My hair feels dry when the gel is on it sometimes but if I conditioner and don't put gel in my hair feels fine.
Now coloring dried out my hair. I used to be red, I had to fight to keep my hair from getting too dry with the color in there.
2c/3a?
Low porosity, medium texture.
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