I love Giovanni Direct Leave In.
Currently, the gel I'm using does a really good job of counterbalancing the crunch from hard hold gels. It's Mixed Silks Curly Gel, found at Sallys.
CG Birthday: 7/25/11
Type 3a/2c
Dense, Fine in front Coarse in back, Low porosity
Low-Poo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Rinse Out: Tresemme Naturals
Leave In: ^^^^
Stylers: AIF, Natural Silks Curly Gel
*Desert Curly*