my hair hates aloe

anyone else with this problem? its soft but no definition and alot of frizz. tried to use aloe fix over CJ honey butta leave in (LOVE this stuff!) but it felt weird going on then it started to feel better then it dried soft and frizzy.
Thick 3C, some 4a, normal porosity, medium-fine texture and medium elasticity.

cleansers- CJ Daily Fix, Deva No Poo
conditioners-Curl Rehab, Natures Gate Asian Pear and Red Currant.
stylers-Bioterra gel
leave-ins-Natures Gate Lavender and Aloe condish
Me. I can't use anything with aloe, ever. High or low dew points, just doesn't matter. I get frizz that's like cotton candy. I wish I knew the chemistry behind it.
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Mod CG since January 2010
2b/c in winter; mostly 3a in summer; working toward 3a all year-round
Fine - Dense - Fairly porous
Cowash & Leave in: Co-wash with TJs Tea-Tree Tingle cond. , Suave Naturals, TJ Nourish
Styling products in rotation: AG Re:coil, K-Y liquid; FSG, epsom salt & lavender curl-revitalizer;
Nib, I'm almost positive I have this problem also. I definitely have it when I use aloe fix and I'm starting to think that everything with aloe high up in the ingredients list does exactly to my hair what you describe. Dries into a cloud of soft frizz.

ETA: Bighairlala - yes! cotton candy frizz.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
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thats a perfect way to describe it-cotton candy frizz. not sure what the chemistry of it would be. must be something about hair properties because lots of people love aloe fix.
Thick 3C, some 4a, normal porosity, medium-fine texture and medium elasticity.

cleansers- CJ Daily Fix, Deva No Poo
conditioners-Curl Rehab, Natures Gate Asian Pear and Red Currant.
stylers-Bioterra gel
leave-ins-Natures Gate Lavender and Aloe condish

Last edited by nibrahim; 05-20-2011 at 08:48 PM.
I keep trying aloe gel and get poofy and frizzy every time. And I also get that flash drying feeling even on top of leave in. I know so many people love this gel, but I just can't get it to work for me. aloe in some products seems ok though. Just not straight up
2c/3a, medium/coarse, normal porosity, normal elasticity
CG and covering the grey!
I tried aloe juice in a daily spritz and my hair dried out after a while. Then I noticed a little breakage. Needless to say, that was the end of that. Interestingly, I don't have trouble with it when included in Aubrey Organics. I guess there are enough oils/conditioning agents to blunt its effects.
My signature style: the "braid n' curl"
High porosity, normal elasticity, high density, thick strands, DRY (must moisturize/oil and DT a lot), tangles easily. Highly textured...curl softener+demi-perm color.
Straightened length: Waist (layers)
Textured length: (variable) full SL to BSL

Condish/Shampoo: VO5
Pre-poo: mild protein(VO5)+castor oil+tea tree
Steam treatments: 1-2x weekly
Daily routine and DT: Moisturize w/ Aubrey Honeysuckle Rose+Olive oil and seal w/ Avocado oil
Yes. I get cotton-candy frizz, producty frizz, and flash drying.
Mod CG since 8/2010
2cFii (fia), normal/normal, protein junkie. Itchy and allergic wavy!
Growing out
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My hair doesn't like it either which is a pity as it's in so many products.
3b in South Australia.
Count me as another aloe hater.. it makes it feel like I just poured sand on my hair. It's great on my skin though, but my hair severely hates it.
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My staples: Mane n Tail (cowash), Garnier Fructis Sleek n Shine (leave in condish), Grapeseed oil or shea butter (sealing), Organic Root Stimulator Elasticitea (leave-in condish & light hold)
I don't think my hair likes aloe, either. I was really liking it at first, but after a few times, my hair dried into this massive ball of undefined frizz. (I was trying straight up aloe gelly, BTW.) I might have to try it again, just to see if that was really the cause of my problems. I doubt I'm super aloe sensitive, though, because there is a little bit of aloe in my TN Moisture conditioner, and it doesn't bother me.
Type 2c/3a with lots of hair and a super sensitive scalp! Med/slightly coarse texture, low porosity and elasticity.

Favorite...
Low poo: Organix TTM, Essential Wholesale Free & Clean
RO/LI: TN, GFTN, YTC
Stylers: EcoStylers, GF Curl Shaping Gel, Aussie Aussome Volume Mousse & Instant Freeze Gel, GFPC, LALNC, La Bella Lots of Curls, Apricot Oil, KMFUM, AO B5DG
Extras: sugar scrubs, AVG washes, pre-poos with EVCO, oiling scalp before washes, plopping, gelatin PT.
Mod-CG since 12/1/10!
Porducty frizz here. I describe it as finger in a light socket or rubbed my head with a balloon.
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2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers
i noticed it with aloe fix and SS curl enhancing jelly. if the product is primarily aloe then it hates it but if theres aloe in it but lower on the ingredients list, then my hair is ok. my hair is weird.
Thick 3C, some 4a, normal porosity, medium-fine texture and medium elasticity.

cleansers- CJ Daily Fix, Deva No Poo
conditioners-Curl Rehab, Natures Gate Asian Pear and Red Currant.
stylers-Bioterra gel
leave-ins-Natures Gate Lavender and Aloe condish
My hair doesn't like it either!!

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Curl Style: 3b/3c
Texture: Fine
Porosity: Normal

Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut
RO: GVP CB
Styling: As I Am Leave In, Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets & Confident Coils, DevaCurl Set Me Up, Curl Keeper
Gel: Ecostyler Olive Oil, BioSilk RHG

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