Cut the T gel out completely. It's the MOST toxic shampoo on the market. Some of the ingredients are not approved by the FDA to be handled with bare hands by the workers who produce it.
Welcome. How often do you wash? What with?
Welcome. Have you checked out the dreaducation page yet? There's a ton of good info there. Then check out the timeline forums. Locks need good amount of time to mature. How do you think you want to start?