Top 3 Reasons Not to Use Conditioner on Locs

Conditioner on Locs
Using conditioner on locs is a highly debatable topic in the Loc Community and I wanted to share my main reasonings for NOT putting conditioner on locs.

Do you think its necessary to use conditioner in your hair?

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Jocelyn Reneé

Jocelyn Reneé is a Licensed Cosmetologist, Loctician and Textured Hair Educator. She was born and raised in the Washington DC area and is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Cosmetology Science program. With over 14 years in the Hair Care Industry, from Salon Assistant to Natural Hair Blogger to Professional; Jocelyn is passionate about cultivating healthy hair.

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I honestly think it depends on the hair. I think some people will see a benefit and others wont. And some conditioners are better than others. When I use a box color I never use the conditioner that comes with the color…it’s just creamy perfume. I use my own and get a better result that works for my hair. Also, this is the only time I use conditioner, and If I just color a portion of my locs, I only condition the portion that I colored; and only that one time.
After that I go back to just my regular wash routine which does not include conditioner because I don’t want to be bothered with having to rinse again.

[…] at least 5 minutes, with warm water and then follow up with a moisturizing shampoo. Personally, I do not use conditioner in locs, instead follow up the Blue Dawn Dishwashing Liquid cleansing with a hot oil treatment or steam […]

[…] Add treatments. I’m not an advocate or fan of using conditioner on locs, I believe the best way to strengthen and combat dry hair and dry scalp with locs, during the […]

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