My Deep Conditioner Mix - Softens New Growth!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

I'm currently approaching 14 weeks post relaxer and my hair is feeling like butter because I used this mixture!! One of my favourite Moisturizing Deep Conditioning mixtures consists of:


- 5 tbsp of Keracare Humecto (tub)
- 1 tsp of EVOO
- 1 tsp of Avocado Oil
- 1 tsp of Coconut Oil
- 1 tsp of JBCO
- Shot of Porosity Control Conditioner!

I find this mixture great for hydrating my new growth and keeping my line of demarcation (where the new growth and relaxed hair meet) full of elasticity.

Typically, I use this mixture under my steamer for 30 mins :)


What moisturizing deep conditioners/mixtures do you use while stretching your relaxer or to seriously hydrate your hair when it's really thirsty?




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15 comments

  1. ORS Replenishing conditioner+ any oils i have on hand especially EVOO + coconut oil + sweet almond oil + sunflower oil. Most recently I tried palm kernel oil and I got the softest hair I have ever ever felt!

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    1. Thanks Hun for sharing. Palm kernel oil, hmm that sounds interesting. May have to look into that.

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  2. Sunshyne, why do you recommend Keracare Humecto and Creme of Nature Nourishing & Strengthening Conditioner when they both contain mineral oil (paraffinum liquidum)?

    Also, do you have some tips or a post for preventing breakage/nourishing new growth/protecting the demarcation line while stretching relaxers?

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    1. Hi Fredrique. I didn't necessarily suggest using Humecto or CON Nourishing and strengthening treatment. Yes they contain mineral oil; however, they work well in my hair. Mineral oil is perfectly fine to use in the 'conditioning phase' when doing your hair. It usually poses a problem when it's applied to the scalp or when it's in a moisturizer that you use daily.

      As for tips on strengthening the demarcation line, preventing breakage etc. I can definitely create a post. I do have a 'Relaxer 101' post on the blog, I hope that helps in the meantime :)

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  3. Hi Sunshyne,

    Can you use this same mix with the Herbal Essence Hello Hydration?

    Thanks!

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    1. Hi Tia, Herbal Essences Hello Hydration is not a deep conditioner, it's an instant conditioner, so I would say no. Use a deep conditioner that instructs you to leave it on for 10mins +

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  4. Just did that mixture but i used the oil mixture I made from Naptural85 hair and boy oil and I loved it my hair was easy to detangle and it was mega soft.

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  5. I use creme of nature with argan oil intensive conditioner, ors replenishing conditioner, 1 tbsp of JBCO, 1 tbsp of jojoba oil and 2 tbsp of honey. It makes my hair very soft and easy to manage.

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  6. I want to try using olive oil and a conditioner as a deep conditioner mix. Does it matter which conditioner I use?

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    1. Not at all :) As long as it's a deep conditioner (stating that you need to leave it on for 10-30 mins) then you should be fine.

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    2. I know this post is quite old but I have been following your journey since 2009 when I found your youtube videos. Since then you have inspired me to care for my own hair and I am a proud member of hairlista inc. I couldn't help but notice you no longer use honey in your dc treatments. Any particular reason why?

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    3. Aww thanks for your loyalty :) I truly appreciate it. I no longer use honey because it started to change my hair color to a lighter brown. I didn't care for it. I love dark hair so I had to stop using it, unfortunately.

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