I use my sulfate free cleanser once a week and occasionally I have to clarify with Elucence clarifying shampoo. The first year I tried CG I had to do it a couple of times that summer. This year I just clarified about 2 weeks ago. Every once in a while my hair will just get build up on it and be limp and frizzy. It doesn't happen as often now that I'm used to what my hair likes but full CG wasn't for me.
Everyone has different curls and I think that as long as I follow the basic rules of it and don't use cones or proteins then my hair is much healthier than it was before I found this site.
2b/3a, primarily use Jessicurl and DevaCurl products, Curls Hair Tea conditioner and various gels. I'm modified CG-ish since 5/04.