mini twists , very low manipulation ( including finger detangling ) and moisture helped me !
STAPLES
Cleanser - Curl Junkie Daily Fix Cleansing Conditioner , Head and Shoulders Original
DC - Jane Carter Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner
Leave In - Ojon Damage Reverse Restorative Conditioner
Sealant - Jojoba Oil
Moisturizer/Styler - Qhemet Biologics Aethiopika Butter
Remoisturizer - Water

Treatment
Henna (mixed w/ coconut milk and lime; 8-12 hrs) ; rinsed w/ HEHH