kms curling balm? your thougths

just bought this as it is time to have a high humidity back up plan for the hot summer. would you suggest a lighter gel with hold to pair with it as it has no hold? what gel has no cones in it ?

Hi Marcy,

I used the curling balm back when I had a perm and didn't know I had naturally wavy/curly hair , but I honestly can't remember how I liked it. I didn't know about this site either, so I didn't know what I was looking for.

As for gels, you might want to try:

Herbal Essence Humidity Defying Gel
ABBA Weightless Gel
Aura Hypo-allergenic Gel (at Sally's)
Aussie's Tizz No Frizz
Aussie's Gel+Water Gel
Batia & Aleeza Gel

All those are cone-free and seem to be the current favorites.
CG-modified since 4/05
2b/3a and 3b on occasion!
Products: The hair aisle in my own cabinets.
Best definition winner: KCCC
Best volume winner: LOOB
I've only tried this a few times and got alot of frizz with it. I get frizz with alot of creams though. I don't think most of the gels Lavendercurls listed have cones, I haven't used all of them though.

I like B&A gel, Abba Weightless, Suave Biolage Gelee knockoff, HE humidity defying, Angell and Nexxuss POTAR for gels myself.
2b/3a, primarily use Jessicurl and DevaCurl products, Curls Hair Tea conditioner and various gels. I'm modified CG-ish since 5/04.
Hi Marcy I've only tried the KMS curling balm once, but it was very heavy on my hair & weighed it down a lot I don't have a very strong wave/curl to begin with, & this seemed to really loosen it
Discovered in 09/2003

2b~~fine texture~~normal porosity (except for highlights, which are high)~~normal elasticity~~medium density

Shampoo: Still use sulfates, but only on roots
Rinse out: Deva One C, JC Too Shea, Original Sprouts Deep Conditioner
Curl Enhancers: KCCC; JC Rocking Ringlets, JC Spiralicious, & Confident Coils
Styler: BRHG (over any and all curl enhancers) - this is the one product that I never change - absolute HG!!


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