i find i can't use heaven in hair on totally dry hair -- it is hard to emulsify, you'd use half the jar!
as StruttsWife said in one of these threads, i dampen my hair with my fingers, so it is damp, not wet, and that helps a lot. then i put a shower cap over it to retain heat, for anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours, depending on how much time i have. then i use it as my cowash in shower, and then just use a little one conditioner as a leave in.

of course, if i've just had color, i put it on wet hair after shampooing. then i don't even need a leave in for some reason, i just style as usual w/arc angell and set it free, and it comes out super soft and shiny.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine