Hmmm, that's definitely nothing like my experience with it! I think Rytoka had a similar experience. I always top it with another gel. I would try 2 different ways...1- without a LI, top with LAL, 2- with a LI, top with LAL gel.
I do agree that okra gel increases the drying time.
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Transitioning to gray
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