Thank you so much for your reply!
My hair is fine, sparse (which sucks 'cause I have a large head!) and very dry (which might mean it's quite porous...? I once used some coconut oil as a leave-in and when my hair dried it wasn't oily, so I guess it's porous?). I've had great luck with SM products in terms of getting curl formation and moisture, but I'm not sure I've managed to find a balanced approach to gel/stylers.
I'm pretty new to this (a week or so?) and I hear on the boards that people have had to wait a month or more for true "results," so I was hoping I'd get a better sense of what to expect =)
3a - Fine, thin, non-porous hair - boo!
Shampoo: SM shampoos
Clarifying Shampoo: KC Come Clean
Co-Wash: L'Oreal Cleansing Conditioners, As I Am Co-Wash
Hair Gel: L.A. Looks Sport, KCCC, SM Curling Souffle
DT Conditioner: SM Raw Shea Masque, SM Raw Shea conditioner + coconut oil, GVPCB
LI Conditioner: Tresemme Naturals, KCKT, VO5 shea + SM baby oil
Curl Enhancers: L.A. Looks Beachy Waves, Organix Moroccan Sea Salt Spray. AG re:coil