View Poll Results: How much 16 oz bottles of conditioner do you use a month?
I am more efficient/frugal than curly: I use only 1 bottle a month! 19 41.30%
I use about 2 bottles. And I think I'm doing good! 14 30.43%
I use 3 - 5 bottles a month. My hair still wants more!! 6 13.04%
One bottle. Wait!! Did you say a MONTH? I thought you meant a DAY. I am embarassed to state how much condish I use. 2 4.35%
Other. Please explain. 5 10.87%
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How much conditioner do you go through a month?

Hi!!!!!

I was reading the Sally's bottle of the knockoff Humectress. It made me giggle when it said "use one teaspoon" in hair. ONE TEASPOON?? Anyway, I am curious as to how much conditioner you dudes use a month? Please base this on say, a 16 oz bottle, which is the size of sally's knockoffs.

I think I may go through 2-3 16 ozers a month. But Im new and just started this routine. We shall see, Lord willing.

Peace2

P.S. If you use like a 32 oz bottle, just cut that in half and see how much you use so it will all be to scale!! Like if you use one 32 oz bottle a month, you go through 2 - 16 oz bottles.


Thanks!!
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My 50% Cherokee/50% African-American pedigree produced: 3B/3C/4A, corkscrew curls, easy to detangle, Medium, thin-normal, dark brown hair.
i use more than one conditioner on my hair at one time throughout the month, but i estimate its about 2 bottles/month.

"In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

4a, mbl, low porosity, normal thickness, fine hair.
My first jar of Jessicurl Too Shea lasted me six weeks.
3a/b, fine, lots of it
1 a month but I am scrimping
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Okay, this is wild, but I'm at the other side of the spectrum.

It takes me 5-6 months to use a 21oz bottle of conditioner. I do have short hair (shorter than my chin), so that's probably the main reason. I use about 3 quarters worth for each use.
I use the large size and I use several brands through out the month Deep Condish from Jessicurl is used every week.
My condish that I mix my potions with I use weekly
and then there is my condish that I use daily.
That is a lot of condish
CURLS HAVE MORE FUN!!!!
POO-LESS SINCE 1-7-04
Curly 3-A/B Should length
Back to Basics Condish/PM- cream/Whey Leave in Condish
JessiCurl products: Cleansing Cream & Deep Condish (bi-weekly)
Potions as needed from CG book!!
I use about 1 regular sized bottle of conditioner for about a month and a half.
I think I'm a 2c-3a (or 2C/3aMii)


erthe out of erthe is wonderly wroughte...
Depends on the condish.... I have been using Suave Citrus Smoothie, and while I like how it makes my hair feel, I used an entire bottle of it in just three days I only have just barely shoulder lenght hair! I think the post about cheaper condish being more watered down was right on the money!!
I bought the liter sized bottle of the Biotera condish at Sally's and was horrified to see that I went through it in about 4 weeks! Granted, my hair is really thick and it's past shoulder length, and I wash with it as well, but damn!
2b/3a with tons of hair and CG since Nov. 10th, 2003. Currently using Biotera Firm Hold gel and any conditioner that smells good because I'm pregnant!
It takes me ages to go through a full bottle of conditioner. i'd say 4-5 months. I have fine wavy hair though, which isn't that dry, so I only need a dime sized amount of conditioner each time. More than that leaves my hair too flat.
2b/3a wavy
I am only half way through a tube of Brilliant Brunette conditioner that I got in February. My hair is chin length, and I use about 1/2 teaspoon a day, 7 days a week.
Michelle
wavy/loose curls
I go through 1 bottle of Jessicurl Aloeba a month. Granted I only condition 1-2 times a week in winter. Probably will use a bit more as the weather warms.
4a with 3c patches/LOIS daughter O/S spongy fine, natural since 1999

Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.
- Vince Lombardi
Hard to say for me - I have 3 bottles of the same condish in my shower, all with different scents. I like variety in my scent choices! If I stuck with one scent, I'd probably go through an 8oz bottle in about a month or so...maybe 3 weeks as my hair is growing pretty fast these days.
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snaphunk:

I think you are dead on about the watered down Suave. I really liked Suave Milk and Honey conditioner, but I used half a bottle in one "washing".

I am digging this Sally's Generic Nexxus. I use A LOT less of it. Soon I can see just how much I need per week, Lord willing.

As for you curly girls who use less than one bottle a month, I am IMPRESSED. I didn't even think to put "less than one bottle" as an option!! Wow. You go efficient curly girls!


Peace2
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My 50% Cherokee/50% African-American pedigree produced: 3B/3C/4A, corkscrew curls, easy to detangle, Medium, thin-normal, dark brown hair.
It takes me months to get through a bottle of conditioner, my hair is past shoulder length and quite thick. Since the beginning of December I have got through 1 and a half bottles of Got2b instant gratification conditioner. Each bottle is 8.5fl oz. So it's takes me roughly 6 months to get through 17fl oz of conditioner.
Fat does not make you fat. It's actually pretty important.
that would probably take me almost 2 months to use up a bottle of conditioner. I've been using one for about a month now and it's half full.
3 b/c curls with bangs.
I use 2.5 bottles of conditioner to one bottle of shampoo! About four bottles a month!
MzShvy

"If we get a little crazy, blame it on the alcohol." Pat Green
It takes me ages to go through a full bottle of conditioner. i'd say 4-5 months. I have fine wavy hair though, which isn't that dry, so I only need a dime sized amount of conditioner each time. More than that leaves my hair too flat.
Originally Posted by vtsusan
Ditto. My hair is curly and of average thickness, but I still don't use much conditioner. I probably use it three times a week, and I don't use a lot. I find the whole conditioning routine a little too time consuming. When you start work at 6:30 am, you have to save all the time you can!

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