I don’t think the isopropyl alcohol in the gel in doing me any favors…even with a leave-in. I shampooed with LaCoupe Orgnx ReBalance shampoo (smells great and seemed to do the job without leaving my hair feeling stripped), conditioned with NG rose & persimmon, applied some GDLI onto soaking wet hair. I applied the KMS to dripping wet hair. The clumps here phenomenal but once I started diffusing, the alcohol must have sped up the process and caused frizzies. Great. It doesn’t feel producty but it also doesn’t have the hold of a “firm hold” gel. A couple more attempts and this just might hit the reject bin.