This blog is more for mixtresses and those that are very interested in the structure of their leave-in conditioners.
Technically, a product has to contain cationic ingredients to be called a moisturizer (leave-in conditioner).
Exactly the same ingredients go into a moisturizer as into a rinse-off conditioner. However, a lower concentration is used.
When you are formulating a moisturizer the first thing you need to decide is which cationic quaternary compound you will use or whether you will combine them.
The common options are:
When you are making your own moisturizer these are all the yummy ingredients you will want to include. You can use some or all of them depending on what you are trying to achieve:
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I was a natural hair blogger and mixtress living between London & Chicago from 2012 to 2017. I always thought I was 4C but some say 4B; images below - you decide! Heather xx