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Silicones

Silicones

Silicones

Silicones are often used in hair care products. Silicones can add shine and gloss to hair, decrease combing friction and tangling, provide conditioning, and act as humectants. We've got tips, articles, how-tos and discussion about silicones. If you follow a no-poo routine, knowing about silicones is important—learn more about the pros and cons of silicones here.

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I have very fine, thin, low-porosity 3A hair. I need recommendations for shampoo/cond. and styling.
I am mostly looking for a low-hold, curl-defining product that will also moisturize, or a combination of a leave-in... amyem6

After conditioning I use pure cold water to close my hair cuticles but I still get frizz?
I still get some frizz after cold water, I put my leave in conditioner, which is conditioner that I use, it's sillicone... eeeecccc