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need another type of gel besides deva

DarbyDarby Posts: 1,025Registered Users
I like the deva angell gel but I think it's drying my hair out badly. What else is like it but won't dry hair out? I've tried Ouidad but that one seems to make my hair flat and greasy looking. I have very fine, thin hair.
PW:curlyhaired

Natural hair color - dark brunette
Fine, thinish hair/3a, 3b

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  • BosslaydeeBosslaydee Posts: 28Registered Users
    try some aloe vera gel. ive never used it but i used the aloe vera juice in my hair and its amazing. aloe vera gel is highly rated as well. :)
    :toothy4:4a/3c mix.:toothy4:

    BC: 09/28/12 :occasion9:
    growing everyday.

    one step at a time.. :sleepy3:
    SL / APL / BSL / MBL / WL


  • DarbyDarby Posts: 1,025Registered Users
    Does that give any hold??
    PW:curlyhaired

    Natural hair color - dark brunette
    Fine, thinish hair/3a, 3b
  • Morgan_AdcockMorgan_Adcock Posts: 2,573Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I have not personally had that problem with Deva gels. However, I do the baptismal rinse, so I leave a lot of conditioner in my hair.

    With extremely fine hair, I find that aloe vera gel gives me some hold. I like mixing it with a few drops of jojoba oil, which seems to make a difference in the amount of hold I get.

    Some people complain that AVG acts like a protein on their hair, but with fine hair, that is not an issue for me. My hair needs protein.

    Other gels which I particularly like are KCCC and Kiss My Face Upper Management.
    Peace,
    Morgan

    Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
    CGing since July 2008
  • sdkittysdkitty Posts: 358Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I've been using garnier pure clean gel...nice hold, little crunch
  • asianrunnerasianrunner Posts: 2,251Registered Users
    What kind of hold are you looking for?
    Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
    cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

    rinse out: GVP Conditioning Balm, CJ Beauticurls, CJ Smoothing

    jellies/creams: CR Curl Maker, KCCC
    gels: CJ CQ, CJ Pattern Pusha, BRHG

  • tenapaigetenapaige Posts: 208Registered Users
    Darby wrote: »
    I like the deva angell gel but I think it's drying my hair out badly. What else is like it but won't dry hair out? I've tried Ouidad but that one seems to make my hair flat and greasy looking. I have very fine, thin hair.

    Deva gel dries my hair out pretty bad too, what kind of hair props do u have? u should try eco styler or elasta qp u can get these at sallys
  • tenapaigetenapaige Posts: 208Registered Users
    Darby wrote: »
    I like the deva angell gel but I think it's drying my hair out badly. What else is like it but won't dry hair out? I've tried Ouidad but that one seems to make my hair flat and greasy looking. I have very fine, thin hair.

    Sorry just realized u said fine thin hair in this case i would recommend elasta qp aloe vera gel or flax seed gel, if u have the time and patience flax seed gel is the cheapest route
  • DarbyDarby Posts: 1,025Registered Users
    What kind of hold are you looking for?

    Just a light hold
    PW:curlyhaired

    Natural hair color - dark brunette
    Fine, thinish hair/3a, 3b
  • 2poodles2poodles Posts: 2,481Registered Users Curl Novice
    My favorite is KCCC. I really did like the newer Deva Ultra defining gel, but it made my scalp itch something fierce....
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]2Poodles :flower: Southeast PA
    fine, med porosity, normal elasticity
    Currently using the following 2 - 3 x/week:
    Living Proof Perfect Hair Day suphate-free Poo, cone-free CO and styling treatment, plus KCCC

  • SamanthascurlzSamanthascurlz Posts: 1,082Registered Users
    2poodles wrote: »
    My favorite is KCCC. I really did like the newer Deva Ultra defining gel, but it made my scalp itch something fierce....

    That's what I use! And my scalp itches too! That's crazy how the results are similar.
    CG, High Porosity, Fine, Low Density, Medium Elasticity
    Suave, V05, GF Go clean gel, ACV rinses, CO, and Gelatine PT.
    [URL="[url=http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/members/samanthascurlz-albums-evolvement-my-hair.html]Curls[/url]"][/url]Curls

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