MrsBach, I have one more recommendation. It is thick and protein free. Salon Care Extra Firm (blue). There is a Yellow one also. I bought a big tub from Sally's 2 lbs for 3.99. I used it once so the jury is still out on it for me.
3A, Protein Senitive, Low Porosity,
Med-Course
Wash: Suave Naturals Conds (excluding Coconut), CVSB
Rinse out/Leave In: GVP Cond. Balm, KCKT,
Style: Naturelle Gel(winter HG), KCCC (summer HG), Flaxseed gel
SOTC: JCNS
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