Cowash, condition wash, cowashing are all the same things. Washing hair with a cleansing conditioner (botanical conditioner) instead of a harsher (but often needed) shampoo. Many naturals have embraced cowashing instead of or in addition to shampoo washing, and these fairly new products are here to stay.
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They have become a part of our hair's culture as they are less damaging to our strands and refuse to strip them of their much-need moisture. As more and more brands create cowash cleansers, it can become frustrating to know which ones to pick up. No need to fret as we've listed the best of the best cowashing conditioners that your hair will thrive by using.
Alikay Naturals CoWash Me Cleansing Conditioner
Nothing but goodness in this cleansing conditioner that harnesses the power of Jojoba and Peppermint oils. Get soft, moisturized and hydrated strand with the fresh scent of peach and a hint of berries.
As I Am Coconut Cowash
The first and still my absolute top favorite cleansing conditioner, this Coconut cowash is everything! Love, love, LOVE how it contains a special blend of natural ingredients that work to promote healthy hair growth from the follicular level. This cowash allow you to maintain moisture, and even adds more moisture while helping hair to retain moisture until your next cleanse. Makes detangling a breeze and rinses easily from hair.
Carol's Daughter® Hair Milk Nourishing and Conditioning Cleansing Conditioner
A beloved and trust brand, this nourishing cleansing conditioner rinses away impurities as it deeply moisturizes and quickly detangles curls, coils, kinks, and waves. It's made with Agave Nectar to detangle, deeply moisturize and condition hair from root to tip
DevaCurl No-Poo Original Zero Lather Conditioning Cleanser
A line loved by and for curly hair, this latherless best-selling cleansing conditioner stimulates and cleans the scalp and hair without stripping away natural oils. With peppermint and grapeseed oil, get shiny and bouncy hair that is just plain gorgeous!
EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Cleansing CoWash
A great line that is truly coming into it's own, EDEN BodyWorks has some superior products that are becoming favorites for many naturals. Their Coconut Shea Cleaning CoWash is a sulfate-free, no suds gentle cleansing conditioner cream for removing residue and build up between regular washings to promote a healthy hair environment for growth.
Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner For Curly Hair
This low-lather cleansing conditioner for curly hair is formulated with pomegranate to preserve and define your curls' natural bounce. for curly hair color safe helps prevent dryness and frizz preserves and defines the structure of curls no silicones, sulfates or parabens made in America
Miss Jessie's® Crème De La Curl™ Cleansing Cream
Another favorite and pioneering line in natural haircare, this cleansing cream will give you all the soft, natural curls you've always wanted. Without sulfates, it cleanses perfectly while imparting all the moisture your thirst-starved strands need.
Ouidad Curl Immersion™ Co-Wash Cleansing Conditioner
I love Ouidad and their amazing line of cleansers, conditioners and stylers which cater to your curls, kinks and coils. You get to pamper your curls with this luxurious light foaming cleanser with coconut oil helps reduce protein loss, improve hair texture and promote healthy growth, while rosemary and sage oils refresh and cleanse.
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Additionally, avocado and grapeseed oils help strengthen and moisturize curls.
Pantene Pro‑V Truly Natural Hair Co‑Wash Conditioner
One of the more cheaper brands on the list, this popular fave is a line that you loved while relaxed and can still love while natural. Pantene's CO-Wash helps to cleanse, condition, and detangle in one easy step without stripping the hair's natural moisture. This low lathering formula helps to refresh unmanageable curls and helps control frizz when used between shampoos.
SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Co-Wash Conditioning Cleanser
One of my favorite lines, and a beast at creating products for natural hair, their Co-Wash Conditioning Cleanser is ideal for thick, curly hair and removes impurities without stripping hair of natural oils. A lightweight moisturizer that softens and controls frizz in one easy step.
Do you have a favorite cowash that you think should be added to this list? Share below and I'll add it up here!
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