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Help w/clarifying OUT OF PRODUCTS OOPSIE!!!

Please help me with my clarifying dillema:

I am on a no/low poo modified cg routine.

I usually clarify with a LOW POO or Baking Soda/ACV rinses. I AM CURRENTLY OUT OF LOW POO AND ACV!!! I will absolutely not use baking soda without my acv rinse. I have alot of build up and need to clarify, so a co-wash just wont do....and I AM OUT OF LOW POO! I need a home-made remedy to remove buildup and oil from scalp.

I would run to the store but I do not have time:( I have also been curious about clarifying home remedies/recipes, so if I run out of my acv or product again I dont have to worry.

I do have a teensie bit of sulfate laden regular poo, is there any way I can turn regular shampoo into a low poo by adding conditioner/oils/etc?

Any advice appreciated ty in advance curly girlies!
2b waves

Poor Elasticity
Low Porosity??? (New to this and experimenting)
Medium/coarse texture

Thick density


  • Geek_ChicGeek_Chic Posts: 1,272Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I usually stick to baking soda and ACV rinses for clarifying, but... You could try diluting the sulfate poo with water. I read on IAGirl's science-y hair blog you can do this with 1-2 teaspoons shampoo in 1 cup water.
    CG since 11/2011
    2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

    Go To Products /Routine:
    Clarifying: Suave Essentials Strawberry
    Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
    CO: Suave Essentials Strawberry, V05 Kiwi Lime
    RO /LI: Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, Suave Essentials Strawberry, Renpure Brazilian Keratin (old formula)
    Stylers: LALSG, AIF, HETT, Suave Professionals Firm Control
    PT: IAGirl's as needed
  • *Sugar**Sugar* Posts: 61Registered Users
    Will using a regular shampoo one time mess up your curls?
  • unicyclistunicyclist Posts: 181Registered Users
    Yes to Tomatoes Shampoo is really good! In the description, it actually says that it adds hydration and removes build-up. I use it once/twice a week, and it works really well for me. :)
    Weekly Shampoo: Kinky-Curly Come Clean + Coconut Oil
    Co-wash/RO: Cure Care Skin & Hair Conditioner
    LI: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
    Styler: Kinky-Curly Curling Custard

    • combing to detangle and separate curls
    • scrunch 'n pump!
    • t-shirt turban
    Hair :love1: coconut oil and protein
    Hair :angry7: silicones, sulfates, glycerin, synthetic ingredients

    2c/C/ii/low porosity. Growing out!
    *November- above chin
    *January- at chin
    *March- around collarbone
  • asianrunnerasianrunner Posts: 2,251Registered Users
    *Sugar* wrote: »
    Will using a regular shampoo one time mess up your curls?

    Nope. I use a sulfate shampoo every few months.
    Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
    cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

    rinse out: GVP Conditioning Balm, CJ Beauticurls, CJ Smoothing

    jellies/creams: CR Curl Maker, KCCC
    gels: CJ CQ, CJ Pattern Pusha, BRHG

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