Do you use rinse out conditioner solely as a detangler?

KinkyCoilyCurlsKinkyCoilyCurls Posts: 95Registered Users
Or does it actually leave your hair soft?

I've tried many after shampoo conditioners and my hair feels like I never used it after I rinse it out, even though it feels super soft while it's on my hair.
Goosefootprint Analysis:
Hair Strand Thickness
Root: Fine - Medium Midshaft: Medium Ends: Slightly Coarse

Hair Elasticity Dry: Normal

Hair Elasticity Wet: Low

Roots: Low Midshaft & Ends: Mixture of Normal & Porous


  • CurlySiaCurlySia Posts: 164Registered Users
    I notice this, too, with most conditioners I use. The ones with Stearalkonium Chloride tend to leave my hair feeling softer after rinsing, though not as soft as it was with it on, so I look for leave-in products to give my hair softness that will last.
    4a / 3c fine texture, low and normal porosity
    washing/cowashing, conditioning: devacurl decadence one condition, hair rules quench, as i am coconut cowash, curl junkie daily fix, curl rehab
    leave in: curl junkie smoothing lotion, hawaiian silky 14 in 1, hair rules quench, as i am, camille rose fresh curl
    styling: hair rules curly whip, camille rose curl maker
    sealants: oil rinse with Africa's Best Herbal Oil, Soultanicals Knot Dressing, bekura palm tapioca or jane carter nourish & shine
  • GlamourstruckkGlamourstruckk Posts: 270Registered Users Curl Novice
    I actually deep condition with mine. I'll apply Tresemme naturals or Trader Joe's tea tree tingle, detangle with it, then deep condition with it. This won't work with EVERY rinse out though.
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    4b/Density:iii/Strands:Fine, Low Porosity/MBL
  • BeautyOGBeautyOG Posts: 383Registered Users
    I use OGX vitamin E conditioner as a in shower detangler, deep conditioner and as my leave in. It works well.

    ~Jenae (Sent from CurlTalk App)
    My Hair:
    3b - Low Porosity - High Density - Medium/Course Strands - Virgin Hair - Armpit Length, Curly

    Current Products:
    DIY Shampoo
    Tresemme Aloe Conditioner
    It's a 10 Leave In
    Sweet Almond Oil
    Tresemme Mousse

    Current Length Goal: Waist Length, Curly

  • le_petitedamele_petitedame Posts: 3Registered Users
    I use my Tresemee conditioner only as my detangler before I shampoo or co wash. I find that I get my tangles out easier this way and I end up spending less time in the shower.
  • adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
    Nope. Tresemme is my leave in and I used it to DC by adding a few ingredients. I really should buy stock as much as I use.
    Yes, it's real. No, you can't touch it. :wav: