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Products without mineral oil or petroleum

DemureBeautieDemureBeautie Posts: 8Registered Users
Can anyone list some products without mineral oil and petroleum? I'm mostly looking for lotions but would like to know of some good hair products as well.

Thanks in advance!

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  • voluptucurlvoluptucurl Posts: 74Registered Users
    I am such a lotion freak! If you have dry skin, I heartily recommend Burt's Bees Thoroughly Therapeutic Honey and Orange Wax Lotion (gorgeous scent), Fragrance Free Shea Butter and Vitamin E Lotion (unscented, but it has a strange scent that disappears quickly), or Kiss My Face Filthy Rich Moisturizer (citrusy-woodsy-outdoorsy scent).

    I also like Burt's Bees Radiance Body Lotion with Royal Jelly (another gorgeous scent); it's thinner and good if you don't need a heavy moisturizer. It also has mica for a bit of shimmer. I used to love Nature's Gate Body Lotion Organics with Lemongrass and Clary Sage, but I read the ingredients carefully, and discovered parabens in it (I don't want them on my skin).

    All of these work with my sensitive skin, in case that's a consideration. You can buy these lotions for significantly less $$$ through places like LuckyVitamin.com (my favorite) or Vitacost.com.

    Also, these lotions are only good for spring, summer, and fall weather since they're loaded with glycerin. Actually, I logged on here to ask for recommendations for petroleum and glycerin-free lotion (hey, winter's not that far away!), so if anyone also has any recommendations for that... :-)

    For hair products, do you know your hair's porosity and texture? Depending on that, you may want to try a few products from the Shea Moisture line (you can buy it at Target, Walgreen's, Duane Reade, Amazon, etc.). If your hair is fine or medium textured, Shea Moisture's Coconut Hibiscus line (with the salmon colored labels) would be good. If your hair is coarse, the Shea Moisture products with the gold-ish labels are good.

    I didn't mean to write a novel, but I hope this is helpful. :happy11:
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    Last relaxer: Sept 2007 / BC: April 2008
    Nearly reformed product junkie; ayurvedic herb fan
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  • DemureBeautieDemureBeautie Posts: 8Registered Users
    ::virtual high five::
    Thank you! I love Burt's Bees shampoo and facial scrub, so i'll be giving the lotion a try next.

    And I've never been too sure of my hairs porosity, so the link should be helpful ::woohoo!::

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  • voluptucurlvoluptucurl Posts: 74Registered Users
    You're quite welcome! I buy so much dang Burt's Bees, I should own the company by now. I tried a couple of their conditioners for co-washing, but I didn't like them, so I actually use them as facial cleansers. No kidding--they're good.
    Voluptucurl :cherry: Embracing the curl—no more hair fights: kinky-wavy, coarse, and very dry
    Last relaxer: Sept 2007 / BC: April 2008
    Nearly reformed product junkie; ayurvedic herb fan
    My regimen | Check out my blog
  • darkbeautyttdarkbeautytt Posts: 448Registered Users
    Lol u are funny. Can you please tell me the name of the conditioner for coarse hair???

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  • voluptucurlvoluptucurl Posts: 74Registered Users
    Lol u are funny. Can you please tell me the name of the conditioner for coarse hair???

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    :wave:

    I really like Shea Moisture's Raw Shea Restorative Trauma Masque--it's fabulous! My hair is perpetually dry, so I like it for deep conditioning and as a pre-shampoo treatment. It contains glycerin and panthenol, so keep that in mind if you adjust your products for the variance in dew points.

    Also, you may want to try Aubrey Organic's White Camellia Ultra Smoothing Conditioner. This does a good job of conditioning and making detangling easier, plus it combats the frizzies most of the time.

    Let us know if these work for you.
    Voluptucurl :cherry: Embracing the curl—no more hair fights: kinky-wavy, coarse, and very dry
    Last relaxer: Sept 2007 / BC: April 2008
    Nearly reformed product junkie; ayurvedic herb fan
    My regimen | Check out my blog