My routine before CG was S & C with TONS of cones, drying with a terry cloth, brushing hair while wet and air-drying. I used to think I was a 1b:

BEFORE Pic:


FIRST CG Pic:


Here are my waves using gel:


2nd Day Hair:


I am tweaking my routine as I am still new to the CG method. Looking forward to see what my hair will do in the future!!