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Product Junkie Fears

By January 27th, 202141 Comments

Product Junkie Fears

Tiana asks:

What product do you keep on hand, out of intense fear that you may run out?

CN Responds:
‘Whatever I’m currently using and loving’, says PJ numero uno. Which is why at this very moment, I have 3 dusty bottles of DevaCare One, 2.5 bottles of Deva Set it Free, 4 bottles of Say Yes to Carrots, 3 tubes of Garnier Cream Gel, and 3 tubs of CURLS Souffle. My need to have my current HG (holy grail) on deck sponsors giveaways and allows my curlfriends to shop my closet like a Beauty Supply.


  • Braelynn says:

    Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut conditioner and Vo5 Moisture Milks Passion Fruit Smoothie…I have about 4 bottles of both.

  • Jo Somebody says:

    Nooooooooo Bitty Boss! Why did you say that?? I've been eyeing up Darcy's Transitioning Cream for months, now I'm going to have to bite off my fingers to stop myself buying it! And even then I'll still try to use my nose to type!

  • Anonymous says:

    Hmmm…I never thought I was a PJ, but now that I'm really looking in my hair pantry I'm not so sure. I can see I do stock pile a few items. ๐Ÿ™

    I have 4 jars of Pantene Beautiful lengths replenishing mask (for DTs) and 3(33.8oz) bottles of Aussie Moist conditioner…that's not including the one I have out for daily use and the one in my shower…5 total. EEK!

    Between the two, hands down…I CANNOT be without Aussie Moist conditioner. Makes my hair feel like butter. That is the only product in my arsenal that I would say is a mainstay.


  • The Melanista says:

    Gotta have my Kinky Curly Knot Today! If nothing else, that's the one! I also need my Giovanni Smooth As Silk Conditoner. I always stock up for those.

  • IcyLillies says:

    I would have to say eco styler gel. I ran out of it recently and was nearly losing my mind! I ended up buying some a week before I would even use it for the most part, lol. Gel has become my very best friend, lol

  • Tasha says:

    Jane Carter's nourish and shine!
    Taliah Waajid's Style and Shine.

  • Anonymous says:

    shea moisture curl enhanching smoothie!! love this stuff for soft twist outs. Just dampen very slightly with leave-in, apply very little of this product before twisting and let dry over night. And I have shiny defined soft curls! this stuff is the truth!

  • Anonymous says:

    Uncle Funky's Daughter Curly Magic and Extra Butter
    Vatika Oil
    EV Coconut Oil
    Jojoba Oil
    Just added Castor Oil to my must have list
    Aloe Vera Gel

  • Laura says:

    Lass Naturals Henna Nourishing Hair Oil

    I found this stuff online while searching for henna oil. Besides Aloe Vera and licorice,it also contains many of the popular Ayurveda oils including Aml, Shikakai, and Bringraj. I had to order from India so due to shipping costs I took the leap of faith and bought 6 bottles the very first time. I'm glad I did. I love this oil~

  • Anonymous says:

    I take small dabs of my Baby Butter creme and the Curly Butter creme. Its the original formula.The new formula for the BBC was hard like in texture.

  • Natural-E says:

    Bioinfusion Rosemary Mint conditioner for co-washing and Giovanni Direct leave-in. I keep about 2 bottles of each at all times.

  • Anonymous says:

    especially my Juices and Berries or Greg Juice.

  • Anonymous says:

    anything OYIN!

  • Quite says:

    I have stock piled Qhemets AOHC and I have the Burdock Cream for a backup. I also keep castor oil and Aloe Vera gel, and Oyin's Frank Juice to dampen my hair prior to dry twistouts and/or bantu knot out.

  • DvaAuNaturel says:

    KinkyCurly Custard and Knot today. Especially the Knot Today. Mine is low now and I'm kind of tripping out because I just know when I go to my local Target they might be out. From now on it's 2 bottles. Bad enough my Qhemet Amla Heavy Cream is super low and my local store hasn't gotten in a shipment yet. That'll never happen again either. Trying to clear through everything else now so I can only keep what I absolutely love, like KC and Qhemet.

  • Anonymous says:

    Shea Moisture DTM! this is my Holy Grail leave-in conditioner/moisturizer/styler. I need to have an extra one at all times.

  • Anonymous says:

    I cannot run out of:
    Jojoba oil

  • shea_nicole says:

    Hey Nik i highly recommend the sheamoisture line i have the curl enhancing smoothie the deep conditioner and the curl and style milk all of which i use on wet or dry twistouts with smashing results.

  • Anonymous says:

    I can't live without my Giovanni Smooth as Silk conditioner. I thought I could switch up and try something different my hair INSTANTLY rebelled and turned to a puff ball while dripping wet fresh out of the shower. I definitely played myself lololol! I can't live without it!

  • Anonymous says:

    Although I am a product junkie (PJ), I can always get my hands on whatever I need….I live in the DC area, where there are plenty of places I can go to get what I need, quickly….Thank God! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • GJones says:

    I can not run out of:
    Olive butter
    Garnier-Moisture works poo and condish
    Hair Milk
    Garnier-Sleek and shine Leave In

  • Unknown says:

    Every two weeks I purchase two jars of Shea Moisture's Deep Treatment Masque. Running out is allll bad.

  • Anonymous says:

    My karkady tea mist by Qhemet.Impatiently waiting for the new formula. I have about 1/4 bottle left that I'm trying to make last and my hair is not happy about running out.

  • Anonymous says:

    I've become a PJ since my BC in December..I have 4 bottles of V05 Moisture Milks Conditioner…I LOVES that stuff for my cowash..and 2 bottles of sweet almond oil..

    *Still on the hunt for a staple shampooo…any suggestion? HELP!

  • Anonymous says:

    My Must Have List:
    – Organic Aloe Vera
    – Organic Cassia Obovata
    – Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose
    – Organic Shea Butter
    – Organic Oils
    – Water
    – Organic / Natural Preservatives for homemade products

  • KC says:

    I don't like to be low on Kinky Curly Knot Today, extra virgin olive oil, or unrefined shea butter.

  • Anonymous says:

    I can not live without my Henna, my Unrefined Shea Butter, and EVOO!;)

  • AusetAbena says:

    This C2C question is too funny. Hmmm. I myself am about to buy some big bottles of Giovanni Direct Leave-In, out of fear of not having any on hand. That and Oyin Handmade Honey Hemp. I am also feening to buy more coconut oil (the big bottle). My sister buys Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut Conditioner as if she doesn't have one in every room of her house. LOL. Too funny.

  • AishaSaidIt says:

    Henna and DevaCurl One Conditioner

  • CURLYNIKKI says:

    still on the hunt for the perfect dry twisting cream… should I try one of the Shea Moisture varieties… I'm on my way to Tarjay.

  • Pamela says:

    Kinky Curly Knot Today, Herbal Essence Hello Hydration Conditioner, and Hot Six Oil. Those are my must-haves. I can experiment with everything else.

  • Bitty Boss says:

    Darcy's Botanicals Transitioning Creme! This stuff is gold! All summa all winter!

  • CURLYNIKKI says:

    I know Sarah ๐Ÿ™ I'm pitiful. I get on a product hard and then drop it fast, lol. And then I'm stuck with bottles and bottles of it!

  • WMH says:

    Kinky Curly Knot Today and Curls Curl Souffle.

  • Anonymous says:

    I would be a mess without DevaCare No-Poo! Best cleanser I have ever tried!

  • MelMelBee says:

    Jamila Henna…I have about 8 boxes. When I get down to 4 I re-order so that I can always have some on hand ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Farrah says:

    I'm terrified of running out of extra virgin coconut oil.Thank goodness there's a Nature's Smart near my home that I can run to and pick up a 16oz jar….or 2.

  • sarah says:

    jeez, Nik! i'm not that bad, but i do get the twitchy eye whenever i only have half a tub of whole fat Greek yogurt and/or one can of coconut milk (which are the two ingreditents for my DT). in the summer, i have to buy two bottles of Oyin's Juices & Berries. and i can already tell, i might get the same way with their Hair Dew.

  • Anonymous says:

    Infusium 23 Leave in conditioner and African Royal Hot Six Oil.

  • Pecancurls says:

    My PJ-ism is not that bad yet…(probably because I am only 5.5 months into my transition ๐Ÿ™‚ ). However, I wanted to piggyback and ask about the expiration potential for these products — particularly those that are made from primarily all natural ingredients?

    Any thoughts?

  • socialitedreams says:

    i never let my qhemet amla and olive heavy cream run out, that is a no no…otherwise, pretty versatile with any other products ๐Ÿ™‚


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