I take a small dab of a light gel and gently smooth over the canopy of my hair. I think Herbal Essences Totally Twisted gel works well on dry hair without getting sticky. I only use about a small pea-sized dab, though.
my Fotki hair journey/experiment diary PW is brio (and I really need to update it!)
3A hair; coloring with henna/indigo since July 2009; normally follow the CG method. Still searching for my HG products!