Try using curl towels (Curlease or CLU) or and old cotton t-shirt to scrunch out some of the water before you diffuse. It helps with curl formation and drying time. With LP hair, it's still a few hours, but it's less then it would be without the towels.
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