My favorite techniques are plopping, clipping and not touching it while it's wet. I had to learn all 3 techniques and practice them a lot to get them right.
Sort of CG sometimes, but not really
2B, medium? normal porosity and elasticity?

Cleansers -
Suave Clarifying, Philosophy Happy Birthday Beautiful

Stylers - BRHG, re:coil, Ion Hairspray

I live in the NYC area.