Any Ideas for Co-washing?

MHassonMHasson Registered Users Posts: 46
Hello All!

I'm in search for a light conditioner to co-wash my hair with. I currently have Aussie's Moisture conditioner, but I think that that might be too heavy for a co-wash. I'm open for ideas. . .but Im trying to stay away from alcohols COMPLETELY. Anybody out there that can help me out?
HAIR GOAL: Grow out heat damage and have a complete head of healthy curls! :)

Lovely 3C kinky-curls - HIGH Porosity - Massive amount of Heat Damage! wackk
POO : Giovanni 50/50 Balanced
CONDITIONER : Aussie (Co-Wash)
DEEP TREATMENT CONDITIONER : Aubrey Organics Honey Suckle Rose[For Protein], still searching for a good MOISTURE conditioner, then a final rinse with ACV
STYLERS : KCKT + Unrefined Ghana Shea Butter


  • SaSSyClaSSySaSSyClaSSy Registered Users Posts: 96
    I like to co-wash with cheap conditioner such as V05, or Suave naturals. They have no silicones, and can be found almost everywhere. When I use those, I can co-wash almost everyday with no problems. They are perfect for wash and gos.
    BC: 9/28/10 (2.5-3 inches)
    Hair type: Type 3c/4a fine/medium
  • *Marah**Marah* Registered Users Posts: 8,032 Curl Neophyte
    Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut.
  • korkscrewqtkorkscrewqt Registered Users Posts: 96
    Co-signing on the Suave.
    I don't subscribe to 1-4 typing system.:afro:
    Healthy Hair = Good Hair
  • DerbyCityNaturalsDerbyCityNaturals Registered Users Posts: 422
    Oh and Yes to Carrots or Tomatoes.
  • QVCDivaQVCDiva Registered Users Posts: 1,329
    VO5 Moisture Milks, Tresemmé Naturals, Salon Selectives Curl Hydration
    Last Relaxer: 09/19/08
    BC: 01/30/09
    Misc: 1st time going natural was '94-'98; 2nd time - '99-2003; This time I will not go back to relaxers.
  • ReekyReeky Registered Users Posts: 1,323
    light conditioners: V05 Moisture Milks or Suave Naturals, usually coconut is everyones fav.
    I personally like to cowash with richer conditioners that way I dont need a seperate rinse out after, my favs are Tresemme Naturals, Garnier Triple Nutrition, Yes To Cucumbers & Both Trader Joes Conditioners (nourish spa and tea tree tingle)
    none of them have silicones either!
    dense, fine & porous curls |

    Poo/Cowash| Bobeam, V05 Shea Cashmere
    DC| AOGPB, CJ Repair Me, BrownButterBeauty
    RinseOut| Mill Creek Keratin Conditioner, Ology Moisturizing Conditioner
    Leave In| Curl Rehab, Bee Mine Luscious Balanced Moisturizer, CJ Smoothing Lotion
    Moisturize|Oyin Hair Dew, CR Moisture Milk
    Gel| Kiss My Face UMG, Trader Joes Aloe Vera, KCCC
    Sealants| Aloe Juice, Whipped Shea, Cocoa & Mango Butters, Castor, & my Peanut Oil Blend =)
  • korkscrewqtkorkscrewqt Registered Users Posts: 96
    Cosigning on the VO5 Moisture Milks and Suave.
    I don't subscribe to 1-4 typing system.:afro:
    Healthy Hair = Good Hair
  • kinkycurlyDTkinkycurlyDT Registered Users Posts: 380
    Yes to cucumbers condish(no cones):love5:
    Tresemme Naturals condish(no cones):love5:
    Vo5 moisture milks (No Cones):love5:
  • morrighumorrighu Registered Users Posts: 707
    V05 Tea Therapy conditoners

    White Rain - only some tho

    Cheap, easy to find, and perfect when you need to use 1/2 a bottle and not feel guilty :farao:
  • BekkaPooBekkaPoo Registered Users Posts: 3,861 Curl Neophyte
    Bottoms Up to Fatty Alcohols
    Fatty alcohols are found in many of today’s moisturizers and conditioners, and are good for hair. A common misconception is that all alchohols are drying to the hair. Fatty alcohols are conditioners (look for cetyl alcohol or stearyl alcohol on the ingredient listing), and are critical as they help create a lubricious film over the surface of the hair. This creates smooth cuticles for easier combing, protecting the cuticle from damage and enhancing shine.
    "The challenge is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everybody else."
    "...rationality is not necessary to sell things.."
    My staples: Mane n Tail (cowash), Garnier Fructis Sleek n Shine (leave in condish), Grapeseed oil or shea butter (sealing), Organic Root Stimulator Elasticitea (leave-in condish & light hold)
  • nana_banananana_banana Registered Users Posts: 735
    I was going to recommend Tresemme Naturals but it has isopropyl alcohol as one the last ingredients. :confused4: Don't know why!

    I also use Giovanni's Smooth as Silk line, "Deep Moisture" conditioner too. It has the "good", fatty alcohols. It IS more expensive, though.

    I used to use JASON apricot conditioner religiously but I haven't in a long time.
    Hair type: Mostly 3C, medium porosity to high porosity depending on the day, dense, fluffy, dry, tangly!

  • SmilingElephantSmilingElephant Registered Users Posts: 666 Curl Neophyte
    My fave light conditioners (cheapies) are:

    -White Rain Lavender & really well only a dollar at Dollar Tree and smells AWESOME!!!!:love10:

    -Suave Naturals Juicy Green Apple....i LOVE the smell of apples:love10:

    I will definitely be re-upping on these two but i also want to try the Tresseme Naturals cone-free far i've heard lots of good reviews on it.:glasses7:
    2yrs 7 months post relaxer/2 years and 11 months natural

    Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention or Suave Naturals shampoos
    Co-Wash: Suave Naturals, L'Oreal EverCreme or EverCurl
    RO/Detangler: Tresseme Naturals:nemo:, GVPCB
    Leave-In: SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie, TN, GVPCB
    Styler: EcoStyler, GF Pure Clean gel, KCCC

    Just discovering my hair likes protein! :dontknow:


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