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Old 08-12-2010, 12:19 AM   #1
 
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Default what shampoo do you use to maintain your bkt?

i'm thinking about trying aubrey organics honeysuckle rose.
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Old 08-13-2010, 12:48 AM   #2
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I was wondering same thing. Can I use Giovanni or Suave?
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Old 08-13-2010, 06:38 AM   #3
 
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Default I've posted a million times about Giovanni

It has sea salt in it, as many of the "all natural" shampoos do. Don't do it! Suave I've heard has Pottassium Chloride in it, and one BKTer on the forum is wary of this ingredient as well.

Want to play it safe? Use a bkt shampoo and conditioner. You can get them for pretty cheap on ebay/amazon or even folica.com
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Old 08-13-2010, 01:09 PM   #4
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Default Sodium chloride free shampoos

The best option is use shampoos and conditioners specially designed for those clients with the treatment on. You should avoid products that conteins salt. Sodium Chloride is the ingredient you should avoid.
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:11 AM   #5
 
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I've had great results with the Organix line.
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:23 PM   #6
 
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I don't have any specific shampoos or cons for this treatment so am just going to wash it with conditioner that I always use. (doesn't contain any salt)
I figure as its not a permanent treatment and my hair will go back to it's old self I'm not going to do anything to it I wouldn't on my curly hair.
Am washing mine out tonight.
If I'd paid a salon price for this treatment I'd probably use a specific shampoo on it.
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This will sounds crazy - but you can also use Cetaphil Daily Facial cleanser as shampoo. I had a mega allergic reaction to a salt free shampoo from the health food store, and in desperation used this instead since it's super gentle. It works surprisingly well, but probably isn't strong enough if you use a lots of products and/or silicone.

Ingredients:
Water Purified, PEG 200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Acrylates/Steareth 20 Methacrylate Copolymer, Glycerin, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Masking Fragrance, Panthenol, PEG 60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:02 PM   #8
 
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Default cetaphil

is probably okay for people who don't use any products. I had to discontinue my use of cetaphil for my face because it couldn't wash off my bare minerals foundation.
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Thumbs down cetaphil...has sls.

Cetaphil has SLS...midway down the ingredient list. So dont use with a BKT.
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Old 12-02-2010, 02:23 PM   #10
 
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Thumbs up Zoto Anti Aging Shampoo

I just used Zotos Anti-Aging Shampoo (from Sally's). Its salt and sulfate free. My hair feels great. And my BKT is still intact!!!
I am around 3 weeks into my BKT...I have only been cowashing with Suave, but felt I needed to use a shampoo this one time. I conditioned with the Suave. So, anyhoooo~ a big thumbs up for the Zotos shampoo, in regards to bkt.

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