nice thread! i too have a little list:
1) lots of product, aka gel! i did try this, n sometimes i still do cause i think i might give it another go, but everytime im always dissapointed.

2)co washing: tried and tested as well! though i did try it at the start when i was still learning. i do really like the idea of washing and moisturising your hair at the sme time, it just doesnt get the job done. i use a nice gentle low poo once every 3 or 4 days.

3) olive oil. while this isnt really a rule, i thought id add it anyway cause its quiet a popular one. i too have tried it for a long time, though its really not my thing though my hair LOVES almost every other oil.

my hair: 3b, high porosity, high density and coarse hair (i think i finally figured that all out)
my hair loves conditioner only styling!
Oils and my own procuts are my hairs best friend
my hair goal length is bra strap length when curly.