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post #1 of 7 Old 06-15-2009, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Homemade Detangler Recipes..

I've been looking up information for detanglers.. I use Cowboy Magic Detangler and Shine and it's awfully expensive, as much as I love it. Has anyone used a homemade detangler or perhaps a human detangler?

Also, off subject (sort of) I have a dark bay and white paint and wasn't sure if I should buy separate shampoos for each color. I currently have Quic Silver for the white spots and Quic Color for the dark spots.. is that necessary? I wasn't sure if either cleaned up both spots nicely rather than using two.
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post #2 of 7 Old 06-15-2009, 03:35 PM
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$10 for a 4 oz tube! I know! I would love a homemade recipe too.
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post #3 of 7 Old 07-22-2009, 10:50 AM
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I use little kids detangler like suave! Its super cheap, works great, and not to mention comes in very sweet scents - my favorite is green apple and coconut! Lol! =]
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post #4 of 7 Old 07-22-2009, 12:12 PM
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All I really use for a detangler is mane and tail conditioner and water in a spray bottle.

Squeeze about 2 squirts of conditioner into the spray bottle
Fill the rest up with water.
Shake and there you go.

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post #5 of 7 Old 07-22-2009, 12:18 PM
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DPN has a good receipe :) I used to use that all the time and that way you can just leave it in. I now use Coconut Oil which is more for making the hair longer and thicker and healthier and Eqyss products! They are all natural and wont dry out the hair like Cowboy magic and Show Sheen they are all natural. Works great! I can definitely tell a difference using both products on my mare
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post #6 of 7 Old 07-22-2009, 12:45 PM
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I just bought baby shampoo. You can use it everywhere and especially on the face. It's no tear formula. I also just got human detangler, also for babies. They work great. It's it cheap too. Dollar store is my very best friend. Hehe...
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post #7 of 7 Old 07-24-2009, 04:46 PM
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Infusium 23 leave in conditioner. Buy it when it goes on sale at WallyMart. JMHO I thought it worked better than the other conditioners I tried, depends maybe on the horse, some swish their tail more or tend to get knots more than others.
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