PM'd you!
2a/2b/2c - I've experienced them all

Still not sure about porosity/protein... my hair takes forever to dry & products often weigh it down, but I like protein. Thus I'm confused.

LowPoo: Mastey Traite
Cowash: Burt's Bees Super Shiny, Trader Joe's TTT
DT: Sevi Pumpkin Conditioner
Styling: FSG, Pantene Curls Mousse, SS FHG, AO B5 Design Gel, Giovanni Mousse
PT: Nexus Emergencee, AO GBP
Styling Methods: Plopping, diffusing