Monday, 21 March 2011

One Product Only

Picture the scenario......the world is about to end (yes very dramatic!) and this is your one and only chance to yell out the hair product you love.

Or in the real world, it is list making time so tell me your favourite product. One and only one in each category!

1. Shampoo
2. Conditioner
3. Leave in Conditioner
4. Moisturiser (if you use one)
5. Oil (if you use one)

One and only one product is allowed in each category.

Here is my current list:

1. Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo
2. Herbal Essences Hello Hydration mask (in a jar not tall bottle)
3. Coconut Oil
4. Do not use one
5. Coconut Oil

Homemade stuff or oil mixes are welcome, just should be one product and one product only


  1. 1. Shampoo: Boots ingredients coconut & almond
    2. Conditioner: Tresemme naturals
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Hawaiin silky 14 in 1
    4. Moisturiser: Water
    5. Oil: coconut Oil

  2. 1) Aveda Sap Moss Shampoo
    2) Elasta QP DPR-11 (old version)
    3) Herbal Essence Long Term Relationship w/Aloe
    Vera juice
    4) My homemade herbal tea spritz
    5) Castor Oil

  3. 1. Giovanni SAS
    2. Giovanni SAS
    3. Giovanni Direct Leave-in
    4. Care Free curl
    5. Coconut oil

  4. oh, FUN!
    1.Organix Therape Scalp Shampoo
    2.Anita Grant Rhassoul Clay Condish
    3.Karen's Body Beautiful Hair Ambrosia
    3.KBB's hair cream
    4.Coconut Oil

  5. 1. Don't have one
    2. Herbal Essence Hello Hydration
    3. Coconut Oil
    4. Water
    5. Coconut Oil

  6. 1) n/a
    2) yes to cucumbers (for color treated hair)
    3) n/a
    4) taliah waajid protective mist bodifier
    5) coconut oil

  7. 1. Shampoo - Trader Joe's Nourish Spa
    2. Conditioner - Aubrey's Organic Honey Suckle Rose
    3. Leave in Conditioner - Herbal Essence Long Term Relationship Leave-In
    4. Moisturiser - Shealoe mix
    5. Oil - Olive Oil

  8. Hi JC...luv the drama! Here are my choices:

    1. Matrix Biolage Hydratherapie Hydrating Shampoo

    2. Matrix Biolage Hydratherapie Detangling Solution

    3. Kinky Curly Knot Today

    4. Jane Carter Solution Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner

    5. Jane Carter Solution Nourish & Shine

  9. This will be interesting to read when you get all the contributions in. My list is

    1. Black Soap (Liquid)
    2. Home made mayo, EVOO, honey and coconut oil mix
    3. Coconut Oil
    4. Water
    5. Coconut Oil

  10. ahhhh this is great Jc, i have been doing a "holy grail" series on my channel (louloumatou) these past couple of weeks. So:

    1. Shampoo: Curl Junkie Daily Fix

    2. Conditioner: Hairveda Moist Pro

    3. Leave in Conditioner: Kinky Curly Knot Today

    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Qhemet Biologics Amla and Olive Heavy Cream

    5. Oil (if you use one): Coconut Oil

    yes!! :)

  11. Shampoo: Suave Almond and shea butter
    Conditioner: Suave Almond and shea
    Leave in: Coconut oil plus some suave condish
    Moisturiser: Pure Aloe vera juice as a spritz (Alternative: water)
    Oil: Homemade mix- (Jojoba+rosemary E.O.) used on scalp

    I seal with raw shea butter.

    I hope the mixes listed adhere to the rules


  12. Good Question!

    Well here's my list:

    1. Shampoo
    If I have to I use ORS Creamy Aloe Vera Shampoo or Roux Porosity Shampoo as my hair is coloured

    2. Conditioner
    Any cheapy one currentlyn Tresemme Naturals or Herbal Essences Hello Hydration

    3. Leave in Conditioner
    My mix of water, castor oil, extra virgin olive oil,coconut oil, glycerin and rose water.

    4. Moisturiser (if you use one)
    My mix mentioned above I guess.

    5. Oil (if you use one)
    Coconut oil and extra virgin olive oil

    That's all I use really. Thanks for asking!

  13. Here's mine:

    Shampoo - Body Shop Rainforest Shampoo
    Conditioner - Herbal Essences Hello Hydration
    Leave-In - ORS Elastic-I-Tea Herbal Leave-In
    Moituriser - Curls Whipped Cream
    Oil - Castor Oil

  14. I'm still trying to find my perfect hair regimen, but as of right now, my list would look like this:

    1. Shea Moisture's African Black Soap deep cleansing shampoo (not sure if they make it anymore, because it's so thick and lasts for months)

    2. Suave's Rosemary Mint conditioner

    3. Shea Moisture's Deep Treatment Masque

    4. Shea Moisture's Coconut & Hibiscus curl & style milk

    5. Mix of water, glycerin, lavender oil and almond oil

  15. 1. Yes to carrots (diluted with water)
    2. Almond Shea Butter by Suave
    3. Kinky Curly Knot Today
    4. Shea Butter/Jojoba Oi/Aloe Vera Juice mix
    5. Coconut Oil

  16. 1. Black Soap
    2. Giovanni Tea Tree Condish
    3. Jane Carter Revitalizing Leave-In
    4. my whipped hair & body butter mix

  17. 1. Shampoo: Shea Moisture Thickening Shampoo
    2. Conditioner: Shea Moisture Thickening Shampoo
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Kimmaytube Leave in
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Bee Mine Balancing Cream
    5. Oil (if you use one): Grapeseed Oil

  18. 1. Shampoo (Shea Moisture Raw Shea Restorative Shampoo)
    2. Conditioner (Shea Moisture Deep Treatment Masque)
    3. Leave in Conditioner (Kinky Curly Knot Today)
    4. Moisturiser (water)
    5. Oil (Pure Argan Oil)

  19. 1. Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo
    2. Giovanni Smooth as Silk
    3. Giovanni Direct Leave-in(this is kind of default since I haven't found one I love, but it's the closest thing I have)
    4. Jane Carter Revitalizing Leave-in Conditioner (again default)
    5. Jojoba oil

  20. 1. loreal sulfate free
    2. tj's nourish spa
    3. kinky kurly knot today
    4. still looking for one
    5. castor oil

  21. 1.Terressentials Pure Earth Wash Lavender
    2.Terressentials Pure Earth Wash Lavender
    3. Terressentials Pure Earth Wash Lavender
    4. Shea butter Mix
    5.Coconut oil

  22. 1. Shampoo:Creme of Nature Ultra Moisturizing Shamp.

    2. Conditioner: Organic Root Stimulator Replenishing conditioner

    3. Leave-In-Conditioner- Creme of Nature (Lemon Grass & Rosemary)

    4. Moisturizer-Shea Butter mixed with Olive Oil or Castor Oil

    5. Oil- Olive Oil

  23. 1. Shampoo - Curls clarifying shampoo
    2. Conditioner - Giovanni Smooth as Silk
    3. Leave in Conditioner - Giovanni Direct LeaveIn
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one)- Butter Love - Karen's Body Beautiful
    5. Oil (if you use one)- Grapeseed oil - only if scalp is itchy

    Also wanted to add Deep Conditioner - Curls XTC

    Great quesitons - Renee

  24. 1.Curl clarifying shampoo
    3.Kinky Curly Knot today
    4.water/vegetable glycerin/aloe vera juice
    5.Coconut Oil

  25. 1. I don't have a favourite shampoo really, but right now I'm using Curly Wurly by Lush, and I'm pretty happy with that.
    2. Tresemme Naturals Moisture Conditioner (used to be Herbal Essence Hello Hydration)
    3. A random mixture of coconut oil, shea butter and aloe vera gel/juice.
    4. Water
    5. Coconut oil.

  26. 1. Shampoo:Bee Mine Botanical Moisturizing Shampoo
    2. Conditioner: n/a
    3. Leave in: Bee Mine Juicy Moisturizing Spritz
    4. Moisturiser: Bee Mine Juicy Moisturizing Spritz
    5. Oil: n/a

  27. 1. A chunk of black soap in water seems to be making my hair and scalp *very* happy!

    2. Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Conditioner

    3. Giovanni's Direct Leave in

    4. Water! Both inside and out :)

    5. Coconut/Vatika Oil.

  28. 1. Shampoo - Organix coconut milk shampoo
    2. Conditioner - Giovanni smooth as silk
    3. Leave in Conditioner - KCKT
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one) - Shea Moisture Yucca and Baobab Conditioner
    5. Oil (if you use one) - Coconut Oil

  29. 1. No fave yet
    2. Herbal Essences Hello Hydration
    3. HEHH diluted with lots of water, AVJ, and sunflower oil
    4. No fave yet
    5. Sunflower oil

  30. 1. Shampoo : ORS creamy Aloe Shampoo (SLS free)
    2. Conditioner: John Frieda Frizz Ease Erste Hilfe Glättungs Conditioner (German).
    UK equivalent: Straight Ahead Style-Activating Conditioner.
    US equivalent: not sure...
    3. Leave in Conditioner: tried many but don't really like any
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): same problem... does Coconut Oil count?
    5. Oil (if you use one): Olive Oil for Prepoo (closely followed by Coconut Oil)

  31. 1. Shea Moisture ABS Shampoo
    2. Aloe Vera Gel/Oil mix
    3. Shea Moisture DTM
    4. N/A
    5. N/A

  32. 1. None yet, but I'm beginning to like bentonite clay
    2. Silk Elements Megasilk Moisturizing Treatment
    3. Shea Moisture Shea Butter Leave In Conditioner
    4. Aloe Vera Juice and Coconut Oil
    5. Coconut Oil

  33. I started using coconut oil three days ago on my hair and scalp. I have not done my weekly washing, so the oil is still on my scalp. Is this bad for me?

  34. 1. Keracare Hydrating Detangling Shampoo - Sulfate Free
    2. Aubrey Organics GPB Conditioner
    3. Alba Botanica
    4. Shea Moisture Hair Milk
    5. Coconut Oil

  35. 1. Shampoo - Giovanni Tea Trea
    2. Conditioner - Giovanni 50/50
    3. Leave-in - Kinky Curly Knot today
    4. Moisturizer - Oyin Hair Dew
    5. Oil - Liquid shea butter

  36. 1. Shampoo: Giovanni Smooth-As-Silk Shampoo
    2. Conditioner: Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose Conditioner
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Kimmaytube Leave in
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Oyin Handmade Hair Dew
    5. Oil (if you use one): Jojoba Oil

  37. 1. Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo
    2. Homemade Mixes
    3. Homemade Mixes
    4. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
    5. Coconut Oil

  38. 1. Giovanni Deep Moisture
    2. Tresemme Flawless Curls
    3. HE Long Term Relationship
    4. none
    5. coconut oil

  39. 1. Johnson's Extra Conditioning Shampoo 2-in-1 Formula for thick/curly hair
    2. Aloe Vera Gel/Eco styler gel mix
    3. N/A
    4. Water
    5. Jojoba oil

  40. 1. Shampoo: Herbs from Khadi
    2. Conditioner: Shikakai from Khadi
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Panacea Vegan Hair Balm
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): None
    5. Oil (if you use one): Arganoil

  41. 1. Shampoo: African black soap diluted with water and Aloe Vera juice.
    2. Conditioner: Distilled water/essential oil mix
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Aloe Vera juice/gel
    4. Moisturizer: none
    5. Oil: Coconut oil

  42. 1. Shampoo: Giovanni 50/50
    2. Conditioner: Yes to Carrots
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Kimmaytube recipe
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Water
    5. Oil (if you use one): jojoba oil

  43. 1. Shampoo////// Nothing major, using Yes to Carrots but I just noticed it has a sulfate...coco-sulfate
    2. Conditioner//////Hello Hydration, but my hair is getting to used to it, not super soft anymore
    3. Leave in Conditioner/////// Garnier Leave-In...But I need a new luv here too. Might be Oyin's whipped pudding. Still in trial stage
    4. Moisturiser/Styler//////Afroveda's whipped gelly, but I mix it at home now.
    5. Oil (if you use one) Coconut is my bestie

  44. 1. Shampoo: Dr Bronner's Castille Soap (when I must shampoo, otherwise, I just co wash)
    2. Conditioner: Any environmentally friendly one that is moisturizing (I always add almond oil to them)
    3. Leave in Conditioner: AVEDA curl-enhancer live-in
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): AVEDA Brilliant anti-humectant pommade
    5. Oil (if you use one): Almond, Olive, or Coconut

    AVEDA is expensive but I am set for a while. I have found my happiness there. Even in shampoos and conditioners

  45. 1. Shampoo: Aubrey Organics White Camelia Shampoo (Dry: Coarse, Unruly)
    2. Conditioner: Carole's Daughter Black Vanilla Hair Smoothie
    3. Leave-In: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In
    4. Moisturizer: Oyin's Frank Juice
    5. Oil: Coconut Oil

  46. Nubian Heritage Black African Soap
    Organic Blue Malva Herb
    Vegetable Glycerin/Water
    Aloe Leaf Juice

  47. 1. Shampoo - don't have a fav... maybe Shampure by Aveda
    2. Conditioner-Herbal Essense Long Term Relationship!
    3. Leave in Conditioner -Afrodetangeler
    4. Moisturiser - Shealoe mix
    5. Oil-Coconut

  48. I honestly don't have too many brand loyalties. For me, hair care practices are way more important than any particular products, but I still wanna play!

    1. Shampoo - don't have a favorite (although, I also used J&J Baby Shampoo until I was a teenager with great success, and don't remember why I stopped. I had already decided last Fall that I want to switch back, once I use up what I've got!)
    2. Conditioner - Cholesterol
    3. Leave-in Conditioner - Karen's Body Beautiful Hair Milk (I do really love this product, but I will no longer be supporting this company once I run out, and will find a replacement)
    4. Moisturiser - Hairobics Braid Spray
    4. Oil - Vatika

  49. 1. Elast QP Conditioning Creme Shampoo
    2. ORS Replenishing Pack
    3. Giovanni Direct Leave In
    4. Aloe + Water
    5. Argan

  50. Shampoo: Dr. Organics
    Conditioner: Herbelle
    Leave-in: jojoba oil (mixed with shae butter for Winter)
    Moisturizer: coconut oil
    Oil: coconut oil

  51. 1. Shampoo - naked rescue intensive care
    2. Conditioner - naked rescue intensive care
    3. Leave in Conditioner - herbal essence beautiful ends
    4. Moisturiser - water
    5. Oil - olive and coconut oil mix

  52. 1. Shampoo: Tresemme anti breakage shampoo
    2. Conditioner: H. Essences long term relationship
    3. Leave in conditioner: Pantene Pro-V smooth & silky
    4. Moisturiser: Water
    5. Oil: Coconut & grapeseed

  53. 1. Tresemme Moisture Rich Shampoo
    2. Tresemme Moisture Rich Conditioner
    3. Cantu Shea Butter Leave in
    4. Rosewater Glycerin/Water/Aloe vera gel/ Coconut oil/Castor oil/Rosemary EO mix
    5. Shea butter/ Coconut oil mix

  54. Utter confusion! I thought I would find the perfect mix from all the smart gals as I stumble thru a wacky 'fro as I transition from 15 years of heavy locs. So here's my hodge-podge list.

    Shampoo: Dr Bonner's or Donna Marie (which I add Jojoba oil)

    Conditioner: Donna Marie or Yes to Carrots

    Leave in conditioner: Donna Marie (diluted)

    Moisturizer: mix of water, jojoba oil, aloe, glycerin (in the summer only)

    Oil: Coconut, Argan, or Jojoba

  55. 1. Shampoo: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut
    2. Conditioner: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Darcy's Botanicals Daily Leave In
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Myhoneychild's honey moisturizer
    5. Oil (if you use one): Jamaican Black Castor Oil

  56. 1) Shampoo: Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose
    2) Condish: Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose
    3) Leave in condish: Darcy's Botanicals Daily Leave In
    4) Moisturizer: None
    5) Oil: Coconut Oil

  57. I use whatever shampoo/condish I have. No specific brand. Then, in no specific order usually, my products are ultra sheen, sta-sof-fro, vitapoint, and sometimes pink oil, but I haven't used pink in a couple of weeks.

  58. lol, if the world was ending, I think I'd yell out murrays! because it's one of my favorite smells ever.

  59. lol Maya, I have to say that you are the first and only person that I have seen in the last 2 years who actually still uses ultrasheen and pink oil!!

  60. 1. Shampoo: Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention
    2. Conditioner: Suave Naturals Almond and Shea, Trader Joe's Nourish Spa, Herbal Essence Hello Hydration
    3. Leave in Conditioner: Oyin Hair Dew, Oyin Honey Hemp
    4. Moisturiser (if you use one): Glycerin/Water/Rosemary Spritz and Oyin Burnt Sugar
    5. Oil (if you use one): Coconut,Jojoba & Castor Oil

  61. 1- Shampoo with African Black shampoo & conditioner
    2- Leave in conditioner mixture of: Say Yes Cucumber conditioner, Aloe vera juice, and water-- shake it up and spritz in hair. I donot put
    any oils in my hair. This leave my hair soft and moist. Natural hair
    donot need all the oils.

  62. 1) Haven't found a Shampoo I love yet
    2) Davines Love Smooth Conditioner
    3) Davines NouNou Pak (deep conditioner)
    4) Moroccanoil treatment
    5) Coconut oil

    I am still looking for a good leave in conditioner as well


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