Would this creamgel be any good?

Yesterday I bought a creamgel (which is supposed to be something between curlcream and gel) in fact just to try it since it was that cheap.

I needed to revive my curls anyway and to battle the frizz so I used a bit on dry hair to watch the effects on dry hair. First impression was good, but that's only a first impression. It is white and looks like bodylotion

Would this creamgel be any good ingredientwise? (if not it was cheap anyway) and it is CG, right?

Aqua, Paraffinum Liquidum, Propylene Glycol, cetylalcohol, phenoxyethanol, polyacrylamide, PVP, Panthenol, VP/VA Copolymer, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Parfum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Laureth-7.

I'm not going to use it the next couple of days since we're having high dews at the moment and since it contains humectants.

For Dutch and Belgian curlies: if you would like to check out this cheap (2,75/100 ml jar and you don't use a lot) creamgel as well, it's Hema Curl Booster
2c: fine texture, normal porosity, normal elasticity, normal-high density
CG since March 8th 2013
Low Poo: Rainforest Radiance shampoo
Conditioner: Yes to Cucumbers
Styler: BRHG, Garnier Fructis Gel
PT: Gliss Kur Repair & Volume


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The liquid paraffin could well build up if you don't shampoo.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Parafinum liquidum is mineral oil. Some people can handle that much MO, and in very small amounts it might be OK, but you may need to shampoo it out (but not necessarily with an SLS shampoo). Personally I don't like MO, but some swear by it.
3a/b, fine, normal porosity, high density

Wash: CJ Daily Fix, As I Am, TJs TTT
RO: YTB
LI: Suave TC + CJ CCCC, brushed through with Denman
Styling: Smooth in LAL Wet Look gel, scrunch, and plop 10 minutes, then add a little more gel, cover with silk cap, and sleep on it
Refresh: 3:1 water/Suave mix as needed
it is the same thing? Dammn...
2c: fine texture, normal porosity, normal elasticity, normal-high density
CG since March 8th 2013
Low Poo: Rainforest Radiance shampoo
Conditioner: Yes to Cucumbers
Styler: BRHG, Garnier Fructis Gel
PT: Gliss Kur Repair & Volume


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I find that cream-gels with mineral oil or soybean oil are too heavy. Something about the combination of polymers and heavy oil.
Glad to know another name for MO, I didn't notice that at all myself. Thank you guys!!
High Porosity, Fine, Thin Density, Low Elasticity
Suave for co-wash and rinse out. SM restorative as leave in. Ogx mousse, la looks, la bella, and cantu natural for stylers. Clarify and low poo once a month.
Curls
Glad to know another name for MO, I didn't notice that at all myself. Thank you guys!!
Originally Posted by Samanthascurlz
I know! Sneaky sneaky manufacturers...
fine - normal porosity*?- medium density - normal elasticity. Hard water. SoCal.
*Used to be low-porosity, but I lightened my hair 1-2 shades, so I may be normal-porosity now.

New climate! Current favorites:
Low-poo: CJ Gentle Cleansing Shampoo, Giovanni SaS
RO: V05 Kiwi Lime
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF
PT: CJ Repair Me, IAgirl's gelatine

Experimenting with: JC Confident Coils, JC Rockin Ringlets, CJ CIAB, gelatin gel

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