This thread is very helpful, thank you!

Does anyone know if adding a thickener will give the gel more hold? I started with 1/2 teaspoon of agave nectar but it wasn't enough. Last time I used 1 tablespoon and it made some of my hair sticky.
-2b waist-length hair (ringlets in the front and canopy, straighter under-layer)
-Dense head of med-coarse strands
-Low porosity