I'd suggest you look into the curly girl (CG) method. Most people here use it.
The College Curly: Laura Lee's All In One Guide to Going CG: Now Revised and Updated!
This is the before and after thread for wavies. Most (maybe all) of the people in this thread use the CG method.
Before/After for Wavies
http://pedaheh.blogspot.com/ (a blog to help new wavies, go to the how do I get started page)
2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers