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Can you all tell me how you use honey in your hair? One of my patients brought me 2 pints of honey their bee's made and I want to use some of it for my hair! :P

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I put 1 Tbsp in 2 cups warm water and pour it over my wet hair-helps reduce frizz. I do this between co wash and conditioning (I don't rinse before conditioning). I also put a few drops into my DT mix well and apply to hair (Conditioner, coconut oil, olive oil).

I have also heard that some curlies will add a drop or so to their gel.
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I haven't used honey in awhile but when I did, after co-washing, I'd mix honey half and half with my conditioner and let it set while I finished showering.
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thanks So your all"s hair doesn't get sticky?
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It doesn't get sticky from a honey rinse. But once I tried a mixture of honey and aloe vera gel as a styler....basically it never really dried. Honey attracts moisture.
I've been experimenting with honey some, and I tried scrunching in about a palm-full of conditioner and a nickel sized amount of honey mixed together for a refresher midday (normally I just use condish and a styler, but again with the experimentation). I had great curl formation, but as SuZen said, it never really dried and I also had some odd straight hairs sticking out.

Before the end of the week, I want to try a honey rinse after co-wash.
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I mix it with my conditioner in my hand right before applying. Half condish, half honey. Then rinse out
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Thanks Those of you that mix conditioner and honey and then rinse do you shampoo it out afterward? Apply more conditioner? Or are you finished after that?
2c, 3a and 3b combined. I think anyway
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Thanks Those of you that mix conditioner and honey and then rinse do you shampoo it out afterward? Apply more conditioner? Or are you finished after that?
Originally Posted by cgsamco
no, i mix a glop of honey with CO and let it set while showering. rinse out. with cold water upside down. now i am trying a new experiment. after the above procedure, i am putting in my leavein co (some days suave, or deva, or elucence, or sleek'n'shine) and then rinsing with a small glop of honey mixed with 1 oz water--i mix in my robt craig color applicator bottle. i am using this not as a rinse but instead of gel. we'll see how it holds up tomorrow while i am hiking-will report back. it seems to give the hair a bit of shine. if i put too much it looks greasy and not dry even if it is dry.
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The aloe vera/honey combo works best when partly diffusing but only a few drops are needed in about 2 Tbsp. of gel, too much will give a hard crunch (the sugar "caramelizes" with the heat...). During the summer of '04 it was the only thing that kept the frizz at bay, later on I moved to other things and forgot about it. I tried it again recently and it didn't work, I think I didn't put enough honey but it's possible that this time of year it won't work the same.

I also tried a honey rinse twice but added Epsom Salt. The first time it worked fine but not the 2nd because I think I used more E.S., I also can't remember if I used the same products both times.
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I mix it with my conditioner in my hand right before applying. Half condish, half honey. Then rinse out
Originally Posted by NeedSleep
That's how I use it too, only I comb it through when I first get into the shower and let it soak in while I do everything else, then co-wash with the mixture still in and rinse.
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