I don't know if it works the same as what you've been using but a lot of us are using loreals out of bed for the winter.
It's a drugstore product, I got mine at Walgreens. Nice stuff especially for a drugstore product and all the cones are water soluable so it's CG safe
Low porosity, medium texture.

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