Ooh, I'd like to suggest agave nectar as an alternative to honey as a humectant. Agave has no hair lightening properties that I'm aware of!

Glad the Tresemme Naturals is working well as a leave-in! I've been meaning to buy some to experiment with myself...
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength