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Old 06-07-2013, 11:49 AM   #1
 
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Default Curl cream vs gel?

Can someone explain the difference between these two products?

I've only ever used gel (mostly KCCC and LA Looks...BRHG sometimes on really humid days). I'm a 2b/c.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:49 PM   #2
 
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Curl creams are moisturizing and define.
Gels define and provide hold (especially for humid days)

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can you combine both?
It looks like moisture, definition and hold might be nice
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Most curl creams are butter based, so the butter plus gel might be much. You can just use a leave-in under the gel or you can use a cream-gel, most of these are aloe or flax based.
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can you combine both?
It looks like moisture, definition and hold might be nice
I have before, I wouldn't recommend it for anyone under 4a because it can be heavy, a leave in & gel is good and not to light or heavy


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I generally use a curl cream and a jelly product everyday. In the winter (or really low dewpoints), I use a leave in, curl enhancer and jelly product. In the summer (high dewpoints), I use a leave in or curl enhancer and a jelly product.

Products are really anything you want to make them. IMHO, any product you put on your head should be curl enhancing.
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If I use a curl cream, I generally do not use a LI, but always use a gel on top. Hope that helps.
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