This has been my base recipe for experimentation for two years. My conditioner mix has shea butter, coconut oil and olive oil. I brew some herbal tea bags in the water that I use. It is a great recipe for starting out.
3B- anywhere from sidewalk chalk to straw sized! Porous and fine.

Hard water!

JR Liggett Shampoo Bar or V05 cowas
Pantene for Women of Color Conditioner
Kinky Curly Curling Custard
Kinky Curly Glossing Pomade