I use Curling Custard as a leave in product like Curl Keeper and then add my styling product. CC is more of a frizz reducer for me, not a styler. Using it that way may help you with curl formation.
Originally Posted by Potterville
Thank you! This actually worked. The last pic in my album shows my result. Dh noticed it right away too. It's like the gel really defined my curls and locked in the shine. And my hair didn't poof at the top either.