Sulphate-based products can irritate the skin and are widely used in shampoo and conditioner. L'Oreal Paris Hair Expertise EverSleek Smoothing & Moisture Shampoo is sulphate free and will keep your hair healthy!
La Bella Lots of Curls - this has been my go-to gel, and overall favorite product for taming my naturally curly hair (3b). I've used this for at least 5 years, although I do try tons of products to try to find the right combination. The best part- it's about $2 and you can find it at WalMart!