Love, thy name is KCCC. I found this for only $18.99 (normally $26) at Whole Foods near me, and decided that if I didn't like it, I could always swap it.
So, from start to finish: I used what felt like a ton of AOGBP, because I thought my hair might need some protein. I left that on for approximately 6 to 8 minutes, then rinsed. My hair felt a little dry, so I applied some GFTN (rake, then sprunch upside down) left that on for about 5 minutes, and rinsed upside down. I then sprunched out the excess water, and used a pea-sized amount of GFTN as a leave-in on my canopy. Then I held my breath, and applied the KCCC in four sections, sprunching it in. I then sprunched in about a nickel's worth of HETT gel. I plopped for about 20 minutes, then discovered that my hair was still W-E-T wet, and diffused 90% of the way. In about another 20 minutes, I SOTC.
I adore it. It's picked my waves up in a way that my beloved HETT just hasn't been doing this week. It's true, it did take a longer plop/more time diffusing to get it to set, but I've got root wave again!
I'm going to sleep on it, so I'd imagine I'll need a refresher in the morning. But here are some pics! My hair feels moisturized, touchable, and not product-y (though I was afraid I may have used too much KCCC). The crunch sprunched out nicely, and my hair seems happy.
The only real downside is that it takes longer to diffuse. But I think I can live with that!