Type is relatively unimportant because it's transient dependent on weather, products, technique, etc. It's hair properties that are important. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly Live Free Once you determine your properties, you can look for others with similar hair and see what they use and do. It's a good place to start.
The other important thing to do is read, read and read some more. There's a lot of good information here. The top of each forum has stickies that explain A LOT. I'd suggest that it's a good place to start.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix