All natural gels??

Wondering if there are any hair gels that have a medium-strong hold that are all natural? My hair responds well to gels and its the wet look that I prefer. I am 3C with some 4a in the back. I have started to use a cowashing routine but am unsure which gels would be most suitable for cowashing. Don't most gels contain ingredients that must be washed out with sulfates or claryfing shampoos? How do I incorporate gels into my natural cowashing routine? Thanks!
ever tried flax seed gel? you can make it at home, and you'll only need flax seeds and water
it can be washed out by water only - and works wonders on my 3c hair

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ever tried flax seed gel? you can make it at home, and you'll only need flax seeds and water
it can be washed out by water only - and works wonders on my 3c hair

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Originally Posted by CurlyB_
I am very interested in the flax seed gel actually. unfortunately, however, i am currently a college student without access to a kitchen so the flax seed gel is very inconvenient for me.
I'm a college student -- a graduating senior. I've made flax seed gel in the microwave before. It can be done!

Kiss My Face Upper Management Gel is a nice natural gel as well. Also try Kinky Curly Curling Custard -- its super popular.
Big Chop: 12/15/08

Detangle: Nature's Gate Hemp Nourishing Conditioner

Cleanse: SM Deep Cleansing Shampoo
Leave-In Condition: Alba Botanica Leave-In Conditioner
Moisturize: Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Oils/Butters: Parachute Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Castor Oil, Njoi Creations Ayurvedic Hair Butter;
Gels Eco Styler Krystal Gel


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I use Max Green Alchemy Sculpting Gel. It's decent as far as natural ingredients, and gives some nice firm hold. It's HG for me when I need good hair all day. I've been using this for a couple of years, several times per week. It runs around $15 per tube. I usually get it on Amazon, but have purchased from Pharmaca.com or MGA in the past also.

FWIW, I tried KMF Upper Management and it didn't have lasting hold for me.
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Salon Care Honey Almond, Devacurl OC, Acure Argan Stem Cell+Argan Oil, Mill Creek Botanicals Keratin Repair
Leave-ins: BWC, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG
DT: Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak, Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
Aubrey Organics B-5 Design gel and Giovanni makes a few I believe:

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If you try them please review them for us lookie-loos.
3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)

CG since Nov. 2012

Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

* = HG

I like both of Aubrey Organics Mandarin magic for a lighter hold and the b5 gel for a stronger yet not crunchy hold. Kinky curly curling custard gives a stronger hold but I still prefer the other two.

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3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
Wash: Desert Essence Coconut shampoo, Acure argon shampoo
Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
Condition: Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Nature's Gate pomegranate sunflower
LEAVE-IN:Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Natures Gate pomegranate sunflower
STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
hemp oil, jojoba oil
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