One thing you need to do is know your chemicals. Many are plant derived and or fatty acids that only have a chemical name. For instance Caprylyl Glycol which sounds intimidating is a humectant and skin conditioning agent that lends moisturization, emollience and wetting properties to many cosmetic solutions. It also functions as a stabilizer and has been shown to increase the antimicrobial activity of other preservatives. and is plant derived. Cetyl Alcohol is actually an emollient derived from coconut oil and is also good for the hair while helping to emulsify water with oils and butters.
3b/c with some 4a in the middle of crown and back, medium to high porosity, frizzy, thirsty hair!