“Plopping” is a method of helping to create curl structure prior to diffusing or air drying, and the method has become a favorite among NaturallyCurly.com members. Here's some more info: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/curl-products/to-plop-or-not-to-plop
Plopping is a technique that curly girls use to define their curls. Basically, you use a towel or a t-shirt to gather your curls and "plop" them on top of your head. Then you let them dry inside the towel or t-shirt overnight, or for our a couple of hours. Release your hair and let the rest air dry. We have an infographic that might help you understand, since a lot of this is visual and hard to read: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/curl-pro...Good luck!