Curl Pattern: mostly 4a.
Density: thin to medium
Characteristics: flat top, lots of shrinkage
CG/ModCG/not CG: not CG. I use products with some silicones, but most not high on the ingredients list
Hard water or soft water: medium
Average climate/dew points: varies with the season - winter low, summer high
Do you PT? If so how often? no, but I use conditioners with proteins
How long? 10 mintutes, 1 hour, etc.
Favorite products that contain protein? Mop Top Deep conditioner, Abba Pure Gentle conditioner, Onesta Moisture Balancing Conditioner
Proteins your hair likes? it doesn't like soy protein or too much collagen and keratin. Protein should not be high on the ingredients list
Do you DT? If so, how often? Every 3-4 cowashes
How long? 10 minutes tops
DT with heat or steam? in the shower
Favorite DTs: Mop Top Deep Conditioner
Favorite products to moisturize your hair: depends o whether it's wet or dry: wet: conditioners plus any of these on ends - Qhemet OHHB, castor oil, shea butter or a mix of them
Ingredient likes: behentrimonium methosulfate, moringa oil, jojoba,
Ingredient dislikes: too much silicone
Do you avoid humectants? no, unless glycerine is very high up on the list in the winter. Dries my hair up.
HG/Go-to Products: GVP Matrix Conditioning Balm, Onesta Moisture Balancing conditioner, Qhemet OHHB, Devacurl Set It Free, KCCC, CJ CIAB, Abba Pure Gentle, All Nutrient ClarpHX clarifying shampoo
Name the methods, techniques, and tricks that work for your porous hair? Layering products