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Glycerin-free gel available at drugstores or sally's?

I've concluded that my hair doesn't like glycerin.. at least in gel anyway. Anyone know of a nice, inexpensive glycerin-free gel available at drugstores or sally's? Thank you!

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  • luckycurlsluckycurls Posts: 83Registered Users
    I'll second that request! I'm still looking too...
    2 mix on top/3a underneath, fine, thick, normal porosity
    poo- T/Gel :-(
    Co- Suave Naturals Ocean Breeze
    LI- Suave (summer), LOOC (winter)
    Styling- Biotera Curl Creme and Styling Glaze (summer), HETT gel (winter)
  • peaches1975peaches1975 Posts: 211Registered Users
    What about making flax seed gel (FSG)? There's a great thread on it in recipes.
    2aFii, low porosity, :love4: protein!
    Color treated (blonde, but darned grays!)
    COwash: Suave, V05, Salon Care Honey Almond
    CO: GVPCB, LVNPG, GFTN, HSH Pumpkin, Aura Cherry Almond Bark
    DTs: Lustrasilk SM, GVPCB
    PTs: Aphogee 2-step, ION Effective Care inbetween
    LIs/Stylers: Any of my COs, FSG, EcoStyler Krystal, LOOC, shea butter to SOTC

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  • WurlyLoxWurlyLox Posts: 4,858Registered Users
    Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee is available at a lot of drugstores, grocery stores and at Target. Expensive but a little goes a long way, so it's not bad in the long run.

    Herbal Essences Set Me Up, and probably the other HE gels. I personally hate Totally Twisted. HESMU is OK, but I prefer BRHG or LA Looks Sports Gel. The latter does have some glycerin, but it must not be much because my hair doesn't like glycerin either, but it's never bothered me.

    I'm sure there are others, but those are all that come to mind at the moment.
    2C/3A/3B - modified CG - fairly fine now, normal/low porosity/normal elasticity

    Current Main Rotation: MG217 medicated or Aim2Health 'poos for scalp, Elucence cond., Spiral Solutions Protein & Deeply Decadent Cond., CJCCCC reg or lite,CJ Pattern Pusha,, Giovanni LA Hold Hair Spritz + lots more, sporadically

    HG Method: Super Soaker + Smasters-ing, brief upside down diffusing w/360o diffuser then clips/clamps & air dry. Newly gray - stopped my henna glosses!

    www.fotki.com/auntnett

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