Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > 4

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-14-2011, 11:57 AM   #1
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 269
Default Are these conditioners cone free?

Does anyone know if the following rinse out conditioners are cone free? Can you also list your favorite cone free rinse out conditioners and moisturizing deep conditioners?

Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner
Alba Botanica Replenishing Conditioner

I'd like to use these bottles up if they're cone free before buying more conditioner.

Thanks!
curlsr2fun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
 
CocoT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 5,326
Default

Look at the ingredient list. Anything ending in cone is a silicone.
__________________
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds

-Albert Einstein
Discounts:iHerb: EZA283 for $5 off!, OCO522 for $10 off first purchase | Komaza Care Referral Code: J5Q362VG
CocoT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:19 PM   #3
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 269
Default

Are you sure about that? I thought I saw some ingredients listed elsewhere that were defined as cones but didn't have cone at the end??

Can someone also tell me if Cetyl and stearyl alcohol are okay?

Also, my favorite deep conditioner (PI Potions International Supreme Treatment Masque) has dimethicone mid-way on the ingredient list and the above alcohols on the top of the list. My hair responds so well to this conditioner. If i use it only once a month then do my monthly sulfate clarifying shampoo a few days later would that be okay for my hair?

I want to try out this CG method and do it right but this is confusing I feel like i'm in a some kind of science lab trying to research all this
curlsr2fun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:21 PM   #4
 
lashawnb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 109
Default

I don't know how many respomses you'll get, but lots of pple have their staple products in their signatures. Plus there is a review board and a fave of mine, the monthly hits/miss thread. Check those out on your own first...everybody's helpful here, just take a minute to check things out for yourself. It's fun to explore on here!

Sent from my Ally using CurlTalk App
__________________
hi. i'm a product junkie! so many products, so little time...
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* ~
last full relaxer: 6/10/10 big chop: 11/25/10
2011 Goal: SL (stretched) = Curly


taken 3/30/11
lashawnb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:23 PM   #5
 
lashawnb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 109
Default

Yep...caring for our hair will require you to get in the lab!! Check out the article on NC about silicones-good list there.

Sent from my Ally using CurlTalk App
__________________
hi. i'm a product junkie! so many products, so little time...
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* ~
last full relaxer: 6/10/10 big chop: 11/25/10
2011 Goal: SL (stretched) = Curly


taken 3/30/11
lashawnb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:27 PM   #6
 
coilynapp's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 4,213
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by curlsr2fun View Post
Are you sure about that? I thought I saw some ingredients listed elsewhere that were defined as cones but didn't have cone at the end??

Can someone also tell me if Cetyl and stearyl alcohol are okay?

Also, my favorite deep conditioner (PI Potions International Supreme Treatment Masque) has dimethicone mid-way on the ingredient list and the above alcohols on the top of the list. My hair responds so well to this conditioner. If i use it only once a month then do my monthly sulfate clarifying shampoo a few days later would that be okay for my hair?

I want to try out this CG method and do it right but this is confusing I feel like i'm in a some kind of science lab trying to research all this
Cetyl, stearyl and cetearyl alcohol are fine. They are fatty alcohols (not they drying alcohol)

Your hair can like cones. No rule about that. So feel free to use said conditioner if your hair love it.

Yes, if you want to try CG, you will have to abandon the cones

And yes, ingredients ending in -cone are cones like cocot said.

I think also -xane are cones
coilynapp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:32 PM   #7
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,565
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by coilynapp View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by curlsr2fun View Post
Are you sure about that? I thought I saw some ingredients listed elsewhere that were defined as cones but didn't have cone at the end??

Can someone also tell me if Cetyl and stearyl alcohol are okay?

Also, my favorite deep conditioner (PI Potions International Supreme Treatment Masque) has dimethicone mid-way on the ingredient list and the above alcohols on the top of the list. My hair responds so well to this conditioner. If i use it only once a month then do my monthly sulfate clarifying shampoo a few days later would that be okay for my hair?

I want to try out this CG method and do it right but this is confusing I feel like i'm in a some kind of science lab trying to research all this
Cetyl, stearyl and cetearyl alcohol are fine. They are fatty alcohols (not they drying alcohol)

Your hair can like cones. No rule about that. So feel free to use said conditioner if your hair love it.

Yes, if you want to try CG, you will have to abandon the cones

And yes, ingredients ending in -cone are cones like cocot said.

I think also -xane are cones
Correct. Cyclopentasiloxane and cyclohexasiloxane are common silicones ending in -xane, and there are several more complex ones I cannot spell.

Someone just asked this question on the random thoughts thread and the link to the list of silicones and how to remove them is there. It is also on nc.com. Comes up in a search.
__________________
4a/3c curls
Fine strands, not as densely-placed as I would like
Ayurvedic herbs are the TRUTH
Team Wash and Go!
iHerb code:UYA010 - get 5% off your first purchase
3c4d7zwhatevs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 12:53 PM   #8
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 269
Default

Thanks for the info. I don't have a problem with frizz or curl definition and my hair looks it's absolute best when I wash with sulfates. The no poo and low poo deals are okay and I do them sometimes but my hair doesn't look as good. I've been wondering if it takes time for it too look good and I'm assuming my use of cones is what's standing in between.

I don't really care what I put in my hair as long as it looks good and my ultimate goal is to retain length and grow it very long. Just wondering if this CG method will help me grow my hair longer faster.
curlsr2fun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2011, 07:46 PM   #9
 
greenandchic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,582
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by curlsr2fun View Post
Thanks for the info. I don't have a problem with frizz or curl definition and my hair looks it's absolute best when I wash with sulfates. The no poo and low poo deals are okay and I do them sometimes but my hair doesn't look as good. I've been wondering if it takes time for it too look good and I'm assuming my use of cones is what's standing in between.

I don't really care what I put in my hair as long as it looks good and my ultimate goal is to retain length and grow it very long. Just wondering if this CG method will help me grow my hair longer faster.
If what you're already doing and using isn't hurting your hair (breakage, dryness, etc) then why change? Doing CG in itself wont make your hair grow faster. Length retention (taking care of what you're already growing), health and nutrition is the key.
__________________
APL BSL MBL WL HL TBL | porous, fine/medium strands, medium density
My Fotki!
Below: Typical PS bun
greenandchic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com