EarthyCurlsEarthyCurls Posts: 495Registered Users
what are good natural gels/curl creams that i dont have to buy online? I dont mean like fsg, like not ones to make, but good ones to buy. thanks for suggestions!


  • Heather0kayHeather0kay Posts: 667Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Aubrey Manderin Magic gel; I find at Whole Foods and health food stores. It is one of the better all natural gels.
    Unfortunately, a lot of "natural" products in stores have some nasty things in them. This is why I get most of my stuff online.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Type: 3a, fine, thin, low porosity Water/Climate: soft/ marine Washes: water w/washcloth, shikakai, clay Condition: Style:Seamollient, CurlsPFCCP, Miracurl, Gel-les'c, CK; rudeechick's super soaker method; blot, air dry 30 min; diffuse
  • EarthyCurlsEarthyCurls Posts: 495Registered Users
    any "good/natural" gels to stay away from that are not really natural??
  • EarthyCurlsEarthyCurls Posts: 495Registered Users
    anyone like alba styling stuff?
  • SuburbanbushbabeSuburbanbushbabe Posts: 15,402Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Giovanni LA Naturals Gel (Whole foods)
    My blog -
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    Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
    Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
  • SisoftheMoonSisoftheMoon Posts: 33Registered Users
    The Giovanni gel looks great! It has parabens :-( listed as the last 2 ingredients. Darn
    Last disastrous relaxer 5/2008.
    TWA...for now...
    Products I love:
    Mill Creek Botanicals products
    ABBA products
    Oils (various)
    Goal: to regrow what I lost and have healthy, thick, and wondrous natural curls! :laughing6:

    Still searching for my miracle moisturizer.
  • purplecurls27purplecurls27 Posts: 73Registered Users
    The Giovanni gel looks great! It has parabens :-( listed as the last 2 ingredients. Darn

    I don't know if they re-formulated or what, but I found Giovanni LA Natural Gel at Kroger and Target. Neither of them had parabens. They have it at iherb for cheap:

    Here are the ingredients as listed on my bottle:

    Aqua (Purified Water) with *Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Oil, * Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Oil, *Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) Oil, Birch Leaf (Betula Alba) Oil, *Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis Flower) Oil, *Clary (Salvia Sclarea), *Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia), *Coltsfoot Leaf (Tussilago Farfara), *Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) Oil, *Mallow (Malva Sylvestris), *Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) Oil, PVP/VA Copolymer, *Soybean Protein (Glycine Soja), Hydroxyethylcellulose (plant derived), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Citric Acid (corn), Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hydrodroxymethylglycinate, Grapefruit Seed (citrus derived), Fragrance with essential oils.
  • EarthyCurlsEarthyCurls Posts: 495Registered Users
    what does aloe gel do?
  • mbeckhhpmbeckhhp Posts: 155Registered Users Curl Novice
    AVG..,on my hair anyway,3a, F- ii added to wet hair, with other gels, yuk, but after dry, if hair is starting to frizz, or curls starting to droop,,scrunch in ,leave alone wow, newlife, reformed curls, no frizz,dries a little stiff, scrunch if u want.I use the refridg kind but u could carry around little 3 purse
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]3a/2a/spirals ultraF-i/ii,med/hi porosity,med/elasticity,colortreated/grey
    • Cowash[/C.J. daily fix,, Condish Peter Lamas volumizing(rice protein) mixed w CJ smoothing,orGiovanni 50/50,or Eulasense balanced moisture. Leaveins,KCKT,KomazaCalifia,GDLIStylers:FSG,*, KCCC&BRHG, CJ CIAB.mixed w Pattern Pusha.FOTE on dry. SOTC :1 drop meadowfoam oil.DT:biolageCB or curl rehab over megatek,CJ repair me.

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