Au Naturale Poll

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Let's try this again.

How "natural" do you like your natural hair product stash to be?
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Sorry. I've tried twice and even though the system says you can create a poll, it isn't working so there must be some "kinks" in the system.

The options were.

A. Only All Natural products
B. Mostly All Natural products
c. Half All Natural, Half Non-Natural
D. Mostly Non Natural
E. Only Non -Natural.
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Id say, mostly natural. Something at close reach no long waiting times to get my product. But as long as it has no silicones, parabens, mineral oils, sulfates, or petrolatums, or drying alchohols im fine

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Probably B, but very close to A.
My hair is in the 4s, low in porosity, high in density and coarse.

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B., but I try products with polyquats and silicone at times. Hell, I even try stuff where I don't know the ingredients *cough* Deity America *cough*...

Also, I know you wanted this to be a poll, but what is your definition of "natural"? My definition and understanding of what is truly "natural" has changed over time. Emulsifiers and preservatives get a pass if the rest of the ingredients are indigestible in my definition.
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C. I have a mixture. I enjoy natural products but I'm fine with using non natural products in my hair as long as they benefit the feel and look of my hair as well as not cause damage. I limit silicone use and totally avoid mineral oil and petroleum.
I prefer option A, only because I have extremely sensitive skin and I'm allergic to a lot of common cosmetic ingredients.
C. I have a mixture. I enjoy natural products but I'm fine with using non natural products in my hair as long as they benefit the feel and look of my hair as well as not cause damage. I limit silicone use and totally avoid mineral oil and petroleum.
Originally Posted by *Marah*
+1, I limit my silicone usage but if my hair likes it im going to use it.

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I'm B. My hair is happier with a mostly natural regime. Some people think using all natural or mostly all natural products is expensive but it doesn't have to be.
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A, B, and sometimes C lol.
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I'm A all the way if I can't pronounce the ingredients I wnt use it
I'm a C. I use whatever my hair responds well to.

4a fine, thin, high porosity
Poo: SM Y&B, BT TT
C: HE Reconditioning, Suave Almond and Shea
DC: CJ CR, CJ RM
LI: JC DT
Curl Cream: RN BWCC, CJ CCCC
Gel: CJ AFG
Refresher: SM Thickening Mist, SM Y&A Milk, CJ CIAB
Moisturizer: CJ SL, SM CES
A, my hair doesn't like silicones. I have tried.


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texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
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B. Most of my products are natural but I do use a few drug store brands.
B/C. I don't have the budget for a completely all or mostly natural regime. And since not natural products haven't done too much damage to my hair, I can't see myself going completely natural because why fix what ain't broke?


Last relaxer: August 2008
Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009

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C. My hair likes man-made stuff sometimes. It depends on what it is.

I just go with whatever my hair responds best to/smells good.
Last relaxer: 8.4.10
BC: 9.6.11

when will your favs?

C. I have a mixture. I enjoy natural products but I'm fine with using non natural products in my hair as long as they benefit the feel and look of my hair as well as not cause damage. I limit silicone use and totally avoid mineral oil and petroleum.
Originally Posted by *Marah*
Same!! I stay far far away from mineral oil and petroleum. But I like having a mix 😌
3C, fine/med texture, normal porosity, high elasticity, very defined spiral

Holy Grail Products: TRESemme Naturals conditioner, my mango/shea butter mixture, Apricot Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil, EVOO & Cantu Shea Butter

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B) Mostly naturally
Hair type:
4A/4B(coarse, very thick, dry, and curly)
Big chop 3/27/12
Hair styling products: Shea Moisture(yellow line shampoo n restorative conditioner)
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Density: High
porosity: Definitely LOW

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