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Old 01-24-2011, 10:56 AM   #1
 
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Default my hair is officially a sponge.

i did a moisture retention experiment today:

I used Spiral Solutions Protein Treatment on for about 10 minutes, rinsed and put in a good amount of Spiral Solutions Deeply Decadent Conditioner for like an hour. Rinsed out and massaged well in the shower and considered this my cowash. Followed with a palmful of HEHH (literally gushing out of my hair) and did not rinse out! (keep in mind my hair is chin length... this is a LOT of conditioner.)

The only other thing I put in my hair was some HETT gel and a little re:Coil. My hair is quite literally perfect. Not greasy, or oily or frizzy or anything. Curly and splendid. To think all these years of washing conditioner down the drain????

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Cleanser: KC Come Clean (once every week or so)
Cowash:Suave Coconut Conditioner
Condish: HEHH/KCKD
Style: AG re:coil/LOOB/HETT
Treatments: Spiral Solutions-Strength & Shine Leave-In Protein Spray, Repairing Protein Tx & Deeply Decadent Moisturizing Tx, Honeygar Rinses!!!
Oils: Castor & Olive

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Old 01-24-2011, 05:02 PM   #2
 
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I'm glad it works for you! Let us know how it works in the spring and summer as well.
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SPRING REGIMEN-This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treat: coconut oil
Clarifier:
hiatus for now
Cowash: HE The Sleeker The Butter, HE NOYF w/Mandarin
PT: hiatus for now/DT:Redken Diamond Oil Deep Facets, Living Proof PHD
LI/Detangler: CK Satin Roots, Nu-Gro Leave-in
Oils: tamanu/Moisturizers: various
Stylers: CK Curl Factor, AH Cupuacu & Burdock Sweet Hair Pudding

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Old 02-18-2011, 08:30 PM   #3
 
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I leave in a lot of conditioner as well. My hair is basically a sponge, just like yours. I honestly don't think it can ever get enough moisture.
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