well, i went to devachan before finding nc.com and read CG and learned:
no shampoo
no cones
no brushing
deva clips

but here at NC i learned about:
claw clips
duck bill clips
honey rinse
boots curl creme
elucence and other prods besides deva
curl keeper
robt craig hair color
microfiber turbans
suave and vo5 for cowashing

and found loads of curlfriends!
Susan suburban NY
3b going gray, not thick, waist length when wet, a bit below shoulders when dry
CG since 11/11/04
PW: banjo
HG: suave and honey for co-wash, deva, i use garnier fructis regular CO's or boots pink or white as leave ins and LA looks sport gel. plop w microfiber turban, then curl towel scrunch, then another turban.i sleep with the turban on. little one minute hair styling videos http://www.youtube.com/user/lazycurls