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I use products with sulfates, but avoid products with cones. 8 18.60%
I use products with cones, but avoid products with sulfates. 7 16.28%
I avoid products with both sulfates and cones. 16 37.21%
I use products with both sulfates and cones. 12 27.91%
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Old 04-15-2004, 10:12 PM   #1
 
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Default Sulfates and Cones, Please Vote

Just curious.
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Old 04-15-2004, 10:13 PM   #2
 
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I have been sulfate and cone free for two weeks and my hair is loving it!!
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Old 04-16-2004, 05:17 AM   #3
 
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I use sulfates and 'cones. They cause no problems for me.
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Old 04-16-2004, 06:18 AM   #4
 
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I use products with small amounts of cones, but avoid anything that has cones in the middle or top of the ingredient list. No poo at all, so no sulfates.
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I only use the cones that come out of the hair more easily. I use a sulfate shampoo (Nioxin) once a week, but all other days use sulfate-free gentle 'poos.
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Old 04-16-2004, 08:52 AM   #6
 
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I use sulfates occasionally with no problems; too often
and it starts irritating my scalp.

I avoid cones since they weigh down my hair.
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:03 AM   #7
 
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I use any of the sulfates (SLES, ALS, ALES) except for SLS with no problem. Some of my products have a 'cone or two in them lower down in the ingredient list. I can't use anything heavy in 'cones, or else I get a greasy, weighed down mess!
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I found out the hard way that I am physically allergic to cones. They cause my skin to break out like magic, and it makes my scalp itchy as hell. It was pretty uncomfortable before I made the connection between the product and the allergy.
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Old 04-16-2004, 10:25 AM   #9
 
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I use sulfates, but I try to stick to the gentlest ones. I don't use cones because they don't do anything for my hair.

I don't shampoo daily - just whenever a feel like it - probably a couple times a week. I put conditioner on the ends before I do, though.
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Old 04-16-2004, 11:02 AM   #10
 
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i'm not using any sulfate products, and i avoid them.
i use products with water soluble cones, or with cones low on the ingredients list. i try to avoid cones as a rule, however.
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Old 04-17-2004, 09:24 AM   #11
 
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small amounts of cones are ok. Since I don't shampoo I don't use sulfates. Too bad protiens wasn't in the vote because proteins are the worst for my hair.
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Old 04-17-2004, 09:29 AM   #12
 
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i don't use sulfates (paves shampoo) but i use cones. the cone products i use are PM apple styling glaze (dont know what its called) and the loreal NT DT. but it's not like i use frizz-eaze or anything else that causes many people to have major build-up.
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