I get the same reaction from the gelatin treatment, I found that low pooing and no conditioner for a couple of days helped it really spring up. I've had better results from the Sally's k Pak and nexus emergencee. I found that my hair (while it craves moisture) easily acts like a brat if it thinks it has had too much conditioner. My curls form better when I err on the side of slightly underconditioned.

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Modified CG since Dec 2011
Growing out super short cut

High porosity, fine, unknown curl type, somewhere in the 2s at the moment
Mostly low poo
Current rotation includes:
Wash: Yes To Carrots -Condition: Yes to Cucumber, Nature's Gate Jojoba, One C - Stylers: Deva volumizing foam, Deva UDG B'Leave In, Foxy Curls Hi-Def Curl spray