I use a t-shirt to plop, but I use a variation on the Live Curly Live Free method. As long as I don't plop long enough to come out with dry ends, I'm usually ok. I usually try for around 15 minutes, long enough to moisturize, get dressed, and do my makeup, but up to 30 minutes usually works too.
CG since 11/2011
2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

Spring Products /Routine:
Clarifying: Herbal Essences Tealightfully Clean
Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
Co-washes: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut or Daily Clarifying
RO:
Tresemme Expert Selection Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, Suave Tropical Coconut or Daily Clarifying
LI (if needed):V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, V05 Strawbery
Renpure Brazilian Keratin Straightening (old formula), Cure Care
Stylers: LALSG
PT: IAGirl's as needed