Have you tried different techniques for applying styling products?
TECHNIQUES LINKS: SuperSoaker,Spritz&Condish,Plopping,Frizz,Clipping IceQueen, etc
I personally scrunch in my curl enhancer into soaking wet hair and then plop into a long sleeve t-shirt. Then I scrunch in my gel and plop again into a flour sack towel.
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix
rinse out: CJ Repair Me, CJ A&OO, CJ Smoothing
leave-in: SCE Curl Cream
jellies/creams: UFD's CM, CJ CCCC, SCE FSG
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG