Productless - 2-3 hours
With LI and gel (FSG makes it dry realllllly slow) - 4 to 6 hours. The more product, the longer the dry time.
I had never heard that about about the moisture balance. I think it has more to do with texture, porosity, density and length. Course hair takes longer than fine hair, and non porous hair takes longer than porous hair, etc.
normal/high porosity, normal elasticity
Co-wash - SN Coconut, TN smoothing in winter
RO - Renpure Red/ GVPCB
LI - SM C&SM, SMCES
FSG+ecostyler, LALSG or any of the various gels I have
Super soak, Plop, Pixie Diffuse
IAgirl's gelatin PT, honey and coconut oil added to GVPCB for DT. Low Poo with SMC&HCS or Organix coconut or sulfate wash with SN coconut once a month
My hair and body HG - coconut oil!! I <3 that stuff. I'm a Shea Moisture C&H junkie