Can you/How do you oil hair with hair products in it?

lunalovesgood10lunalovesgood10 Posts: 2Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Neophyte
 So I have 2a/2b hair virgin hair and up to now I don't really put anything in it besides argan oil, but recently I have been experimenting with mousses and Its a 10 keratin spray (not sure if that works with this method) but I was wondering if it is still possible to do hot oil treatments on hair with products already in it? Does the product not get in the way of the oil getting absorbed into the hair/scalp?

Also, would love some feedback about products for 2a/2b, medium thick, low porosity hair.

P.S. I just bought the wet brush and would love some product/brush recommendations. 

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  • Guide 65Guide 65 Posts: 1,844 Curl Virtuoso
    Accepted Answer
    Welcome to CurlTalk! 

    It's a 10 is not CG, if you follow that method.  I don't know about the hot oil treatments - I don't use oil in my hair at all.  But I would think it's ok.  Styling products don't form a complete barrier, so the oil should still work.  Give it a try and see if it works the same way.
    Formerly known as Janiegirl
    2B/2C, fine hair, low density, mixed porosity, protein loving hair
    Current products:
    Changing up my shampoos because I can't find one I like
    Deva Curl One Condition (original formula)
    Innersense I Create Volume
    Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel


  • lunalovesgood10lunalovesgood10 Posts: 2Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Neophyte
    Thanks for getting back to me so quickly! I truly appreciate it. I ended up returning Its a 10 and decided to go through more articles here to find a product to try. As for the oiling, I've been trying to find articles about it but I guess, I'll just have to try it for myself and see? I'll definitely post what I learn!
  • BrittanyMBrittanyM Posts: 1,102Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    Oil will typically be able to penetrate through products giving enough time.
  • AmylizabethAmylizabeth Posts: 51Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I will use a hot oil treatment once in awhile.. Especially in the colder months!  As a habit, I always do a clarifying wash before the treatment to get rid of any buildup and start fresh. 
    2C Fine hair, a ton of it.  Low Porosity. Blonde balayage. East Coast Canadian. 

    Wash: Garnier Whole Blends Legendary Olive or Green Apple & Green Tea Shampoos (contain SLS), Maui Moisture Coconut Milk Shampoo
    Monthly Scalp Cleanse: Baking Soda/Conditioner/Peppermint Essential Oil
    CO: Garnier Whole Blends Legendary Olive Conditioner
    Styling: Devacurl Volumizing Foam, HE Totally Twisted Mousse, Devacurl Wave Maker, Orofluido Elixir (not CG.. totally worth it on bad hair days anyway), Devacurl Supercream (winter only)
    Refresh Day: Klorane Dry Shampoo with Nettle, Devacurl Mist-er Right

    My whole wash day routine is upside-down... detangling, rinsing, applying products, scrunching, diffusing... the bigger the waves, the better! :D 

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