It's mousse for me. I try and try and TRY to use gels, but they just seem to weight my hair down and make it limp looking. I definitely prefer mousse, but I'll keep trying gels because I'm always hoping for a miracle product!
Type: 3a - type 1 on the underside. Thinning.

Currently using:
-Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo (occasionally)
-Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition conditioner
-Suave Waterfall Mist Conditioner or Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific as leave-in
-A mix of Shique Gel and HE Totally Twisted mousse
-FX Curls Up Mousse, on occasion