I love those tight coily spirals too!! Sometimes I will take a damp clump and wind it around my finger and clip it with a metal clip until dry. I would never do this all over my head. Just a few strategic ones if they aren't curling quite right. Hope it helps
Medium/fine texture, high density, normal porosity and elasticity

High humidity/high dews, so no to humectants
Current products: SM C&S and YTCukes 'poo, AOHR,
HEHH, LALPS. GF anti humidity hairspray.
Hair loves: protein, scrunching, plopping
Hates: leave-in, raking, aloe, pixie curling