i agree with what the others said. the things i noticed is that you mentioned that your leave in product is a gel?? when we say leave in, we mean a conditioner. then gel, or whatever on top is the styling product. so, make sure you are leaving conditioner in your hair!
the links they gave you will let you better understand what type products to use and how to use them.
also, i can highly recommend lorraine massey's curly girl book, the 2009 edition. packed with lots of info, easy read, humorous. you can get it out of the library, on amazon, bookstores.....
let us know how things work out as you go along.
you've got great hair and i think you will so very pleased with the results.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine