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Conditioner types for Summer? Help!!

Hi there,

I'm new on here. I'm super confused about products I should be using in the winter and which I should be using in the summers.
Summer is pretty bad here (NYC humidity is absolutely disgusting, I must say).I use the same products year round since I don't really know the different.
What are some pointers on what I should look for when picking leave-in conditioners and stylers for either seasons?

I currently use: Kinky Curly Poo (every 2 weeks)
As I am Co-Wash (every 2 - 3 days)
KC Knot Today as a leave in.
Organic Coconut Oil leave in treatment (once a week)

I have pretty long hair. It's a mix of 3c on my roots and towards the front of my hair and the rest is 3b.


TY :)


  • kathymackkathymack Posts: 9,999Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    There's a fairly current thread about what to do with winter coming. You could try to search it out.

    For me, I mostly use the same products, but an extra layer when the dewpoints are low. When dewpoint is higher, I use a leave in OR curl enhancer with a jelly product. When the dewpoint is lower, I use a leave in AND curl enhancer with a jelly product.

    Hair properties are the best way to choose ingredients/products. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly Live Free Once you determine your properties, you can look for others with hair like yours and see what they use.
    3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
    SE PA

    HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix

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