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Old 10-31-2012, 11:42 AM   #1
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Default What are some gels i can buy that are all natural?

I want a gel that has a strong hold like eco-styler but is all natural. I love using the eco-styler because it brings out my curl pattern a lot but it has wheat protein in it which is bad for my hair. Plz help! I have thick, 4c hair that is low porosity.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:55 PM   #2
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you should really look into using aloe vera gel!!

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Old 12-12-2012, 11:36 AM   #3
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Check out your natural gracery stores, Trader Joes, Whole fooods, GNC and, vitamin supplement. Kiss my face uppermangement has gotten great reviews but, I have not tried it personally.
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:53 PM   #4
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I use aloe Vera gel, but I'm looking to try others...
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:09 AM   #5
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Flax seed gel. Google it. I boil 1/4 cup flax seeds in 2 cups water. As a white top forms and the seeds slot on top rather than sink, pour it into a strainer. Then mix FSG with 1 tbsp each glycerin and jojoba oil. But you don't have to. You can also add a few drops of essential oils like tea tree, lemongrass and rosemary (ie 3 drops each of lemongrass, tea tree and rosemary). Google this to see other recipes. Must be refrigerated!
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:06 PM   #6
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Uncle funkys daughter curly magic is all naturala and the business on curly hair.
My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

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Poo: Loreal Ever Curl Sulfate Free poo
Rinse out: Aussie Moist/Tresemme Flawless Curls
Leave-in: JC Hydrate Smoothing leave-in/Deva One C
DC: Crece Pelo Treatment/Camille Rose Algae Deep cond/Curl Junkie Rehab
Stylers: Super Wet original gel/Extreme Wetline gel
Oils: EVCO, Castor Oil
Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:27 PM   #7
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Cj pattern pusha has a strong hold imo. The aloe vera gel did not give enough hold. Funny how all our hair is so different.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:37 PM   #8
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You Can Use Jason Moisturizing Aloe Vera Gel .

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Old 03-02-2013, 04:38 AM   #9
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Curly Kinks Coil Jam (I think that's what its called), KCCC is at target and is really good....ummm there are a lot more. I would go through the Curlmart store and see which ones would be best for my hair type. I use KCCC on occasion but prefer to make my own now.
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:45 AM   #10
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My hair doesn't care for the chemicals in many gels--especially the polyquats. I call the gelatinous products without all the chemicals, "jelly" products. Some that haven't been mentioned: Botanical Spirits Curl Puree or Gelee, Camille Rose Curlmaker, AO B-5 or Mandarin Magic, Spiral Solutions CEJ, Donna Marie Curling Gelly, ITDF Organicals Curling Gel and Touchably Soft Conditioning Gel.
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