Deep Conditioning Treatments on Dirty Hair

It is not strange. I do it. I know others who do.There is a school of thought that it is best to deep treat before the hair is swelled up with water and unable to absorb as much of the treatment. Aubrey Organics conditioners have instructions for deep conditioning on dry hair on the bottles and Shea Moisture's facebook page has instructions about how to use their Purification Masque in this way.
Originally Posted by sagehen
I am glad I came across this thread. I had been toying with the idea of doing my DC on dirty hair previous to washing it. I did notice what was listed on the AOHC bottle but hadn't heard about this being done before. After reading this thread, I tried it and I am pleasantly pleased with the results. I will be doing it this way from now on. Thanks again for sharing.

texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder

good thread.

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I never wash hair before DT or PT. Whatever LI and styling product is in my hair from yesterday, whether I CO or WO washed yesterday, I spray water on to get hair wet and then apply my DT/PT. No prob for my hair. I know that by taking this "easier route" for me, I am sticking to weekly DT or PT. If I had to get in and out of the shower 2x for the process, I would be less motivated to do it weekly.
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Desert Essence Coconut, Oribe Silverati
Leave-ins: Curl Junkie Beauti-Curls, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG, CJ Pattern Pusha
DT: Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
I just did a henna treatment on dirty hair and I have to say I loved it.
Originally Posted by katblack
I've always wondered about doing it that way. Thanks. I will try it next time.

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Originally Posted by caramelove
Curly Nikki mentioned recently that she does henna treatments this way now to cut down on time since having the baby, and she hasn't seen any disadvantage.
Originally Posted by NoodleNaps
Hehe good to know!
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The AO conditioners actually work better for me on dry hair. Honestly it did nothing for me when my hair was wet. I found it to be odd but hey whatever works.

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