Moisturizing drugstore conditioner?

Hello curlies! I am in the market for a good moisturizing conditioner. I don't have a Sally's near me, and the closest stores are target, cvs, and Walgreens. Are there any good moisturizing conditioners there? There is literally no Sally's within a 50 mile radio us so I can't pick up any gvp conditioning balm ;( do you have any other suggestions?
What are your hair properties and dew points/ humidity?
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
The dew points here are in the high 50's, low 60's and it has been pretty humid lately (Columbus Ohio, the weather here is really crazy. I have coarse and medium to high porosity
In that case I would be quite wary of 'moisturising' conditioners which are rich in humectants, you may find that gives you frizz. You probably would not want the GVP balm anyway, the second ingredient is propylene glycol which is quite a potent humectant.

Coconut oil is good for reducing porosity. You could just add a little to your regular conditioner/ co-wash conditioner to make it richer. CURLS are in Walmart and Target now, the Coconut Sublime/ Coconut Curlada is rich in fatty alcohols.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Ok I will try the CURLS. The conditioner that I use now is just suave naturals, and I don't think that's good enough for my RO. Would knot today be a good product to buy as well?
Ok I will try the CURLS. The conditioner that I use now is just suave naturals, and I don't think that's good enough for my RO. Would knot today be a good product to buy as well?
Originally Posted by Tripgirl3a
Knot Today is a detangler packed with film formers, it doesn't contain much in the way of conditioning or moisturising ingredients so I wouldn't call it a true conditioner. It's a tad geeky but it's well worth reading ingredients lists, the 'curl chemist' articles by Tonya McKay here on NC help you understand them.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Can you please link the curl chemist articles? I would love to read them, but I can't find them... So you suggest getting the CURLS conditioner? Is that the best for my humidity ad few points? Thanks so much for your help. I'm a little bit new here so it's nice to get some help
Knot Today is a detangler packed with film formers, it doesn't contain much in the way of conditioning or moisturising ingredients so I wouldn't call it a true conditioner. It's a tad geeky but it's well worth reading ingredients lists, the 'curl chemist' articles by Tonya McKay here on NC help you understand them.[/QUOTE]

Curls Coconut Curlada Conditioner - 8 fl. oz. : Target

is this the curls conditioner that you are talking about?
Tonya McKay | NaturallyCurly.com

Yep that is the conditioner: no humectants, quite basic and rich. Hopefully someone else will come up with a couple of other ideas, because I am in the UK I obviously don't know which lines are available in your stores.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Can you please link the curl chemist articles? I would love to read them, but I can't find them... So you suggest getting the CURLS conditioner? Is that the best for my humidity ad few points? Thanks so much for your help. I'm a little bit new here so it's nice to get some help
Originally Posted by Tripgirl3a
Here's a good one to get you started:

Ingredients Commonly Found in Hair Care Products
Salt & pepper wavy mix 2B/2C
Low to normal porosity, coarse, kinky, normal elasticity
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Conditioners: Renpure MPHIP, CJ Smoothing Lotion, AB LI, CJ Curl Rehab, CJ Argan/Olive, Darcy's Pumpkin
Style: FSG, BRHG
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