I agree that it might depend on curl-type. I'm another 3b that needs some layers to prevent triangle head. My hair is a tad below BSL wet, and is of various length dry due to shrinkage. Heck, today it barely hit the bottom of my shoulder blades, lol. Humid day

I think that some can pull of straight across though.
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Med/Coarse, porous curly.