I agree, the shipping is outrageous! But I've had my 18oz bottle for about two years and still have a few oz left!
I have a love/hate relationship with KCCC. Sometimes I get this weird, almost flash drying feeling. And some days I get great waves and other days it's very blah. It is not a very consistent product for me.
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
shampoo: Redken Fresh Curls
rinse out: Elucence, CJ Curl Rehab
leave-in: SM Milk, Oyin Hair Dew
jellies/creams: UFD's CM, CJ CCCC
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG, CJ PP