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How to combat stickiness from gels

I've been trying HESMU gel, and I think it has some potential to cut down on frizz for me, but it leaves my hair feeling very sticky. I use a leave in underneath it, and then apply the gel. Is there any way to reduce the sticky feeling it leaves?
Teenage curly with 3a-3b course curls
Shampoo: DCLP
Rinse Out: GVP conditioning balm in winter. Devacurl One Condition in Summer
Co Wash: Suave
Styler: LA Looks Curl Gel
Leave in: Devacurl One Condition

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  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    I'm using HESMU too right now. Just started using it three days ago, actually. I wasn't very impressed. It seemed to make my hair a little fly-awaey.
    But maybe you're using too much?
    I use a couple pea sized amounts (though I have short hair).
    Or it could be the leave-in?
    I know one thing for sure, there are probably better curly stylers out there.
    3A~fine texture
    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
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  • Jess the MessJess the Mess Posts: 5,844Registered Users
    Try mixing it with your leave-in and then scrunching it all in together maybe. It's been mentioned in Jillipoo's blog a few times.
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