Jul 09, 2013 - I have 2b/2c fine, thin, low-porosity hair. I tried a pea size amount in all four sections of my hair but it was too heavy for my hair. Once dried, it looked flat, oily, greasy, and stringy. I saw a you tube video of a girl who swore by Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk (dime size) and then CURLS Creme Brulee a pea size scrunched into her hair. I tried that and my hair turned out very frizzy, really, really weighed down, no curl definition, flat, and looked extremely dull! I checked the CURLS website after my disaster and found out that this product is NOT recommended for fine or thin hair. But I found out that the CURLS Gel-Les'C is specifically formulated for fine, thin hair. I tried it and it worked brilliantly!
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Jul 09, 2013 - I use the Curly Girl Method. I have healthy, low, porosity, 2b very, very, fine, thin wavy hair. I am glad that Martha left her review. I live in Texas too and I was looking for something to help battle the deep south humidity and heat. After seeing Martha's reviews I went out and bought all the Kinky-Curly hair products she recommended and the Curls Gel-les'C. I split my hair in two and tried both the Kinky-Curly products and the Curls Culr Gel-les'C. I tried them and I agree. The side with only Curls Curl Gel-les'C was a little less soft than the Kinky Curly side of my hair. But they both rock for frizz-protection! Martha, I discovered that if I just added Kinky-Curly Spiral Spritz to my dry hair it became just as soft as the Kinky-Curly side. I think if you buy the moisturizer that is designed to go with the Curls Curl Gel-les'C it might be just as soft too. I didn't want to spend more money though. So the take home message is all you 2b fine, thin haired women out there Curls Curl Gel-les'C & Kinky-Curly give you equally awesome results!
Jul 09, 2013 - 2b I have very fine, thin 2b hair. I use the Curly Girl Method. I keep a hair experiment journal and I tried applying the gel to sopping wet hair, damp hair and dry hair. I always got a "wet" look. I did NOT get any volume. My hair was flat. When the gel dried my hair was still a frizzy. I tried this gel in 98 degree weather, 83% humidity and 75 degree dew point. I also tried using a leave-in conditioner, then using Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, and then adding the gel. I did not like the results. I also tried using a leave-in, then Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie and then the gel. Still the results were not good. I was about to give up on combining my Shea Moisture products with this gel. But my last experiment proved great results. On damp hair I applied Shea Moisture Frizz-Free Mousse. I used 3 pumps on each four sections of my hair. I waited for my hair to dry and then added Fantasia IC gel. It looked great! I got very Low to no frizz! I did have a wet look. This was a great day for my hair journal. But on the second day when I applied the gel to refresh my curls they were super frizzy when it dried. I am happy with the day one results and I think this works better on lower humidity and lower dew point days. Two days later I found my HOLY GRAIL for Texas humidity! It works much, much, much better than the Shea Moisture Frizz-Free Mousse with Fantasia IC gel. I discovered my HOLY GRAIL is Kinky-Curly Knot Today leave-in conditioner, Kinky-Curly Spiral Spritz and Kinky-Curly Curling Custard. Humidity does not scare me anymore! I got soft, bouncy, shiny, voluminous, defined waves! If you have healthy, fine, thin, 2b hair please try what I did. I think you will be surprised!