How To Deep Condition Using Regular Conditioner

At all costs we try to save money and budget, especially when it comes to hair products. We want the cheap way out, while giving our hair exactly what it needs. Let’s talk about conditioning your hair. It is an important step, right? Of course it is!

This is very important, especially if your hair is chemically treated. You should condition weekly, and by condition we mean deep condition. Deep conditioning provides the hair with its necessary nutrients and moisture to remain strong and healthy as it grows.

There are many deep conditioners out there to choose from. Most are reasonable, but not of a price that is desirable to pay frequently, unless the bottle size is humongous. First off, you must define what hair constantly needs the most. There are deep conditioners out there that are specifically for certain hair challenges (damaged, extra moisture, shine, retention, etc). Defining your hair’s needs will help big time with this next suggestion.

Have you ever heard that the theory that your regular conditioner cannot be used as a deep conditioner? Don’t believe the hype; it can. Your regular conditioner acts as a lighter Moisturizer, as opposed to your average deep conditioner.

Regular conditioner is designed to quickly replace the moisture that is stripped during shampooing. It gets the hair cuticles back in line, and with that being said, there are some ingredients you can add to your regular conditioner that will transform it into a deep conditioner. That’s right!

Here are some ingredients you can play with, and mix with your regular conditioner to achieve the deep conditioner want to achieve:


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Hi! I am Mykel, and I love life. I love performing, dance, acting, fashion, hair, etc. I have a Bachelor's in Communications Theatre. Theatre is the best and challenging major by far. It has taught me discipline, problem-solving, leadership, creativity, and so on. I like who I'm becoming! xo

About Mykel Trent


Hi! I am Mykel, and I love life. I love performing, dance, acting, fashion, hair, etc. I have a Bachelor's in Communications Theatre. Theatre is the best and challenging major by far. It has taught me discipline, problem-solving, leadership, creativity, and so on. I like who I'm becoming! xo

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Comments

    1. BlackHairInformation.com

      A sealant is anything that locs moisture in your hair, so an oil is a sealant.. its not perfect but when put over water or a water based product your hair stays moisturized longer

    2. Kashmere Noel
      Kashmere Noel

      Try the LOC (liquid oil cream), LCO (liquid cream oil) WLO (water leave-in oil) methods for sealing. I personally use the WLO method

    3. Somaya Cader Mohammed
      Somaya Cader Mohammed

      I wish I has access to all the beautiful products that are available in the states here we have hardly anything that caters to my type of hair and what we do have sells out for months and months. Old products like dark and lovely moisture plus is the best I can do can you imagine and just the odd good oils like coconut and almond..

  1. Fallon Pryce
    Fallon Pryce

    So should I use a leave in conditioner and then spray on water mixed with extra Virgin olive oil to seal it in??

  2. Theresa Marie Bryant
    Theresa Marie Bryant

    Yay! I already do this. Glad to know I’m doing something right. I do have a fancy expensive deep conditioner but some days I’ll switch it up and mix olive oil into my vo5 moisture milk or tresemme conditioner and use that as my deep conditioner

  3. Kelli Mcghee
    Kelli Mcghee

    OK this morning I mix olive oil with my deep con
    Good to know I’m on the right track with this one thanks

  4. Weberly

    Most of those things would be good to add to shampoo except for honey. While it is a natural humectant and will soften your hair fabulously it should also be stated that unless you take it off in 15-20 min it’s also a natural hair lightener. Also to get the full benefit a of honey it really should be raw honey. The more processed the less benefit, and yes there is a huge difference, in price as well. In fact a couple bananas some yogurt and honey with maybe a tablespoon of your favorite oil makes an excellent conditioner and is practically free. Just make sure you run it through a strainer to get the clumps out before putting on your hair. If not it will be a pain to rinse but the difference in that and regular conditioner is amazing. You can also add a few drops of t-tree oil to make it anti fungal , or peppermint oil for a good scalp treatment (really relaxing too) Anyway that’s my 2 cents, hope it is helpful

  5. michelle

    how would you add the shea butter to the conditioner. and if I washed my hair on the day that I want to use the Shea butter-condition recipe , will I had it to the wet hair. I’m new to this and shapoo, deep co tips?

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