what conditioner are you using? can you list the ingredients? you might need to use a richer conditioner. in low dews i use a deep treatment conditioner as a leave in.
and, my hair finds oils for sealing to be drying. loves jane carter nourish & shine, makes my hair soft.
everyone's hair is different, sounds like you need to try different products.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: [I] curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj aloe fix gel, cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab.
sealants - jane carter nourish & shine