Update: i still use the same method to this day and my hair is soooo healthy. its just the longer it gets, the longer it takes to get it detangled but its worth it. This book truly has saved my curly life

REGIMEN (updated 2/28/12)
Shampoo: Hello Hydration or Desert Essence Coconut Shampoo
Conditioner: HH for conditioning, detangling and leave in
Oils: jojoba oil
Styling: nothing. just take down from pineapple, style and go.