You'll probably need a stronger hold gel than Angell. I think it seems to work better for most curlies in the warmer months. It just isn't strong enough to fight frizz for most of us. It's a good gel, just not one for a lot of hold. Btw, I
m curious if your hair on the sides is more layered than your back section? That could be a reason you notice a difference in curl between the sections.
3a/2c f/mii. pics added 2/3/07