TYPE 3'S: What is your hair care routine????

I am not sure what is the proper way to take care of 3C hair. Right now, I do a pre shampoo hot oil treatment and shampoo and condition my hair three times a week when in school (Monday, Wednesday,Friday-3 times a week) and just every three days (like 2 times a week at home). I use a shampoo bar for shampoo and a mask or deep conditioner that I use like regular rinse out conditioner. I then detangle my hair with a wide tooth comb and detangler spray and then use both a spray and cream leave in conditioner. I bun on damp hair. I reapply leave in conditioner in between wash days and I always oil my hair overnight before shampooing. I rarely ever trim my hair and I still have left over relaxed ends mainly in the front of my hair and a little on the sides. So, I basically want to know if I am doing anything wrong and how other people with 3c hair or type 3 hair in general take care of their hair.
The proper way to take care of your hair is to work out your strand size, porosity and density.

Once you know that you can work out what products to use.
Hair properties are the best way to identify ingredients/products. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly Live Free The other things that can influence hair is weather (dewpoint) and water quality. It's not as much what you do, as the ingredients of the products you use to do it.

My hair is fine/low porosity/corkicelli--looks a lot like the largest picture on the front of the newer addition of the Curly Girl book. I could never do what you do. I do use a natural soap bar to cleanse--but not that much (maybe every 7-10 days.) Rarely use sulfate/silicone free shampoo (every few months.) I wet, use a rinse out and style every day. I never prepoo or use straight oil/butter on my hair. My hair only tangles if it hates an ingredient (castor or mineral oil), never apply product to dry hair, do at least one PT a week and use a lot of products with protein and get a haircut every six weeks.

Another important thing is that I'm very picky about ingredients. I stay away from using products with a lot of chemicals (especially polyquats 4, 7 and 10.)
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
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