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NoPoo versus conditioner washing

violetsviolets Posts: 1,689Registered Users
I am taking a poll about conditioner washing versus no poo.
Please pick if you think it the same thing as a co wash, a better product, worse product.
Keep in mind that I am comparing NoPoo to other conditioners and NOT to Low Poo or HCC that have other cleansers.
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  • violetsviolets Posts: 1,689Registered Users
    I think NoPoo is better than a co wash. I can't get good results with a conditioner. My hair looks dirty and my scalp never gets clean. I have much better results with NoPoo. My hair gets what Lorraine calls " wet seaweed feeling" and my scalp is clean.
  • JerseyCurlJerseyCurl Posts: 945Registered Users
    Lately, I have been having alot of luck CO Washing with VO5 Strawberries and Cream. It seems easier to spread and scrub with. It is super cheap as well. I have been using it as my CO Wash and Condish until I decide which product to try from CurlMart. :D
    "Wonder Twin Powers, Activate! "
  • laurabeth33laurabeth33 Posts: 1,443Registered Users
    I was wondering this myself today.

    Is NoPoo any different from any ole conditioner with a pepperminty extract? It felt very similar to my Suave coconut conditioner that I use for conditioning. It has similar slip and detangling. It's a little different in that it has cleansing oils (peppermint and grapeseed) compared to a regular conditioner, and I almost felt like I didn't need to condition afterward.
    2b w/ some 3a
    product tester geek
  • jabbyjabby Posts: 68Registered Users
    I went with no-poo being better than just CO washing. I wash with conditioner about every second or third day, and that's all I need, generally. But sometimes my scalp gets a little icky and needs something more than CO, and I use no-poo. It does the trick every time....gets rid of any build-up, makes my scalp feel fresh and great, and it helps that I love minty scents. So I use a lot more conditioner than no-poo and save that for heavier duty washing.
    3A/B hair, fine and lots of it
    currently loving: Suave M&H conditioner, CurlKeeper, B&A gel
  • petitfoxpetitfox Posts: 128Registered Users
    I love no poo. I was wondering about this question myself, because I didn't know if I would spend again to rebuy. I think I will, cause CO washing with Suave coconut is ok but doesn't compare, because no poo really cleans my scalp.
    Like Jabby, I use it for heavy duty, and CO wash with Suave coconut the rest of the time.
    2C-3A. PW: on request
    Love:Jessicurl WDT+Too Shea, Coconut Oil, Aveda Rosemary Mint shampoo, BRHG and Curls Rock Creme.
  • curlychellecurlychelle Posts: 44Registered Users
    I chose "no poo is better", but I use both. A regular CO wash with Suave is great, but about once a week I need to use No Poo. It definately gets my scalp cleaner and makes my hair really soft. But I think it's almost too heavy for me to use every time I "wash".
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Used too often either one will cause me to be overconditioned. But I LOVE the No Poo scent!!!