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
Texture: Fine
Porosity: Normal

Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut
RO: GVP CB
Styling: As I Am Leave In, Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets & Confident Coils, DevaCurl Set Me Up, Curl Keeper
Gel: Ecostyler Olive Oil, BioSilk RHG