Leave In Conditioner for Relaxed Hair

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  1. Relentless

    Relentless Reinventing Staff Member

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    Ladies,

    I think my hair type is 4b and I am relaxed. I use Affirm and relax every 8 to 10 weeks.

    What LeaveIn conditioners are you using for your relaxed hair?
     
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    I have the same hair type and similar relaxer schedule. My staples have been Giovanni Direct Leave in (cream) & Jane Carter Revitalizing Leave-In (Spray). I also began using a protein spray which decreased my breakage heavily during the last few weeks of my stretch. I prefer Doo Grow Leave-In Growth Treatment to Aphogee's Keratin & Green Tea. So I always use a protein + moisture.

    I just ordered some Bee Mine Deja's Hair Milk because I ran out of the Giovanni Direct Leave-in. I'm trying to use products from ONLY black owned companies. Can't review it yet, but I've heard great things. Good Luck.
     
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    I'm using Neutrogena Triple Moisture and sealing with grapeseed oil. This REALLY works for my hair. I moisturize and seal twice a day (most days).
     
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    I'm relaxed and like to use Jane Carter's Revitalizing Leave-In with GVP Leave-IN (Redken Extreme Anti Snap) or Elasta QP H2 Leave-In with Optimum Care Anti-Breakage Therapy Leave-In Ultimate Strengthener.
     
  5. IDareT'sHair

    IDareT'sHair Get Your Haul On

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    Right now I'm using:

    Christine Gant Detangling Leave In Hair Milk
    Alba Botanica
    Komaza Hair Care Califia Leave-In

    I also really like:

    AG Fast Food Leave-In
    Salerm B21-5
    BBD Stretch
     
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    I use Wen Fig Cleansing Conditioner
    L'Anza Urban Elements leave in
    Herbal Essence Ltr Leave in
    Giovanni Direct Leave
     
  7. Chaosbutterfly

    Chaosbutterfly Transition Over

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    I alternate between Lacio Lacio, Herbal Essences Long Term Relationship Split End Mender, and Pureology Instant Repair Leave-In.

    I like the Lacio Lacio for when I want to wear my hair with lots of movement and body. It's quite light, but still moisturizes really well.

    The Herbal Essences is heavier, so I use it for when I'm not concerned with movement, which is pretty much 99% of the time, because I bun. It also has the advantage of a creamy formula, smelling freaking amazing and being inexpensive.

    I use the Pureology when I need to air dry my hair. Normally, my air dried hair is a hot rough mess, but with the Pureology, it actually dries softly and smoothly. The consistency can be strange though...it comes out like a watery gel and it's easy to use too much.

    I use the Herbal Essences most often, but I don't have a favorite out of the three...I love them all. Hth.
     
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    I have a few that like to use. If I'm rollersetting, I use the Biolage leave in with some Nioxin Elixir. If I'm airdrying, I use the Bee Mine Deja hair milk and argan oil. After I'm 8 weeks post, I'll use the redken anti snap instead of the biolage.
     
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    I am 4b relaxed and I also use Affirm. I relax every 3-4 months. I use Homocrin Natural Nourishing Conditioner For Dry and Brittle Hair. It's pretty expensive, but a little goes a long way. One bottle lasts me a little over 6 months. It works great for all my relaxed friends, regardless of hair type and my mom when she was natural.
     
  10. Myjourney2009

    Myjourney2009 Ready to be APL

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    I am relaxed 4ab

    I use:
    Jessicurl Aloeba or a spritz that consists of distilled water and aloe vera juice when bunning

    I love Jessicurl very much it is heavy enough that I dont need to moisturize everyday for now.

    When wearing a straight style I apply some Qhemet Biologics amla and olive to the ends and edges.

    ETA: since I am moving away from Bonestraight hair my hair is going to be prone to losing its sleek look when worn out. I may moisturize with the qhemet and seal with a cone serum every few days or so. I have Sabino and Fantasia IC here I will try them out and see how they fair. I might also look into this Lacio Lacio everyone keeps talking about to see what the big hoopla is about LOL.
    That is all
     
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    Lacio Lacio is the bomb! It's the only leave-in I've used in the past year. :weird:
     
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    I'm 4B (for Brillo LOL) relaxed, thin hair and use Hawaiian Silky 14-N-1, a thick, creamy leave-in/moisturizer combo. Tonight after shampooing and conditioning with Trader Joe's Nourish Spa, I wet bunned using HS14. I decided to seal with jojoba tonight (usually don't use oils) and my hair at 90% dry is shiny and feels like silk. NG feels really soft, too - softer than when I've used HS14 alone so the jojoba must be doing its job. I stopped oils several months ago cuz it seemed like my hair didn't like them (dry, fly-away hair), and started using serums like IC Polisher for shine, but I want to get off cones. The HS14/jojoba combo seems like a winner!
     
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    I use Garnier Frutis Sleek and Shine, loves it <3
     
  14. Tangie

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    Silicon Mix leave-in....I use that to air dry.

    HE LTR or Neutrogena Triple Moisture....I prefer Long Term Relationship but I am finding it harder and harder to find. I use them as a leave-in/moisturizer.
     
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    Garnier Fructis for colored hair...even though I've never colored.
    Curls Milkshake lotion works excellent for my airdrying lately (even though I'm relaxed.)
     
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    I am 4a relaxed and I alternate between Phtospecific Intergral Mist, Moroccan Oil Hydrating Styling Cream and Ojon Thickening Spray.
     
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    I Alternate between, Cream of Nature Lemongrass and Rosemary Leave-in, Motion Nourish Leave-in and finally ORS Creamy Aloe leave-in

    Oh...and I almost forgot!->Elasta QP Mango Butter
     
  18. DDTexlaxed

    DDTexlaxed TRANSITION OVER! 11-22-14

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    I am transitioning, but the best leave in conditioner I found is for naturals. Ori Organics Curl Replenishing Hair Milk. My hair was like :lick::lol: It almost makes me want to stay relaxed.
     
  19. Relentless

    Relentless Reinventing Staff Member

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    Thank you so much for the responses ladies..... Keep em coming.....
     
  20. Relentless

    Relentless Reinventing Staff Member

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    I can't find the Long Term Relationship anywhere around where I live. I think I will start with trying the Lacio Lacio and the LTR. I might order the LTR leave in from Drugstore.com
     
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    I mixed equal parts Lacio Lacio with NTM Silk Leave-in... Let's just say that I cried when I ran out of it. I like both of them separately, but together they are awesome for my hair. Whether I flat ironed, did braid out or roller set - it didn't matter. My hair was so soft and silky as a result. I wish Lacio Lacio was sold locally.
     
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    I'm a huge fan of Phyto 9 Daily Nourishing Creme. It's expensive ($26 at sephora Sephora: Phyto Phyto 9 Daily Ultra Nourishing Botanical Cream - Ultra Dry Hair: Hair & Scalp Treatments), by normal standards, but for me it does what no other product can. It moisturizes my hair a non greasy way. There is no need for me to seal after applying it unless a section of my hair is unreasonably brittle. I seal with coconut oil on my edges, any remaining oil i will run through my ends (only the very tips) or rub on my lips or my elbows for extra moisture. Even my air dried hair swangs with this creme.

    I thought for a second that I had found a good replacement for it (SheaMoisture Milk Leave-in which can be found at Target for $10 http://www.target.com/Moisture-Coco...nditioning/dp/B0038TYTSO/ref=sc_qi_detaillinkbut i got through 1/4 of the bottle before I realized that it just wasn't for my hair:nono:

    If you're looking for something heavier I say go with the SheaMoisture, but if you are looking for plain moisture I say go for the Phyto. In both cases a dab per section of hair will moisturize any situation.

    Good luck. I hope I didn't confuse you.
     
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    I currently use 'Yes To Cucumbers Leave In Conditioner.' I love how this makes my hair feel, especially since I air dry my hair. This also has no parabens, petroleum and silicones.
     
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    Try your local bed bath and beyond
     
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    I have several that I use. 10 n 1, Miracle 7, Ojon Revitalizing mist and Philip B.
     
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    HS 14N1, VS Conditioner, Mizani DTangle, Oyin Juices & Berries, but most times, plain water.
     
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    Right now I am using Bee mine's Deja for aleave in on damp hair (along with 1 or 2 of Bee's other moisturizers)and I use the other Bee mine moisturizers as well (samples)on my hair throughout the week. When these samples are done, I want to try Darcy's leavein...
     
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    i use long term relationship mixed with ors olive oil moisturizing lotion and seal with coconut oil that leaves my hair so soft when it dries
     
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    I am texlaxed 4a/b...

    I am currently using Silk Elements Leave-in Hair Moisturizing Creme. I love this stuff. It keeps my hair moisturized for at least two days if sealed. I was sealing with castor oil or evco but, since the weather has turned cool in my area I am using avocado oil.

    My second favorite thing to use, sometimes in conjunction with the above, is a diluted version of V05 moisture milk. Sometimes I'll just co-wash my hair with it and not rinse it all out and seal. V05 is one of the most moisturizing products I've used relaxed/natural/or texlaxed.

    I have also used EE LTR and I was in love with it for a while but, decided to try using leave-in products that didn't contain cones. But if you can't find the LTR at BB&B, as a poster above stated, just try diluting the LTR conditioner. It will give you the same results.

    In my opinion, Lacio Lacio and Silicon Mix leave-ins were not moisturizing. But they did leave my hair feeling silky and smooth (they are really just all silicone). Once they wore off I could tell my hair was never really moisturized. If this is a concern of yours' as well, try using the Lacio to seal in a moisturizing leave-in. That should work great.
     
  30. Relentless

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    Thanks ladies for all of the responses. Can someone explain to me though, what does "seal" mean? How do you seal?
     

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