God I love geek threads.

I find conflicting information on various websites, so I really can't provide a reliable source.

But, from seeing dry climate curlies here in their experiences with aloe vera, I don't personally feel that it is a humectant and that it functions more as a moisture agent for hair.

Or, I'll just say that I'm signing on to jillipoo's post.
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Med/Coarse, porous curly.