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Does anybody ever use coconut oil as a leave in?

Just something I'm trying today. I'd like to know if anyone else has done so.
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

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  • hambo02hambo02 Posts: 480Registered Users
    yeah you mean instead of a condish? one time i used it before my condish leave in and it was pretty bad.
  • NoumenonNoumenon Posts: 86Registered Users
    I've been using it as a leave in for the bottom section of my hair for months. I love the results, it does a very good job of stopping my hair from frizzing and leave its soft and touch able.

    You don't need much though!
    Modified CG since 8/12
    Hair: BSL, Thick, Low Porosity, Dense, 3A
    HG's: Moogoo, Ultraorganics Intense Camomile Conditioner and Clear Henna Hair Wax, Sukin Conditioners, CO, Spray Bottle, Henna
    Low-Poo: Moogoo Shampoo
    Co-Wash: Sukin Nourishing Conditioner
    DT: CHHW, ICC, CO
    LI: Sukin Moisture Restoring
    Colour: Henna
  • anonymous_133347anonymous_133347 Posts: 1,426Registered Users
    I wasn't willing to commit it seems so I used a quarter size EVCO and a quarter size KCKT. But it worked great! :walk:I think I'll it again just oil.
    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

  • PomegranateCurlPomegranateCurl Posts: 212Registered Users
    I have. I do like it... it's a bit tricky to get the amount right. Too much can be no bueno and it's easy to overdo. It's also hard to get even coverage which is why i now prefer leave-ins now that I've discovered them. But it's certainly not bad!
  • Jas76Jas76 Posts: 2,283Registered Users
    I have, in the heat when I'll be outside a lot that day. Keeps my hair soft, helps with the frizz, and has some sun protection. I still need some SPF on my scalp/part, which I'll have to wash out later - and that coconut oil helps the washing out from being drying! (I do use a cone-free SPF, tho! ;) )


    I find I can only use EVCO as a LI/Refresher/sealer, whatever (where it will be left in my hair) in the warmer months. If it's cool enough for it to go back to solid my hair looks awful!

    I will use a dime of that with a dime of LI and a few drops of MO to seal, tho! I have just started doing that again recently since its been warm enough.

    I do find EVCO refreshes my curls well, but of course they end up greasy. Lol! Wish there was a way around that! ;)
    2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

    Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
    clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
    Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
    RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
    LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
    Seal - MO or Jojoba
    DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
    PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
    Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
    Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
  • LoveInBetweenLoveInBetween Posts: 392Registered Users
    I have used EVCO as a leave in under gel, it works great for me. I get a wonderful amount of shine and softeness after I scrunch out the gel cast.

    Note: I often use too much and will get an oily neck and chest! LOL

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using CurlTalk App
    Curl Routine
    Co: As I am Coconut CoWash,VO5 Claifying Conditioner
    DC: Macadamia Repair Masque
    LI: KCKT, Suave Naturals Coconut
    Style Creme: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
    Gel: KCCC, Eco Styler Argan Oil
    Sealer: EVCO, EVOO

    3b/3c, High Desity, High Porosity, Medium Texture, BSL
    ""Live by the sun, love by the moon"


  • KrullenbolKrullenbol Posts: 114Registered Users
    I use it as a deep conditioner, and I already think then that it is very greasy so I would not use it as leave in
  • CichelleCichelle Posts: 29Registered Users
    A lot of oils have a tendency to leave my hair oddly dry and awful feeling. One of the only oils I can use is coconut oil and I do sometimes use a small and it works well. Generally, I prefer it to be mixed with something else, though.
    3b/c, fine hair, low porosity. Had dreadlocks for three years and combed them out a year ago. Currently letting my hair grow...

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