I know what she means. I get Medusa-noodle-head from loads of certain gels when aiming for clumping, others can give me horrible tiny stringlets when wet that join together into soft bouncy ringlets when they dry. I've been wondering if it's film formers that work best for me, not mega hold at all.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.
Treatments: Komaza protein, Komaza Matani, coconut oil with sugar syrup. Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots curl creme, Rockin RInglets
Experimenting with: Mega-Tek, Curl Harmony reviver, Elvive Full Restore 5.