Oh my goodness, this technique totally works!!! I was so skeptical (as always), but I tried it today, and I have the most awesome clumpy hair. I have curls EXACTLY like this today, only shorter hair:

http://www.scienceandsupermodels.com...%20helsing.jpg

Wow.
Medium texture, normal-high porosity, wavy-curly 2c to 3a-ish hair that is MOISTURE HUNGRY!!!
Currently recovering from a protein hair crisis. My hair hates protein, apparently.