The brown color shown on the website is deceptive- mine is the color of honey, maybe not quite as dark.

When I added xanthan gum to my FSG yesterday, it gunked up too, but they separated when I blended it with the immersion blender....
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: CJ Daily Fix, JC Cleansing Cream, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, CJ Curl Rehab (both as RO & LI)
Stylers: UFD CM, CJ PP, JC Spiralicious, Darcy's Cream Gel & Cocoa bean whip