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I have flat iron damage that I'm trying to grow out. After eight months of growth, I'm not seeing much difference like what you described with your hair.
You do have a different situation with your hair than women do who have had relaxers and are growing it out. With a relaxer, you totally and completely change the entire structure of your hair, down to the molecules. So when you grow it out, you literally have two different types of hair on your head. For you, it sounds like you have damaged hair from the flat iron, but it isn't radically different as it would be with a relaxer. So you won't notice anything so dramatic with your new growth.

However, if you totally stop damaging your hair, and get rid of the damaged hair, you will see a difference over time, especially in length. You do have new growth coming in, so in time you will see a difference. But again, nothing so radical as what happened with me, because your hair wasn't as damaged as mine was with the chemicals.

Mostly what will help is learning to care for your curls without damaging them any longer. This process still takes time. All the hair that has been damaged by the flat iron must grow out and, over time, get cut off. When all the hair that's left on your head is undamaged hair (that is being taken care of in a way that emphasizes your curls and makes them happy), it is only then you will start to see growth.

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