Not a stupid question at all. In fact, recently I've been debating whether to cut off some of my length so I can allow the hair to curl more. Kind of the opposite problem, but it's made me think about the length and weight issue too.
2c/3a, dense, fairly coarse, normal porosity and elasticity, bsl curly, WL wet
Low poo: Giovanni 50 50
Co-wash: down under naturals, tresume naturals
LI: Giovanni Direct, Desert Essence curl cream
Stylers: kccc, HE smu, brhg
Oils: coconut, argan or evoo