Two words. Olive Oil. Straight from the kitchen, Olive Oil. Pour some on your hands, rub together to warm up. Just rub it on the hair, let it set, then rinse it out.
Next time you're in your grocery store look in the "Ethnic" hair care section. I use an olive oil based hair conditioner from a brand called "African Pride" "Olive Miracle". I just dilute it with water and it works wonders.
A cheap "Special Reborn" leave-in conditioner receipt:
1 Bottle of any regular baby detangler
1 touch of Olive oil
1 Squirt of baby lotion
Shake well before each use
Disclaimer: Try a small test piece. Keep oil away from clothing. I'm not responsible for any damages.