I'm having similar issues. My hair is weird, if I put gel in when my hair is wet, it's like my hair gets stuck in the way the gel was put in, and places dry straight, when that same curl would normally curl well. But, I sue fsg, and KCCC and they don't hold well for me, it's still frizzy mess around parts
Rae ~ 2c/3a ~
"The Longer the Hair, the Bigger the Blob."
Porous, very dense but fine hair. Medium everything else.
Wife to a 3c Curly Guy
Mom to a straight and a curly.
CoWash: Trader Joes TTT
RO: SM Gold label condish
Home Made FSG, followed by SM Smoothie, Plop, then AG Curl trigger, and diffuse. Finish with SM Hold and Shine spray.
Always wash upside down.