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Help with moisturizing for coarse wavies?

dannegerousdannegerous Posts: 70Registered Users
What conditioners/deep moisture treatments/techniques would you recommend for coarse hair that needs more moisture and is protein-sensitive?

I feel like I still don't have a good balance and my hair (while much improved) is still very dry.

Thanks for any help!
CG since May 2012
Curl Pattern: 2c, Texture: coarse, Porosity: low, Density: thick, Elasticity: low

Comments

  • Melie.Melie. Posts: 43Registered Users
    Sally's GVP moiture balm is preotein free and very thick and moiturizing, I also enjoyed Loreal Ever sleek conditioner .. or you can make your own with honey and olive oil.
    Melie. 2c Coarse Porous(damaged) Learning to battle The FL humid weather, but I love it here!!!
    Trying CG as of 7/8/11

    I will try anything on my hair!:jocolor:

    :blob2:Youtube channel: MsMelySoto
  • anonymous_133347anonymous_133347 Posts: 1,426Registered Users
    I second that. My coarse hair loves EVOO. I take maybe 2 tbsp of that and mix it with a protein free conditioner and maybe 1 tbsp of honey. I put it in my hair and leave it in at least an hour. (Sometimes I sleep with it overnight with a showercap). Then I rinse. I also like SM's restorative conditioner for treating my hair but I haven't mixed it with olive oil yet. Okay so that's now on my to do list. :evil3:
    3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)

    CG since Nov. 2012

    Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
    Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
    Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
    Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

    * = HG

  • asianrunnerasianrunner Posts: 2,251Registered Users
    I second the GVP conditioning balm from Sally's. I think Yes to Cucumbers (Target, Wal-Mart) is good as well. My favorite is Curl Junkie Curl Rehab but you can only buy it online.
    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

  • dannegerousdannegerous Posts: 70Registered Users
    Thanks for all the rec's. Will def be trying them out in the coming weeks.
    CG since May 2012
    Curl Pattern: 2c, Texture: coarse, Porosity: low, Density: thick, Elasticity: low
  • curleeangelcurleeangel Posts: 53Registered Users
    If you find something that works please let me know. We have the EXACT hair properties!
    2b/c low porosity, coarse, high density and protein sensitive.

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