I just wanted to add that Eco Styler Gel is notorious for reacting poorly with conditioners. I see that you decided to look for another gel, hopefully that will resolve the problem. Good luck (-:
3c/b, medium density, medium texture, low-normal porosity.
Cleanse: DevaCurl No-Poo
Hydrate: Giovani Direct Leave-In
Style: Shea Moisture Curling Gel Soufflé
Refresh: an oil blend (no one in particular)
Wash and go 2x per week, henna every 3 weeks.
CG since 3/31/12
Hennahead since 7/2/13
Patiently growing my (unstretched) curls to APL