Thank you both for your compliments! So sweet of you
Honestly, the most life-changing discovery for me hair-wise was the Ouidad "rake and shake" method of putting product in my hair. Previously, I'd scrunch gel in my hair from the tip to the root...which I now realize was causing my hair to pouf out and frizz like crazy. The rake and shake changed all of that and the best part was, I didn't have to change products...just my application method
(I don't use Ouidad products just because they're too expensive for me). If you're not familiar with the rake and shake, here's a how-to:
I should also mention that I've been getting Ouidad haircuts for the past few years. They have made a huge difference for me!