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itchy scalp...need low poo?

:scratch: My scalp has been getting itchy and I'm not sure what to do. I haven't tried any low poos and am wondering if I should! Any low poo recs I can get @ a drugstore or like walmart that's not expensive? I want to try that out mayb once a week? Plz help ....thanks! :lol:
2C-3A, FINE TEXTURE, NORMAL POROSITY, NORMAL ELASTICITY
(according to my hair analysis) [thought it was worst!] :blob3: :scratch:

Cowash: Suave Naturals
RO: Ion Effective Care, GVPCB
PT/DT: IAGIRL's PT, One n' Only Argan Hydrating Mask
LI: Cure Care, GVPCB
Style:EXPERIMENTING STILL!!! Trying: HE mousses,.la sports gel,
Mixed Chicks, SSCEJ, Ecostyler Krystal, KCCC :dontknow:

Comments

  • wavymomwavymom Posts: 292Registered Users
    I'm not sure about the itchy scalp part... could be due to build up or an allergy to something in one of your products? But for the low-poo I can make a couple recommendations that you can probably find locally. (1) Shea Moisture has a couple low-poos that are great, you can find these at Target (and probably other locations). (2) Kinky Curly has a low-poo that many find to be very stripping, I don't think it's that bad but I only use it periodically. You can also find this at Target. (3) This is really random, but I was in a Ross store for the first time ever last month and discovered they sell some hair products, including a brand called Mill Creek - I found a jojoba shampoo (under $5) which is sulfate-free, has lots of protein (which is good for my hair), and is rich in jojoba oil (the 2nd ingredient! but the shampoo is by no means greasy or oily). I like rotating through with this one as well.
  • luvscurlzluvscurlz Posts: 109Registered Users
    I was having problems with an itchy scalp for a while (no dandruff) and finally figured out it was from working out and sweating on my scalp and not rinsing it out right away. Now I rinse or wash my hair very thoroughly after I work out and I have no problems with that anymore.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

    www.lenasblend.com
  • dresdendolldresdendoll Posts: 435Registered Users
    I thought I had to do that too, but instead, I started doing Tea Tree Oil Rinses :D
    Just combine 20 drops of tea tree oil with 16-20oz of water in a spray bottle, and spray all over your head and rub it in. It realllly helps with flakes, and it cleans your hair without drying! Haha, I know I post about it a lot, but it's really been my solution to any CG problem. Plus, the bottle should last you a lot of washes.
    2c/2b with some 2a, coarse, dense, thick, low porosity
    Growing out a CL bob. Currently at APL.
    CG again as of 7/20/12 :laughing5:


    Cleanser: BRÖÖ Smoothing I.P.A. Shampoo
    RO: Trader Joe's Nourish Spa Conditioner
    LI: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
    Styler: Beautiful Curls Gel for Wavy to Curly Hair

    :love4: all-natural products, light moisture, humectants, argan oil
    :pukeright:silk protein, synthetic ingredients, heavy oils/products, cowashing
  • asianrunnerasianrunner Posts: 2,251Registered Users
    You could also try the Giovanni TTTT or 50:50.
    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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