One question for you gel-users...How do you apply it? Are you raking then scrunching, or just scrunching? Do you put the gel in soaking wet hair or blot first?
Originally Posted by SegB
I have found that raking is the only way I get good coverage at the crown, which reduces frizz. So I put in my LI, throw a couple of handfuls of cool water at my head to get it a little drippy, then rake in my gel or gel/styler combo, whatever I'm using, standing right side up. I use a squirt for the crown/back and a squirt for each side. Then I flip upside down and use a squirt for the underside of my hair. While I'm still hanging upside down, I run my fingers through so my hair is all pointing downward, then scrunch to get the curls going. HTH!
Originally Posted by Rustina
Thanks Rustina! This is helpful. I feel the problem I have is if I use too much gel, it weighs my hair down. I have a decent amount of curl but the wrong product or the wrong amount can take the curl right out. I may try your technique but only use a *little* gel. Do you blot with a t-shirt/towel after you apply the gel to get some of the water out?...Thanks!

And sorry for taking over this thread!
2b/3a, normal/high porosity, fine/medium texture, medium density, low elasticity

Low Poo- Tigi Colour Goddess, Giovanni 50:50, Giovanni TTT (clarify 1X/week)
Condish- CJ Curl Rehab, Giovanni 50:50, Giovanni TTT
Leave In- Slip Detangler, KCKT, Redken Curl Refiner
Treatment- CJ Repair Me! and CJ CR

Dislikes: Too much protein, high glycerin content, and heavy oils