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My flat-iron damaged hair gets really dull, dry, and fuzzy by about the third or fourth day, especially in the back.
I'm thinking most of the issues you're having right now, especially in the back, are due to your hair's damage. Since your curls can't form strong curls anymore, the fuzz up really easily. And they will continue to be this way until your new growth grows in long enough for you to cut off this damaged hair.

The curl pattern has been so weakened by flat ironing that it can't hold together for very long any longer. You might just have to wash and comb your hair every three or four days to refresh your curl pattern if that's how long it lasts.

Or set the back (or your entire head) in twists like with Brianna (whose hair also could no longer really form curls any more due to flat iron damage). You would need to set your hair every week until you have enough new growth to cut off the damaged hair and start over again.

Healthy curls stay firmly clumped together, and have a strong enough curl pattern that they stay together (and in fact clump together more tightly as the week goes on). I know this probably isn't what you want to hear, but hopefully you are on the path to growing out this damaged hair.

And it simply takes lots and lots of time to grow back healthy hair. Once hair has been damaged, there really is nothing that can heal it or repair it (no matter what product manufacturers tell you so they can sell you a "miracle" product so they can get your money). The only thing that can be done is to wait for your hair to grow out, cut off the damaged hair, and then ferociously protect your new hair.

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