2019 & Beyond Delightfully Delicious Deep Conditioning Challenge

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  1. Jade Feria

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    WELCOME TO THE 2019 & BEYOND DELIGHTFULLY DELICIOUS DEEP CONDITIONING CHALLENGE!!
    :gorgeous::gorgeous::gorgeous:

    This challenge was started because we sometimes get a little lazy and don't want to do all that's necessary for our hair to grow faster, retain more length, and become healthier, stronger, and more manageable, so the challenge helps us to encourage each other to remain consistent and persistent.

    This challenge is for everyone - natural, texlaxed, texturized, relaxed, and transitioning - and will last from January 1st 2018 to December 31st, 2018. You can start whenever you like.



    Here is what you will need for this challenge:

    1. Simplicity is still key in this challenge.

    2. Deep conditioning is required a minimum of once per week, be it on wet or dry hair. If you are wearing braids or weaves, once every 10-14 days would suffice.

    3. Shampooing more than once a week is not required.

    4. You may deep condition with heat (steam/conditioning heat caps, bonnet dryers, or hot towels and plastic cap - Samanthajones Technique) for at least 30 minutes to an hour using the deep conditioner of your choice.

    5. And/or you may deep condition without heat wearing a plastic cap from a couple of hours to overnight if you dare - and wash out the following morning.

    6. Please check in at least once a week to update the team on how it's going for you. Also, it would be helpful if we know what you are using as your deep conditioners of choice. This helps to inform the newbies in that we'll know if they are using the correct conditioners for their hair in an effort to avoid protein/moisture overload.

    7. Let us know what kind of results you are getting from a conditioner as well, whether you liked it or not and why.

    8. Please post your starting progress pic at the beginning of the challenge, and the last one will be required byDecember 27th-31st, 2018 when the challenge will end.
    LADIES, I NEED A LIST OF THE GREAT CONDITIONERS YOU ARE USING SO I CAN LIST THEM HERE. SOME EXAMPLES OF DEEP CONDITIONERS THAT CAN BE USED ARE:

    22nd Century Deep Conditioner

    Affirm 5 in 1 Reconstructor (mild protein)
    Alikay Naturals Honey and Sage Deep Conditioner
    Alter Ego Energizing and Rebalancing Cream
    Alter Ego Garlic Treatment Oil Conditioner (great for shedding)
    Alter Ego Nourishing Rebalancing Conditioner
    Annabelle's Moisturizing Conditioner
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Ayurvedic Mud Mask
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Blueberry Cheesecake Moisturizing Deep Conditioner
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Buriti Moringa Hair Mask
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Green Tea Milk & Honey Moisturizing Mask
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Hibiscus & Pomegranate Moisturizing Deep Conditioner
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Marula & Honey Moisturizing Conditioner
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Not Easily Broken Herbal Conditioner - strengthening/moisturizing
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Pumpkin Seed Moisturizing Mask (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Red Raspberry & Mint Hair Mask
    Annabelle's Perfect Blends Ultra Conditioning Souffle (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Aphogee Curlific Texture Treatment (protein)
    Aphogee Keratin 2 Minute Reconstructor (mild protein)
    As I Am Hydration Elation Intensive Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Aubrey Organic Honeysuckle Rose Conditioner
    Aubrey Organics GPB Balancing Conditioner (mild protein)
    Aubrey Organics Green Algae Hair Rescue Conditioning Mask (protein)
    Aubrey Organis Isand naturals Conditioner
    Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring Treatment
    Bask & Bloom Brahmi Root Hair Masque
    Bekura Cocao Bark
    Bekura Vanilla Whiskey
    Bekura YAM Nectar
    Bel Nouvo Creamy Castor Deep Conditioner
    Biolage FortetherapieCera-Repair Treatment (both at-home and professional)
    Biolage Hydratherapie Cera-Repair treatment (both at-home and professional)
    Biolage Hydrating and Ultra Hydrating Conditioning Balm
    Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner
    Camille Rose Naturals Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Carols Daughter Black Vanilla Smoothie
    Creme Of Nature Conditioning Reconstructor (mild protein)
    Creme Of Nature Nourishing Conditioner
    Curl Junkie Curl Rehab (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Curls Dynasty Pumpkin Mint Deep Treatment Masque
    Curl Origin Coconut Kukui Double Moisture Overnight Mask
    Darcy's Botanicals Moisturizing Deep Conditioner
    Darcy's Botanicals Pumpkin Deep Conditioner
    Dudley's DRC 28 Protein Treatment
    Eden Bodyworks Jojoba Monoi All Natural Deep Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Elucence Extended Moisture Repair Treatment (mild protein)
    Elucence Moisture Balancing Conditioner
    Federic Fekai Hair Mask with Shea Butter
    Garnier Avocado Mask
    Garnier Damage Erasing Butter
    Garnier Whole Blends Honey Treasure mask
    GVP Conditioning Balm (from Sally's)
    Hairveda Acaiberry Phytokeratin Restorative Conditioner
    Hairveda Sitrinillah Deep Conditioning Mask (moisturizing, protein-free)
    ICON Inner Home Moisture Mask
    J/A/S/O/N/ Sea Kelp Conditioner
    Jakeala Ginger Mustard Seed (Dope) Deep Conditioner
    Jakeala Hibiscus Flaxseed Marshmallow Conditioner
    Jakeala Honey Rhassoul Hair Mask
    Jakeala Matcha Green Tea Avocado Hair Mask
    Jason Natural Thin to Thick hair & Scalp Therapy Extra Volume Conditioner
    Joico K Pak Deep Penetrating Reconstructor (protein)
    Joico K Pak Intensive Hydrator Conditioner
    Joico Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm
    Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner
    Kenra Platinum Shea Butter Reconstructor (protein)
    Kera Minerals Smoothing Deep Conditioner
    Keracare Humecto (in the tub)
    Kerastase Chroma Riche Masque
    Kerastase Cristalliste Masque
    Kerastase Densifique Masque Densite
    Kerastase Discipline Maskeratine
    Kerastase Nutritive Masquintense
    Kerastase Nutritive Oleo Relax Masque
    Kerastase Resistance Therapiste Masque
    Kindred Butters Avocado Moss Deep Conditioner
    Kindred Butters Joe Joe Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Kindred Butters Mango and Pumpkin Seed Deep Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Kinky-Curly Stellar Strands Deep Conditioner
    KJ Naturals Neapolitan Hair Growth Conditioner
    KJ Naturals Rosemary Coconut Conditioner
    Komaza Care Protein Hair Strengthener
    LeKair Cholesterol (mild protein)
    L'oreal Nature's Therapy Mega Moisture Conditioner
    L'oreal Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm
    L'oreal Total Repair Extreme Emergency Recovery Mask
    Lustrasilk Shea Butter Cholesterol Plus Mango
    Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque
    Mielle Organics Babassu Oil and Mint Deep Conditioner
    Miss Key 10 in 1 Conditioner
    Mixed Chicks Detangling Deep Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Mizani Fulfyl Conditioning Treatment (mild protein)
    Mizani Microfusion Conditioner
    Mizani Moisturefuse
    Mizani Thermasmooth
    MOP C-System Conditioner
    Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask
    Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask
    My Honey Child Honey Hair Mask
    My Honey Child Olive You Deep Conditioner
    Nature's Gate Biotin Strengthening Conditioner
    NaturelleGrow Bamboo & Silk - strengthening
    NaturelleGrow Grow Thick - moisturizing/strengthening
    NaturelleGrow Herbal Blends DC - moisturizing/strengthening
    NaturelleGrow Intense Deep Conditioner
    NaturelleGrow Mango & Coconut DC - moisturizing
    NaturelleGrow Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark, & Cinnamon Deep Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    NaturelleGrow Natural Aloe & Avocado - strengthening
    NaturelleGrow Sweet Greens Deep Conditioner - moisturizing/strengthening
    NaturelleGrow Vanilla Fig - moisturizing
    Nexxus Emergencee (mild to moderate protein)
    Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner
    Nioxin Intensive Therapy Weightless Reconstructive Masque (mild to moderate protein)
    Nioxin Scalp Therapy #3 for fine chemically enhanced hair (mild to moderate protein)
    NuNaat Keratin Conditioner (protein)
    Nutrogena Triple Moisture Treatment
    Obia Naturals Babassu Deep Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Ojon Ultra Hydrating Conditioner
    Organic Root Stimulator Hair Mayonnaise
    Organics Hair Mayonnaise Treatment for Damaged Hair (mild protein)
    ORS Replenishing Pak (mild protein/moisturizing)
    Pantene Relaxed & Natural Breakage Defense Hair Conditioning Mask
    Pantene Restoratives Time Renewal Replenishing Mask
    Phytojojoba Mask
    Queen Helene Cholesterol
    Redken All Soft Heavy Cream
    Rene Furtere Karite Intense Nourishing Mask (mild protein)
    Salerm 21 Wheat Germ Mask
    Shapely's Mane N Tail
    Shea Moisture JBCO Strengthen, Grow & Restore Treatment Masque
    Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Masque
    Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System Masque
    Shea Moisture Yucca & Baobab Anti-Breakage Strengthening Masque
    Shecentit Riche Moisture Masque
    Shescentit Curl Moist Conditioner (moisturizing, protein-free)
    Shescentit Okra Reconstructor (mild protein)
    Silicon Mix Conditioner
    Silk Dreams Avocado Pudding Silky Conditioning Cream
    Silk Dreams Chocolate Bliss Conditioner
    Silk Dreams Razzberry Coconut Affair
    Silk Dreams Vanilla Silk Moisture Dream
    Silk Elements Megasilk Moisturizing Treatment
    Soultanicals Afrotastic Curl Elastic
    TGIN Honey Miracle Hair Mask
    The Mane Choice Green Tea and Carrot Deep Conditioner
    Tresemme Natural Conditioner
    True by Made Beautiful Intense Treatment Masque
    Ultra Black Hair Deep Conditioner (by Cathy Howse)
    Ultra Sheen Duo Tex Protein Conditioner



    Those who want to join, please like this post, post in this thread. Let us know:

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    How often will you DC?
    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?
    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Starting photo:

    Remember to always have fun!!! :bouncy::dance7::circle:Let’s GROW!!!!!!
     
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  2. Jade Feria

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    Jade Feria Well-Known Member

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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? All year
    How often will you DC? 1x per week, up to 2x per week in the winter
    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? I have about 60 containers in my stash. Top 5 are Annabelle's Perfect Blend Ultra Conditioning SoufflÏe, Naturelle Grow Marshmallow Root & Slippery Elm DC, Carol's Daughter Rhassoul Clay Mask, Mielle Organics Babassu Oil & Mint DC, and Curl Origin Coconut Kukui Double Moisture Overnight Mask. Also will be trying out some DCs from Kindred Butters, Sarenzo Beauty, J. Monique's, Shescentit, and the brands named in the top 5. I also make Ayurvedic glosses with my DCs.
    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)? Natural, 4a-ish/very coily, medium to low porosity, fine to medium strands
    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? Super hydration for better retention; stronger, thicker hair/strands
    Starting photo: Sorry for blurriness.
    Screen Shot 2017-12-22 at 12.33.19 PM.png Screen Shot 2017-12-22 at 1.32.22 PM.png

    ETA: Wet hair with leave-in
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  4. uofmpanther

    uofmpanther 4ab, lopo, fine, low-med density

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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? All year
    How often will you DC? 1x per week
    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? Mielle Organics Babassu Mint, Curl Junkie Repair Me, Jakeala hair masks (I have 3)
    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)? Natural, 4ab, fine strands, low porosity, low to medium density
    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? Length retention to reach waist length with healthy hair and more density.
    Starting photo: will post later
     
  5. IDareT'sHair

    IDareT'sHair Not Hittin' Paynah

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    I'm Here for 2018.:flowers:

    Using a Variety of:
    Proteins
    Moistures
    Masks
    Treatments
    Balancers
    Deep Treatments

    All with Heat. Either Dryer or Steamer

    Once per Week.
     
  6. wheezy807

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    I'm here for it!
    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? All year round
    How often will you DC? Once a week
    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? Various, mainly Shea Moisture
    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size,etc)? natural, 4a
    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? Retain moisture=length & healthier hair. I also hope to achieve thicker hair.
    Starting photo: I'll post it next week, wash day.
     
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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? For the whole year of 2018


    How often will you DC? 1x week

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? My main boo will be Keracare Humecto and Keracare Dry & Itchy Scalp Conditioner. I plan to try out others 1 at a time though just for variety. I also will be adding Ayurvedic herbs as least once a month to my DC's. I will challenge myself to sit under the dryer for 30 - 40 mins to see if heat will make a difference overtime.

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)? Natural, Fine hair with Normal Porosity

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? I want to keep my hair soft, manageable, moisturized and strong hair so I can retain as much length as possible.

    Starting photo: Hair Dec 2017.jpg Hair (2) Dec 2017.jpg
     
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  8. wheezy807

    wheezy807 Well-Known Member

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    I dc'ed last night, overnight under a plastic cap, with TGIN Honey Miracle Hair Mask. My hair was like butter this morning when i rinsed it out.:love: I think i have found a new staple...i know, I'm late to the party lol.
     
  9. Jade Feria

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    You and I both, I just started using it myself lol. I mixed it in a gloss though; so far I haven't used it alone. Hmmm, I might do that today.
     
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    I'm in for 2018.

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    All of 2018.

    How often will you DC?
    At least once a week. I need to regain consistency with my washes.

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    Tried and trues: APB UCS, APB PMM, Mielle Organics, Mill Creek Botanical's Jojoba, Aphogee Two Step, Clay with Silk Amino Acids.

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?

    Natural, fine-medium strands, low-normal porosity.

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Better elasticity with moisture/ protein balance. Longer, healthy hair.

    Starting photo: will update.
     
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    Hello - I'm in for 2018.

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    All of 2018.

    How often will you DC?
    1 -2 times weekly

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    Silk Dreams Vanilla Silk Cream Moisture Dream, APB UCS, Mielle Organics, Mane Chrise, Naturelle Grow, Komaza Care

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?

    Texlaxed, high to normal porosity, medium strands

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Healthier hair

    Starting photo: Will update with a picture after I trim my ends.
     
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  12. NappyNelle

    NappyNelle Kinky Coily 4A, Fine Strands, WSL

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    I'm in again!

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?

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    How often will you DC?

    Every week or biweekly.

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    Giovanni Smooth as Silk Deeper Moisture
    JOICO K- Pak Reconstruct Conditioner
    JOICO K-Pak Deep Penetrating Constructor
    JOICO Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?
    Natural, WSL, fine strands, normal porosity

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Healthy, strong, shiny hair
     
  13. NaturallyATLPCH

    NaturallyATLPCH Well-Known Member

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    I am in for 2018.

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    All of 2018.

    How often will you DC?
    At least once a week.

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    APB Not Easily Broken DC, SSI Restore and Repair Mask, APB Bamboo and Algae DC (main ones)
    I do have others I will be using to use up my stash:
    Curl Junkie Deep Fix
    Bekura Babassu Conditioner Drench
    SSI Pomegranate Pear Restorative Mask
    MC Green Tea and Carrot Mask to name a few

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?

    Natural, fine strands, medium density, medium-low porosity

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Healthy hair

    Starting photo: I will post but I am not trying to grow out my hair.
     
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  14. beautyaddict1913

    beautyaddict1913 Well-Known Member

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    I’m in. Be back later!
     
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  15. Shay72

    Shay72 Natural, 4A

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    I'm in. I'll try to stay the entire year :look:

    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    All of 2018

    How often will you DC?

    At least once per week

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    J Monique's Wheat Grass & Spinach
    J Monique's Burdock Root & Nettle
    J Monique's Hibiscus & Broccoli
    J Monique's Irish Moss & Cocoa
    J Monique's Triple Seaweed

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?

    Natural, fine, 4a, low porosity

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Balance of moisture and strength
     
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  16. Froreal3

    Froreal3 haulin hard in the paint

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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge?
    All of 2018

    How often will you DC?

    1x per week

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)?
    Joico Moisture Recovery Balm
    APB Not Easily Broken
    APB Keratin

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?

    Natural, fine, 4b, on the higher porosity side

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve?
    Moisture with a good amount of strength to aid in length retention.
     
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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? All year

    How often will you DC? 2-3x a week

    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? Manechoice easy on the curls detangling hydration conditioner, Giovanni Smooth as silk conditioner, Aphogee 2 minute conditioner, ORS replenishing deep conditioner and any other conditions i feel like trying

    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)?Texlaxed

    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? Length retention, Moisture balance, healthy hair and ends

    Starting photo: will add a picture shortly
     

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  18. NappyNelle

    NappyNelle Kinky Coily 4A, Fine Strands, WSL

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    Pre-Poo: Vatika, NW21 and Castor oil
    Pre-Poo 2: Cantu ACV Root Rinse
    Shampoo: Giovanni Smooth as Silk Deeper Moisture
    Protein: JOICO K-Pak Deep Penetrating Reconstructor (under the heat cap)
    Moisture: Giovanni Smooth as Silk Deeper Moisture (under the heat cap)

    Merry Christmas :holiday:
     
  19. NCHairDiva

    NCHairDiva WAIST LENGTH 2019

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    Screenshot_20171227-224907.jpg Im ready!
    I will deep condition every 2 weeks or with take down of my protective style.
    I use Giovanni and Mixed Chicks Deep Conditioner....(looking for other great products)
    I DC with my heating cap every time.
    I may try to DC in my protective style when I can...
    I will do this for the entire year of 2018
    DC every 2 weeks
    I am 100% natural
    Im hoping to retain more length and have better moisture control in 2018
     
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  20. Jade Feria

    Jade Feria Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I'll just continue from this challenge from this point forward.
     
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  21. naturalagain2

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    Used Shea Moisture Manuka Intensive Hydration Masque for the first time last night. I put a oil blend on top. I loved it!! It smells so good too. I DC'd for 40 mins under dryer.
     
  22. uofmpanther

    uofmpanther 4ab, lopo, fine, low-med density

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    I used Mielle Organics Babassu Oil & Mint Deep Conditioner overnight. This stuff smells great and i great for my hair. I love it!
     
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    Deep conditioned today with Mane choice Easy on the curls conditioner mixed with organics Hair Mayonnaise with loads of Curly Proverbs ayurvedic oil.....used heat to steam for over an hour. My hair felt delightfully happy afterwards
     
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    It had been a couple of weeks since wash day, so I started my wash on Friday with a scalp dermabrasion treatment, followed by a protein DC with Nexxus Polymedic Emergency Reconstructor. I liked how this snotty bit of goodness felt on my hair. As I rubbed it in, coils and squiggles were reappearing. Left on for 30mins, my hair felt springy upon rinsing.

    I topped a kalpi tone rinse with moisture DC; Alikay Avocado Cream on left and APB UCS on right, all topped with coconut oil (on roots) and castor oil (roots and ends).

    I've styled my hair up but I'm still waiting for it to fully dry before making my assessment.
     
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    IDareT'sHair Not Hittin' Paynah

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    Please "mention me" when you do your final assessment. I would like to hear more about Alikay's Avocado. I've had it in my stash for a minute but never used it.:look:

    Was tempted to get a b/up during the Sales but didn't. I don't know if its the color or what, but for some reason, I keep skipping past it for other DC'ers.:eek:
     
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    IDareT'sHair Not Hittin' Paynah

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    Under Dryer with:
    Hydratherma Naturals Protein DC'er

    Will Steam with:
    Naturelle Grow's Mashmallow, Slippery Elm DC'er
     
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    @IDareT'sHair That colour had me like:eek: when I opened it. It is reeally green isn't it? I've been meaning to try it for some time (and that honey and sage one).

    The Avocado has much less slip than UCS but still had my hair feeling soft upon application. It seemed to penetrate well. On initial inspection after rinsing, the Alikay side looked more elongated but felt as soft as the UCS side (wet). I don't think I like the scent (minty/eucalyptusy/herby). It isn't bad or strong but I know I'm spoiled with APB's scented delights.

    ...but there's a lot of green.
     
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    IDareT'sHair Not Hittin' Paynah

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    That Green got me like:peek:

    Awww I thought it was gone smell fruity or something.:angry2: Thanks for the Heads-Up.

    I really like the Honey & Sage even though it's a weird baby poop color:barf: but it works great.
    I have that too.

    Agreed about APB's Scents!:2inlove:
     
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    kxlot79 Kitchen Mixtress

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    How long do you plan to be in the challenge? At least through til Jan 2019, longer if I find it helpful
    How often will you DC? Weekly minimum, sometimes twice a week
    What DCs will you use (top 5-10 if you can't list them all)? I’m trying to restrain myself from buying more DCs til I use these up (which I will be actively doing) 1. SM manuka Honey DC
    2. Eden BW Jojoba Monoi DC 3. Naturelle Majestic Oil Hydrating Repair 4. Theorie Green Tea Mask 5. Ouidad Omega 3 Replenishing Rx
    What's your hair profile (relaxed/natural, porosity, strand size, etc)? Natural- Type 4, normal porosity, fine strands, O-shaped coils, high density and high shrinkage, pretty uniform pattern/density/strands across my head.
    What goals do you hope regular DCs will help you achieve? Longer, healthier, more manageable hair
    Starting photo:
    Starting photo doesn’t want to be added after posting (edited in) so I’ll just do a comparison update post at my next length check
     
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    Froreal3 haulin hard in the paint

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    I just dced under my HotHead heating cap with Joico Moisture Recovery Balm. Stuff makes my hair incredibly soft.
     

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