Great curls but producty feel

GillsGills Registered Users Posts: 77
I'm hoping you can help me with a problem I'm having! I've found a couple different ways to get really beautiful, relatively frizz-free curls, but no matter what I do my hair always feels rough and producty to the touch. As in, if I touch a couple of curls, my fingers come away a little greasy. The curls also feel stiff in my hands. Here's what I'm using right now:

-Occasional (1x per month or less) lo-poo with Trader Joe's TTT shampoo
-Daily cowash with Suave pomegranate
-Rinse-out rotates between GVPCB, AOHR, and Garnier Triple Nutrition, depending on my moisture and protein needs

As for styling, I've found great (visual) success with using GVPCB for conditioner-only styling. Also, I just bought and tried [buylink=]KCKT[/buylink] + [buylink=]KCCC[/buylink] and was even happier with the curls I got from that, but again with the stiff, producty feeling! What gives?

I'm really at a loss here, and I'd be so grateful for any help you could give me. TIA!
Hair type: 3a, medium porosity (??), medium texture
Final sulfate wash: April 14, 2009
Co-wash: Suave Pomegranate
Conditioner: GVPCB, AOHR, Garnier Triple Nutrition
Products: Experimenting with KCKT and KCCC

My hair loves:
Olive oil
...still trying to figure out what else!

My hair hates:
Biotera Curl Creme (?)


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