What kind of gel do you use? Does it contain any silicones? I've never had that feeling of gunky gel dripping down my hair when I wet it, but I cowash every 2 or 3 days and I do rinse my hair completely every day, so maybe that helps. Second day hair is impossible for me.
Laura
2C, medium-ish texture and density, med-high porosity, pretty much clueless about everything else
CG since Sept. 2012

Water rinse/condition daily; co-wash every other day; low-poo once a week.
Current products
SM Moisture Retention Shampoo, Suave Naturals (Coconut or Ocean Breeze), Giovanni Smooth as Silk Conditioner/Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner, KCCC, L'Oreal Everstyle Curl Defining Gel/Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee