Got my ingredients and starting the "mixtressing" tonight!
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 05:12AM
Well, the "cleansing conditioner" didn't quite work as planned...BUT, I had some leftover herbal infusion and oat milk (which is supposed to be beneficial to the scalp) so decided to try again! I added some gentle surfactant, glycerin, honeyquat, apricot oil, and guar silk. Upon trying it today, it had a wonderful lather! It really reminded me of Shea Moisture Retention, but more cleansing. The conditioner I made worked pretty well but smelled sooo bad! I think it was the broccoli seed oil. I might try it again but with pumpkin seed oil because the smell is just too strong and giving me a headache (very sensitive to smells....) Also, I want to make it thicker.
I'm still trying to get the formulas down and work out some kinks, but this is so much fun! I love it!
2c/2b with some 2a, coarse, dense, thick, low porosity
Growing out a CL bob. Currently at APL.
CG again as of 7/20/12
BRÖÖ Smoothing I.P.A. Shampoo
Trader Joe's Nourish Spa Conditioner
Kinky-Curly Knot Today
Beautiful Curls Gel for Wavy to Curly Hair
all-natural products, light moisture, humectants, argan oil
silk protein, synthetic ingredients, heavy oils/products, cowashing