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How to ‘cowash’ and what it means

August 20, 2013 curlytea 0

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‘Cowashing’ (‘cowash’) is the process of using a conditioner, instead of shampoo, to help rinse away buildup and improve the moisture retention of your hair.

Many shampoos usually strip the hair of not only build-up, but all helpful oils which will keep the curls lubricated and soft. So its called ‘cowash’ because you’re using a COnditioner to “WASH” the hair.

Typically washing the hair means using some type of shampoo or surfactant to remove the dirt.   So don’t be thrown off the name.