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Question about daily fix?

moosegrl_86moosegrl_86 Posts: 403Registered Users
I'm considering co-washing for the winter. I was wondering if daily fix alone will be ok to use as a co-wash or do I need a shampoo? Also is this sufficient itself as a cleanser on a weekly basis? (I only wash once or twice a week after a heavy workout). Would I still need to with a non-sulfate shampoo for clarifying/cleansing?
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  • AllieCat0817AllieCat0817 Posts: 301Registered Users
    Yes its sufficient to use alone. I use it as my cleanser then follow it with a condish.

    After u apply it to your hair be sure to run water over it to 'activate' it and massage it through. I still use regular shampoo when I feel the need.

    I rotate my use of DF with Wen


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  • afrosheenqueenafrosheenqueen Posts: 5,400Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I think it is a good enough cleanser to use every time you wash. If anything I shampoo because my hair is too soft, not because of build up.
    4a/b Texlaxed hair w/ highlights. Medium texture & high porosity.

    HG's: CJ Daily Fix, Bobeam Cheris Hibiscus shampoo bar, KC Spiral Spritz, Knot Today, CJ Rehab, KBB LL Hair Mask, Cassia, KCCC, oil blend of Avocado, Camellia, Jojoba, & Meadowfoam oils

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  • Ashkins1118Ashkins1118 Posts: 786Registered Users
    I'm with AllieCat0817 and afrosheenqueen. When I first used the Daily Fix I tried to use it like regular shampoo and did'nt really like it, but the next time I used the water to activate it and it worked alot better. I use it almost everytime I detangle my hair, and use a slightly stronger cleanser maybe once a month because I use a lot of butters and oils on my hair.
    Super Thick corkscrews and waves. LOVE Elucence MBC, Giovanni 50/50 condish, Qhemet Products, V05 Calming Chamomile Tea Therapy condish, Jessicurl WDT. These are my official HG's that I love oh so much
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  • greenandchicgreenandchic Posts: 2,584Registered Users
    Forgive me for hijacking, but I have another question about Daily Fix:

    Do any of you prepoo when using it, or is it overkill?
    APL BSL MBL WL HL TBL | porous, fine/medium strands, medium density
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  • Jo SomebodyJo Somebody Posts: 1,578Registered Users
    Bumping for g&c's question.
    My hair is in the 4s, low in porosity, high in density and coarse. :happy6:

    Love: QB - all of it, Bobeam - shampoo bars, Darcy's Botanicals - Pumpkin Seed Conditioner, Coconut Cupuacu Pomade, KBN - Shealoe Leave-in, Oyin - Juices & Berries, Kinky Curly - Knot Today, Ayurvedic treatments, my Denman and the cloud of kinky goodness on my head that I get to play with! :love8:
  • AllieCat0817AllieCat0817 Posts: 301Registered Users
    I never prepoo but it may be overkill


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  • greenandchicgreenandchic Posts: 2,584Registered Users
    Bumping for g&c's question.

    Thanks! :thumbright:
    I never prepoo but it may be overkill


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    That's what I thought. I prepoo when I use a "real" shampoo, but the Daily Fix may be moisturizing enough.
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  • LolaKinkzLolaKinkz Posts: 1,198Registered Users
    I never prepoo but it may be overkill


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    +1 DF acts like a conditioner on my hair always get super soft moisturized kinkz.
    BC: June 16th 2010
    TYPE: 4a/b; color treated, nml-high porosity; fine w/ med density
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  • LadyV69LadyV69 Posts: 3,397Registered Users
    To the OP: Yes, the Daily Fix is fine is sufficient as a cleanser. No pooing is necessary.

    To Greenandchic:Yes, pre-pooing with DF is overkill. It's very moisturizing on its own.
    Fine haired, low density, highly porous curly kinky lady
    Last relaxer: Not sure. 3/08 or 4/08
    BC'd: 9/18/09
    Co-wash: Suave Naturals, HEHH, Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle, CJ Daily Fix
    Leave-In: KCKT, Giovanni Direct Leave-In, CJ Smoothing Lotion
    Stylers: ORS Twist and Loc Gel, KCCC, Ecostyler, SheaMoisture Deep Treatment Masque
    Deep Conditioner: DevaCurl Heaven In Hair, CJ Deep Fix

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