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Lily of the desert aloe Vera gel vs flax seed gel

*M!x*Ch!ck**M!x*Ch!ck* Posts: 154Registered Users
What's your thoughts ?
How you use it?
What level hold would you rate it?

You see any change in your hair ?

Comments

  • rmc2rmc2 Posts: 349Registered Users
    For my 4a hair FSG is a better curl definer than AVG. it may provide more hold too. My recipe is 1/4 cup FS with 2 cups water. I also add (but u can skip) 1 tbsp each jojoba oil and glycerin. Google FSG. There are various recipes online.
  • rmc2rmc2 Posts: 349Registered Users
    Update. Today I used 3 tbsp acg mixed with 1 tbsp jojoba oil and used it all on my soaking wet hair as a styler (after cowashing and conditioning hair). I will say it defined my hair as well as flaxseed gel but flaxseed gel gives more hold. FSG had a bit more of a crunch factor than AVG.
  • rmc2rmc2 Posts: 349Registered Users
    avg for aloe Vera gel. Acg is a typp
  • *M!x*Ch!ck**M!x*Ch!ck* Posts: 154Registered Users
    Im looking for something that defines my curls with light hold

    But idk what's healthier avg or fsg

    My hair finally got to the point I don't need gel

    But I just want something defines my curls
  • rmc2rmc2 Posts: 349Registered Users
    Mix chick, both avg and fsg are good/healthy for your hair. I would recommend you use both combined like a mixture of 2 tbsp each avg and fsg plus 1 tbsp jojoba oil. You need to experiment.
  • *M!x*Ch!ck**M!x*Ch!ck* Posts: 154Registered Users
    Didn't think I could mix the two
  • rmc2rmc2 Posts: 349Registered Users
    Mix chick google it. I see some FSG recipes that include a bit of AVG.
  • TheCurlyOneTheCurlyOne Posts: 52Registered Users
    I would say that FSG is better, however, it has medium hold and for ME made my hair crunchy and dry...for moisture I prefer aloe vera. If you are going to go with flaxseed gel, make sure that you add moisturizing ingredients or humectants like honey in there.

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