I found these videos on cones over the weekend that really helped me to understand what cones do and how they work.
It turns out they are not as "evil" or "bad" as people make them out to be, at least not when it comes to my hair.
The truth about silicones in hair care products part 1 - YouTube
The truth about silicones in hair care products part 2 - YouTube
I use to think that my hair didn't like silicones in general but it turns out that it's only certain ones that my hair doesn't like. I tried water soluble cones and my hair is fine with them.
3a/3b spirals and the occasional ringlet
Products I use:
Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Shampoo
Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Conditioner
Matrix Biolage Hydratherapie Aqua-Immersion Creme Masque
Homemade FSG with Lavender EO & AVJ/water mist spray containing Epsom Salt, Lavender EO