Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > Trying a shampoo free method?

Like Tree4Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-18-2013, 06:25 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 7
Default Best leave in conditioner?

Ok, so from what I've gathered, (new to CG) you need 3 different conditioners if you want to go no poo. One that conditions, one that cleanses, and one you leave in. All free of cones and all that other bad stuff. Right now I am using a vegan conditioner called Nature's Gate and I'm guessing I need two more. I think I'm going to go with V05 for a clarifying one, but what are some good leave ins?
randi.foor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2013, 07:54 AM   #2
 
rmc2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 349
Default

A good cleaning and detangling conditioner is Trader's Joe Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner. About $4 and silicone free. No sulfate of course since conditioners do not have sulfate.
rmc2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 06:32 PM   #3
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,185
Default

I love Jane Cater's leave in spray detangle. It protects the hair from the sun too.
curlicious13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 06:51 PM   #4
 
KiraSavannah's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 415
Default

I use tresemme as s conditioner and leave in sometime or use Shea Moisture smoothie

Sent from my SGH-T999 using CurlTalk App
__________________
CG/LOC Method's 3b/3c hair SL-Curly/ Goal-MBL Curly
Weekly Poo/Low Poo: some Shea M Poo.
Weekly Deep Treat-Dermorganic Intensive Hair Masque
Bi-Weekly RO:Tresseme Naturals - V.Smooth/N.Moisture
Daily Leave in:Shea Moisture Extra Moisture Detangler
Daily Oil: Olive Oil & Conut Oil Mix
Daily Styler: Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk
KiraSavannah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 07:01 PM   #5
 
pamm3la's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 70
Default

Kinky curly knot today

Sent from my T-Mobile myTouch using CurlTalk App
LaurieS likes this.
__________________
3B/3C Recovering from heat damaged :/... almost like transitioning because most of my hair is straight it won't curl, thsi is due to sooo many years of using heat without stoping.

Braid out and twist out are my staple styles right now! Not using heat since December 2011. Still experimenting with products!
pamm3la is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 07:23 PM   #6
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 216
Default

Koils by nature
Sistapopdemcurl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 06:53 AM   #7
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,594
Default

Choose your products based on the ingredients and your hair properties, KCKT is a detangler not a true conditioner so will work for some and not others. Plenty of curlies only use two conditioners, they use the same one for rinse out and leave in, or sometimes cleanse and leave in.
wavydaze likes this.
__________________
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut
Treatments: Komaza Matani, coconut oil, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume, Inecto argan
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Experimenting with: going back to basics
Firefox7275 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 03:24 AM   #8
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 14
Default

Jane Cater's leave, smell good and very nice too my hair.
Karen7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 03:35 AM   #9
 
Aabida's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 55
Default

Koils by nature shealoe leave in. Amazing!

Sent from my GT-I9300 using CurlTalk App
Aabida is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 01:43 PM   #10
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 110
Default

My Boo Oyin Hair Dew.
JoJoFree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2013, 02:11 PM   #11
 
Samanthascurlz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,052
Default

I really like TN aloe vera and avocado as a detangler and leave-in. How many conditioners you use is up to you. Just make sure you have a co-wash/low poo (whatever you choose) that actually rids of build-up- ingredients wise.
__________________
High Porosity, Fine, Thin Density, Low Elasticity

Curls
Samanthascurlz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2013, 03:54 PM   #12
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,185
Default

I'm glad I'm reading this thread because I found out that the Jane Cater revitalizing leave in conditioner isn't a leave in at all. So I'll be checking some of these out.
curlicious13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2013, 04:09 PM   #13
 
crimsonshedemon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,138
Send a message via MSN to crimsonshedemon Send a message via Yahoo to crimsonshedemon
Default

I love shescentit's coco creme leave in and they're 25% off right now
crimsonshedemon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2013, 04:30 PM   #14
 
Janicke31's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 53
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by crimsonshedemon View Post
I love shescentit's coco creme leave in and they're 25% off right now
where is this sale?


Sent from my HUAWEI-M931 using CurlTalk App
__________________
2b, Fine, Low density, Normal porosity.

Currently using but not sure if i'm loving:

Lo-poo: SM yucca
Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut
LI: SM yucca Milk, Suave Naturals Coconut
Gel: LA Looks Mega Hold (Green), LA Looks NutraCurl with Avocado

Sometimes I pixie diffuse, Always towel turban, Finally stopped touching while wet , Always SOTC, lose curl definition and get frizzy after a few hours.

Live in Miami where it's really HUMID
Janicke31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 07:40 PM   #15
 
pinkwolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 401
Default

+1 Kinky Curly Knot Today
__________________
*Natural 3C*
Wash: Liquid African Black Soap, BS/ACV
Conditioner: SM SB, YTCarrots, Organix Coconut Milk
Pre-Poo: Honey & EVOO
DC: AOHR
PT:
Super Mayo Deep Conditioning Treatment
Moisturizer: CURLS Souffle
Leave-In: KCKT
Gel:
KCCC, Eco Custard
Oil/Sealant:
SB, EVCO, EVOO
pinkwolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2013, 07:39 PM   #16
 
wavydaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,591
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by randi.foor View Post
Ok, so from what I've gathered, (new to CG) you need 3 different conditioners if you want to go no poo. One that conditions, one that cleanses, and one you leave in. All free of cones and all that other bad stuff. Right now I am using a vegan conditioner called Nature's Gate and I'm guessing I need two more. I think I'm going to go with V05 for a clarifying one, but what are some good leave ins?
People have been quick to respond with their favorite leave-in.... but just because that leave-in works for them DOES NOT mean it's going to work for you.

Have you figured out your hair properties? What are the dew points like in your city?

Some use the same conditioner, or 2 conditioners, or 3.... depending on their individual needs.
Geek_Chic likes this.
__________________
fine - low porosity - medium density - normal elasticity. Very high dews. Soft water.

Cowash: CJ Daily Fix
Low-poo: CJ Gentle Cleansing Shampoo, Giovanni 2chic BK&AO
RO: TN Radiant Care, Giovanni SaS, Ogx BKT*, Sukin Nourishing, SS Caitlin's, various
LI: sometimes TN Radiant Care
Styler: FSG with CNPF, CJ Pattern Pusha, Volumax Mega, Ouidad Climate Control*, Ogx BKT serum*
PT: CJ Repair Me, IAgirl's gelatine

*have cones
underline = I love these!

iherb discount code: CFN646
wavydaze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 06:27 PM   #17
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 566
Default

I wash with Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle, RO with Tresemme Naturals, and use either SheaMoisture Milk or KCKT as a leave-in, depending on what I think my hair needs. KCKT isn't really a very moisturizing leave-in, but generally I don't need much extra moisture. I could get away with just using Tresemme for everything, but I think I get better results using different products.
__________________
Former longhair, now CG, living in N. California where the fog meets the wind

3a/b, fine, normal porosity/elasticity, high density

Conditioner wash and style, sometimes with a dab of BRHG.
CurlyInTheFog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 05:43 PM   #18
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 41
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rmc2 View Post
A good cleaning and detangling conditioner is Trader's Joe Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner. About $4 and silicone free. No sulfate of course since conditioners do not have sulfate.
Hi. I need a quick reply. I have 3A hair. Today I went totally off my routine and my hair was a huge ugly frizzy flat mess. My question is, when you use Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner, do you also use it as a leave in? Then do you still use gel? The reason I ask, is my husband could drive me to Trader Joe's tonite, and I could pick it up and try it. Thanks so much....
__________________
Once upon a time, on a clear moonlit night, I counted all the stars in the sky.
starznthings is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 11:45 AM   #19
 
rmc2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 349
Default

Best only as rinse out. I think using as leave in or gel may irritate your scalp.
rmc2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 02:19 PM   #20
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 566
Default

Not really. You could only use one, but use it twice--once for washing (rinse out) and then again for conditioning (rinse out or leave in). Most people use more than one because they like something lighter for washing and then heavier for conditioning, but if you find something you like that will work for both, use it!

On the TJ's TTT, I've never tried it as a leave in. If you have a sensitive scalp, I think it would be best rinsed out.

ETA: Conditioners don't clarify. I don't know why they put "clarifying" on the label, except maybe it's to indicate that it's supposed to go with the clarifying shampoo.
__________________
Former longhair, now CG, living in N. California where the fog meets the wind

3a/b, fine, normal porosity/elasticity, high density

Conditioner wash and style, sometimes with a dab of BRHG.

Last edited by CurlyInTheFog; 07-18-2013 at 02:22 PM.
CurlyInTheFog is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com