Coarse low porosity hair has the possibility of over conditioning too, I have experienced it. I thought my hair needed the most was moisture and kept loading with rich conditioner and realized at one point that my hair was over conditioned. I did a 5 minute protein treatment and did a sulphate wash, bouncy curls again. Its a mystery!!
Infact today morning I thought my hair was limp and did a sulphate wash and bouncy curls again.
Myrna I do a gel on top of CK. LA sports works for me. although, I plop after CK and give my hair a break give it some 10-20 minutes then gel. Then diffuse
3a with some 2a-2c, Medium/Low Porosity
Co-wash:deva no-poo/Vo5 kiwi
Leave-in:Shea Moisture/GVP conditioning Balm/AOHSR
Since long hair- I finger twist in big chunks, which helps till 5th day hair
Plop: Old T-shirt for 15 minutes ,diffuse