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.
: TN Nourishing Moisture Conditioner
: DevaCurl Styling Cream or Golden
: Jane Carter Solution Nourish and Shine
: DevaCurl Heaven In Hair
Water-wash and go 2x/week, no poo 1x/week, DC 1x/week
since 3/31/12; patiently growing my (unstretched) curls to APL (again