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Liquid Gel Recs

adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
Last night i had a brain fart and screwed up my measurement for fsg. It came out very watery. I didn't like the drippies so I added a little AVG which helped somewhat to thinken. But later I realized i like the wateryness. My hair is dense and it was way easier to get every strand coated but my drying time was so much quicker than heavy gel. I'm lopo.

I kind of remember as a newbie and experimenting having a liquid gel I liked but I don't remember the name. I know it wasn't Deva because I remember mixing that to make it tolerable. Any CG friendly liquid gel suggestions would be appreciated for me I don't want to make FSG.
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  • myhairDOTcommyhairDOTcom Posts: 123Registered Users
    Are you trying to avoid mixing period? If not, have you tried adding water to a maximum hold gel until it is the consistency that you like?
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    My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

    Currently using...
    Poo: Any sulfate free or low sulfate poo
    Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals
    Leave-in: Camille Rose Moisture Milk
    DC: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea DC
    Stylers: Xtreme Wetline gel
    Oils: EVCO
    Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew/watered down CR Moisture Milk
    Sealant: Oyin pomades or JC Nourish and Shine
  • adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
    Are you trying to avoid mixing period? If not, have you tried adding water to a maximum hold gel until it is the consistency that you like?

    No. I don't mind mixing. It's just the refrigeration thing is kind of a pain especially if I'm travelling. I mix all my dc's.

    That's a great idea. I'm going to try that. :cherry:
    Yes, it's real. No, you can't touch it. :wav:
  • coracora Posts: 456Registered Users
    It is sort of a serum, but I like Curls Curl Gel less C
  • tnaturaltnatural Posts: 362Registered Users
    I like Curl Junkie Curl Queen.
    Last texturizer-9/18/08
    BC-12/30/09

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  • tnaturaltnatural Posts: 362Registered Users
    Also I've heard good things about Uncle Funky's Daughter Curly Magic. It's kinda of liquidy. I have not tried it yet, but it's on my list.
    Last texturizer-9/18/08
    BC-12/30/09

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  • myhairDOTcommyhairDOTcom Posts: 123Registered Users
    Just in case you're not aware Uncle funkys is snotty, like kccc. I also like curls gels, but they give me so much shrinkage I don't use them as much as I did when I had a real twa.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

    Currently using...
    Poo: Any sulfate free or low sulfate poo
    Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals
    Leave-in: Camille Rose Moisture Milk
    DC: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea DC
    Stylers: Xtreme Wetline gel
    Oils: EVCO
    Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew/watered down CR Moisture Milk
    Sealant: Oyin pomades or JC Nourish and Shine
  • BronxJazzyBronxJazzy Posts: 19Registered Users
    kiss my face upper management gel is my fave gel for wash and goes. Its liquidy and easy to distribute. It has a good hold to it and elongates my hair.
  • happyfacehappyface Posts: 845Registered Users
    I like Curl Junkie's Curls in a Bottle. It's become a staple for me.
    “Mama says pretty comes in all different sizes. And my size… is cute!” -Honey Boo Boo
  • myhairDOTcommyhairDOTcom Posts: 123Registered Users
    While at whole foods I saw a gel that someone did a review for on YouTube...Beautiful Curls Wavy and Curly Shea butter gel. I was gonna try it but t is a liquid so you might like it. It comes in a tube and it was 12 bucks.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

    Currently using...
    Poo: Any sulfate free or low sulfate poo
    Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals
    Leave-in: Camille Rose Moisture Milk
    DC: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea DC
    Stylers: Xtreme Wetline gel
    Oils: EVCO
    Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew/watered down CR Moisture Milk
    Sealant: Oyin pomades or JC Nourish and Shine
  • Ms.CabernetMs.Cabernet Posts: 137Registered Users
    AVEDA Confixor Gel. I tríed it and liked it. The stylist used it to straighten my hair as well and it came out pretty well. But I don't think it's CG.
  • artemis513artemis513 Posts: 666Registered Users
    I've had good results with biosilk glazing gel--lots of shine. It's CG but it does have polyquats, idk if that matters to you.

    I've also tried and like Joico JoiLotion, Paul Mitchell Glaze, and Hair sculpting lotion. CJ Curl Queen and CIAB also work the same but I could never get those to not flake or feel cripsy on me (or not be foamy white...smh).

    I also have had hit/miss experience with Ouidad Climate control and Tress f/x (not fully CG, but I thought I'd mention anyway...)

    HTH
    4a/3c, fine strands, low porosity, medium density
    Last relaxer: Jan 2010 - BC'd: 2/27/11
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  • adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
    Thanks everyone. I picked up two different Jason gels from WF. One has flax in it. I'll let you know how they do.
    Yes, it's real. No, you can't touch it. :wav:
  • EllyEllyOxenFreeEllyEllyOxenFree Posts: 6,446Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Curl junkie curl queen or ouidad climate control. I've also used curls in a bottle as my main styler.
    BC'ed: 26 Dec 09
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  • artemis513artemis513 Posts: 666Registered Users
    Oh, I also forgot about Paul Mitchell Round Trip. I think Elasta QP makes one, too. Feels Like Silk or something like that...
    4a/3c, fine strands, low porosity, medium density
    Last relaxer: Jan 2010 - BC'd: 2/27/11
    My Fotki
    My Blog
  • adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
    Update: The Jason flaxseed gel is not a liquid. I may try watering it down.

    Thanks for all the suggestions. :mrgreen:
    Yes, it's real. No, you can't touch it. :wav:
  • myhairDOTcommyhairDOTcom Posts: 123Registered Users
    artemis513 wrote: »
    Oh, I also forgot about Paul Mitchell Round Trip. I think Elasta QP makes one, too. Feels Like Silk or something like that...

    If you're cool with glycerin, feels like silk is a pretty decent liquid gel.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

    Currently using...
    Poo: Any sulfate free or low sulfate poo
    Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals
    Leave-in: Camille Rose Moisture Milk
    DC: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea DC
    Stylers: Xtreme Wetline gel
    Oils: EVCO
    Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew/watered down CR Moisture Milk
    Sealant: Oyin pomades or JC Nourish and Shine

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