how often to protien

allisonmcculallisonmccul Registered Users Posts: 5
how often should you use a protein treatment on your hair? I don't want to over do it, but my ends are a mess. no split ends, but dry and knotty.

Thanks

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  • Ml001Ml001 Registered Users Posts: 354
    As often or as infrequently as it needs it. The best thing to do is to perform a stretch test every time you get your hair wet and let that determine if you use products with protein that day or not.
    remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!! :read2:
    My hair:
    2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
    My routine:
    Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
    RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
    LI: KCKT or CJSL
    Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

    Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
  • KeybooKeyboo Registered Users Posts: 33
    You just have to test it out on your hair I guess. Everyone hair is different. Like I have to do a treatment every week or each time I wash my hair and my mom have hair like mines but need protein like once a month

    Sent from my SCH-M828C using CurlTalk App
  • kathymackkathymack Registered Users Posts: 9,999 Curl Neophyte
    Best thing you can do for dry, tangled ends is get a haircut. Only time my fine/low porosity hair tangles is when I use a ingredient it doesn't like.

    You should also determine your hair properties. It really helps for choosing ingredients/products. Here's a link to help Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics

    I do at least one PT a week and use a lot of products with protein.
    3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
    SE PA

    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
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • froska.more.froska.more. Registered Users Posts: 3
    As often as u need it! Depending on how strong the treatment is.

    I use ors mayo weekly because it's not strong!! and mind u i'm protein sensitive. so do WHAT WORKS FOR U !!!
  • pinkwolfpinkwolf Registered Users Posts: 430 Curl Novice
    I agree with my fellow curlies as often as needed. I do the PT in my siggy once a week and I also do a DC once a week to keep my hair balanced. And I always use heat with my conditioning treatments.

    Sent from my N861 using CurlTalk App
    *Natural 3C/TWA* :toothy7:
    Wash: BS/ACV, ABS, KC Come Clean
    Conditioner: Garnier WB Honey Treasures
    , Garnier WB Apple & Green Tea
    Pre-Poo: Oils & Honey Mix
    DC: Garnier WB Honey Treasures Mask, SM 10-N-1

    PT: Super Mayo Deep Conditioning Treatment
    Styler:
    KCCC
    Leave-In: KCKT
    Moisturizer:
    Whipped Shea Butter
    Oil/Sealant:
    EVCO, Jojoba

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