1.balance moisture & protein
Just like protein is necessary when building strength in our bodies, it is just as important for the strength of our hair. We hear so much about moisture and keeping our hair hydrated but rarely are we informed about the need for a balance of moisture AND protein. And a sensitive balance it is because too much moisture and your hair becomes limp and mushy (moisture overload is actually a thing) but too much protein, and it causes hair to become hard and brittle which leads to breakage and no one wants that. The correct balance of protein will make it easier for your hair to retain moisture therefore making it easier to retain length.
2. Damaged hair
With all that we put our hair through, the constant styling, the heat, the chemicals even the weather, the natural keratin in our hair breaks down therefore the structure of the strands becomes weaker. A protein treatment infuses hydrolysed proteins into those hair follicles, which hardens the hairs cuticles and ultimately strengthens the strands.
3. severe breakage/shedding
If you feel that your suffering from constant shedding and breakage as in literally leaving a trail of your hair everywhere you go; finding strands on your clothes, combs full of it, that horrible snapping sound when you brush, lifting your head up off your pillow and oop.. hair!, you’re definitely in need of a protein treatment.
As well as softening your hair and removing dead cells from your scalp, protein can lay the cortex of your hair down smoothening the strands and shortening the detangling process. Consistency is key here so help keep your hair healthy and maintain its volume, strength and length by having protein treatments every 6-8 weeks. You’ll thank yourself in the long run.
Protein treatments can be expensive so you may choose to D.I.Y but as with all of our hair suggestions and advice, please do your own research into all products you use and/or seek advice from professionals.