Honey Advice

Hi everyone,

I tried honey tonight for the 3rd time and I still get crunchy curls. What am i doing wrong? I have tried adding it to my conditioner, alone, and dissolving it in a spray bottle of water and spraying my hair with it. It gives me some really tight, tight and crunchy but shiny curls. Any suggestions? thanks
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I use honey everyday with my conditioner, in almost equal parts ( a little more conditioner than honey). The key I think is to really mix the honey and conditioner thoroughly before applying it to your hair. I also rinse out approx. 1/2 to 3/4 of the conditioner mix.

Since you've been getting the crunchies I might go a little light on the honey to try it. Just remember to mix it really well with conditioner.

I've experimented with honey quite a bit, and found this to be the easiest way to use it, and the least likely to get the crunchies. I hope that helps.
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I sometimes add a drop (just a drop!) to my gel before applying. I like to add it to my conditioner sometimes, too, which I rinse completely out.
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You've got to be really careful adding honey to your stuff. It depends on how thick and long your hair is. I had to play with it a few times before I got it right. If you want my advice start out with less and add more if you think it's not working.





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I've tried it added to my conditioner which I rinse out but I also have some in a spray bottle with water. It works well if I use JUST the right amount if I use too much it gets all crunchy and I have a hard time making sure I use the right amount...would it help any if I added a little conditioner to the spray bottle?
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Okay, I've actually tried equal parts honey and conditioner and to be honest, didn't really do much at least I don't think. I feel as though the conditioning effect of my conditioner was diminished by the honey. And I didn't get the 'shine' effect that was supposed to be had by the honey. Wonder what I did wrong.
I mix a tablespoon of honey into 1 cup of water, pour it on my head, and comb it through a little. It helps control my hair a bit more.
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