lol i agree i hate spending lots of money to find it a failure or if it does work well regret trying it because i want to spend more money because i need alot of it....lol drugstore products do great and if they dont work my wallet doesnt need to cry lol...you should also check out waterlily716 videos she offers alot of drugstore/sally available products (their all silicone and sulfate free)if you tend to avoid those ingredients
Lo-poorganix Shea butter shampoo
Co-wash: suave coconut
Rinse out:GFTN/GVP conditioning balm
Leave in: GF daily care spray leave in
Serum-like product: still need one
Gel:LA looks sport gel/ HESMU,GFPC
Oils: olive, coconut

I think I'm normal-overly porous, medium-thick hair(although I see fine hair too), love protein