I find that the ice water thing causes my varnish to bubble every time. I second the mirror shine for a top coat, it keeps my polish from chipping longer than anything else too (though if I'm in a super rush I resort to the seche vite which is still marginally faster but less chip proof)
2C, Medium thickness, Low posity
Recovering from a year of keratin and bleach with CG

Routine

Low Poo, Condition, Leave in, Curl cream, Supersoak, Gel, Diffuse on high heat, with minimal lift to encourage waves and reduce frizz, Dry on cool with nozzle down to smooth hair and finish drying,Shine Serum

Weekly gelatin protien treatments.