Ojon Restorative Hair Treatment review, so many of you said that I absolutely must try pre-pooing. That is was an essential part of your regimen and you were convinced that I could find an oil in my stash that worked as well, if not better than this super expensive product. Personally, I've never been a fan of pre-pooing. I never "got it" and it always felt like I was wasting product because it would be washed down the drain (ironically: I don't have this problem with deep conditioner. Which also sits in your hair for 30 minutes and then gets washed down the drain).
First off, what is a pre-poo? A pre-poo is literally a "pre-shampoo" treatment. It's supposed to prepare your hair for the abuse it's about to get in the washing process (especially if you, like me, use a sulfate shampoo). Oils are really popular for this, as well as humectants like honey. Some people even use conditioner or protein treatments.
For me, pre-pooing helped me detangle my hair in the shower with just water. Plain ol' water. My knots literally started melting as soon as the water hit my head and I started running my fingers through it. Why? No idea. But I don't plan on questioning a good thing! I also have needed to deep condition my hair less. Which is a big perk in my book because I've never been a fan of it.
I tried the following oils straight out of their respective bottles:
- Coconut Oil
- Sweet Almond Oil
- Olive Oil
- BB Oil It Up 10 in One (basically an oil cocktail of wow-I-can't-pronounce-half-of-this)
Did any of them compare to Ojon's? None of them out performed Ojon's Restorative Treatment, but the difference was so slight I don't think investing in such an expensive product is worth it. If you really want to try it but it's outside of your budget, I suggest trying to get your hands on some palm oil, the first ingredient listed on the jar. Much cheaper (though shipping might be a pain) and will probably work exactly the same way!
Do you pre-poo? What are some of your favorite products? Do you create your own hair oil cocktails? Tell me in the comments.