Are you looking for the next natural hair protein treatment? Since our hair is made up of protein structures, it only makes sense that we ensure that these structures are always in their best shape. Due to manipulation, product usage, and environmental (heat, cold, rain e.t.c) influences, it’s only normal that our hair will gradually lose some of its chemical structure over time.
Although protein deep conditioning treatments are usually formulated for colored-treated hair, chemically-treated hair or any form of damaged hair, anyone who doesn’t fall under any of this category can still benefit from using a good protein deep conditioner.
Aside from the regular moisture deep conditioning treatments, it’s also recommended that you alternate between a moisture deep conditioning treatment and protein treatments. This way, your hair will be able to achieve an adequate protein-moisture balance.
While a moisture deep conditioning treatment restores elasticity to your hair, protein deep conditioning treatments ensure that your natural hair retains it’s strength so that it doesn’t snap off easily.
Since our hair needs protein, almost every hair product has trace amounts of protein in it. However, this list of products has a greater quantity of protein which makes them perfect for strengthening your hair.
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This is an intensive treatment for damaged hair, although I used it in my hair a few years back. If you’re a newbie, I would highly recommend that you let a professional apply this product for you.
Product Claim: ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment is a serious treatment for seriously damaged hair. It rebuilds broken damaged hair within 6 weeks.
If you don’t know how to read ingredients, one way to find out about the contents of the product is to read what the product label says. In this case, the label on this product says “strengthen”.
Product Claim: SheaMoisture’s Jamaican Black Castor Oil deep conditioning masque restores strength and resilience to damaged, brittle, or chemically processed hair. Perfect for those who regularly color, straighten, perm, or heat style their hair, as well as kinky, curly, or wavy natural styles. Helps promote growth by supporting hair’s elasticity, reducing the appearance of breakage and shredding.
This product is actually a 2-in-1 product, in that, it has moisturizing and strengthening properties. This is a great conditioner to use as a weekly treatment since the protein content is quite low.
Product Claim: Silk is the most incredible feeling and a texture that leaves you feeling desirable. Giovanni Smooth As Silk Deeper Moisture Conditioner makes your hair feel so smooth, silky, and amazingly detangled. It works only where needed to create a silky-smooth palette that’s repaired, renewed, and ready for your own unique kind of style.
If you love the Jamaican Black Castor Oil, then I have no doubt that you’ll also enjoy this protein deep conditioning treatment by the same company.
Product Claim: Tropic Isle Living Jamaican Black Castor Oil Protein Hair Conditioner is a deep conditioner for damaged hair. It contains black castor oil, cactus oil, pimento oil, mayonnaise, apple cider, and more. These ingredients together contain Essential Fatty Acids, protein, vitamins and minerals that build, repair, energize, and return hair to a state of good health. It’s excellent for dried damaged hair, split ends, hair breakages, dandruff, etc.
Product Claim: Feed your hair a healthy, balanced diet with Aubrey GPB Balancing Protein Conditioner. Nutrient-rich, protein-based GPB rehydrates and re-energizes your hair. Glycoproteins strengthen hair fiber, repair damage from salon treatments, and restore softness, manageability, and shine.
Which of these protein treatments have you tried? Which one will you be trying next? Let me know in the comments section.