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Hi everyone, I have a question.

I'm quite new to the CG method so I wanna ask, do these ingredient lists have any proteins among them? Just wanted to know. Thanks a lot in advance!

Product 1:
aqua/water, cetearyl alcohol, behentrimonium chloride, starch acete, hydroxyethylcellulose, chlorhexidine digluconate, soluble collagen, limonene, linalool, isopropyl alcohol, cetyl esters, hexyl cinnamal, parfum/fragrance

Product 2:
aqua/water, cetearyl alcohol, elaeis guineensis oil / palm oil, behentrimonium chloride, stearamidopropyl dimethylamine, PEG/PPG/polybutylene glycol-8/5/3 glycerin, chlorhexidine, digluconate, soluble collagen, limonene, linalool, benzyl salicylate, isoprpyl alcohol, methylparaben, citric acid, hexyl cinnamal, glycerin, parfum/fragrance

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


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Last edited by Aqua_Lily; 11-12-2012 at 03:08 AM.
I believe the collagen is a protein. And the paraben in product 2 means it is not CG friendly.
remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!!
My hair:
2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
My routine:
Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
LI: KCKT or CJSL
Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
Ah thanks, didn't know collagen was a protein. And I thought parabens weren't that bad?

Any other proteins? I vaguely heard starch acete and hydroxyethylcellulose are proteins as well

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


www.iherb.com 5-10$ discount code:
VHT541 Many natural hair products!
I believe the collagen is a protein. And the paraben in product 2 means it is not CG friendly.
Originally Posted by Ml001
Actually, parabens are used as preservatives. Some believe they are unsafe and avoid them. Never heard that they aren't CG friendly.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

SE PA

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams
Good list of proteins: http://www.curlynikki.com/2009/01/pr...oh-my.html?m=1

Some other ingredients behave like proteins or react with the protein in our hair so some watch for them, too: AVG and coconut, for example.

I just double checked: CG book states to avoid parabens in gels but doesn't mention them as far as conditioner, aside from saying they are a preservative and controversial as some deem them as unsafe. So, I guess it depends on the product it's in as far as 'official' CG. My apologies for that questionable information - I should have looked first.
remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!!
My hair:
2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
My routine:
Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
LI: KCKT or CJSL
Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.

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