I’ve noticed that when I use products that have silicones my curls go away. I’ve been trying to use products that don’t have silicones (it seems like every hair product has them). What works for one person may not work for you, but these ingredients cause the same amount of damage to all hair types. A product with a lot of silicones that will coat your hair & you will need a clarifying shampoo to remove the build-up.
Water Soluble Silicones
Lauryl Methicone Copolyol
Hydrolyzed wheat protein (Hydroxypropyl Polysiloxane)
Any Silicone with PEG as a prefix
Non Soluble (not water soluble)
Fact: Soluble and non-soluble silicones coat the hair
Sulfates are also really damaging & most shampoos contain harsh, drying sulfates that are extremely damaging for curly hair (ammonium laureth sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium lauryl sulfate, etc
Yesterday at work we got a cute tote filled with Loreal products. I love the lip colors!! I did some swatches on me & my co-workers hand & we both couldn’t remove the product after much scrubbing, definitely a very long lasting lip stain. Next we received an eyeliner with a built in smudger (we’ll see how that goes). Also in my bag was an instant eye smoother called Revitalift miracle blur, I can always use an eye cream. Oh & the last thing in my bag were two bottles of Elnett hairspray which I gave away because I think it’s one of the worst smelling hairsprays every made.