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Old 01-23-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
 
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Question Transitioning-What are the best products? (HELP!)

I decided to go natural, but I'm not sure that the products I was using on my relaxed hair are the same products I should be using to transition. I use one product called Good 2 Gro and was curious if that was an ok product to use. Also, what are some other great products for those who are transitioning and don't want to do the big chop?
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:25 PM   #2
 
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The Shea Moisture line is pretty good. Decent price and accessible. A lot of great indie natural hair care brands are found online (there's a ton). If you need any advice with products or help you can message me. I'm almost 4 months into transitioning.
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Congrats on your decision to go natural! I am 3 months post, and though challenging at times, I love it, and it has been worth it.

I second the Shea Moisture line, and you can probably use a lot of the same products you used for your relaxed hair as long as they are "moisturizing." I am not familiar with the Good 2 Gro you mentioned, but a lot of products marketed to transitioners is just that--clever marketing.

Though once I began transitioning I definitely must say I bought my share of products, why not celebrate, right? Here are some great ones:

Shampoo-Keracare Moisturizing (no sulfates)
Organic Root Stimulator Creamy aloe (gentle sulfate)

Cleansing conditioner--Hair One olive oil (comparable to Wen, has light silicone in it). This is my absolute favorite!! I use this a lot, and clarify once a month with the ORS Creamy Aloe to prevent product buildup. I love how soft my hair feels with this!

Deep conditioning treatment--ORS Replenishing Pak (amazing)

Leave-in treatment: Giovanni Direct leave-in. I also use Tresemme Naturals conditioner (silicone free). It is a rinse-out conditioner, but I use it as a leave-in to help detangle. Both of these products have great slip, which makes it easier for you to detangle while your hair is wet.

Natural oils: My hair LOVES coconut oil! I use a little bit added to my leave-in and seal with a small amount of grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, or olive oil. It helps to lock in the moisture.

I hope that this helps. These are my best products, but there are a lot of great ones out there. Best wishes in your transitioning journey!
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