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Deep conditioner recommendations

I'm looking for a new deep conditioner and wanted suggestions.

Hair type - 3b, very porous, med elasticity and overall healthy (just a few split ends and bunch of single strand knots).

I live in NYC and dews are often crazy high or crazy low. So, I need something low on glycerine (doesn't have to be glycerine-free). And also low on protein since I use a different PT when needed. I am looking for moisture, softness, silkiness.

Looking at Jessicurl DC or Curl Junkie Curl Rehab but open to others as well.

3B curls
Medium texture
Normal elasticity
High porosity


  • SereneCurlsSereneCurls Posts: 1,145Registered Users
    Have you looked at aubrey Organics honeysuckle rose? I leave it in during my shower, and my hair's been a lot softer.
    3a, dense, fairly coarse, normal porosity and elasticity, just below shoulder
    Low poo: Giovanni 50 50
    Co-wash: aia, suave coconut, salon care
    R O: Tresume Naturals, gvpcb
    L I: KCKT, gvpcb
    Stylers: cjpp, re : coil, kccc, brhg
    Oils: coconut, argan
    Experimenting with: curls rock amplifier, pantene mousse
  • SpiralliSpiralli Posts: 3,677Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I'm 3B with porous, dry hair. The deep conditioners I like are in my signature.

    I've recently added Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Reparative Mask, and Curl Junkie Deep Fix to my DT rotation. I really like CJDF and will repurchase. Only tried Kiehl's once and it was pretty good. I am not sure if any of the ones I use will meet your ingredient needs, but they are listed online.
    Location: Texas
    Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
    CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Desert Essence Coconut, Oribe Silverati
    Leave-ins: Curl Junkie Beauti-Curls, KCKT, cno overnight
    Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG, CJ Pattern Pusha
    DT: Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
  • bliss611bliss611 Posts: 238Registered Users
    SereneCurls - yes I have used AOHR and it does soften my hair but it doesn't seem to work well when I use it as a DC as normal. Maybe it's the coconut milk but it seems to make my hair extra frizzy and I don't get silky feeling from it. I do use it as a DT pre-poo sometimes just for the softness. Thanks

    Spiralli - thanks. I'll look at CJDF and see if it's low protein enough.
    3B curls
    Medium texture
    Normal elasticity
    High porosity

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