Any issues with Spiral Solutions?

I'm a recent wavy CG convert and I've come to believe I'm protein sensitive... In my pre-CG days, Redken Extreme Shampoo made my hair look blah... and in my first few days of CG, experimentation with Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut conditioner as a co-wash wreaked havoc too (whereas other Suave Naturals conditioners lacking silk amino acids are fine)

Anyways, I'm looking around for a good curl enhancer and came across the Spiral Solutions line... specifically the Curl Enhancing Jelly and/or Firm Hold Styling Gel. However, I see that both contain silk amino acids.

Any protein-sensitive curlies try either of these products and have success? If not, I'd love to know what curl enhancers everyone uses and loves.

CG'er since June '10 from humid Central FL

Brunette 2/m/ii-iii/high porosity/PS/frizz prone
Low-poo: DevaCurl
Co-wash/LI: Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture
RO: Yes To Carrots
Stylers: homemade salt spray, HESMU gel & spray gel, SIF and sometimes fsg if I've made it

Cut 10 ins off on 7/16/10 and donated it to Pantene Beautiful Lengths in honor of my dad
I've tried her line and only managed to get the FHG to work once for me. I had such high hopes because my hair responds well to CJ CCCC lite which also has silk amino acids. I ended up selling both the CEJ and FHG (except for a couple samples that I will try again when it's cooler). I do really like her emollience butter for SOTC and just as a body lotion!
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

rinse out: GVP Conditioning Balm, CJ Beauticurls, CJ Smoothing

jellies/creams: CR Curl Maker, KCCC
gels: CJ CQ, CJ Pattern Pusha, BRHG

I have to mix the FHG into something. I find it 'melts' and gives better hold. I currently mix a small blob into my AOMM, and top with BRHG. This combo is working well in the summer weather - although the FHG didnt have enough hold on its own, I'm thinking about buying a full size (Im using a sample) because it works so well with my AOMM
- 2C - Coarse Canopy & med/fine underlayers
- MOP C Hydrating 'poo
- LOreal Natures Therapy Moisturizing condish, ION Effective Care, Garnier S&S (old formula)
- treatments: CJ Curl Rehab, CJ Repair Me!
- plopping, diffusing, and clipping the roots
I am protein sensitive and dont seem to have any issues with silk protein. I love the SS FHG with BRHG over it. If you use enough of it you will get great curl enhancement. I use 3 big quarter size blobs of it. I also dont add my BRHG until I have scrunched out most of the water. After adding the BRHG I scrunch one last time with a flour sack towel.

During the winter months I dont even need the BRHG to get great curls that last all day.

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