No. If you braid your hair when it's wet, then the pattern will be a little looser if you do one large braid. If you put dry or damp hair into one loose braid it should maintain the existing curl pattern.
3b/c, medium-coarse, low porosity, high density
HG: Jessicurl Too Shea and Kinky Curly Curling Custard
Shampoo: nonsulfate shampoo and Suave Naturals sulfate shampoo when needed