Maybe omit the LA Natural gel? On me, putting wet gel on over it would undo the hold I got from BRHG. I scrunch it out dry usually, only using the tiniest smidge of KBB hair cream or JCNS - nothing wet - if I simply can't get it to scrunch out dry. If I've used a leave-in under BRHG, I usually don't need anything, though.
2C/3A/3B - modified CG - fairly fine now, normal/low porosity/normal elasticity

Current Main Rotation: MG217 medicated or Aim2Health 'poos for scalp, Elucence cond., Spiral Solutions Protein & Deeply Decadent Cond., CJCCCC reg or lite,CJ Pattern Pusha,, Giovanni LA Hold Hair Spritz + lots more, sporadically

HG Method: Super Soaker + Smasters-ing, brief upside down diffusing w/360o diffuser then clips/clamps & air dry. Newly gray - stopped my henna glosses!