Protein and Elasticity? Help!

ladymisswavyladymisswavy Registered Users Posts: 24
I never really understood what elasticity was, but I finally just looked it up and tried to figure it out. It seems from the strand test I did that my hair has no elasticity at all!! I am protein sensitive and have eliminated all protein from my products (except One C - looking for a good replacement). I read somewhere that low elasticity means that you need some protein, so now I am really confused!! Can anyone tell me whether it would be a good idea to start doing a PT before my weekly DT?? And what would be a good PT? Help! Thanks!
2a canopy, 1c underneath, Medium Thick
Medium Texture, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity
Low Poo: MOP C-System Hydrating Shampoo, Alba Clarifying
RO/LI: Deva One C/Renpure Argan
Winter Stylers: Organix Curl Defining Cream, KMS Curl Up Control Creme, AIF, Pantene Curly Hair Mousse, Biolage Gelee, Deva Mirror Curls
Summer: Switch from creams to jellies, KCCC, CIAB.
CG since July 2011

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  • rapunzel4everrapunzel4ever Registered Users Posts: 557
    If your hair has no elasticity and you're protein sensitive I would recommend try a DT or Moisturizing Treatment without protein first. If your hair is extremely elastic (and snotty like) afterwards you can always try something with a bit of protein in it (like a styling product).
    I'm afraid that you end up with limp straw like hair when you do a PT first.

    You might like reading this:
    http://pittsburghcurly.wordpress.com/tag/moistureprotein-balance/
    It has pictures as well.

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    Routine:
    Wash: Daily Fix,SMT, Kesham, Urtekram
    RO: Motions CPR Li, Inecto Cocos co, AO GPB, KCTT
    acv-rinse, sometimes honey-rinse
    LI: coconut oil (winter), CJBC-LI
    Styling: AVG, Etos Solid Power Gel, Taft gel, CJPP, JCCC, BRHG
    Plopping~Pixiecurl diffuse~clipping
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