Co-washing simply refers to washing your hair with conditioner. When you co-wash your hair you do not use any shampoo at all.
Deep conditioner is a specific type of conditioner. It is very rich in ingredients that nourish hair. Deep conditioners are not designed for daily use.
The five main types of conditioner are:
Not all conditioners are made equal! Some are designed for daily use, others for weekly use and yet others for less than weekly use.
If you wash your hair more than once a week then you need to keep a deep conditioner for use once a week and an instant conditioner or cream-rinse conditioner to use in between.
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