Try scrunching a lot when applying styling products. Like a whole lot! I had the exact same problem when I went CG, my canopy really didn't want to curl because of all the years of heat and chemical damage. Over time, the canopy will get healthier and curl more and more.
Curl Style: 3b/3c
: Giovanni TTTT (my hair loves this)
: GVP CB or DevaCurl One Condition, occasionally with honey
: Biotera Styling Gel, BioSilk RHG
: AG Re:coil, CJ Beauticurls, Lube
Hair hates Aloe Vera & Avocado