I was scared, too, but did the IAgirl's recipe over the weekend, and WOW! I only left it on for 3 minutes (the minimum). Huge difference in how my hair feels.

You won't know until you try.
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: AIA cowash, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, Tresemme Botanique
Stylers: flax/okra gel or KCCC + CJ PP or JC Spiralicious
Experimenting with Got2B Ultra gel and loving it so far!