i think it might just be the time period we're in. if i recall, in Grease Olivia Newton-John went from being a little wavy, but mostly straight to having massively curly hair to "get the guy".
somewhere between fine and medium texture
average porosity underneath, fairly high porosity in the canopy

cowash: Suave Tropical Coconut
rinse-out: GFTN, One-C
styling: LALSG, EcoStyler, Deva Styling Cream