According to the recent NC article about porosity, your hair is highly porous if it feels sticky. Unless I use a lot of styling product, my hair strands don't feel sticky.

If you have highly porous hair, is one of the symptoms "sticky" hair?
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...

Spring
Cowash: various
DT:various
LI/Detangler: CURLS Cashmere Curls leave-in
Moisturizer: Nu-Gro Moisturizing Spray
Stylers: MT Curly Custard, Ouidad Wave Create Texture Taffy, various
Sealers: Tamanu oil

*experimenting and loving it!