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Old 07-27-2018, 04:13 PM   #1
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Wetsuit lube (CureCare discontinued)

I used to use CureCare from Sally's beauty supply. Great stuff. Got it by the gallon. Cheap, unscented. They no longer make it. Any suggestions for a similar replacement?
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Old 07-27-2018, 04:20 PM   #2
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Mane 'N Tail Conditioner works well and it is unscented or lightly scented. Used to use CureCare from Sally's as well. Loved that stuff. Any cheap conditioner will work if you can stand the heavily perfumed smell.
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Old 07-27-2018, 04:56 PM   #3
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I'm down to 2 gallons of Cure Care, I'll sell a gallon of this rare conditioner for $100
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Old 07-27-2018, 08:08 PM   #4
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Old 07-28-2018, 09:54 AM   #5
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Re: Wetsuit lube (CureCare discontinued)

I used to clean out the shelf at Sally’s so I would go years without needed more. Was bummed when I went in the other day and they said it wasn’t being made anymore. They gave me a name of something similar I could buy on amazon but it wound up being 10 times as expensive. I’ll look for the Mane n tail.
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Old 07-29-2018, 06:27 AM   #6
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Re: Wetsuit lube (CureCare discontinued)

Thanks for the info Rosstnfound. At first I was ok with any cheap hair conditioner, but slowly it smells horrible to me.

After some search, I found multiple types of mane N tail conditioner? Do all of these works and safe for our neoprene or only certain kind?

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-n-Ta...ottle/10293244
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-n-Ta...fl-oz/10293237
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-N-Ta...12-Oz/42865514

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Mane 'N Tail Conditioner works well and it is unscented or lightly scented. Used to use CureCare from Sally's as well. Loved that stuff. Any cheap conditioner will work if you can stand the heavily perfumed smell.
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Old 07-29-2018, 12:24 PM   #7
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Re: Wetsuit lube (CureCare discontinued)

Not even joking around I use 4oz of equate personal lube mixed with about a quart of water...seems to be about the same as mako's wet suit lube.
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Old 07-29-2018, 01:01 PM   #8
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Just use a little McNett's wetsuit shampoo diluted with water. Have used this solution effectively for years without ever having rashes or the sickening smells of conditioners.
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Old 07-29-2018, 02:35 PM   #9
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Baby shampoo or hair conditioner. Scented is fine by me. Covers up the pee smell a little

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Old 07-29-2018, 03:01 PM   #10
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Thanks for the info Rosstnfound. At first I was ok with any cheap hair conditioner, but slowly it smells horrible to me.

After some search, I found multiple types of mane N tail conditioner? Do all of these works and safe for our neoprene or only certain kind?

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-n-Ta...ottle/10293244
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-n-Ta...fl-oz/10293237
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mane-N-Ta...12-Oz/42865514

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I have used the first one on your list. The texturizing conditioner. I am sure they would be fine. Good luck.
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I have used the first one on your list. The texturizing conditioner. I am sure they would be fine. Good luck.
I recently got sick of the smell I've been using, not sure if it's the hair conditioner or the shampoo for my mask. I'll try this.
Thanks Rosstnfound.
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Old 07-30-2018, 03:21 PM   #12
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I recently got sick of the smell I've been using, not sure if it's the hair conditioner or the shampoo for my mask. I'll try this.
Thanks Rosstnfound.
Very diluted J&J shampoo for your mask works great and does not smell. I like to keep my mask in a small bucket of diluted J&J shampoo when boat diving. Always a crystal clear mask that does not fog up. If you are in and out of a boat a lot, this is very handy. Use fresh water and just a squirt is all it takes.
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Old 07-31-2018, 10:29 AM   #13
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I've been using this stuff since cure care went away...
https://m.wholefoodsmarket.com/produ...nd-conditioner

Not too pricey, but definitely not as inexpensive as cure care was.
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Check out Unicure. It's on Amazon and you can get it by the gallon. It's also scent free which I am a fan of. I don't know how much curecare was but this stuff is $60/gallon....
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