The thing about heat damage is that sometimes it's permanent. Do you notice your roots are wavy or curly and the rest of your hair is poofy? If so, that means you have permanent heat damage but the new hair growing in is normal and wavy/curly.

so it's pretty safe to say you have heat damage. your options are to grow out your hair until you feel comfortable cutting off the damaged ends. gradually over the year or years Social Media + Community Manager | | Happy To Be Nappy | Kenyan With The Slowest Mile Time | Magical Black Girl