#1: Leave-in, Moisturizer, Sealant???
i haven't posted in forever, but this product categorization thing is confusing. i understand the concept of a sealant. that would be an oil or butter based product designed to coat the hair and keep moisture in. but if the product contains water is it no longer a sealant? what is suppose to be the difference between a moisturizer and leave-in conditioner. every leave-in i use, i consider to be moisturizing. is the difference simply in ingredients? if so, what ingredients are considered moisturizing instead of conditioning? how would you describe moisturizing instead of conditioning? for instance, i like coconut milk. if a product is coconut milk based is it a conditioner or moisturizer? also, if a product contains oils and butters is it considered a mixture of any of these categories. is it a matter of consistency? can one product be all three? right now i'm using a mix i made that contains an aloe vera and glycerin based curl activator, jojoba and coconut oil, and a coconut and shea butter based moisturizer. the consistency is like pudding. would that be considered a mix of all three? i just want to know what that product would be considered. my hair feels fine and i'm not adding anything else, only other thing i use is a styler on top. i don't like layering too much.