird feeling to my hair hours after . When I BC it worked really well but as my hair grows and thickens it dies not like it anymore. Yes I use the direct leave in but now I want to try that curl junkie smoothing lotion
Allnaturalchick let me know if you try it out. I can't say enough good things about it. I'm going abroad in January & I'm scrambling to figure out how I can get ahold of it overseas.
I tried to shea moisture leave ins both made my hair feel weird. But i broke down and recently ordered some curl junkie products since i did a semi big chop. Omg best stuff i"ve been able to find yet. I got the olive and argan oil conditioner, smoothing lotion, curl rehab, and daily fix. All great
The best moisturizing leave-in I've ever used is KCKT. :-) I have tried the Sheamoisture leave-ins but they seem to just coat my hair!

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*Natural 3C*
Wash: Liquid African Black Soap, BS/ACV
Conditioner: SM SB, YTCarrots, Organix Coconut Milk
Pre-Poo: Honey & EVOO
DC: AOHR
PT:
Super Mayo Deep Conditioning Treatment
Moisturizer: CURLS Souffle
Leave-In: KCKT
Gel:
KCCC, Eco Custard
Oil/Sealant:
SB, EVCO, EVOO

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