FWIW, things that help my hair from getting poofy or fuzzy are:
Keeping my hair well moisturized. Besides using a good conditioner that's free of silicones, that includes not using sulfate shampoos, or styling products that contain silicones. (As I understand it, silicones seal moisture out of hair -- somebody please correct me if I'm wrong -- and don't wash out well without sulfate shampoos, which don't rinse out of naturally curly hair completely, and dry your hair out.)
Using a good frizz fighter like CurlKeeper.
Clumpage. Encouraging my hair to hold together in strands by using a gel like Jessicurl's Rockin' Ringlets
or Curlebration Spray, or DevaCurl's AnGell, or a curl cream like A/G's re:coil
. The clumpage helps my hair to form ringlets, and keeps the hair from flying free.
Scrunch using a microfibre towel or an old, well washed (softened) T-shirt. To dry faster, follow that up by plopping (a.k.a. plunking in the Jessicurl video clip). Even 10-20 minutes can m