I haven't had much luck with this either. Once in a blue moon I get good 2nd day hair, but I can't figure out how to make it consistent.
Even if I wake up with decent 2nd day, in an hour or so it's poof city. Maybe I'll try some of the suggestions in this thread - hope we get more.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Protein treatment HG: Curl Junkie Repair Me
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers:Curl Junkie CCCC or CCCL
in combo with a gel, usually KCCC
Trying Curl Keeper - still experimenting
Every day is a gift