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whats better for co-wash V05 or Suave

nytiffynytiffy Posts: 73Registered Users
I like VO5 more for my hair and I have been poo less
For two months. I am now seeing great results in my hair YEAH!!!!

I user vo5 chamomile tea conditioner as my co-wash ans then use and Aussie3 MM moist and rinse out
with great results,, no more itchy scalp.
My hair has never looked better I deep condition with Curl Junkie strawberry ..

I just wanted some input..
3B/3C Fine
Medium Porosity
Loo-poo (Spring/ Summer) /No- poo(fall/ winter)
Loo-poo Mastey Traite Cream Shampoo no SLS
No-poo Aussie 3MM or VO5 Vanilla Tea
Bi -racial :Black and Italian Yah!!
Originally from Ithaca, NY
Now Southern CA
NYTiffy:wav:

Comments

  • SaroyanSaroyan Posts: 398Registered Users
    I prefer Vo5 as well. I've been using Suave Pomegranate the last few days to finish off an old bottle, but it's making my scalp itch so I'm going back to my beloved Vanilla Mint Tea.
    2a, very fine, very thick, protein-loving, not especially porous. cg since july 2010.

    cleanse: cj daily fix, vo5 vanilla mint tea
    condition: marie dean anything, db pumpkin seed, cj curl assurance, cj beauticurls
    style: cj beauticurls leave-in, cj curl queen, cj cccc lite, kccc, homemade fsg, db coconut & hibiscus oil, ecostyler
    treatments: ss repairing protein, ss deeply decadent
    techniques: icequeen, plopping, scrunching upside down, pixie diffusing
  • curls 2nvcurls 2nv Posts: 318Registered Users
    i second vo5. suave is thicker and makes my fingers glide through to my scalp easier, but it left my hair with a build up that i eventually had to shampoo out. idk what ingredient does it but i dont use suave anymore for co- washes.
    CG Curly
    Why does the pj monster haunt me so?:twisted:
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    Growing my bf's hair from cbl to apl
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,238Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I love them both. My favorite is still Suave coconut, but VO5 kiwi lime is a close second.
    --I'm located in Western PA.
    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
  • willowmina moonwillowmina moon Posts: 109Registered Users
    I love the VO5 Pomegranate one best but also love the Blackberry Sage one if I have oiled my hair. Suave just does not work for me.
    Willow Moon
    3a, thin, fine, porous
    Tresemme Radiant Volume for Co-Wash
    Suave Mango Mandarin for Co-Wash
    Rosehip Seed Oil 5 drops after Co-Wash
    White Rain Hair Spray when hair is damp/dry
  • SaroyanSaroyan Posts: 398Registered Users
    Saroyan wrote: »
    I prefer Vo5 as well. I've been using Suave Pomegranate the last few days to finish off an old bottle, but it's making my scalp itch so I'm going back to my beloved Vanilla Mint Tea.
    In addition to making me itch, this apparently gave me build-up, which I've never had with any other product. I'm never using Suave again! :pukeright:
    2a, very fine, very thick, protein-loving, not especially porous. cg since july 2010.

    cleanse: cj daily fix, vo5 vanilla mint tea
    condition: marie dean anything, db pumpkin seed, cj curl assurance, cj beauticurls
    style: cj beauticurls leave-in, cj curl queen, cj cccc lite, kccc, homemade fsg, db coconut & hibiscus oil, ecostyler
    treatments: ss repairing protein, ss deeply decadent
    techniques: icequeen, plopping, scrunching upside down, pixie diffusing
  • tagcurlstagcurls Posts: 8Registered Users
    I'm new to CG, but so far I prefer Suave. I have a bottle of VO5 kiwi lime. It smells great but every time I've used it my hair has turned out limp and doesn't want to curl well.
    CG since August 2010
    Fine, thin 3a/b
    High Porosity??

    CO and LI: Suave any scent
    Style: FSG with AVG scrunched out with coconut oil
  • curlykeycurlykey Posts: 1,540Registered Users
    I prefer Suave because I don't have to use as much and it cleanses great for me....vanilla, pomegranate, wild cherry blossom, love them! I do use Vo5 on occasion but I have to use a lot of it....blackberry sage, pomegranate and the "tea's" is what I like. It's a matter of preference.
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  • morrighumorrighu Posts: 707Registered Users
    I don't really notice much of a difference either way...
  • CandycaneCandycane Posts: 291Registered Users
    when I used to co wash with a cheaper conditioner v05 was ALWAYS my go to. I enjoy the suave scent waaay more but v05 tends to work better on my 3c curls while giving them plenty of hold.... although the conditioner is very thin.
  • Vera_ewashVera_ewash Posts: 32Registered Users
    If you are CG it should make a big difference as the Sauve conditioners (except the Sauve Naturals) have 'cones'. I wish I had known that before ordering (2) 32oz bottles of the Sauve Professionals Almond and Shea Butter:-(
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  • beautifulRainbeautifulRain Posts: 189Registered Users
    I had been using Suave Coconut as a cowash but switched to VO5 Kiwi Lime and I'm liking it better. I have a bottle of Suave Daily Clarifying Conditioner to try when the VO5 runs out. I also want to try the VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea which is also a "clarifying" conditioner and I've seen a few people here rave about it.
    3a/b 'curly bob' in the mid-Atlantic. Goal: more 3b than 3a. CG Oct 2010.

    Low-poo: Giovanni TTTT, Ion Swim
    Co-wash: V05 Shea Cashmere
    Rinse-out: SalonCare Apples & Pears, Tresemme Naturals
    Leave-in: Cure Care, Ion Moisturizing Treatment
    Stylers: Ecostyler Argan Oil, LALSG, LBLOC, Hold It! Wave Maker, LAL Beachy Waves Spray Gel. Also been using my diffuser more lately.
    PT: Ion Reconstructor
    DT: GVP Balm, Pure Elements Intense Repairing Treatment
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  • curlyclo89curlyclo89 Posts: 173Registered Users
    I've never used suave conditioners, but back when I used to 'poo I would sometimes use my bf's suave 'poo and hated it.

    I love Vo5! It's so slippery and they all smell great! Currently, I alternate between Vo5 and Head & Shoulders conditioners, cuz if I don't use H&S at least once a week I get really dandruff, not caused by the Vo5, just how my head is. :tongue:
    :sunny: 3c/4a; medium porosity; high elasticity; M; iii


  • pinkwolfpinkwolf Posts: 430Registered Users
    tagcurls wrote: »
    I'm new to CG, but so far I prefer Suave. I have a bottle of VO5 kiwi lime. It smells great but every time I've used it my hair has turned out limp and doesn't want to curl well.

    Same for me I get the results after I use this. I am however in love with the VO5 Moisture Milks but I can't find these anywhere. :( They had 5 different kinds of VO5 shampoos & conditioners @ wal-mart yesterday. But love will always be Suave Coconut.
    *Natural 3C/TWA* :toothy7:
    Wash: BS/ACV, ABS, KC Come Clean
    Conditioner: Garnier WB Honey Treasures
    , Garnier WB Apple & Green Tea
    Pre-Poo: Oils & Honey Mix
    DC: Garnier WB Honey Treasures Mask, SM 10-N-1

    PT: Super Mayo Deep Conditioning Treatment
    Styler:
    KCCC, Eco Styler
    Leave-In: KCKT, Garnier WB Coconut & Cocoa Butter LI
    Moisturizer:
    Whipped Shea Butter
    Oil/Sealant:
    EVCO, Jojoba
  • wavymelwavymel Posts: 34Registered Users
    Vera_ewash wrote: »
    If you are CG it should make a big difference as the Sauve conditioners (except the Sauve Naturals) have 'cones'. I wish I had known that before ordering (2) 32oz bottles of the Sauve Professionals Almond and Shea Butter:-(

    I've been using this one for the past year so now I'm gonna have to try cowashes with the coconut one. Not sure what to do about a heavier one so I have some reading to do but I have a feeling I will need something "more" as those other cheapest Suaves and VO5 have not been my friends in the past when pooing. I have a nearly full bottle of the shampoo of this one. EEK!
    2b/2c newbie CG
    routine(loosely as I learn what works):
    cowash: Suave Naturals Pomegranate
    lowpoo: Jason tea tree oil(once a week as needed)
    RO: Giovanni TTTT(will use the Suave 2nd time if the tea tree gets drying)
    :love4: Giovanni leave in & coconut oil

    Finally found what stops the itch and flaking, Neutrogena TGel, too bad its not SLS free :sad10:


  • wavynwild16wavynwild16 Posts: 2,121Registered Users
    pinkwolf wrote: »
    tagcurls wrote: »
    I'm new to CG, but so far I prefer Suave. I have a bottle of VO5 kiwi lime. It smells great but every time I've used it my hair has turned out limp and doesn't want to curl well.

    Same for me I get the results after I use this. I am however in love with the VO5 Moisture Milks but I can't find these anywhere. :( They had 5 different kinds of VO5 shampoos & conditioners @ wal-mart yesterday. But love will always be Suave Coconut.

    I agree with these posters! I was using VO5 Kiwi Lime Squeeze for more than a month, but my hair was getting kinda greasy and gunky feeling. After a while, I was sure it was this conditioner, so I switched to Suave Daily Clarifying today, and I absolutely am in love! :thumright: There is hardly any grease compared to before, and my scalp feels clean and gunk-free. The conditioner itself also feels so much better than the VO5 -- it's got more of a creamy feel. The Kiwi Lime one feels weird -- almost super oily and gross, but also really thin and light, like it's really processed and synthesized. I realized that the grease I was feeling on my head felt almost like the conditioner felt. So, needless to say, I am now a Suave lover after just one wash! I'm never using VO5 again. :angry7:
    Type 2c/3a with lots of hair and a super sensitive scalp! Med/slightly coarse texture, low porosity and elasticity.

    Favorite...
    Low poo: Organix TTM, Essential Wholesale Free & Clean
    RO/LI: TN, GFTN, YTC
    Stylers: EcoStylers, GF Curl Shaping Gel, Aussie Aussome Volume Mousse & Instant Freeze Gel, GFPC, LALNC, La Bella Lots of Curls, Apricot Oil, KMFUM, AO B5DG
    Extras: sugar scrubs, AVG washes, pre-poos with EVCO, oiling scalp before washes, plopping, gelatin PT.
    Mod-CG since 12/1/10! :happy7:
  • aliquotaliquot Posts: 227Registered Users
    Suave made my curls limp and sad. Since I've switched to VO5 kiwi lime (the only one I could find at the store that said "clarifying" even though I wanted the tea one) they are looking much happier!
    3a/b in Piscataway, NJ
    Fine, low porosity, loves protein!

    Cleansing - Burt's Bees or CJ
    RO - CJBSC
    LI - GDLI, CJCR
    Styling - Re:Coil and CJCQ
  • CopaseticCopasetic Posts: 222Registered Users
    I prefer V05 for conditioner washing. I need a really runny conditioner to get my hair and scalp clean. Suave is too thick.
    co-wash: exact vanilla
    rinse out: tresseme naturals
    leave-in: giovanni direct leave-in
    stylers: kccc + he totally twisted mousse + coconut oil to sotc