More important than curl type is texture and porosity. There's a thread about that on the Newby Please Read Forum. Also, Struttswife's (aka Tiffany) website and ebook are helpful. The ebook goes into identifying hair properties, styling and choosing products ingredients for you hair properties.
My hair prefers the more natural products.
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