Which is better, mousse or gel?

Ok so i use herbals totally twisted and i love the results..i also use suave captivating curls mousse! But lately whenever i use any gel my hair reacts bad too it..i even use my curl enhancing smoothie as a leave in or my suave coconut conditioner...what am i doing wrong?!

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My favorite product of all time is mousse. I like Aussie Aussome Volume mousse. I have fine thin hair and it makes my hair soft and shiny and controls fly-aways and frizz. Sometimes I switch up and use a gel and then I am reminded why I like mousse. It may not be that you are doing anything wrong with the gel; your hair may just prefer mousse.
I use both. more mousse than gel. Works for me. I use a bit of gel over the mousse.
It's just a preference, I don't think one's better than the other broadly speaking. Personally, I cannot for the life of me get away with using gel.
3b in South Australia.
my hair doesnt really like gel, it makes me fizz and my curly really soft and....."muschy" i guess. which is a shame, cause i wouldnt mind using one thing in my hair, other then condish and oil that is. so i wouldnt mind trying mousse. im really happy with my definition and curls, so i just want somthing to help "hold" them inplace as the day goes on. going to try mixing the gel and condish together tonight and see how it turns out tomorrow.

my hair: 3c, high porosity, high density and coarse hair (i think i finally figured that all out)
my hair loves conditioner only styling!
my hair goal length is bra strap length when curly.

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I wonder what your hair texture and density is? Usually if someone has fine, thin hair mousse is the way to go so it doesn't weigh down your hair, but those with coarser, more dense hair need gel as a strong hold. I think of it kind of like a scale.
CG Birthday: 7/25/11
Type 3a/2c
Dense, Fine in front Coarse in back, Low porosity
Low-Poo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Rinse Out: Tresemme Naturals
Leave In: ^^^^
Stylers: AIF, Natural Silks Curly Gel
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My hair is fine in texture but thick in density. I primarily use gel but have one or 2 mousses that I use sometimes. I primarily air dry and find that mousse doesn't give enough hold in this case- my curls will stretch out. If I'm diffusing it doesn't really matter which I use.

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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: DevaCare One Condition, SS Caitlin's Conditioner, Mop Top Daily Conditioner
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier and Strong Hold Mousse, Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Well sometimes i get good results with gel..but it makes my hair flat...but mousse gives waaay more volume and bounce. I use LALSG, when i do use gel

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