Abba products

How do you all feel about Abba products? I haven't really ventured into this line, but right now, I'm looking for a cone free, protein free condish and a SLS free clarifying shampoo. Any thoughts?
I don't think that Abba is going to meet your requirements CC... I like Abba Nourishing as a leave-in post coloring treatments, but it is loaded with proteins... I have the Creme Masque line too, and will check it tonight for you. I've never seen the Weightless gel that everybody seems to love...
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I love ABBA products. All the conditioners are pretty good. I've never tried their shampoos. I also use the Nourishing as a leave in. Curltopia is right though, they have lots of protein. I use it though because it is vegan and it is hard to find vegan hair products out there.
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I love ABBA products. All the conditioners are pretty good. I've never tried their shampoos. I also use the Nourishing as a leave in. Curltopia is right though, they have lots of protein. I use it though because it is vegan and it is hard to find vegan hair products out there.
Originally Posted by mafalda
Have you tried Aubrey's Organic products? I believe some of their hair products are vegan.

http://www.aubrey-organics.com

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i tried the leave in it was runny an drying
i think i may have found my HG. Its suave firm control gel the biloge not off and john fridia curls and swirls i am sooooooooooo happy my search is over
Yes, most of Aubrey Organics hair products are vegan. I've wanted to try Aubrey Organics, but my Whole Foods doesn't carry it. I have specifically wanted to try the AO Mandarin Orange Gelly or something like that because I hear it is very good.
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Yes, most of Aubrey Organics hair products are vegan. I've wanted to try Aubrey Organics, but my Whole Foods doesn't carry it. I have specifically wanted to try the AO Mandarin Orange Gelly or something like that because I hear it is very good.
Originally Posted by mafalda
Try the Vitamin Shoppe. Do you have one near you? If not, you can order online. Their prices are great also.

http://www.vitaminshoppe.com

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MOP Extreme Moisture - Loving it!
DeepShine Liquid Gel - The best is always discontinued
Ouidad CC/Suave Clarifying/Ojon RT
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6/29/05=First Time Condish
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I use ABBA nourishing on my 3c daughter (see avatar). I like it a lot. I'm looking for something a little more hydrating these days, but this is the thing I have stuck with the longest andhave been overall the most satisfied with. After I wet her hair, I use quite a bit of nourishing and then comb through with fingers or a wide toothed comb.

It gives her nice hydrated looking curls. I would recommend at least trying it! We used it today and her hair looks great.
Barely wavy mommy to a fine, silky with thready corkscrew 4 1/2yr old girl. HG's Moisture Maniac, PM The Conditioner, Cactus leave-in (original formula)"Mommy I want to look like a lion!" = hair loose and flowin'.
Yes, most of Aubrey Organics hair products are vegan. I've wanted to try Aubrey Organics, but my Whole Foods doesn't carry it. I have specifically wanted to try the AO Mandarin Orange Gelly or something like that because I hear it is very good.
Originally Posted by mafalda
Try the Vitamin Shoppe. Do you have one near you? If not, you can order online. Their prices are great also.

http://www.vitaminshoppe.com

Brenda
Originally Posted by bagacurls
Thanks!
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I love Abba Nourishing. For something without protein (but not vegan), try Paul Mitchell The Conditioner.

Aubrey Organics is a great line. I love the GPB.
I tried the free Abba samples, sent by Curlmart. I liked the shampoo. THe conditioner I couldnīt tell much because those samples have such a small quantity. It has 2 cones as well.
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I just bought this and thinking about it now my hair looks terrible it might be the reason because my hair does not like proteins...does fantasia have proteins? umnh...
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Iīve used Fantasia IC gel before. I canīt recall, but I donīt think it has proteins. I didnīt like it that much. The consistency was sticky. But back then my hair was full of build-up, so nothing worked.

Probably somebody that is currently using this gel will help answer your question
"The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." Proverbs 18:21

Hair type: 3b/c
I just bought this and thinking about it now my hair looks terrible it might be the reason because my hair does not like proteins...does fantasia have proteins? umnh...
Originally Posted by canela
Not sure which Fantasia product you mean (or if this is on the wrong thread).

Fantasia IC Gel with Sparkle Lites has protein.

Purified Water Aqua, Glycerin, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Aloe Vera Gel, Dimethicone Copolyol, Tocopherol Acetate, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Polysorbate-20, Benzopehonoe-4, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance


Fantasia IC Hair Polisher, on the other hand, is just full of silicones.

Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Aloe Extract, Benzophenone-3, Fragrance

yeah the sparklites one that is the only I been using.
Hair type: mix of everything but bushy
"Do not brush curly hair, it makes it look like bad scribbles"
my 5 year old curly haired girl, now a teen
I'm looking for a cone free, protein free condish and a SLS free clarifying shampoo. Any thoughts?
Originally Posted by Chocolate Curls
CC-

I'm not sure if you've found your products, but here are some recommendations.

For conditioner that fits your requirements, all I can think of is Suave Aloe.

For shampoo, check out Lamas Chinese Herbs. (I really like Lamas Soy Balancing condish and shampoo too but both have soy protein)
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