Maybe it's the weight of the conditioners?

My hair loves that B2B peach pom old version and it's really thick. My hair usually doesn't like those. Now EMBC is light to me and real hydrating but my hair doesn't look as good when I use that one.

I think yours is looking for the humidity of earlier days is all
Low porosity, medium texture.

If it smells good put it in your hair, if it tastes good spit it out!