Scrunch and pump with hands, you are trying to get the 'seaweed' squishy noise as the conditioner mixes with the water in your hair. When I scrunch out the water I don't pump, for me it's more of a light squeeze or blot so the water wicks out (you can feel your hand getting damp) but without squeezing all the products right back out again.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.
Treatments: Komaza protein, Komaza Matani, coconut oil with sugar syrup. Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots curl creme, Rockin RInglets
Experimenting with: Mega-Tek, Curl Harmony reviver, Elvive Full Restore 5.