Distributing product without pulling out waves?

I am finding that if I wait until my hair is mostly dry before I apply product (which I do because of low porosity), trying to distribute it seems to stretch out my already less-curly canopy layer. Has anyone else had this issue? I guess the same thing could apply to touch ups done on dry hair. What do you do to address this?

TIA
2c, 3a, something like that... Curl-curious?
How do you apply products? Some people rake it in then scrunch, smoothe it on then scrunch, or just scrunch.
I scrunch and pump on soaking wet hair. I coat my hands with the product and gently scrunch it into different sections of hair.
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

rinse out: CJ Beauticurls, CJ A&OO, CJ Smoothing

jellies/creams: Mop C, KCCC, SCE FSG
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG

I also have low porosity hair but I put in my products with my hair soaking wet, it just works better for me that way. I'm not sure if it's because I use heavy products or not but if I put them on when my hair is damp or dry I end up with massive frizz, loose waves and sticky/crunchy hair. I use the "rake and shake" method right after I blot my hair a bit with a towel. When it's almost dry I sometimes go back in and scrunch in a teensy bit of gel or oil to get some more definition and shine if I need it.
2(I have no idea what pattern), low porosity, mix of medium and coarse, dense

*Have just discovered the amazingness that is the "Spritz and Condish" routine*

Shampoo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Co-wash: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying Conditioner
RO: GVP CB, Garnier Triple Nutrition
LI : Whatever conditioner I used + EVOO or Argon oil
Stylers: Organix Moroccan Curling Perfection Defining Creme, EcoStyler Gel (krystal)
I also scrunch product into wet hair, then scrunch out some water with a t-shirt of MF towel. All the scrunching does kind of contribute to frizz, but raking has never worked for me. I have tried it time and again with awful results.
2a canopy, 1c underneath, Medium Thick
Medium Texture, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity
Low Poo: MOP C-System Hydrating Shampoo, Alba Clarifying
RO/LI: Deva One C/Renpure Argan
Winter Stylers: Organix Curl Defining Cream, KMS Curl Up Control Creme, AIF, Pantene Curly Hair Mousse, Biolage Gelee, Deva Mirror Curls
Summer: Switch from creams to jellies, KCCC, CIAB.
CG since July 2011

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