Heavy gels...ASAP. Please help. Crying. In need. Now.

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I need one ASAP. Anything that will weigh hair down
Can't find Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee and can't order from online.
Sing with Barney tune:
Frizz loves me
I hate frizz
It sticks to me
like a kid
with some creams
and some gel
and then nothing does the trick
Please help me
My curly friends.
Herbal Essences set me up?
2c/3a, dense, fairly coarse, normal porosity and elasticity, bsl curly, WL wet
Low poo: Giovanni 50 50
Co-wash: down under naturals, tresume naturals
RO: AOHR
LI: Giovanni Direct, Desert Essence curl cream
Stylers: kccc, HE smu, brhg
Oils: coconut, argan or evoo
Have you looked at Wal-Mart or Target? My grocery store also carries it. Sometimes the beauty/hair stores in malls have it as well.

I'd recommend LA Looks Sports gel or Ecostyler Krystal.

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Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

rinse out: CJ Beauticurls, CJ A&OO, CJ Smoothing

jellies/creams: Mop C, KCCC, SCE FSG
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG

Garnier Pure Clean Gel or Eco Styler for sure.
Hair Type: 3a/3b, dark brown, blonde highlights, normal - high porosity, fine - medium strands
Low Poo: Live Clean Moisturizing Shampoo (lowpoo)
Condish: Aussie Moist or Tresemee Naturals
Leave In: Giovanni DLI or Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine LI
Styling: Curls Rock Amplifier, Pantene Curl Defining Mousse (HG)
My hair loves protein!
I read your post and was going to recommend Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee...sorry!
I agree with LA Looks Sport or even the yellow LA Looks (don't know the name). Eco Styler works ok for me, but the hold can't compare to Biosilk.
Can't you get someone to order Biosilk RHG from Amazon for you? I got a giant bottle- 34 oz, for $30.00 a couple of years ago. The price has gone up a bit, but it's SO worth it.
Good luck!
Volumax mega! From Sally
Katie
2C/3a, Medium Texture, Normal porosity, High Density, Normal Elasticity (so says the LCLF Hair analysis)
Co Wash: As I am
RO: Yes To Carrots / Ion
LI: Biotera / Samy Big Curls Defining Cream
Gel: FSG, Volumax (Original and Mega)
Color: Henna
Tools: Diffusing
I agree with LA Looks Sport. I sometimes use LA Looks for Curly Hair and I don't think it would have enough hold for you.
2b/2c, Med density, Med Porosity, Fine/Med width, Med length, layers start below ears. Just my shot in the dark for my hair properties. Growing out bleached highlights Fall 2012, growing out dyed hair March 2013. Makes for a confusing mix of properties. Learning how different processes affect hair properties. Using lot of drugstore products right now. Determining what's right for my hair in my climate. Pittsburgh has a little bit of everything weather wise. Modified CGM since March 2013.
Hydrolyzed wheat protein dries and makes my hair poofy.
Thanks for replying guys. I had a reality check by telling myself that my hair is thick and I can't change it.

Then may I change the question, how do you stop poof on the side of my head? I tried smearing la looks sports gel all over the side of my head and the flakes came out oops. I'm thinking of getting olive oil, but I don't know if that helps because the internet says that it's heavy... but makes hair thicker.. what?
Sing with Barney tune:
Frizz loves me
I hate frizz
It sticks to me
like a kid
with some creams
and some gel
and then nothing does the trick
Please help me
My curly friends.
Garnier Pure Clean Gel or Eco Styler for sure.
Originally Posted by Sarxh

Is the Garnier Pure Clean Gel a pomade? For some reason it looks like it.
Sing with Barney tune:
Frizz loves me
I hate frizz
It sticks to me
like a kid
with some creams
and some gel
and then nothing does the trick
Please help me
My curly friends.
I read your post and was going to recommend Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee...sorry!
I agree with LA Looks Sport or even the yellow LA Looks (don't know the name). Eco Styler works ok for me, but the hold can't compare to Biosilk.
Can't you get someone to order Biosilk RHG from Amazon for you? I got a giant bottle- 34 oz, for $30.00 a couple of years ago. The price has gone up a bit, but it's SO worth it.
Good luck!
Originally Posted by Josepha
Isn't Biosilk light weight? I've never seen a straight answer on how it was.

The weird thing is that I'm 14, I can't order stuff online
Sing with Barney tune:
Frizz loves me
I hate frizz
It sticks to me
like a kid
with some creams
and some gel
and then nothing does the trick
Please help me
My curly friends.
Do you have a Sally's you can get to? If so try the "Wetline Xtreme Gel" or the "Salon Care Extra Firm". They are both thick like Eco Styler, but without wheat protein.
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Have you tried EcoStyler or Aussie Instant Freeze? They're pretty good.
FroZen
Nevermind. Didn't see you were protein sensitive.
FroZen

Then may I change the question, how do you stop poof on the side of my head? I tried smearing la looks sports gel all over the side of my head and the flakes came out oops. I'm thinking of getting olive oil, but I don't know if that helps because the internet says that it's heavy... but makes hair thicker.. what?
Originally Posted by VoluminousGirly
Oils can't physically make your hairs thicker. They can give the appearance that your hair is thicker but in my case I've never had that.
I only use EcoStyler gel for this reason (weight) it is a very thick gel, has never flaked on me and its cheap! And u can buy it in different sizes.

GFPC gel is also pretty close to EcoStyler and cheap but its not very economical for me being that i have a LOT of hair!

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Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention or Suave Naturals shampoos
Co-Wash: Suave Naturals, L'Oreal EverCreme or EverCurl
RO/Detangler: Tresseme Naturals, GVPCB
Leave-In: SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie, TN, GVPCB
Styler: EcoStyler, GF Pure Clean gel, KCCC

Just discovering my hair likes protein!

I need one ASAP. Anything that will weigh hair down
Can't find Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee and can't order from online.
Originally Posted by VoluminousGirly
If you're looking to cut down in volume/bulk, which is what I assume you mean by "weighing hair down" you should look into not just a gel but a good conditioner for RO and as a leave-in. Having well conditioned/moisturized hair will be key in managing bulk.

Gel, especially hard hold gel is to seal out moisture and hold the pattern in place. Used on top of well-moisturized hair can keep things neat, but it won't work as well by itself.

Have you figured out your properties yet? Maybe get a rich conditioner that is protein-free for now and if your curls droop down the line you can think about re-incorporating protein (maybe a different type).

I can't stress enough how much of a difference having moisturized/conditioned hair is going to make. I have fine hair, medium density and a looser curl patten and I have to stay away from heavy conditioners because it cuts the bulk of my hair down by half (which I don't like as I like huge hair). And be thankful for what you have! I wish too much hair was my problem!
fine - normal porosity*?- medium density - normal elasticity. Hard water. SoCal.
*Used to be low-porosity, but I lightened my hair 1-2 shades, so I may be normal-porosity now.

New climate! Current favorites:
Low-poo: CJ Gentle Cleansing Shampoo, Giovanni SaS
RO: V05 Kiwi Lime
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF
PT: CJ Repair Me, IAgirl's gelatine

Experimenting with: JC Confident Coils, JC Rockin Ringlets, CJ CIAB, gelatin gel

iherb discount code: CFN646
I read your post and was going to recommend Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee...sorry!
I agree with LA Looks Sport or even the yellow LA Looks (don't know the name). Eco Styler works ok for me, but the hold can't compare to Biosilk.
Can't you get someone to order Biosilk RHG from Amazon for you? I got a giant bottle- 34 oz, for $30.00 a couple of years ago. The price has gone up a bit, but it's SO worth it.
Good luck!
Originally Posted by Josepha
Isn't Biosilk light weight? I've never seen a straight answer on how it was.

The weird thing is that I'm 14, I can't order stuff online
Originally Posted by VoluminousGirly
Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee is perhaps the thickest, strongest holding gel I've ever used. It is expensive, but you don't need a lot. I have VERY thick hair. It gets poofy, frizzy and big, if I don't use leave in conditioner and heavy gel. I use Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine leave in and Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee or LA Looks. I also like Paul Mitchell Super Clean Sculpting Gel.Sometimes I'll go to Ecostyler, but it is not "slippery" enough.
I need to put some gel on my finger and feel the consistency, to know if it will work on my hair. If it feels too light, clean or dries too quickly...I know it won't work. Do you have a Harmon Beauty Supply by you? They have Biosilk and also their own line of products.
Again, I know you said you can't order online, but can't you get an adult to buy it for you and give them the $?
I would try out a smaller size first.
Good Luck!
I liked biosilk but not the price, Volumax mega from Sally's beauty is just as good if not better and much cheaper.
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Katie
2C/3a, Medium Texture, Normal porosity, High Density, Normal Elasticity (so says the LCLF Hair analysis)
Co Wash: As I am
RO: Yes To Carrots / Ion
LI: Biotera / Samy Big Curls Defining Cream
Gel: FSG, Volumax (Original and Mega)
Color: Henna
Tools: Diffusing
Are you leaving in enough conditioner? Imo gel can only do so much if the hair isn't moisturized enough. Some of that weight you want is coming from good moisture levels, even leaving in a heavier rinse-out if needed.
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