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thickandglossy 12-04-2006 01:11 PM

Is Potion 9 CG friendly??
 
Just wondering. :lol:

redcelticcurls 12-04-2006 01:15 PM

It has amodimethicone, which is used in the Deva products. It's fairly easily remoced by many with cocobetaines

Water (aqua), Glycerin, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis), Safflower Oil (Carthamus Tinctorius), Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Panthenol, Babassu Oil (Orbignya Oleifera), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis), Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Hydrolized Silk, Oryza Satira (rice) Bran oil, Camellia Senensis Leaf Extract, Salix Alba "(Willow) Bark Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Amodimethicone, Stearalkonium Chloride, Tocopherol, PVP, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Methyl Gluceth 10, Polysorbate-60, Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (parfum), Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Potassium Sorbate, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citric Acid, Alcohol Denat, Butylphenol Methylpropional, D&C Orange 4 (CI 15510), Coumarin, Linalool, Hydroxycitronellal, Amyl Cinnamal, Geraniol, Alpha-isomethyl ionone, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Isoeugenol, Benzyl Benzoate, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Ext D&C Violet 2 (CI 60730), BHT, FD&C Red 40 (CI 16035), Asorbyl Palmitate

extremecurl 12-04-2006 10:46 PM

Watch out for that alcohol denat. It didn't used to be in there but they reformulated it. I had really liked the old formula before the proteins got to me, as I discovered that I'm very protein sensitive. It was a combination leave-in conditioner and styler. Why they had to muck it up with drying alcohol is beyond me.

(3C, very dry)

HalfWavyHalfCurly 12-05-2006 12:49 AM

Hmm, the denatured alcohol is so way down the list I doubt it would be bad.

bostonwaves 12-05-2006 07:01 AM

Wow - that's alot of ingrediants :?

thickandglossy 12-06-2006 09:17 PM

Thanks for all the info!

Yeah that ingredient list is pretty crazy! :?

I have to learn what ingredients are bad. I only know to steer clear of anything that ends in 'cone.

What else should I stay away from? Cyclo(something) is a bad alcohol, right?

HalfWavyHalfCurly 12-07-2006 04:49 AM

Cyclopentasiloxane is a silicone. I learned recently that the real name of many of them actually end in "xane". For some reason it became "all the rage", to the point that some COs found at health food stores that didn't have it now do.:?

For more info or to post your questions, look up the "sticky" thread called "Ingredient questions" at the top of the Index.


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