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Old 11-20-2008, 08:54 PM   #1
 
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Default What are your favorite GLYCERIN-FREE products?

I'm trying to eliminate the humectants to try and tame a new wave of halo frizz - so what are your favorite glycerin free products? Conditioners, stylers.......
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Yes to Cucumbers leave in has been a great glycerin free product for me. I just got it a week ago and so far I'm loving it.
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:18 AM   #3
 
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I just started testing glycerin-free products and, so far, I'm having good luck with Innersense Color Radiance Poo & Condish, KCKT and KCCC. The Innersense Conditioner has glycerin, but it's at the very end of the ingredient list and isn't causing me a problem.
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Dumping the glycerine (my summer HG) saved my winter hair. The glyc was making my hair frazzled dry and definitionless.

I have used the following with various degree of success:
B&A (for light hold)
Boots (med hold)
BRHG (for heavy hold)
HEBE mousse (soft def)
HESMU (perfect balance for me of hold and softness)

I also cut out my CO washes and switched to Bars, as it seems my hair wants LESS moisture in the drier weather.

Good luck!
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I'm trying to eliminate the humectants to try and tame a new wave of halo frizz - so what are your favorite glycerin free products? Conditioners, stylers.......
I'm in Colorado and have just figured out that glycerin is a bad idea in our dry climates. I've been having great success with KCKT and KCCC. I have BRHG and have heard good things about it for dry climate curlies.

I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
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-i never use a leave in
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Old 11-21-2008, 08:45 PM   #6
 
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I'm in Colorado and have just figured out that glycerin is a bad idea in our dry climates. I've been having great success with KCKT and KCCC. I have BRHG and have heard good things about it for dry climate curlies.

I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
I'm in Colorado too - I had to cut out the KBB nectar and milk. Too much glycerin.

I second the KCCC and BRHG. This Lustrasilk Olive Oil Cholesterol stuff too... underrated, in my opinion. I love the stuff.
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I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
There is no glycerin in KBB hair milk.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, Vegetable Glycerin, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin E
There is also a new product, Super Silky that is glycerin free.
  • A perfect styling product for feathery fine straight to medium wavy tresses. Usage: Start with less than a dime size amount. A little goes a long way.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Vegetable Wax, Coconut Oil, Arnica Extract, Jojoba Oil, Panthenol, Organic Rosemary Hydrosol & Vitamin E
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Old 11-23-2008, 08:54 AM   #8
 
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I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
There is no glycerin in KBB hair milk.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, Vegetable Glycerin, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin E
There is also a new product, Super Silky that is glycerin free.
  • A perfect styling product for feathery fine straight to medium wavy tresses. Usage: Start with less than a dime size amount. A little goes a long way.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Vegetable Wax, Coconut Oil, Arnica Extract, Jojoba Oil, Panthenol, Organic Rosemary Hydrosol & Vitamin E
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Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin
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-i never use a leave in
-style with a drop of Pink Boots, followed by a modest amount of KCCC, topped with a small dollop of Devacurl Angell
-plop and diffuse
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Another plug for the KCKT/KCCC combo being glycerin free.

AOHR and AWOC are glycerin free also.
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RCC how long have you been using KCKT/KCCC combo?? It's amazing to me that this is all you use no other combos? No need to rotate??
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I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
There is no glycerin in KBB hair milk.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, Vegetable Glycerin, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin E
There is also a new product, Super Silky that is glycerin free.
  • A perfect styling product for feathery fine straight to medium wavy tresses. Usage: Start with less than a dime size amount. A little goes a long way.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Vegetable Wax, Coconut Oil, Arnica Extract, Jojoba Oil, Panthenol, Organic Rosemary Hydrosol & Vitamin E
Yes there is:

Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin
Oops...misread...it was late. Well, she has a new one without glycerin.
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Another plug for the KCKT/KCCC combo being glycerin free.

AOHR and AWOC are glycerin free also.
Yes, HUGE thumbs up for AOHR. Love that stuff. I'm not familiar with AWOC. Did you mean AOWC? I haven't tried that either.
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-i never use a leave in
-style with a drop of Pink Boots, followed by a modest amount of KCCC, topped with a small dollop of Devacurl Angell
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I'm trying to eliminate the humectants to try and tame a new wave of halo frizz - so what are your favorite glycerin free products? Conditioners, stylers.......
I'm in Colorado and have just figured out that glycerin is a bad idea in our dry climates. I've been having great success with KCKT and KCCC. I have BRHG and have heard good things about it for dry climate curlies.

I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
I've continued using the KBB because I haven't found anything to replace it with that I like yet. I really need a great conditioner! I love the KCKT/KCCC and BRHG, they are my everyday staples.

RR - I'm gonna have to try that Lustrasilk!
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Another plug for the KCKT/KCCC combo being glycerin free.

AOHR and AWOC are glycerin free also.
Yes, HUGE thumbs up for AOHR. Love that stuff. I'm not familiar with AWOC. Did you mean AOWC? I haven't tried that either.
Sorry for the typo. It's AOWC - AO White Camellia.
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I've really wanted to try KBB hair nectar and hair milk, but I haven't due to the glycerin content. How are these two particular products working for you in Utah?
There is no glycerin in KBB hair milk.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Vegetable Wax, Panthenol, Extracts of Arnica Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Echinacea, Nettle, & Horsetail Extracts, Vegetable Glycerin, Wheat Germ Oil, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils, Natural Enzymes & Vitamin E
There is also a new product, Super Silky that is glycerin free.
  • A perfect styling product for feathery fine straight to medium wavy tresses. Usage: Start with less than a dime size amount. A little goes a long way.
  • 8 oz.
  • Purified Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Vegetable Wax, Coconut Oil, Arnica Extract, Jojoba Oil, Panthenol, Organic Rosemary Hydrosol & Vitamin E
There is glycerin in the milk, it's listed after the nettle and horsetail extracts. I haven't yet tried the super silky but want to

shoulda kept reading sorry LOL.....
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RCC how long have you been using KCKT/KCCC combo?? It's amazing to me that this is all you use no other combos? No need to rotate??
OK, Del, I finally found this, lol.

I started using the combo in July of 2007 and it's been working for me pretty concistently since then.

I do prefer a heavier conditioner too, which is why I also have the others in my siggy. I started with the AOHR at about the same time as I started the Kinky Curly combo IIRC.

ETA: If it's summer with a high dew point, I have settled on putting some BRHG on top of the KCCC for humidity control.
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I have to agree, the KCKT/KCCC combo worked really well for me last winter, I used it almost daily.

This week I've been using Aubrey Organics Mandarin Magic jelly and I'm so pleased with the results, it's lighter than KCCC, moisturizing and keeps the frizz down on my hair. Three tries this week, three good hair days! So far, so good...

AOHR is working again for me, over summer it was too heavy, now it's perfect.
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