I like to give myself 2 flat twist in the center or I use a sccunchi head band and just wear it as is.
I have also pulled hair back with a clip and wore as is...Look @ my siggy, though.
Hair type:
4A/4B(coarse, very thick, dry, and curly)
Big chop 3/27/12
Hair styling products: Shea Moisture(yellow line shampoo n restorative conditioner)

Density: High
porosity: Definitely LOW